If you are reading this page, it is likely that you know who and what the ARRL is. The organization devoted to ham radio and it’s users, the ARRL is one of the largest sources of information and resources for ham radio operators. Here are a few of my favorites, but be sure to spend a lot of time exploring the ARRL web site to discover information that YOU can use!

ARRL Resources

Amateur Radio Emergency Service
ARRL Technical Information Services
Emergency Communications Training
Public Service
QRN Resource: The ARRL RF Noise Identification Web Page


QSL Service
Logbook of the World


Radio Clubs (ARRL-affiliated clubs)
Hamfests and Conventions
ARRL Field Organization

Licensing, Education and Training

Find a License Exam Session
Find a Licensing Class
ARRL Continuing Education Program
Books, Software and Operating Resources
ARRL Resources for License Instruction (As an educator, I found these links very helpful)

Quick Links and Resources

QST – ARRL Members’ Journal
QEX – A Forum for Communications Experimenters
NCJ – National Contest Journal
Support for Instructors
Support for Teachers
ARRL Volunteer Examiner Coordinator (ARRL VEC)
Public and Media Relations
Forms and Media Warehouse
FCC License Renewal
Foundation, Grants and Scholarships

Interested in Becoming a New Ham?

Information on becoming a new ham
E-mail newham@arrl.org
Tel 1-800-326-3942 (US)

Contact Us

ARRL – The national association for Amateur Radio
225 Main Street, Newington, CT 06111-1494 USA
Tel 1-860-594-0200, Mon-Fri 8 AM to 5 PM ET (except holidays)
FAX 1-860-594-0259, e-mail hqinfo@arrl.org, Web site – www.arrl.org

A little About Rules And Regulations

Rules And Regulations From ARRL Handbook
ARRL Chart Of Sub Bands
ARRL U.S. Band Plan Chart

Tom Smerk, ©2011