Study Guides

Go to Study Guides page for free Technician and General Study Guides. The Extra class guide is currently a paid product ($7.99) These guides are as good as the ARRL guides.

Here is a chart of Wire size vs. DC AMPS at various lengths.

Amateur Radio Clubs

Crockett County ARS

Delta Amateur Radio Club

Dyer County Amateur Radio Club

Gibson County Amateur Radio Club

Mid-south Amateur Radio Association

Reelfoot Amateur Radio Club

West Link Repeaters

National and International Organizations

American Radio Relay League (ARRL)

Area VHF Nets

Sunday -- West Tennessee West Kentucky Emergency Net which meets on Sunday evenings at 9 PM on the local Union City WA4YGM repeater (146.70 / .10 MHz)

Monday -- Tri-County ARES Training Net - 145.190 MHz minus offset 100 PL

tone 7:00pm

Tuesday -- Tennessee Valley Emergency Simplex Net 146.55

MHz 7:00 P.M.

The net starts in the north and moves south. If at first you don't hear a

net control, stay tuned. Stations in the south may not hear stations in

the north.

West Tennessee ARS Information and Traders Net 8:30 PM

147.210 plus offset PL 107.2

Thursday -- Tri-county Repeater Association 145.190- PL

100.0 Hz 7:00 P.M.

DAILY -- West Tennessee Weather Net 146.865 - (no tone) 8 P.M.

Linked to the West Link 440 repeaters throughout West Tennessee

Memphis Weather Radio Memphis Weather Radio

Another Method of soldering — This is the method, Jimmy NQ4U, described at a club meeting.

Small cable -- Soldering a PL-259

Video of soldering a PL-259 (large cable) — Similar to the demo I gave at the ham club meeting.