Knowledge Base

An quick introduction to Ham radio written by the Amateur Radio Relay League. Introduces key terms and concepts and needed equipment for amateur radio.

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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration provides great resources for learning about amateur radio, including applications into space!

Inspiring Students with Ham Radio
Ham Radio in Space: Engaging with Students Worldwide for 40 Years

The world’s largest radio communications data provider, featuring a complete frequency database, trunked radio system information, and FCC license data

An online Ham dictionary, AC6V is an amateur radio & DX reference guide with dozens of information pages on a number of topics.

Offers an overview of soldering for beginners, including needed equipment, involved processes, and techniques.

A high level summary of the history of radio broadcasting in the United States throughout the twentieth century, including an timeline archived here.

Latest Posts

  • ARRL Field Day 2023: June 25-26

    Field Day is ham radio’s open house. Every June, more than 40,000 hams throughout North America set up temporary transmitting stations in public places to demonstrate ham radio’s science, skill and service to our communities and our nation. It combines public service, emergency preparedness, community outreach, and technical skills all in a single event. Field Day…

  • ARES supports 60,000 runners for Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta

    For the past 45 years, residents of Atlanta, Georgia, have celebrated Independence Day by closing one of the city’s busiest thoroughfares and allowing 60,000 runners to take part in the Peachtree Road Race, sponsored by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the Atlanta Track Club. Supporting the runners are some 5000 volunteers, including more than 50 Amateur…