Ham Radio Links & Resources

Here are some links SLSRC finds useful, which you might too!  This is a great place for new hams to build a shack and get more info around the ham radio.

As of Jan 2019 we are still working on this page, so check back later for more info.

Major Rig Manufactures

Flex Radio Systems
Bridgecom Systems – good cheap no frills radio manufacture

Accessory Manufactures

MFJ – general accessory and antenna manufacture
PowerWerx – misc power accessory items
QuickSilver – misc power accessory items
West Mountain Radio – USB sound cards for digital modes & other misc power pole items
Tigertronics – USB sound cards for digital modes
Astron – AC/DC power supplies
LDG – antenna tuners
Ameritron – antenna solid state amps
KF7P Metal Werks – house entrance panels with lightening protection

Antenna Manufactures

RadioWavz – located in Lake St. Louis
Tarheal Antennas – good mobile screwdriver antennas
Cushcraft – HF and VHF/UHF
Comet – HF and VHF/UHF
Diamond – HF and VHF/UHF
SteppIR – high end HF antennas
Alpha Delta – HF antennas

On-Line Stores

DX Engineering
Ham Radio Outlet
MTC Radio
Gateway Electronics – in St. Louis!
Amateur Radio Supply


Ham Radio 360 – geared toward the new ham but no longer recording
100 Watts & A Wire – with SLSRC member Christian K0STH
Ham Nation
QSO Today (no longer as of Dec 2019)
The Doctor Is In – ARRL technical podcast
So Now What – ARRL new ham podcast
Ham Radio Workbench
No Nonsense Amateur Radio Podcast
ICQ Podcast
Ham Talk Live
Everything Ham Radio Podcast
Phasing Line – with SLSRC Member N0SSC
Linux in the HamShack

YouTube Channels

Ham Nation
Ham Radio 2.0
Ham Radio Now
Ham Radio Crash Course
Ham Radio Concepts
David Casler

Social Media & Webpages

STL Hams Facebook Group
Ham Radio Elmers – Facebook Group
Amateur Radio on Reddit

Terms & Definitions