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.