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  1. QRZ Forums Code of Conduct

    Guidelines and Rules for users of the Forum
  2. QRZ Newsroom

    Articles of interest to radio amateurs around the world.
    1. Amateur Radio News

      Newsworthy articles about Amateur Radio.
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    2. Videos and Podcasts

      Member contributed content
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      Latest: Small Footprint QRP K9ROB, Feb 24, 2021 at 4:15 PM
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    3. General Announcements

      General announcements and news tidbits
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      Latest: 2 METER AM NET WA4ILH, Feb 27, 2021 at 10:57 PM
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    4. Contests, DXpeditions and Special Events

      Upcoming Operations, Nets, and More
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      10,049
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      20,226
      Latest: 5H1IP Zanzibar 4L5A, Feb 27, 2021 at 8:09 PM
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    5. Hamfest and Convention Calendar

      Upcoming Hamfests & Conventions
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      Latest: HamCation Special Edition KO4MMO, Feb 21, 2021
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    6. Hamfest Reports

      User reviews of recent hamfests.
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      Latest: Hara Arena, On it's way down KL7AJ, Feb 28, 2021 at 1:25 AM
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    7. Silent Keys / Friends Remembered

      In memory of those who have passed.
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      12,191
      Latest: Ken, G1HFS SK G4COE, Feb 28, 2021 at 10:15 AM
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  3. Discussion Forums

    Share your views with others
    1. Ham Radio Discussions

      Discussion, opinions and viewpoints on amateur radio related topics
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    2. Ham Radio Life

      Everyday things in the lives of ham operators.
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      Latest: Fry's gone, Best Buy next? K6JK, Feb 28, 2021 at 8:41 AM
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    3. QRZ Stickers Around the World

      Show us your QRZ Bumper Sticker
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      254
      Latest: Sticker Availability? WV8RKO, Jan 29, 2021
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    4. The DX Zone

      Topics about DXing and DX
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      Latest: QSL exchange.... AF2F, Feb 28, 2021 at 3:59 AM
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    5. On the Road

      RV and Mobile Operations, trip reports
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    6. Youth Forum

      To promote youth interest and activity in Amateur Radio
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      Messages:
      6,901
      Latest: Youth Shacks Show your Shack KD2UHF, Feb 13, 2021
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    7. Survey Center

      Survey says and your opinion is...
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      318
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      10,870
      Latest: Some of your favorite QRZ pages KB2BK, Feb 22, 2021 at 12:09 PM
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    8. Straight Keys - CW Enthusiasts

      For CW proponents only.
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      Messages:
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      Latest: Capacitor across bug contacts? NW6V, Feb 28, 2021 at 10:16 AM
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    9. The YL Zone

      This forum is exclusively for YL members of QRZ
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    10. QRP Corner

      Devoted to QRP operation
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      Messages:
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      Latest: Seeking a QRP SWR meter,, NOT MFJ,,, WA9UAA, Feb 28, 2021 at 7:00 AM
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    11. On-Air Operations - Q&A

      Comments, questions and answers about on-air operating
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      Latest: HOA Class W7HV, Feb 27, 2021 at 8:46 PM
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  4. Technical Forums

    RF, Hardware, Software, Operating Tips, Answers
    1. General Technical Questions and Answers

      General radio tech questions that do not fit in our specialty boards, answered by knowledgeable hams
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      Latest: TEN TEC OMNI VI experts - Question! KH6VP, Feb 28, 2021 at 9:09 AM
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    2. Antennas, Feedlines, Towers & Rotors

      Everything about antennas, towers, feedlines and the care & feeding of them!
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    3. Software Defined Radio (SDR)

      Subjects pertaining to SDR operations and technology.
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      Latest: IC-7300 plus linear amp warning W9FL, Feb 28, 2021 at 1:17 AM
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    4. Microphones, Speakers & Audio Processing

      The place for microphones, headsets, speakers, and sound processing discussion.
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    5. Digital Radio, DMR, Fusion, Wires, DSTAR

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      Latest: Openspot 3 P25 K6EEN, Feb 28, 2021 at 3:35 AM
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    6. "Boat Anchor" & Classic Equipment

      Discussion on the care and operation of tube type/hybrid gear & equipment
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      Latest: Drake B vs. C W9BRD, Feb 28, 2021 at 4:45 AM
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    7. Amplitude Modulation

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      Latest: Another well-known AMer SK WG8Z, Feb 24, 2021 at 6:07 PM
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    8. Homebrew and Kit Projects

      Learn about or share shack engineered projects
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      Latest: 2m Fox/ARDF Beacon Kit or Detailed Build? OZ2M, Feb 28, 2021 at 8:01 AM
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    9. Radio Circuits, Repair & Performance

      The place to discuss circuits, repairs, and legal modifications/improvements to rigs and equipment.
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    10. Amateur Radio Amplifiers

