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

Kenwood
Icom
Yeasu
Elecraft
Flex Radio Systems
Ten-Tec
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
Gigaparts
MTC Radio
Gateway Electronics – in St. Louis!
Amateur Radio Supply

Podcasts

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
Newsline

New Ham Radio Operator YouTube Channels

Ham Radio Crash Course – New Hams – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChAu6Cof9KlfFxSbL9ytosQ
David Casler – New Hams – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaBtYooQdmNzq63eID8RaLQ

Other Fan Favorites

OfficialSWLchannel – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCw7FKchRP3oVw4Nh_L7oPAQ
David Klippel – Flex Radio – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdbi90S3UW5kiJZ9uHS-Hwg
N0SSC – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKtI6RB1a5-NqErRQIQzufg
Temporarily Offline – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCai-PmK8xOBOunwi6MoBgwQ
DX Commander – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEWRZEIjVQB8aUkyUQ-g-zA
Remote Ham Radio – Remote – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2bq3UB42VflZ7-zT5t2GZw
K7AGE – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzgG5iIOZpqFBBkAgg5iN1w
KG6LI – Portable – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-zgBZyGxmrBritP3mIz1pA
VE6WZ – Remote – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaPW-a8NN5LLLI6jAUxil7w
Ham Radio TV – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7ObuiEt8pFKlO9VnKMdi1A
K1GMM
Green Mountain Maniac – Contesting – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4xtA5JII8UW76S2-ZzxH0w
K8MRD Radio Stuff – POTA – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjETc3psT6i7B5z6S1Y3ojQ
Ham Radio Concepts – Reviews – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuawHU2iYR_0tpYAIDyIH4Q
Flex Radio Systems – Remote – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcXYIGF4–uipOh4_BZzpYw
Kevin Loughin – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmOfhbZoIl27G7vvifvnw3w
QRP CW – CW – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdqWV0nPVEeso6uth7uRk6Q
Al Senechal – Contesting – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4y7kcCFcw16Alt6qbhyD9w
SevenFortyOne – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChintPJZoKbKUeaAOWpIOgg
TheSmokinApe – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdJlIoWR3mf7apfB1dXS97A
2E0EZT Amateur Radio – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtX8PCgk0UHQRUqROCtPM4g
Ham Radio 2.0 – Reviews – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKpVMjRE0m60lKCBWhIlo0A
Ham Radio Now – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxqXFK9ETC5CWEdDD-_HpqA
Ham Radio with K0PIR – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCarHONUhA7Z9iqvblt0GBYQ
W6RIP Radio Adventures – SOTA – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBBxgRKgEF2138U54Z7xVqg
BeLoudUS W9SN – Remote – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIjodG2uEM6ZeneAWKHx_vw
Tony, KD8RTT – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvfA03LwLSleyLlau4Z2T3w
KB9VBR Antennas – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCC2RJ3tINAiKEH9X_ijo1Yg
Kyle – AA0Z – Contesting – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClX–0FpKY48h4cAXFPOWQQ
YL Raisa – Contesting – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSCoIWxktFgujg4h9GuigBw
Ham Radio Portable – Portable – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZ3eRF0sOb-TaaaxXGR3PFA
W5KUB – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1iQb_aUkgXHF9bXUBROWWw
Pignology, LLC – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjfuJeuj-3J8UWgUNOGmS0w
Field Radio Podcast – Portable – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdQ0a59Oqea3OF00701H-Ew
Jim W6LG – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqdSuVdJhxb0H4OAXB7ljNw
Yaesu USA Official – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9IPcegkr69O5MY4NEtJc9w
Steve Ellington – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8yv24rjknvixn1KIAcwzoQ
K6UDA – Baldheads – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoLhSME-yEY3PQ_Z6EC6rSw
Rigsearch – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLv2uAH3NKI079F3ZdvPIFQ
HamRadioQRP – CW – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsJuG25-mMID92eanteaFvg
N0KTZ – Portable – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4soyrbvSn5XtZIk4QlBJrQ
Radio Prepper – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfTbLvRJ-WtJnW3PvU4pdIw
K0LWC – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCadtem-cxxPgkxwAmOBrpIw
Ham Radio DX – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo_jX41l6nYfnrQuk0qsZFw
Josh Bloom – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFtPNun56pjwARI0puCozYg
TX Factor – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnfnPpcvCwxqlNDHX_bJIXg
KM4ACK – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSQhXfGo_68Ta8-2wStAWkw
Amateur Radio DMR Programming – DMR – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2JTkbcPb3x_ZvflfmtuAHg
Gren Lane – Portable – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCi8MQylVhW90KGCHo3rPZsA
Lee Crocker – Flex – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNoyaBLQODxSI5CZZAe_6Tg
Dave Tadlock – Antennas – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgUosv1Sx79IGEUBcm9Lw-g
Radio Hobbyist – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX-Izo8rBW9wpRZ21lGAc4A
K0MOS – SOTA – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9zx4zClGeiK4Xf8ykNuSqQ
KF7P – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWvrFDEs2ZZdHwrWzClcoiQ
N5XO – Contesting – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUfa303IaXxyZGcyUeYXR1g
KG6HQD Jerry – SOTA – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFupjnMVW-4n3Gl3NWjkSaQ
LAContestingClub – Contesting – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCft6qFHaAQBvb2n_XLfOkhw
Hamradiocomms – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMoY9f5E-iP0fUbE0rvOacw
