Links to Other Sites of Interest

These are links to websites operated by organizations that are not affiliated with SPARC.
Websites are constantly being updated, which causes links to quit working over time.
If a link no longer works, simply use a search engine to locate the topic of interest.

  This page updated 11/30/2022

      Rules and Regulations

ARRL Band Charts

FCC Rules & Regulations - Part 97 (PDF)

Federal Communications Commission

Generate a Color Copy of your License

      Exam Practice and Study

AA9PW FCC Exam Practice - Amateur Radio Study Tools

HamTestOnline - Exam Courses and Practice Tests


AC6V Amateur Radio Guide

All About Amateur Radio

Amateur Radio Satellite Elements

AMSAT Home Page

Automatic Packet Reporting System

Contesting Online

DX News - DX Peditions - DX Information

Get Your Own Vanity Call Sign

Ham Radio Classified Ads from

HamCall World-Wide Callsign Database

KA9FOX Contesting

KB6NU's Ham Radio Blog

National Weather Service

NOAA - SC Codes and Coverage


Totally QRP

      Radio History

History of the Radio

The Invention of Radio

      SPARC Members' Weather Stations

K4II - Clubhouse Weather Site, North side of Spartanburg

K4XP - Keith Lewis' Weather Site, Fairforest area of Spartanburg

N4ENQ - Maxie Hutchins' Weather Site, Lyman, SC

NO4D - Ken Kirkley's Weather Site, Lyman, SC

      Amateur Radio Organizations - Ham Radio News & Opinion

American Radio Relay League

ARRL - Roanoke Division

ARRL - South Carolina Section

Blue Ridge Amateur Radio Society

Chesapeake Bay Radio Association

Collins Collectors Association


Laurens Amateur Radio Society

SMIRK - Six Meter International Radio Klub

South Carolina Single Sideband Net

Ten-Ten International

Thermal Belt Amateur Radio Club

Tucson Amateur Packet Radio

World Wide Ham Radio Organizations




Field Components

Ham Radio Outlet

ICOM Radio

Kenwood Radio

MFJ Enterprises


Texas Towers

Yaesu Radio


Amateur Logic

Ham Nation

Ham Radio 360

Ham Radio Now


      How To

How To Become A Ham

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