"Welkom in de Wereld van de Radioamateurs"

Promotional film (in the dutch language) from the VERON, the Dutch Radio Society

WATCH the DVD-intro (3m:38s)WATCH the complete promotional film (29m:43s)

 RSGB's promotional film  "What is Amateur Radio ?"

History of Communication and the Evolution of Telecommunication

The History of Morse Code and the Telegraph

Telecommunications Timeline

New York's Broadcasting History

HAMRADIO information on the Internet

What tells WIKIPEDIA us about Hamradio ?

Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) – information

What is Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) ?

Introduction to DMR technology

DMR-MARC Network

HAM Radio News – Episode 7 : DMR Digital Mobile Radio

HAM DMR Nederland (Dutch language)

DMR Monitor (world wide DMR traffic)

Hytera User Dashboard

DMR XReflector

DMR Limburg

DMR Database Search (DMR-MARC)

Het herkennen van (RF) stoorsignalen

IARU Region 1 Monitoring System Soundfiles

WiFi hardware

i4 WiFi


Wifi House


Tropospheric Ducting Forecast

William Hepburn's Worldwide Tropospheric Ducting Forecast – Europe

Realtime Bliksem en Onweer

Bliksem en Donder in Realtime – Europa

HamRadio Deluxe

Ham Radio Deluxe software – Surveys

HRD Logbook!  –  HRD Logbook ON2PCO

Online Logbooks


HAM Promotion

TX Factor – Amateur Radio Explored (United Kingdom)

HAM Antennas, baluns, chokes and filters (rf + audio)

Dipoles, quads, switches, filters etc. according to PA0FRI

DK7ZB – all kind of information about yagis

K9YC Publications about RFI, filters, chokes etc.

High Pass speaker filter for CTCSS suppression (VK1OD)


DX-Summit – latest 25 DX-spots (OH2AQ)

SK6AW – DX Cluster (default=2m)

Summit On The Air (SOTA)


Announced DX-Expeditions


National Radio Societies

UBA – Koninklijke Unie van de Belgische Zendamateurs

RSGB – Radio Society of Great Britain   /   RSGB Weekly News

National Radio Centre – Radio Society of Great Britain

VERON – Vereniging voor Experimenteel Radio Onderzoek in Nederland

VRZA – Vereniging van Radio Zend Amateurs

ARRL – The National Association for Radio Amateurs (VS) 

WIA – Wireless Institute of Australia

RAC – Radio Amateurs of Canada 

JARL – The Japan Amateur Radio League

RL – Luxembourg Amateur Radio Society

DARC – Deutscher Amateur-Radio-Club e.V.

CARS – Cyprus Amateur Radio Society

Local Radio Sections

VERON afdeling Zuid-Limburg (A22)

VERON afdeling Midden- en Noord-Limburg (A31)

VRZA afdeling Zuid-Limburg (A23)

VRZA afdeling Noord-Limburg (A32)

Radio Examinations

Stichting Radio Examens (the Netherlands)

International (Radio Associated) Organisations

IARU – International Amateur Radio Union – Region 1   

ITU – International Telecommunication Union 

National Postal & Telecommunication Institutions

BIPT – Belgian Institute for Postal Services and Telecommunication

AT – Dutch Agency for Telecommunication

ECC Recommendation (05)06 – CEPT Novice Amateur Radio License

Updated list with countries and allowed power (source : UBA)

HAM equipment manufacturers

ICOM (USA) / ICOM (United Kingdom)

Kenwood (The Netherlands) / Kenwood (United Kingdom)

Yaesu (USA) / Yaesu (United Kingdom)



Ranger Communications Inc.



TYT Electronics


FlexRadio Systems

CG Antenna

LDG Electronics

MFJ Enterprises Inc.


QROlle (QRP kit)

YouKits (QRP kits)

Heil Sound (for HAMs)

Icom CAT Interface – Yaesu CAT Interface (XGGComs)

Antenna & mast manufacturers

Antennebouw Bijzen (Mariënberg – the Netherlands)

Aerial Parts (UK)

AVS Techniek (antenne towers & parts)

Butternut (link unknown)

Comet – NCG Company

Cubex Quad Antennas

Cushcraft – Amateur Radio antenna manufacturer

Diamond Antenna Corporation

ECO Antenne (Italy)

Force 12, Inc. – Antennas and Towers


G4TPH Portable Magloops Antennas (UK)

GAP Antenna Products, Inc.

GB Antennas & Towers (the Netherlands)

Hi-Q Antennas

Hy-gain – Antennas, towers and rotators

InnovAntennas (UK)

KLM Antennas (link unknown)

M2 Antenna Systems

M0CVO Antennas (UK)

MFJ Enterprises Inc.

NuxCom (antenna kits)


PKW Antenna System

Pro Antennas (UK)

SOTA Beams (UK)

Titanex – High Tech HF Antennas (Germany)

Trident Antennas

UKW Berichte (Germany)

Vortex Antenna Systems (UK)

VPA-systems (Poland)

HAM equipment resellers (The Netherlands)

Classic International (Roermond)

Communicatie Centrum Venhorst (Hilversum)

Doeven Communications Meteo

Dolstra Electronica (Burgum)

Hajé Electronics (Berg en Terblijt)

HAM-Shop (Maarssen)

Handelsonderneming Veenstra (Holsloot)

Jacobs Breda Electronics (Breda)

Radio ABÉ (Rotterdam)

RYS Electronics (Uitgeest)

CommunicationWorld (Deventer)

HAM equipment resellers (outside The Netherlands)

Haydon Communications (United Kingdom)

Lamco Communications Ltd (United Kingdom)

ML&S – Martin Lynch & Sons (United Kingdom)

Moonraker (United Kingdom)

Nevada Radio Warehouse (United Kingdom)

Radioworld Communications (United Kingdom)

Waters & Stanton (United Kingdom)

Wimo (Germany)

Chinese resellers/e-shops

409Shop (Baofeng, Quansheng,Wouxun etc.)