      Everything about setting up, operating, and maintaining amateur linear amplifiers
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      Latest: AL-82 on 208 VAC K4ECA, Feb 28, 2021 at 10:28 AM
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    11. Working Different Modes

      A forum for the discussion of Digital, SSTV, CW, and any other alternative transmission modes
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      Latest: Anyone Do FT8 On 1296? KA3TJI, Feb 28, 2021 at 1:26 AM
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    12. Mobile Radio Systems

      The place to discuss mobile equipment, antennas, installation, troubleshooting, and operatiions
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      Latest: Battery different sizes for mobile set up KD4UPL, Feb 28, 2021 at 3:11 AM
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    13. Satellite and Space Communications

      Discussion about these types of operation, including EME
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      Latest: Rotor Recommendations KB1PVH, Feb 28, 2021 at 2:55 AM
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    14. The Low Bands - 630/2200 Meters - VLF

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      Latest: Inverted L 600M and 160M W0BTU, Feb 24, 2021 at 10:45 PM
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    15. VHF/UHF - 50Mhz and Beyond

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      Latest: "COMPACtenna" - fact or fiction? W9XMT, Feb 28, 2021 at 8:59 AM
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    16. Echolink/IRLP Tech Board

      A resource for Echolink, IRLP, and other remote linkage knowledge and questions
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      Latest: Linux startup and EchoLink KJ7QNP, Feb 27, 2021 at 11:19 PM
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    17. Computers, Hardware, and Operating Systems

      Discussion of computer and non-amateur radio software related topics
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      Latest: DOS. Anybody still use it? KD0KZE, Feb 28, 2021 at 2:58 AM
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    18. Mac Ham Radio on macOS & iOS

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      Latest: Question Re: TIDradio TH6 K3DCW, Feb 27, 2021 at 3:00 PM
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    19. Amateur Radio Software

      A discussion area for rig control, logging, utility, and other software applications.
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      Latest: MSHV M0AGP, Feb 27, 2021 at 11:28 PM
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    20. Amateur Radio Equipment Reviews

      Personal reviews of amateur radio gear
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      Latest: FT-991A MODS VHF UHF ??? PA5COR, Feb 28, 2021 at 9:46 AM
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    1. Logbook User Forum

      Get Help with the QRZ Logbook here
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      Latest: Help creating a new logbook ZS6US, Feb 28, 2021 at 9:39 AM
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    2. QRZ Operating Awards

      Discussion and Q&A
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      Latest: QRZ log and Awards KB9HGI, Feb 28, 2021 at 4:56 AM
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    3. Suggestions and New Feature Requests

      Tell us how we might improve the Logbook
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      Latest: "Ignore" QSO's not eligible for an award KQ8W, Feb 23, 2021 at 10:06 PM
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  5. QRZ Report Data

    System-generated reports from our servers
    1. Daily FCC Log

      Latest QRZ updates from the FCC
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      Latest: FCC Updates for QRZ, Feb 27, 2021 at 9:30 AM
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    2. Daily DX Log

      Latest QRZ updates by DX (non-USA) stations
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      Latest: DX Updates for 2021-02-26 - 66 new QRZ, Feb 27, 2021 at 9:31 AM
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  6. Amateur Radio Resources

    Find clubs, licensing information, and make on-air friends!
    1. SKED - QSO Scheduling

      Setup a contact, roundtable, or contest here!
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    2. Becoming an Amateur Radio Operator/Upgrading Privi

      A place to ask questions about joining amateur radio, or expanding your horizons!
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      Latest: Just passed my extra test! KJ7LPI, Feb 28, 2021 at 2:58 AM
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    3. Amateur Radio Clubs

      A resource listing of amateur radio clubs and their interests from around the world!
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    4. Amateur Radio License Test Schedules

      Scheduled Amateur Radio License Exams
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      Latest: DFW In Person Testing AG5CK, Dec 18, 2020
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  7. QRZ Community, Database Helpers, and Info

    Database Listing Help, Resources, Rules, and Information
    1. Add My Call Sign to QRZ - Database Helpers Forum

      Post here to get your call sign added to QRZ. Read the Instructions first.
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      Latest: Please add M7OLA Thank you EB1BSV, Feb 28, 2021 at 10:37 AM
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    2. Community Help Center

      Need help with the QRZ website? Ask your questions here. Open to all.
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      Latest: emailing a QRZ member? W7UUU, Feb 28, 2021 at 5:20 AM
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    3. QRZ XML Logbook Data

      Live QSL Data from the QRZ Server
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      Latest: Nickname in XML lookup ZS6US, Feb 27, 2021 at 4:15 PM
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    4. Preguntas y Respuestas sobre QRZ.COM

      Spanish Language Help for QRZ
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      Latest: Inscribirme en el LogBook EB1BSV, Feb 22, 2021 at 6:45 PM
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    5. Forum Test Area

      Make your trial postings here - open to all
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      Latest: Just a test AJ4GQ, Feb 21, 2021
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