Links to interesting stuff, in no particular order
Arduino and Stuff
Kits and QRP
(They seem to go together)
Rent a fire tower lookout from the USFS Forest Service: https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/r1/recreation/?cid=fsp5_030855
Fun Sites – interesting to browse
Power (to run radios)
LiIon batteries, solar panels, chargers – made in SoCal! https://www.bioennopower.com
Samlex America some of the best power supplies made. Also used extensively in remote communication systems. Please check out the DC-DC inverters – great for keeping a constant 13.8 V to your HF rig no matter what the battery voltage.
6, 2, and 0.07 meter antenna comaprison: http://www.bigskyspaces.com/w7gj/6mTable.htm
Loop Fed Array (LFA) the best antenna for 6 meters
WSPR, FT8, WSJT-X, etc.
Time (Useful stuff for WSJT too)
Calculate UTC/Time Zones: http://www.timebie.com/std/utc.php
Audio Processing / Analysis
Enter “Yaesu” for Applicant Name, select an appropriate date range, then select “Start Search”. Note that the “upper frequency” column represents the highest frequency the device can RECEIVE.
Networking (all types)