Other Hobby Resources

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CEA's antenna mapping program will help you determine the proper outdoor antenna to use in order to receive your local television broadcast channels.

Coax Cable Types and Line Loss Calculator

Downloadable Scanner Software

The Electronic QSL Card Centre

FlDigi Help Pages

GPS Coordinate Converter

Grid Square Locator
Nice online service using GoogleMaps.

Ham Shack
Good source of information on the hobby.

How Radio Scanners Work

How the Radio Spectrum Works

Intercept Northwest
Scanning resources for Pacific Northwest.

JT65A HF Frequencies

JT65 Guide
The Complete Bozo's Guide to HF JT65A.

Learn CW Online At LCWO you can learn Morse telegraphy (CW) online in your browser. You don't need to install a program on your computer, and you always have your personal settings available, from any computer on the globe with an internet connection. You can also easily track your progress by means of different statistical functions.

Line of Site Map Generator
The main site computes the horizon and mountain names and other related visualizations, including the surface of the Earth visible from where you're standing (the visibility cloak or viewshed) and the line of sight profile between you and the distant peaks.

Live Ship Maps/traffic

Military Air Communications

Mobile Scanner & Radar Detector Laws

Monitoring Times

Palm Applications for Ham Radio

Public Safety, Aviation and Military
Radio Communications Reference Site

Radio Reference
RadioReference is the world's largest scanner frequency and radio communications reference source, with complete conventional frequency assignments, trunked radio system information, frequencies, and talkgroups, FCC License assignments and maps

Radio Station World
Internet Broadcast Directory, broadcasting, radio, AM, FM, digital radio, DAB, radio web sites, cable radio, satellite radio, radio networks

Scanner Product Reviews

SWL at HFRadio.org

SWL Clubs

SWL, Scanner etc Frequency Lists and tools Area

A WebSDR is a Software-Defined Radio receiver connected to the internet, allowing many listeners to listen and tune it simultaneously. SDR technology makes it possible that all listeners tune independently, and thus listen to different signals; this is in contrast to the many classical receivers that are already available via the internet.

SWL, Why Listen at Night?

The Telegraph Office
A Tribute to Morse Telegraphy and Resource for Wire and Wireless Telegraph Key Collectors and Historians.

Washington State Frequency List