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Last Update: 9/25/13

Government Agencies

Disaster Assistance and Rescue Team (DART): http://dart.arc.nasa.gov
DART Communications (DARTCOM): http://dart.arc.nasa.gov/COM/COM.html
Federal Emergency Management Agency:
    FEMA (ICS) Training:
http://www.fema.gov
    http://training.fema.gov/IS/crslist.asp
California Auxilliary Communications Service: http://www.acs.oes.ca.gov
National Communications System (NCS): http://www.ncs.gov
NCS SHAred RESources (SHARES) HF Radio Program: http://www.ncs.gov/shares
California Office of Emergency Services: http://www.oes.ca.gov
San Jose Office of Emergency Services: http://www.sanjoseca.gov/emergencyServices/
Santa Clara County Office of Emergency Services: http://www.sccgov.org/portal/site/oes
Santa Clara County Traffic Cameras: http://www.sccgov.org/portal/site/scc/traffic

NASA Emergency Operations Center Home: http://www.nasa.gov/eoc
NASA's Hurricane Resource Page: http://www.nasa.gov/hurricane

Amateur Radio Emergency Services/Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services

Santa Clara County ARES/RACES Organizations:
Santa Clara County ARES/RACES http://www.scc-ares-races.org
Southern Peninsula Emergency Communications System, (SPECS) http://www.specsnet.org
Silicon Valley Emergency Communications System, (SVECS) http://www.svecs.net

Santa Clara County Clubs and Organizations:
Cupertino Amateur Radio Emergency Service (CARES) http://www.cupertinoares.org
Foothills Amateur Radio Society (FARS) in Los Altos http://www.fars.k6ya.org
Garlic Valley Amateur Radio Club, W6GGF (GVARC) http://www.w6ggf.net
Los Altos ARES (LAARES), K6LOS http://www.laares.org
Los Altos Hills http://www.scc-ares-races.org/lah/lah.html
Milpitas Amateur Radio and Electronics Society (MARES) http://w6mlp.org, http://www.qsl.net/mares
Mountain View ARES/RACES, K6MTV http://www.k6mtv.org
NASA Ames Amateur Radio Club (AARC), NA6MF http://hamradio.arc.nasa.gov
Palo Alto Emergency Communication http://www.anagram.com/ec-pa/
San Jose RACES http://www.sjraces.org
Saratoga Amateur Radio Association, K6SA (SARA) http://www.k6sa.net
Stanford University Amateur Radio Emergency Service, W6YX (SUARES) http://www-suares.stanford.edu
Sunnyvale ARES (SARES) http://www.sunnyvaleares.org

For more clubs and organizations in Santa Clara Valley, scroll to Amateur Radio in South Bay area below.

Adjacent ARES/RACES Organizations:
South San Mateo County ARES, K6MPN (SCARES) http://www.k6mpn.org
San Mateo County ACS Radio Plan http://www.blackberryreact.org/sm-co-freqs.html
Santa Cruz County ARES http://ares.santa-cruz.ca.us
City of Hayward ARES/RACES http://www.stormcenter.net/~hwdraces/
Amateur Radio Club of Alameda (ARCA) http://www.arcaham.org
Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES) http://www.races.net
San Francisco OES Auxiliary Communications Service http://www.sfacs.net
Northern California Chapter of APCO, Amateur Radio Corner http://www.napco.org/amateur.htm
Northern California ARES/RACES/ACS/SAR/VIP Frequencies http://www.quickbase.com/db/6sa4rmya

NASA Amateur Radio Clubs

Ames Research Center ARC, NA6MF
 
http://hamradio.arc.nasa.gov
Mark Allard, mark.r.allard@nasa.gov
Dryden ARC, NA6SA Gary Barr, gary.barr@mail.dfrc.nasa.gov
Glenn Research Center ARC, NA8SA
 
http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/Clubs/NA8SA
Glenn Williams, glenn.l.williams@grc.nasa.gov
Goddard Space Flight Center ARC, WA3NAN
 
http://garc.gsfc.nasa.gov
Jim Blackwell, jim.blackwell@gsfc.nasa.gov
Jet Propulsion Laboratory ARC, W6VIO
 
http://jplarc.ampr.org
Robert Dengler, no6b@no6b.jpl.nasa.gov
Johnson Space Center ARC, W5RRR
 
http://www.w5rrr.org
Dale Martin, dale.martin@jsc.nasa.gov
Langley Research Center ARC, KG4NJA
 
http://larc-exchange.larc.nasa.gov/lea/amateur-radio/
James Byrd, j.e.byrd@larc.nasa.gov
Marshall Space Flight Center ARC, WA4NZD Don Hediger, don.hediger@msfc.nasa.gov
Wallops Flight Facility ARC Charles Jacob, Charles.R.Jacob.1@gsfc.nasa.gov

Note: Kennedy Space Center does not have an amateur radio club. No information was available for the Michoud Assembly Facility, Stennis Space Center or the White Sands Test Facility.

