440 Mhz J-Pole Antenna plans
- Here is a 70cm (440 Mhz) J-Pole antenna that is inexpensive, and easy to build. Author use 1/2 inch copper pipe, and the associated fittings necessary. The dimensions arenít typical however, this is what it took to get its SWR low.
Plainfield Radio League
- An ARRL-affiliated club serving the Plainfield-area and Joliet. Sponsors the WW9AE 70cm ARES repeater 444.550 + 114.8. Meets last Wednesday of the month at the Plainfield Family Restaurant at U.S. Rte. 30 and Renwick Road at 7:00 p.m.
Yaesu FT-817 discussion group
- Members discuss the operation of and modifications to this outstanding QRP rig that covers 160m 70cm with all modes. Site contains a large database of FT-817 FAQs and data files. Antennas, tuners, and power sources are also covered as related to this ultra-compact transceiver.