Amateur Radio N4KC -- Don Keith

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Here is a list of other Internet sites that may be of interest to ham radio operators or those who might be developing an interest in the hobby. Enjoy!

N4KC headphones

Don Keith Home Page--N4KC's home page, info about books he has written, appearances and more

Don Keith's blog--N4KC blogs about rapid technological change and how it affects media, society and amateur radio



American Radio Relay League--the national organization for amateur radio operators, info on becoming a ham

The Radio Amateur Information Network podcast--audio and interviews about ham radio (including several with Don N4KC)

Birmingham Amateur Radio Club--local club in Birmingham, Alabama

CQ Magazine--montly magazine devoted to amateur radio

DX Notebook--site of interest to hams who chase "DX," distant amateur stations interest site with many articles, forums, and equipment reviews.  Click on the "Articles" link on the left side of the page and search for "N4KC" to see a number of articles I have written for this site. 

W8JI's site--if it has to do with ampllfiers, baluns, feedlines, or antennas (especially 160 or 80/75 meters), then Tom is THE man.  He actually designed several of the Ameritron HF amplifiers that are among the most popular in amateur radio, and the extremely well-made baluns marketed by DX Engineering.  N4KC uses both.  His tutorial on how to tune up an amp is worth the visit alone.

K0BG's Mobile site--information for safely and effectively installing and using ham radio in automobiles interest site with articles, news, forums and more

RigPix site--pictures of various amateur radio gear, including vintage equipment (like N4KC used as a young ham!)

Salt Lake City "S-meter" site--listen live to various ham radio frequencies

3819 kHz Group "listen" site--listen live to various ham radio frequencies

VOACap software/G4ILO--amateur radio propagation software--shareware site

W2DU/Walter Maxwell's REFLECTIONS site--information on antennas and feedlines from one of the experts

W4RNL/L. E. Cebik's antenna site--information on all types of antennas and antenna theory

KA1FSB's Loop Antenna Calculator--also includes some good construction tips for the storied loop antenna

I appreciate any updates or reports of broken links on this page.  Please send them to me at



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