Here are some web resources that I have found to be useful. These links will take you to a new page or tab.

If you have any favorites you’d like me to consider adding, please get in touch.


  • – Look up any ham anywhere

Spotting networks

  • – Customizable, graphically pleasing site for displaying spots and analysis. Can also look up spots by callsign.


  • – Maps showing paths of spotted QSOs worldwide (most often used for tracking 6 meters). dxmaps will send you e-mail warnings when propagation may exist in your area. Membership in the site is recommended.
  • NOAA’s Space Weather Prediction Center – Summary of space weather conditions, news stories and more resources.
  • – Summary of current solar conditions and space weather
  • DX Info Centre – William Hepburn’s resource pages for broadcast radio & TV propagation including tropo forecasts that can be of value to hams operating on VHF


  • Bruce Horn (WA7BNM)’s Contest Calendar – A weekly grid of contests worldwide and a 14-month summary.
  • 3830 Scores – Submit your contest scores and check to see other stations’ claimed scores. Note: This is not a substitute for submitting your log to the contest sponsors.


  • Ham Stuff – Tom NS6T’s collection of utilities including an azimuth (great circle) map generator and one that maps your QSOs from an ADIF file.