American Radio Relay League
The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) is the largest membership association of amateur radio enthusiasts in the USA.
Call sign look up
QRZ.com is an amateur radio callsign website, which houses almost every callsign in the world. QRZ is amateur radio code also known as a Q code for "Who is calling me?". This matches the purpose of the site, which is to assist the lookup of radio call signs.
Amateur Radio Q-Codes
The Q Code consists of three-letter groups with each group having a specific meaning. Each group begins with the letter Q.
Online HAM Radio Swap meet
QTH.com provides Web Hosting and Ham Radio services. It is also the service that is hosting this website.
What am I seeing on the Waterfall?
This wiki is intended to help identify radio signals through example sounds and waterfall images. Most signals are received and recorded using a software defined radio
What contests are going on
This site offers what is happening in the contesting world. Dates are across the top, and types of contests are indicated in the heading.
What signals go where?
A band plan refers to a voluntary division of a band to avoid interference between incompatible modes.
HF Frequency suggested allocations
This is a ARRL produced document that gives the best places to practice specific modes, including RTTY, CW, SSB QRP, calling frequencies for each band
Track orbiting objects
The absolute best online resource for tracking any orbiting object. A lot of information but very configurable and quite comprehensive
Our Local weather station
Lincoln Illinois is the National Weather Service office for Central Illinois,it covers Quincy to Danville and Peoria to Vandalia. The doplar antennas will be reciving upgrades later this year.
Amateur Radio's most comprehensive, worldwide, FREE repeater directory
This site supports look-up by state, band, city, and major roadway. Want to see all 6m repeaters in Indiana? you can find them here. Many programming programs download information for this site
This is Illinois's Page
How do I find far off stations?
Amateur radio operators are scouting the band for stations that are on the air. If they find a station, they report it to a cluster for others to find more easily.
Get outside, make contacts
Read about both Activating parks and being a hunter from your shack. There is something for everyone here at Parks On The Air.