General information about the hobby of amateur radio.
Amateur Radio requires a specific license, no matter which country you''re in. Make sure this is really what you''re looking for before suggesting here. (CB, FRS and GMRS are different categories.)

Online stores should be suggested to Amateur Radios in Shopping.

Sites of manufacturers and dealers that do not offer online shopping should be suggested to Amateur Radio in Business.

Sites about internet radio, and commercial radio stations should be suggested somewhere in Arts in Arts/Radio.

Sites that could be suggested to proper categories, but are suggested here instead, may experience significant delays before their suggestion is processed. Please take the time to browse the directory to find the correct category to suggest your site.


Sites listed in this category will be club and personal pages pertaining primarily to fast-scan amateur television (ATV).
Slow-scan television (SSTV) sites should be suggested to SSTV. Clubs that do not primarily specialize in amateur television should be suggested to a subcategory of Organizations. Most personal pages should be suggested to Personal Pages. Recreational off road vehicles known as ATVs are found at Recreation/Motorcycles/ATVs.
These categories are for amateur radio enthusiasts' web pages about their hobby of collecting and operating all kinds of older ham radio equipment using tubes, and/or building their own equipment.
Online stores and other sites which focus on sales and include products, prices, and a way to order should be submitted to Radio: Kits and Components in Shopping.

or to Shopping/Consumer_Electronics/Communications/Wireless/Radios/Amateur_Radios

Manufacturers' sites should be submitted to Crystals in Business or to Business/Telecommunications/Equipment/Amateur_and_CB_Radio Non amateur vintage radio sites - broadcast radio - should be sent to Recreation/Antiques/Radio

Use for sites containing alphabetical or classified lists of resources covering amateur radio. Sites which provide a straight list of sites, sometimes with a brief description and not, generally, including additional information. Also for sites that could be called Guides, Resources, Search Engines - all relating to amateur radio.
Please suggest sites that pertain to Amateur Radio information sources such as Guides, Resources, Search Engines, link lists, directories, and similar sites. Thanks!
A category for DX groups and websites. DX'ing is a term used by radio enthusiasts to describe a hobby which involves receiving long distance radio signals. Shortwave radio listeners who tune in to a far away broadcasting station are DX'ing. A long distance conversation between amateur radio operators or CB radio operators is also called DX'ing. Conditions (weather, solar flares etc) must often be just right for successful DX'ing, so this hobby can be quite challenging.
Information about amateur radio equipment and technology. Primarily for modifications information.
Homebrew and modifications sites should be suggested to Homebrew Online stores should be suggested to Amateur Radios in Shopping.

Sites of manufacturers and dealers that do not offer online shopping should be suggested to Amateur Radio in Business.

Home brew is an amateur radio slang term for home-built, noncommercial radio equipment often using simple designs.
Amateur radio licensing rules and examinations.
Please suggest only sites related to obtaining an Amateur Radio license, including sites that deal with rules, examinations and beginner introductions. Note that every country has different rules - all are acceptable for this category. Sites selling practice exams or tools to help people pass their licensing exams should be suggested to Shopping/Consumer_Electronics/Communications/Wireless/Radios/Amateur_Radios.
Morse code is a method of transmitting letters and symbols by using beep sounds. The most famous example is the SOS call which would sound like beep-beep-beep beeeeep-beeeeep-beeeeep beep-beep-beep. In written Morse code, this would be viewed as: ... --- ...
Please submit only sites related to Morse code. Phonetic language (alpha bravo charlie) or flag semaphore information should be placed elsewhere.
This category is for those sites representing individual on air nets.
Online and printed sources of news and analysis covering the amateur radio hobby.
International and multi-country groups and organizations which promote the interests of, or answer the needs of, the world wide community of amateur radio. Suggestions for sites to be listed are encouraged via the "add URL" label at page top - criticism and comments are very welcome at the "editor" active text at page bottom.
Please submit websites for worldwide Amateur Radio groups and organizations which do not appear to fit into any of the current Amateur Radio specialty groups.


