Links of interest to Amateur Radio.  If you find any outdated or dead links, or have suggestions to add, please contact us, or comment at the bottom of the page.

Information Sites

Amateur Radio Organizations

  • For the official word – The American Radio Relay League a national organization of Hams
  • The International Amateur Radio Union is an organization where national societies throughout the world work together for the international good of Amateur Radio under the auspices of a representative democracy.
  • The Military Auxiliary Radio Service (MARS) is a program sponsored by the Department of Defense that consists of licensed amateur radio operators who assist with communications for the benefit of military personel. Formerly known as the Military Affiliated Radio Service
  • The Young Ladies Radio League (YLRL) is an international organization that encourages YLs (Young Ladies) throughout the world to enter into the Amateur Radio Service.
  • The International Telecommunications Union – Radiocommunications (ITU-R) plays a vital role in the global management of the radio-frequency spectrum. Here you will find links on upcoming World Radio Conferences (WRC).

Area Organizations

Weather Information Sources

Technical Information and Help

Charts, References, and Forms

More Links

  • The K8CX Ham Gallery – A large Photo Gallery of Ham Operators , Hamshacks, Ham Collectibles, Antenna farms, DXpeditions, DX locations, Contest Stations, etc.
  • Tired of that old “ring-ring” on your cellphone? Create a custom MORSE CODE ringtone and download it here! Brought to you by Andy Booth, M1RGZ, this slick little website has been a hit with the amateur community! Did I mention that it is free!
  • Have you ever seen an Iridium flare? They occur almost daily, but you must be looking in the right place at the right time!
    Predictions for flares, satellite passings, comets and more can be found at the Heavens – Above Web Site. You will need to provide your Latitude and Longitude information to configure this website for your viewing. We have set the location initially to central Joplin, Missouri.
  • If you don’t know your latitude and longitude, but do know your Zip Code, follow this link to where you can get a printable list of satellite passings.
  • For information on Meteor Showers and such look at American Meteor Society Page
  • For something completely different, some area hams practice their aim at the annual Oklahoma Full Auto Shoot held just south of Seneca Missouri. This huge event draws people from all over North America. It features a 200 yard firing line where you can shoot a wide variety of weapons, including machine guns.
  • Some of our members also fly with the Teeniemünde Rocketry Club

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