Check These Other Ham Related Locations

LEARNING
Morse Code Training Tool - WinMorse 2.0 freeware software program to create Morse code practice copy sessions as computer audio files.
HAM Training - Navy Training Series on Wave Propagation, Transmission Lines and Antennas
  Electronics for Hams - Inductance Calculator
  Interference (ARRL website) ARRL Pamphlet Scan
new02.gif (2696 bytes) Soldering - A Beginner's Guide to Soldering Metal, Circuits, and More!
 
LICENSING / TESTING
Fast Track to Ham Radio Licensing - Exam Prep
FCC FORMS - links to bottom of this page
Greater Los Angeles Amateur Radio Group This group handles testing in the greater LA area.
Ham Study - General and training information
HamTestOnline - study all Exams on-line
Ham Radio University - for all your Ham Radio Exams
SOARA - Another So Cal club that has done testing
 
OTHER / MISC
AC6V -- Over 130 Pages & 2000 Links to DX & Ham Radio
Anderson Powerpole© 12V Connector Standard Information
ARRL
  • ARRL Membership Form Mail with Check made to OCARC to the OCARC PO Box. We will take care of the rest (Club Members only)
  • ARRL Web Welcome
  • ARRL Orange Section
  • ARRL Southwestern Division
  • Amateur Radio Direction Finding (ARDF) Activities
    Amateur Radio NEWSLINE
    American Red Cross
    Battery Advances for Hams -  Bioenno presentation to OCARC on LiFePO4 batteries (PDF)
    BPL and ARRL - ARRL page for BPL (Broadband over Power Lines) Interference Articles and links
    BPL Presentations via ARRL
    Broadband-Hamnet presentation by Don Hill KE6BXT and Joe Ayers AE6XE -  HSMM-MESH/Broadband-Hamnet
    Callsign Prefix Information for DXCC (ARRL)
    Catalina Island Amateur Repeater Association
    Condor Connection - 220 MHz Repeater Network
    DATV - ARRL-TAPR DCC 2009 Presentation on DATV
    DATV-Express lower cost Digital-ATV transmitter for DVB-S
    Digital Amateur TV (DATV) TechTalks (Introduction, Station, Signal, Repeaters, Groups/Links)
    Digital Amateur TV (D-ATV) - British ATV Club Digital Forum       DXzone Digital-ATV Links
      Digital Amateur TV (D-ATV) - Known DATV DX Records (.pdf)
    Digital Voice Modulation - WinDRM Google Group
    D-STAR de-mystified - by Howard Brown KG6GI and Brian Roode NJ6N
    DX Spotting - DX Summit - WEB database for recent DX spottings
    DXer dot Com - Ham Radio Information Source
    EchoLink Information and Downloads
      EFHW End-Fed Half-Wave Antenna - OCARC Presentation on EFHW by Ken W6HHC
    EME (Earth-Moon-Earth)
    FCC Forms and Information
    Greenwich Mean Time UTC - NIST / WWV
    Heathkit Articles - Heathkit of the Month Articles - by AF6C
    Hospital Disaster Support Communications System - now OCHEART
    Jay Leno Show Demo - CW versus Text Messaging - 5/05 [Right-click (Cntl-click on Mac) to Download 9.5 MB WAV file.]
    Morse Telegraph Club - started in SoCal
    Orange County RACES
    PSK31 (Phase Shift Key, 31 Hz) - Digital Keyboard Technology
    QRZ - Call Book Listings
    Radio Museum - by Jim Tripp WA6DIJ
    Repeater List - Southern California by JPL Club
    Repeater Directory - by ARTSCI
    RF Safety/Exposure and Calculator -  ARRL
    Slow-Scan-TV freeware by JE3HHT

    Software Defined Radio (SDR) - TechTalk98-iSDR on the  iSDR app
    Southern California DX Club
    Southern California Contest Club
    TEN-TEN International
    TAPR - TNC, PSK31, DATV, D-Star, Software Defined Radio, WinLINK - advancing all things digital - SEE "Conference" Category for presentations
    Western Amateur Radio Association -  WARA
    WB6VUB Radio Page

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    Anderson Powerpole© Connectors have become the standard for 12 VDC interconnectivity in the Amateur Radio Emergency field. You should seriously consider using these connectors or having adapters available so you can adapt to these connectors. The following links contain technical data for Anderson Powerpole© connectors.

    Many of the following items are in .pdf format and require Adobe Acrobat© Reader which is free and available for most computer platforms.

  • Orange Co. RACES Powerpole© 12V STANDARD Information (.html)
  • Anderson Powerpole© Connector Family Information from Anderson
  • Anderson PP15, PP30, PP45 + Powerpole© Connector Data Sheet (.pdf)
  • Go to ordering from Powerwerx Housing, 15 A Contact, 30 A Contact, 45 AMP Contact.
  • Assembly, Crimping and Soldering Instructions (.pdf)
  • See Ham Radio Suppliers (see Ham Parts Distributors) Page for vendors who sell these connectors.
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    FCC Forms and Information: Many of the following items are in .pdf format and require Adobe Acrobat© Reader which is free and available for most computer platforms.
  • FCC Part 97: Amateur Radio Rules & Regulations
  • FCC Form 605 New General Form  Use for New Amateur Radio License, Renewal, Modification, Vanity, or Club Call Sign Application. All electronic submittal now.
  • FCC License - About New, Renewal, Vanity, Club Information: Amateur Licenses, Club Licenses
  • FCC Form 610B is no longer accepted for Club License Renewals.
  • Other FCC Licensing Forms
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