Individual radio operators are the foundation of the amateur service. Whether veteran or novice, the vast majority are not only eager to become proficient in the operation of their own station, but are often willing to share their knowledge and experience with others. It is with under this premise that the sub-category of Radio Amateur Personal Pages exists. Visitors to this section will find links to sites containing a wealth of information on a variety of subjects related to the design and operation of amateur radio stations. There is also a healthy contribution of anecdotes to add bring levity and poignancy to the experience. Above all please consider this section not only a supplemental resource, but an interesting means of meeting other fellow hams that would not otherwise exist. If you have a favorite site or know of something which would be of use to other radio operators, please feel free to submit a link for consideration. The utility of this resource is limited only by its comprehensive nature. Everyone has a voice and some choose to share that expression in the form of web publication. Help us to enhance the catalogue by contributing your suggestions.
Content submitted to this category should be limited to personal content. Links must point to the amateur radio content only; not to a higher level node of which the radio related content is a subset.


There are related categories available to accommodate content produced in other languages. Incorrectly submitted material may or may not be forwarded to a more appropriate category. Please carefully consider your suggestion before committing the recommended link.

Sites under construction will not be reviewed or retained.

The Open Directory project does not serve the role of placeholder. If your site is unfinished or, worse, is simply reserved, it will be deleted and not considered for publication.

Home pages must primarily deal with amateur radio. Sites with broad, personal content will be forwarded to general personal pages in the main DMOZ directory.


Pages of interest to amateur radio operators who enjoy building and/or operating very low power stations.
Please submit only sites dealing with general QRP information in this category. Sites selling QRP-related products should be listed under Shopping/Consumer_Electronics/Communications/Wireless/Radios/Amateur_Radios/QRP, and home pages for QRP stations should be listed under Recreation/Radio/Amateur/QRP/Stations
Radio Direction Finding (RDF) is the art and practice of finding a hidden radio transmitter. The category includes informational sites of interest to RDF enthusiasts.
Online stores are not listed in this category.

Sites selling RDF equipment should be submitted to Shopping: Radio Direction Finding or Shopping: Amateur Radios.

For repair shops that work on amateur radio equipment.
Satellite communications and other information related to satellite tracking for the amateur radio operator.
Sites with general satellite information not amateur radio related should be suggested to Science/Astronomy/Amateur/Satellites Sites with software for satellite tracking should suggest the URL to Science/Astronomy/Amateur/Satellites/Tracking_Software Sites about satellite television should be suggested to Arts/Television/Satellite
Programs useful for amateur radio (ham) operators.
Sites and clubs pertaining to slow scan television (SSTV)
The swap shop category is a collection of web pages where radio enthusiasts can buy, sell, and trade equipment.
It is for ham to ham transactions.
This category is not for online retailers of amateur radio equipment. Online stores and other sites which focus on sales and include products, prices, and a way to order should be suggested to Shopping/Consumer_Electronics/Communications/Wireless/Radios/Amateur_Radios


The VHF amateur radio band is 144.000 - 148.000 North and South America plus Hawaii and Asia and Oceania, and from 144.000 MHz to 146.000 MHz in Europe, Africa, and Russia. Propagation modes familiar to VHF operators, such as sporadic-E, auroral, meteor-scatter, transequatorial and moonbounce, all have been used on six meters.
Systems for linking amateur radio stations and repeaters via the Internet. Amateur radio fans have developed special software that helps connect home radio transceivers to the Internet. Users can connect their ham radio transceivers to their PC sound card and use the computer software to search for available repeater stations across the world . Some methods are with [ D-STAR (Digital Smart Technologies for Amateur Radio) a digital voice and data protocol specification developed as the result of research by the Japan Amateur Radio League to investigate digital technologies for amateur radio. This category also includes standard VOIP communications, IRLP, Echolink and eQSO.
Sites suggested to this cat should relate to D-Star, Echolink, IRLP and eQSO.