HF Radio Information

DX Summit http://oh2aq.kolumbus.com/dxs/
Northern California DX Club (NCDXC) http://www.ncdxc.org
DXing Info: Information for DX and Radio Hobbyists http://www.dxing.info
DX News http://hfradio.org/dx.html
Computer program to run WSJT meteor scatter software http://pulsar.princeton.edu/~joe/K1JT/
Propagation Resource Center http://www.hfradio.org/propagation.html
D-Region Absorption Prediction http://www.sec.noaa.gov/rt_plots/dregion.html
eHam.net DX Cluster Spots http://www.eham.net/DX/spots
Meteor showers, solar flares, auroras, near-earth asteroids http://www.spaceweather.com
NWS Space Environment Center http://www.sec.noaa.gov

Amateur Radio in South Bay area

South Bay Area Radio Events: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SB_Radio_Events
Santa Clara Valley Section Clubs: http://www.pdarrl.org/scvsec/clubs.html
San Jose State University ARC, W6YL: http://w6yl.engr.sjsu.edu
Santa Clara Valley Rptr Soc: http://www.scvrs.org
West Valley Amateur Radio Association http://www.wvara.org
Santa Clara County Amateur Radio Association (SCCARA) http://www.qsl.net/sccara
Bay Area Communications Society (BAYCOM) http://www.wa6ycz.org
Mountain View Amateur Radio Association (MVARA) http://www.mvara.com
Palo Alto Amateur Radio Association (PAARA) http://www.paara.org
Stanford Amateur Radio Club, W6YX http://www-w6yx.stanford.edu
K6FB Las Cumbres Amateur Radio Club: http://www.k6fb.com
Hewlett Packard Silicon Valley Radio Club: http://www.pdarrl.org/clubs/hpsvrc/
Tandem Radio Amateurs Club: http://www.pdarrl.org/clubs/trac
Lockheed Martin Amateur Radio Club: http://www.qsl.net/lmarc/

Amateur Radio in the San Francisco Bay Area

ARRL WWW Pacific Division Home Page: http://www.pdarrl.org
Northern Amateur Relay Council of California http://www.narcc.org
Northern California Repeater Owner's Association http://www.ncroa.org
Ectar, Emergency Communications Through Amateur Radio: http://www.ectar.org
Northern California Net (NCN) Traffic Page: http://pweb.jps.net/~k9jm/ncn.htm
Northern Alameda County ARES: http://www.pdarrl.org/ebsec/nalco
South Bay Amateur Radio Association, KU6S: http://www.sbara.org
Hayward Radio Club: http://www.qsl.net/k6eag
East Bay ARC: http://www.qsl.net/w6cus
Hercules ARC of Ohlone Elementary School: http://www.jps.net/ai3x/harc
Livermore Amateur Radio Club: http://members.home.net/ke6ycw/lark
Naval Postgraduate School ARC: http://www.k6ly.org
Northern California Dx Club: http://www.ncdxc.org
Oakland Radio Communication Association: http://www.qsl.net/orca
Coastside ARC: http://www.coastsidearc.oarg
Mount Diablo ARC: http://www.mdarc.org
Mt. Diablo D-Star System: http://www.k6mdd.org
Northern California Chaverim: http://www.norcalchaverim.org
Technical Journalists' Amateur Radio Club: http://www.tjarc.com
San Francisco ARC: http://www.sfarc.org
Lambda ARC Golden Gate Chapter: http://www.qsl.net/wa6gg
U.S.S. Pamanito Amateur Radio: http://www.qsl.net/nj6vt
50 Mhz & Up Group of Northern California: http://www.qsl.net/50up
Hamilton Wireless Assn: http://www.k6bw.org
Santa Cruz County ARC: http://www.k6bj.org
North Bay Amateur Radio Assn: http://www.geocities.com/k6livallejo
Linking Amateur Radio Across California: http://www.cal-net.org

Amateur Television (ATV) info (includes SSTV)

Local ATV Clubs and Groups:
Silicon Valley ATV Group - K6BEN http://www.k6ben.com
Mt. Diablo W6CX ATV (Contra Costa Co.) http://www.mdarc.org
Streaming video of Mt. Diablo ATV repeater W6CX http://kb6t.camstreams.com
ATNC - Amateur Television of Northern California http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ATNC
Stanford Amateur Radio Club - W6YX http://www-w6yx.stanford.edu/w6yx/
Telerobotic Camera - Live From Alameda - WA6ZJG http://citynight.com/atv

