For Education and Training
Below are links to some education and training resources on-line that we're aware of. If you find a good one you think should be included, please let us know.
Also see the Resources section of this web site for even more helpful information.
- Getting Started in Electronics, by Forrest M. Mims, III (PDF, 128 pages.)
An excellent introduction to electronics, with amusing but helpful diagrams.
It's a bit old (circa 1983-1994), but it's still great information. The fundamentals never change.
- Ham Test Online
- Ham Universe.
A huge web site devoted to teaching all about ham radio.
- Naval Electrical Engineering Training Series
"Oldest, most comprehensive electronics course in existence." (W5YI Technician Class Preparation book)
- Randy Hall's, K7AGE, YouTube Channel.
Hundreds of videos on many topics, such as Getting Started on 2 Meters, Introduction to PSK31, Sound Card Interfacing, Ham convention reviews, and many more.
- Soldering (Wikipedia article)
- Basic Soldering videos
These are a bit old, but the techniques shown are still quite valid.