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Updated December 6, 2023

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New Hams

The Dallas Amateur Radio Club conducts NETS most every evening. Even if you don’t participate, this is a terrific opportunity for new hams to learn a lot just by listening. Please go to to check out the schedule.

New & Not-so-New Hams

Amateur radio operators subscribe to a “Code of Ethics and Operating Procedures.” Hams all over the world use this document as a universal guide on operations and ethics. Please go here to download your personal copy.

Ham Community features forums and articles of interest to all hams. Visit to find the answers to all your questions (well, maybe not all, but almost).


American Radio Relay League

ARRL North Texas Section

Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network (AREDN®)

International Amateur Radio Union

Islands on the Air

Radio Society of Great Britain

Wireless Institute of Australia


Texas DMR

Motorola Amateur Radio Club Worldwide Network

RadioID – Register your call for DMR!

“How to Build a Code Plug” by Daniel Moses, K9NPX

     An excellent tutorial for getting your radio working.

Databases (see also Repeaters above)

FCC Amateur License Search (ULS)


Callsign Query Tools


Islands on the Air


Looking for the 1958 Heathkit Catalog? You’ll find that and other radio-related treasures here:

Phil’s Old Radios

RigPix Database

73 Magazine (Amateur Radio Today)

A comprehensive study courtesy Tech Wholesale

More fascinating sites

Radio Boulevard Western Historic Radio Museum

Texas Radio Operator License Plates

Download this application from the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles


FCC Commission Registration System (CORES) - This is where you create a new account (obtain an FRN) or log in to your existing account.

ARRL License Exam Question Pools


Lessons in Electric Circuits - Free engineering online textbooks

Microphone Connections by G4WPW - All you need to know about wiring mics to your rig.

Ohm’s Law Calculator and other tools


DX Engineering -

Main Trading Company - Paris

Ham Radio Outlet - Plano

HamThreads - Embroidered clothing

The SignMan - Custom Signs and Badges

HamCrazy - Signs, badges and gifts

Please contact about corrections or additions to this page.

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