Amateur Television Equipment:
VideoLynx http://www.transmitvideo.com
PC Electronics http://www.hamtv.com
RF-video.com (900MHz, 2.4GHz) http://www.rf-video.com
Down East Microwave http://www.downeastmicrowave.com
Directive Systems http://www.directivesystems.com
Decade Engineering onscreen (title) displays http://www.decadenet.com
Intuitive Circuits onscreen (title) displays http://www.icircuits.com
More ATV equipment

ATV Internet Sites:
Amateur Television Network (ATN) http://atn-tv.org
Amateur Television Directory http://www.qsl.net/atn/atv-tv.org
Amateur Television Quarterly (ATVQ) http://ATVQuarterly.com
DXer.com Amateur Television http://www.dxer.com/atv.html
Hamcams Web Server http://hamcams.servepics.com
SSTV for Beginners http://www.ultimatecharger.com/SSTV.html
ATV on dxzone.com http://www.dxzone.com...Amateur_Television
Standard NTSC Television Frequencies http://hamradio.arc.nasa.gov/ntscfreq.html

More amateur television info and links

Digital communications by radio (Packet)

Getting an Amateur Radio License

NASA Related Webpages of Amateur Radio Interests

International Space Station Reference, Ham Radio
http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/station/reference/radio

ARRLWeb: Amateur Radio on the ISS
http://www.arrl.org/ARISS

Amateur Radio Stations heard via ISS
http://www.ariss.net

Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS)
http://ariss.gsfc.nasa.gov

Amateur Radio Antennas on ISS
http://www.marexmg.org/hardware/antennas.html

Shuttle Audio Frequencies throughout USA and Canada
http://www.amsat.org/amsat/sarex/shutfreq.html

NASA TELEVISION SCHEDULE
http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/realdata/nasatv/schedule.html

NASA Television Programming

Internet Radio Linking Project by the JPL Amateur Radio Club, W6VIO
http://wr6jpl.ampr.org

Rules and Regulation

Part 97 of FCC for Amateur Radio Service

FCC Parts and Titles

FCC Audio/Video Events Home Page at http://www.fcc.gov/realaudio is a access to live and pre-recorded broadcasts of selected FCC events

NTIA/Office of Spectrum Management at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/osmhome/osmhome.html. The NTIA is responsible for managing the radio frequency spectrum.

NTIA Manual of Regulations & Procedures for Federal Radio Frequency Management (the Redbook) at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/osmhome/redbook/redbook.html

US Frequency Allocation Chart

Allocation Chart info (including downloadable pdf file) at
http://www.ntia.doc.gov/osmhome/allochrt.html

Miscellaneous Sites

Incident Command System (ICS) Online Courses

NIMS Download Center at http://www.nimsonline.com

Natl Interagency Incident Communications documents (radio programming, ICS)

Amateur Radio Newsline at http://www.arnewsline.org

Emergency J-Pole VHF/UHF Flexible Antennas at http://www.fiu.edu/orgs/w4ehw/j-pole.html

Coax cable loss table and charts

Simple schematic drawing page that might be kind of fun at http://butler.qrp.com/~wd9eyb/drawsch/nsver.html

Commercial Radio Licensing information at http://www.w5yi.org

Amateur Radio Software for Macs at http://www.machamradio.com

Personal Radio Steering Group information at http://www.provide.net/~prsg/home.htm Users of

Samples of sounds digital modes make at http://www.kb9ukd.com/digital

Sound files by Worldwide Utility News to help you identify the signals you hear on shortwave at http://www.wunclub.com/sounds/index.html

NIST: Time and Frequency Division at http://www.boulder.nist.gov/timefreq/

IEC Fundamentals of Telecommunications at http://www.iec.org/online/tutorials/fund_telecom/

FCC Universal Licensing System of the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (WTB) at http://wireless.fcc.gov/uls/

FCC General Menu Reports (callsign and frequency search) at http://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/General_Menu_Reports/

FCC ULS License Search at http://wireless2.fcc.gov/UlsApp/UlsSearch/searchLicense.jsp

Repeater Builders Technical Information Page at http://www.repeater-builder.com/rbtip/

California Emergency Services Net (CESN) at http://acs.oes.ca.gov/Pages/acs_nets.html

VHF-FM Equipment Compliance Report by Civil Air Patrol at https://ntc.cap.af.mil/comm/equipment/equipment.cfm


Corrections and Comments are welcome (and needed)

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