Latest Ham Radio Freebies (as of 12/12/2017)

Ever notice that your coffee tastes so much better when someone else bought it? I found the following ‘Freebies’….. 

Ω As our way of welcoming you to ham radio, we’d like to offer you a FREE SAMPLE ISSUE of CQ magazine and introduce you to several of our products that are especially helpful for new hams. To request your free sample issue, simply click on the link above and send us an e-mail message with your name, callsign and mailing address, along with a request for a free sample, and we’ll put a recent issue in the mail to you. Only one sample magazine per person, please.   mailto:[email protected]

Ω ARRL has all kinds of handout materials – they have several programs that might be able to help out with materials, etc..

Ω The DXZone  (https://www.dxzone.com/)  This is THE premier source for freebies, especially Ham Radio Software. https://www.dxzone.com/catalog/Software/

Ω  Ham Radio Deluxe 5 Download – Last free version.  I have used this program and it works quite well. It is still available in several internet sites. http://www.iw5edi.com/software/ham-radio-deluxe-5-download-links

Ω Leaving the flea market. There are a lot of freebies, mostly old coax, laying around as you leave the flea market. Some, like at Nearfest, provide a truck where throwaways can be left. Dig in!

Ω Free Ham radio code practice and Technician, General and Extra Class practice tests. http://aa9pw.com/

Ω Free subscription to the K9YA_Telegraph — K9YA Telegraph e-Zine http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/k9ya_telegraph

Ω Project Gutenberg has ham radio ebooks to download: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/search/?query=Amateur+Radio

Ω What can be heard from worldwide receivers? Listen for your CQ on any of 166 web SDR receivers. http://www.websdr.org/

Ω 4nec2 is a completely free Nec2, Nec4 and windows based tool for creating, viewing, optimizing and checking 2D and 3D style antenna geometry structures and generate, display and/or compare near/far-field radiation patterns for both the starting and experienced antenna modeler. http://www.qsl.net/4nec2/

Have fun! 73LAYNE AE1N

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