If you are just getting started in amateur radio, here are a few links that you may find useful.
Getting Started in Ham Radio: An article about how to get your license and some study options to consider.
I got my license, now what? An article discussing the “next steps” after licensing for the beginner.
Getting Started on 2m FM: (video) Randy K7AGE has some tips for getting on the 2-meter band with your new HT radio.
Introduction to Repeaters: If you’re ready to try a call on a local repeater, read this article to understand better the procedures and how FM repeaters work.
Getting Started on Repeaters: (video) Randy K7AGE helps you understand how to program your HT with a repeater channel to make getting on FM repeaters a breeze!
Hey, Why can’t I access the repeater? This article helps identify some common problems you might have when trying to set up for repeater operations with your new radio.
UHF/VHF Antennas for your Home: If you’re establishing a home station, check out these ideas for simple and covert home station antennas.
What Frequency Do I Use on 2-meters? Bob KØNR summarizes the 2m band plan and how to select frequencies for use without interfering with others.
What Frequency Do I Use on 70 Centimeters? Bob does it again for the 70cm band plan!
Loads of Modes: An introductory overview of the various modes of communication common in ham radio. Disentangles the jargon to help you understand the variety of mode-band combinations.
If you’ve been around the block a bit and you’re upgrading to General Class license, you may enjoy these links that explain more advanced concepts for beginners.
The Difference with HF: The upgrade to General Class takes you a big step into HF operations and single sideband mode. This article sums up some of the new way of thinking and operating you’ll have with HF.
Understanding Single Sideband: An introduction, with tutorial video, to single sideband mode and operations.
Your First Dipole Antenna: Bob KØNR provides some insight and advice about that first wire dipole you may use for HF bands.
Antennas… How many do I need? A practical “getting started” discussion on selecting antenna types for your station to cover HF to UHF bands.
Trimming Your Dipole Antenna: The most common antenna for the new General Class licensee is the wire dipole. See how to tune it up!
An Introduction to Digital Signal Processing: Learn the basics of DSP and what it can do for your receiver, then check out Julien’s video below!
Digital Signal Processing: (video) Julien Frost N3JF explains the DSP with an Icom HF transceiver.