Hamshield lets your arduino talk to far away people and things using amateur radio bands (coverage 136-170mhz, 200-260mhz, 400-520mhz) project owner contributor hamshield vhfuhf transceiver for arduino. The amateur radio operators could be a doctor, engineer, high school student, sailor, teacher, lawyer, politician, housewife or even an astronaut. The radio amateur is considerate - never knowingly operates in such a way as to lessen the pleasure of others. Loyal - offers loyalty, encouragement and support to other amateurs and local clubs. This is a project of radio receiver lwmwsw stereo fm with rds, using arduino nano, si473x radio ic and 1. One often overlooked opportunity, among all the ham radio projects you would like to take on, is the so-called antenna tuner. My pet peeve here is with the embarrassing inefficiency of most so-called antenna tuners. Arrl the national association for amateur radio 225 main street newington, ct, 06111-1400 usa tel fax toll-free hqarrl. Org contact arrl the arrl is a member-society and international secretariat of the international amateur radio union. Ham radio is a technical hobby and i enjoy experimenting and building equipment, more so than actually operating. Whilst it is not really viable for most hams to build a complex transceiver to compete with. Amateur radio homebrew projects and experiments category is a curation of 129 web resources on , winding toroids, directdirt, some good ideas for a big delta loop antenna. Resources listed under ham radio homebrew category belongs to technical reference main collection, and get reviewed and rated by amateur radio operators. Radioamateur homebrew page by ham radio homebrew six meter duplexer and various other projects. Your own ham domain brew your own ham web site at very little cost.