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NERDS Links List -- last update 2019-03-04


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Clubs and Organizations

Link #

Organization Website URL Description
1 ARRL www.arrl.org The website for all Amateur Radio enthusiasts
4 Androscoggin Amateur Radio Club http://www.w1npp.org/
5 Lenfest Mountain Radio Group http://www.sevenriver.net/ka1fds-pages/lmrg.html
6 St. John Valley Amateur Radio Association https://sjvara.com/
7 Aroostook Amateur Radio Association http://k1fs.org/
9 Waldo County Amateur Radio Association http://www.wcara.org/
10 Merrymeeting Amateur Radio Association http://www.ks1r.org/
14 The Maine Amateur Radio Foundation http://www.marcs-online.org/
15 Wireless Society of Southern Maine http://www.ws1sm.com/
16 Portland Amateur Wireless Association https://www.qsl.net/pawa/ Established in 1914 making it the oldest Amateur Radio Club in Maine.
17 Pine State Amateur Radio Club https://www.n1me.org/
18 Pen Bay Amateur Radio Club http://penbayarc.org/
19 Hancock County EMCOMM http://hancockcountyemcomm.blogspot.com/
20 Androscoggin County Amateur Radio Emergency Servic http://www.w1npp.org/pages/aresraces.html This Androscoggin website has a ton of information on ARES APRS and Training
21 BagleyAmateurRadioClub https://www.qsl.net/ka1eks/barc/ Appears to have some broken links but still might be viable
22 KA1EKS https://www.qsl.net/ka1eks/ This page is fun plus it has lots of info on repeaters and beacons for northern Maine
23 Ellsworth Amateur Wireless Association https://www.qsl.net/n1ep/Signals_Downeast/N1EP.htm
24 Penobscot County Auxiliary Communications Radio Se https://penobscotcountyares.weebly.com/
25 Freedom Repeater Group http://www.sevenriver.net/frg/
26 Yarmouth Radio Club Inc http://www.yarmouthradioclub.org/
27 Loyalist Amateur Radio Club https://www.lcarc.ca/ Founded in 1937 located in Saint John, N.B.
28 University of New Brunswick Amateur Radio Club https://www.unb.ca/initiatives/ar/ve9unb/club/
32 International Repeater Group https://ve9irg.net/
38 QRP Club of New England http://www.newenglandqrp.org/wordpress/ Free membership. Low power is fun!
44 Radio Amateurs of Canada https://wp.rac.ca/ Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) is the national association for Amateur Radio in Canada. This would be equivalent to our ARRL
47 Radio Amateurs of Northern Vermont http://www.ranv.org/ranv.html Great website
50 Radio Society of Great Britain https://rsgb.org/ A great Amateur Radio resource from across the pond.
53 New England QSO Party http://www.neqp.org/
54 Summerside Amateur Radio Club http://www.summersidearc.com/ Serving Western Prince Edward Island
57 Stanford Amateur Radio Club, W6YX https://w6yx.stanford.edu/

DIY Projects

Link #

Organization Website URL Description
2 Maker Pro www.maker.pro Projects for robotics, Raspberry Pi and Arduino
11 Bristol Watch Student-Hobbyist Electronics Project http://www.bristolwatch.com/index.htm Lewis Loflin compiled this exhaustive list of information on programming, Raspberry Pi, Arduino, Linux, and electronics

Weather and Propagation

Link #

Organization Website URL Description
3 Dr. Tamitha Skov www.spaceweatherwoman.com Simply the best live solar weather coverage for hams from ham WX2SWW
39 SunSpotWatch.com http://sunspotwatch.com/ a live reference resource site for solar and geomagnetic data and images
13 Real Time Lightning Maps http://www.lightningmaps.org This is a great tool for locating lightning strikes near your QTH and all around the world.
41 High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HA https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High_Frequency_Activ Lost their funding this is a Wikipedia link.
56 SolarHam http://www.solarham.net/
58 Yankee Skywarn https://www.wx1gyx.org/ serving western Maine and northern New Hampshire

Satellites and ISS

Link #

Organization Website URL Description
30 Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation AMSAT https://www.amsat.org/about-amsat/ AMSAT first formed in 1969 as an educational organization. Its goal is to foster Amateur Radio’s participation in space research and communication.

Misc Links

Link #

Organization Website URL Description
35 Gridsquare Conversion from AMSAT http://www.amsat.org/amsat-new/tools/grids.php You can use this handy tool to look up your stations gridsquare, or the gridsquare of that rare DX station you just worked
40 QRZ.com https://www.qrz.com/
42 QSL.net https://admin.qsl.net/index.php
43 Ham Test Online http://www.hamradiolicenseexam.com/ To get your Amateur Radio license you gotta study. Ham Test Online is the best system IMHO
45 Repeater Database https://www.artscipub.com/repeaters/ search by State, country, hemisphere!
46 Maine Emergency Management Agency https://www.maine.gov/mema/
48 Canadian Call Sign lookup database https://apc-cap.ic.gc.ca/pls/apc_anon/query_amat_c
49 Canadian Amateur Radio link page https://wp.rac.ca/callbook/ don't be fooled by the 404 error, this page has lots of links! scroll down the page.
51 New England Repeater Directory (NERD) http://www.nerepeaters.com/
52 EchoLink http://www.echolink.org/
55 Geocaching https://www.geocaching.com/play



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