The Band Plan
This full color chart shows all of all the US amateur radio bands with new band allocations.
ARRL -American Radio Relay League
ARRL Home Page – General information on ham radio news.
ARRL Pacific Division – Links to PD clubs, VE test sessions, Pacificon, Section Managers, and a lot more.
ARRL Sacramento Section (SV) – Check up on all the section news.
Federal Communication Commission
Links to General information concerning Amateur Radio, licensing, rules and regulations, forms and call sign system.
FCC Amateur Radio ServiceThe amateur radio services are for qualified persons of any age who are interested in radio technique solely with a personal aim and without pecuniary interest. These services present an opportunity for self-training, intercommunication, and technical investigations.
The FCC License Search enables you to search for FCC License information using a wide range of criteria.
This form can be used for new license applications and upgrades, license renewals and address, and systematic call sign changes. This form should be submitted to the GEARS VEC, not sent directly to the FCC.
FCC FormsThis site has FCC forms for Amateur Radio.
FCC 605: Modify license. Address change. Obtain Duplicate. Renew NON Vanity License.
FCC 159: Request Vanity Call. Include FCC 605 form if you have a vanity call.
If you are looking for an up-to-date copy of Part 97, you can find it right here.
Dipole Antenna Calculator – Enter primary operating frequency in Mhz and it will give you the dipole antenna length in feet & inches
Here are a few links to sources of materials for building dipole antennas.
Parachute-Cord.com – A source for the largest selection of parachute cord colors in the industry