Technical Resources Page

Technical resources related to Ham Radio, the ICOM 7300 HF transceiver, and computer programming

ICOM 7300 Specific Resources

Tech and Reviews

Social Media and Discussion Groups

Hardware and Software

ICOM 705 Specific Resources

Tech and Reviews

Social Media and Discussion Groups

  • ICOM IC-705 group
    his group is devoted to the IC-705 portable direct-sampling SDR HF/VHF/UHF transceiver, which was announced at Tokyo HamFair 2019.

Hardware and Software

General Amateur Radio Resources

General Sites/Home Pages

  • Amateur Radio Relay League
    The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) is the national association for amateur radio, connecting hams around the U.S. with news, information and resources
    World's leading amateur radio web site with news, technical articles, discussions, practice exams and more
  • is a Web site dedicated to ham radio (amateur radio)
  • QRZ Now
    Blog format with product reviews, news, and links to vendors
  • World Radio History
    American Radio History documents the history of radio and TV in a library of thousands of magazines and publications about Broadcasting, Radio, TV, Programming, Wireless, Electronics and Ratings
  • AC6V's Amateur Radio And DX Reference Guide
    All About Amateur Radio
  • WB3GCK Home Page
    WB3GCK Amateur Radio Homepage

Propagation/Space Weather

Online Logbooks

DX News

  • DX Summit
    The renowned DX Summit by OH8X has been a reliable source of current and historical DX activity on radio for many years
  • NG3K Announced DX Operations
    Listing of current announced DX operations
  • 425 DX News
    The Italian Weekly Bulletin for Serious DXers

Digital Modes

Hardware and Software

  • Ham Radio Deluxe
    Integrated Software for Logging, Rig Control, Digital Modes, Satellite
  • DXLab Suite
    Freeware suite of eight interoperating applications including, rig control, logging, and digital modes
  • AFREET Software
    High resolution World Map software for Amateur Radio. Geographic and Azimuthal projection, Ham prefix and QTH lookup, CQ and ITU Zones.
  • Solar Data Plotting Utility
    Plot the Tad Cook, K7RA, weekly Propagation Forecast Bulletin in a graphic format on your screen
  • Byonics
    APRS and tracker hardware
  • Presentation on USB and Serial Interfaces
    A presentation titled Everything You Need to Know About USB and Serial Interfaces. Presenter has a HAM radio/Windows perspective



  • QRP Labs
    QRP kits, news, and discussion


  • Projects

  • Commercial

    • PAR Electronics
      PAR Electronics Inc. Filters for the commercial 2 way market, MATV, FM broadcast, laboratory, marine industry, amateur radio, scanner and short wave
    • RadioWavz
      Hexbeam, Bazooka, OCF Windom, Fan Dipole, and Folded Terminated Dipole antennas
    • Radio Works
      Carolina Windom, Line Isolators, Jim's Notebook
    • Lightning Bolt Antennas
      Technical Specifications on Lightning Bolt's Amateur and Commercial line Antennas
    • Mosley Electronics
      A wide line of antennas including Amateur, Aviation, Business, Citizens Band (CB), Commercial, Marine, Military, and Short Wave antennas
    • Hy Power Antenna Company
      Hy Power Antenna Company, Our mission is to get as many hams active on HF with quality products at reasonable prices
    • JK Antennas
      Manufacturers of High Quality Amateur Radio / Ham Radio HF Yagi, Transmitting and Receiving Antennas. New Home of the Force 12 Antennas.
      The home of the EFHW – End Fed Half Wave antennas, BALUNs, UNUNs, OCF, and Accessories
    • MFJ Enterprises
      MFJ Enterprises Inc - Hy-Gain, Cushcraft, Loop Antenna
    • SteppIR
      SteppIR provides the most diverse set of horizontal, vertical and portable antennas
    • Chameleon Antenna
      Chameleon Antenna has been a pioneer at rethinking and redesigning portable antenna systems since almost a decade
    • Alpha Delta Radio
      Alpha Delta Communications, Inc. has been producing industry leading RF management products for the communications industry for over 30 years
    • Alpha Antenna
      Magnetic loop, HF, and mobile antennas
    • AlexLoop
      Magnetic loop by PY1AHD
    • Pacific Antenna/QRP Kits
      Affordable QRP Antennas and Kits at exceptional value

Computer Programming Resources


  • Microsoft Visual Studio
    Microsoft developer tools (free and paid)
  • Eclipse
    Open source IDEs for Java, C/C++, JavaScript, PHP and more
  • Postman
    Tool for testing REST, SOAP, and GraphQL APIs.
  • Android Studio
    Android Studio provides the fastest tools for building apps on every type of Android device
  • Python
    The official home of the Python Programming Language
  • Java
    The official home of the Java Programming Language

CI-V Programming

Web Programming

Creating Windows Screen Savers