Asia Radio Sales (Baofeng, Quansheng, Wouxun etc.)

RadioShop888 (Baofeng, Quansheng, Wouxun etc.)

Used HAM equipment (The Netherlands)

Zendamateur advertenties – Tweedehands.NL

Radio Museum

Museum Jan Corver – Museum voor Radioamateurisme

Repeater lists and maps

Repeaters in The Netherlands (source :VERON)

Repeaters in The Netherlands / Belgium / Luxemburg (PA0ENS)

Repeaters in the United Kingdom (RSGB)

European Amateur Radio Repeaters Database (Google based map)

HAM add-ons

Radio Dust Covers

QSL Printing

UX5UO print – World of QSLs

ON5UR QSL Printing

LZ1JZ QSL Cards Print



QSL Print by ELLI & OK1FXX

UA1OMS QSLprint Service


WebSDR on SK4KO in Mora/Sweden (Java needed)

WebSDR Organisation

Product announcements/reviews, Gossip, HAM Blogs etc.

CQ – Sparky's Ham Radio World

70 MHz / 4m related information

Spectrum Communications – transceivers/transverters/amplifiers (UK)

OZ2M – 70 MHz transverter (Denmark)

The Four Metres Website (Denmark + UK)

DK7ZB – 4m transverter (Germany)

PA3FXO – 4m transverter (the Netherlands)

All kinds of useful links …

PI9SRS (Scouting Radio Spijkenisse) – links page


7394 UHF-Connector prof. Aircell 7


CH73.NET – RadioZendAmateur WEB-TV


Weekly HD Video Webcast about Ham Radio

All programs archived

HAM reviews Reviews


QRZ.Com Callsign Database

QRZCQ – The database for Radio Hams

HamQTH – Free Hamradio callbook

World-Wide HamCall Callsign Server

Callbooks & QSL Routes Callbook

International Amateur Radio Callbooks

NASA, ISS, ARISS (Amateur Radio on the International Space Station) and AMSAT

International Space Station (NASA)

Live Realtime Satellite Tracking & Predictions

AMSAT (The Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation)AMSAT UK

ARISS Europe

ESA Portal (Space for Europe)

ESA Portal (The Netherlands)

NASA ISS tracking

NASA TVNASA (homepage)

Space CWeb – Tracking the International Space Station

ESA – Track ESA missions

ISS Pass Data (RAFARS – UK)

What's in Space ?

The Sky Live – live sky charts, position, magnitude and distance

The Stellarium


Van Dijken Electronica (Groningen – The Netherlands)

Wlan-Shop (WLan, WiFi, Network)

Modifications for HAM equipment


KB2LJJ Radio Mods Database

Technical Knowledge / Radio Products Downloads

Technical Support Knowledge Base – Icom America

Amateur Radio Products Software Downloads / Kenwood

CW trainers

Koch Method CW Trainer – G4FON 

Learn CW Online

Forums for Radio Amateurs

Zendamateur.Com (dutch language)

QRP activities

Benelux QRP Club

Talking to HAMs + SWLs via the Internet

EchoLink (for HAM only)

eQSO (for HAM and SWL)

HAM software

RCL-meter by ON7YD

ULF/VLF Spectrum Lab Analyser by DL4YHF

Interesting Islands / stations

Jan Mayen – navigational & meteorological station


RSGB Islands on the Air (IOTA award programme)

Weather conditions

The current weather in Riemst (JO20TT)

Weather radar systems

Satellite weather image The Netherlands

Satellite weather image Europe

MeteoAlarm – Alerting Europe for extreme weather

Radar Lightning System (Europe)

Geographical and Radio Performance Prediction Tools

Radio Mobile (radio performance – VE2DBE)

Path Profiler (based on Google Maps)

GridMapper by QRZ.Com

Find your QTH locator (F6FVY) << out of duty

VOACAP Online point-to-point propagation predictions

VOACAP Online Coverage Maps

VHF Propagation Map

Antenna Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT) calculator

SOTA Mappings Project

Electronics Circuits

Electrical Circuits Explained

Circuit Finder (electronics circuit diagram searching tool)

DIY (metal) materials for antenna builders

Metaalwinkel BV online shop (R'dam / A'dam / Utrecht)

Electronic components

Digi-Key Corporation (the Netherlands)

Mounts for transceivers

Lido Mounts (for Icom, Kenwood, Hytera, Yaesu)

APRS / Flight Radar / Marine Traffic

Google Maps APRS

FlightRadar24 (realtime)

Marine Traffic

Vessel Finder – Free AIS Ship Tracking of Marine Traffic


YouTube – ON2PCO  – a look around in my shack – september 2012

YouTube – 40m QSO between PD5HKR and me – recorded by PD1ZON

Interesting Radio Frequencies

The Radio Reference Wiki (MilCom)main page

Special HAM's I talked to

PA2P – Gert-Jan (Mook & Middelaar – The Netherlands)

G6UW – Cambridge University Wireless Society

GB0TBW (G4ONP) – Loughton and Epping Forest ARS

G6UT – Harlow and District Amateur Radio Society (Harlow, Essex/England/UK)

PH9HB/AM – Jerry/Jeroen, pilot on a Boeing 737 NGvideo

RNARS London Group – GB2RN HMS Belfast

9V1SV – Siva (Singapore)

VK2GWK – Agnes en Henk Tobbe

Mid Sussex Amateur Radio Society (G5RV & G3ZMS)

PI4HAL – SS Rotterdam (steamship – former ocean liner)