practical tips and links

This page will give you a lot of good practical tips and ideas for your shack and antennas.
Content will be added step by step .... 73' Wolfgang

My main links
The best DX-Cluster with real time DX band activity DX-Heat
Sherwood Engineering Inc. Transceiver and Receiver Test Results
Announced DX Operations
DX Code of Conduct
DX Heat
DX Maps
UK Six Meter Group Website

Log-Program and Tool
Log4OM the best HAM Log-Prgogramm!
Ham Office for my QO-100 SAT Log
Adif to Cabrillo Converter

Antennas and Baluns
Practical Antenna- and Balun Tips from DJ0IP
The best Baluns - high quality and fair price from Balun Designs

Weather and Beacons
Realtime European Lightning Data map
Realtime World Lightning Map
International Beacon Project
Beacon Overview Map

SAT and Space
Live Es'Hail-2 OSCAR 100 SAT WebDR from England
Live Es'Hail-2 OSCAR 100 SAT WebSDR from Italy
Realtime Satellite Tracking
International Space Station ISS

Service Manuals and Pictures
Rig-Pics Database
Technical Service Manuals
Mods and Manual
Service Manuals for Antennas, Transceiver and Receivers

Only in German
Fenu-Radio alles über Radioempfang und Antennen-Tests
Alles über von HB9PZK Antennen-Berechnungen und -Simulationen
Alles über Amateuerfunk-Satelliten
Alles über Satelitten von DK3WN
Webseiten Sammlung von

Software and online Tools
Create your own Azimuthal Map
The best log software for amateur radio - and for free LOG4OM
Analyse your Log-Files with Q-Scope
Antenna Modeling Software and other good utilities from Dan Maguire AC6LA
QTH Locater Finder
QSL Manager lookup
APRS Google Map

SDR Receivers
Fenu-Radio all about SDR radios and antennas
SDR receivers all over the world
Another SDR live website
SDR Wide-band receiver University of Twente in Nederlands
Free SDR Software from
Live Radio all over the world web-based Radio Garden

The following video from GM3SEK will give you a lot of practical information about the design of your shack in order to help to avoid HF and other disorders in your shack.

Clean up your Shack