Kenneth Finnegan – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKzaXL9_V1qxGj5lzIyLBpw
TheHamshack – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHgOnduf1f75MWsilwZY2CA
KF7IJZ – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsLNhBNspehn3Y5Cx0gscMA
ResistanceHams – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8NQKRsBWQYhiaTvik490Ow
Ham Radio Deluxe – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMjZU6ooPqrbRaPCqPcoDxw
K3HEX – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZJ2zkIi2AihnvwJuWx7iFg
K7CO – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiqK_n5H2DkWoWc4ffwOnqg
SignalsEverywhere – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGvakD8eB8Asnz8ETmQBlVw
Commsprepper – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkft2YfbwhZo2vK8jY1vAbg
Robert Nagy – Reviews – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwVoYj1C5eEwOYvBeI9dS1Q
N1QQ – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaz816AiirAP2vsdyeYLcqA
Don Wilbanks – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHXqPB2Ya0yGTtZtfcO5avQ
KB1HQS – Portable – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSkFZt2bfUZ-w3xNxUANFVw
EI4GYB – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7hRvDy4KuW-RlmeexOB8dQ
AmateurLogic.TV – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_1S1TU_F6RKNtYxTlhAm2A
George KJ6VU – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCx9lXt5Lu3fPrjZfRO0gDmw
SOTAGoats – SOTA – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqVH5MqsMh_6mL2kZzu4DQg
Essex Ham – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjToblGR3hOaBZ76XNgcDEw
USNERDOC – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8oZS5NSgpZcev6eKXEnO8g
3oldtechdudes – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFT6xWCC24UdSTTEeMn-woQ
nm9p – Flex – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCByw7KCzm5E97rLgEOJmtXg
Outdoors On The Air – Portable – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqO2enRDIhg1PXahSxpoVHw
Portable Ham Radio – Portable – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5QYleaRJ4OoEThYXrjvgNw
Steve WG0AT – SOTA – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCe51a2pmXf7eubW7o7cM-nA
W5CYF Tinker John – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqosMGKZNzLIO4D0WwsDJvw
Signal Search – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCk2gD-0yd6GJ1Dh2-7Ko5kg
kx9x – POTA – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGSAfZkFSdueKXKA00idKIw
Laboenligne.ca – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6Ib70Ja70L7pb4EOdIYaLQ
Everything Ham Radio – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8LjPBwHnhSjUzPTp3blmgQ
vk3ye – Portable – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPhfct0hwCpv_q6_BVSFsRA
M0JCQ’s Ham Radio Channel – Portable – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPruhz8Tpka_jQgRYo-Krig
Brian Downs – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQphlG3v8Cp1DiZYQAzTYDA
Delta Xray Today – Flex – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvJsCtj0U4rpfGcZU9ovUEA
ARRL HQ – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzn9oVj62EFaJHjQcohwbmg
Mark Smith – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbqAVJZju972nkt06BshQqQ
Matt Heere – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeHAIQzD9ItrBPLAdxwOiCQ
NCARC – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtv6spmBf6UNCZhJRsbIo1g
Jared K2JPK – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYQRRlayAs_m_MP51KyGe3w
Rockwell Schrock – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoB-KWWhuvf7XaIi0cAVHig
Jeri Ellsworth – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClTpDNIOtgfRkyT-AFGNWVw
K8BZ Packet Radio Networks – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFE00Ijq5WsDh7Y2Ak72CiA
K6BBQsHamShack – Portable – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCC4JAwayvvqBzjmj75CNukw
Glenn Davis – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfOxFPj0ywx8aEBuskMmfhw/feed
RadioHamGuy – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFFjaQTDob1sI9A_7zoZBsg
CJ Johnson – Contesting – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3hcEnbt26UH5g_i9KSOqXA
WWROF – Contesting – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZybsCctA1WUYq4xKbPi5rw
Space Comms – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJDdMdjxwFsjdzhXQFHVk2g
K4REF – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4tCdIoMq1LMshfLEPj_RsQ
Guerrillacomm – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSSOElgoCSU9wNcN5VpgoEw
OH8STN Ham Radio – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3xxr5EeFDtxnuHTWsDu2rA
QRP School – QRP – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEINppMdTOP8apApXXhZLCQ
N2RRAny – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUMz7vIlUxFXiGZPs6D_dgQ
vk3crg – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9nSTKNnK3SEx0tA3ieTTeQ
SurvivalComms – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaRoK4tlcjzBzTYEPPyJBFQ
UT5UGE – Contesting – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVJIl2lFpyy18cBr9RvEqWA
Eric Philipp – SOTA – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRpMAIrRvswb_7nvCblawgA
Burke Jones N0HYD – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCthBwPD8e3pqSTRHVFwGSVQ
w2aew – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiqd3GLTluk2s_IBt7p_LjA
Ham Radio360 – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCj8Q7giUMHBtopB4HHNE9Xg
Hom Homestead – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZndSfBh2dwvLkEFgfhuy6g
Ham Radio CQ – CW – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQfwjjXcnW1hE4v2OTKgeFw
n3lud – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP5qeEX1McuxJI8OOCPRwDg
Ham Radio In Action – General – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGB-3Ocwh8l-aB3FZscXPyw

Social Media & Webpages

STL Hams Facebook Group
Ham Radio Elmers – Facebook Group
Amateur Radio on Reddit
QRZ.com
eham.net

Terms & Definitions