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How to do Net Control

When you start getting active on one of the HF nets or even a 2m net, you might want to try being Net Controlā€¦or at least think about it. There's some things you can practice.

Make an Elevation Map

When you want to talk to someone on your radio, do you know what might be in the way? This tutorial will tell you how to generate an elevation map to show what might be between you and your QSO.

Echolink

For licensed hams, EchoLinkĀ® software opens up new possibilities for communicating around the world with other amateurs. Your PC links you or your local repeater to any of thousands of other stations over the Internet.

CHIRP

CHIRP is a free tool for programming the channels on your amateur radio. It supports most brands and both mobile and handheld radios. It works on Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10, the latest version of Mac OS X, and Linux .