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
National and International Organizations
- Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society - devoted to maritime communications, amateur radio, lighthouses, and lightships
- European Radio Amateurs' Organization (EURAO)
- International Amateur Radio Club
- International Amateur Radio Union
- International League of Esperantist Radio Amateurs
- Young Ladies Radio League
- Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation (AMSAT) - Organization dedicated exclusively to amateur radio communications via artificial orbiting satellites
- Tucson Amateur Packet Radio (TAPR) - Dedicated to packet radio, digital communications and digital technology in amateur radio including software-defined radio.
- Quarter Century Wireless Association - An organization of amateur radio operators first licensed 25 or more years ago
- Royal Naval Amateur Radio Society - a specialised group or club for amateur radio operators who have a link with maritime employment
- CWops - An international organization devoted to encouraging the use of Morse Code (CW) on the amateur radio bands.
- Straight Key Century Club (SKCC) - An international organization devoted to the use of mechanical-keys to hand generate Morse Code (CW) on the amateur radio bands.
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
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
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