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section is for new operators......... See also this page Echolink
of all welcome to the wonderful world of Amateur Radio or nicknamed
are so many ways to enjoy this hobby.
in the cost behind the scenes? Check this page
hope this information will assist you in getting more enjoyment out
of your toys.
start learning about ham radio, try the links in the sidebar.
start by talking about getting registered so the rest of the Ham world
can find out about you.
this link to go to QRZ.com
will see a box at the top to enter any call sign. Type your own call
sign and touch enter.
will be taken to the QRZ page that already has you listed from the
However you will see this information asking you to log in.
the Login link and you will get a request to log in. If you have never
logged in, you need to register.
click the link in the "Don't have...." line and follow instructions
you are registered, you can edit your page and add information about
can add pictures, e-mail address and a bio.
can see sample pages by entering any valid ham call sign. Try mine
(KG7KA) if you wish.
won't go into detail here about adding info to your page. There are
help files available on the QRZ page.
begin editing your page hover your mouse pointer over your call sign
on the right.
click the Edit link and you are set to begin editing. There are help
files there and by searching the web for help using QRZ.
start making contacts and have FUN.
can also use QRZ for your log book.
you enter a call sign you get this at first
you can see their e-mail if you hover over the E-mail link.
can also log a contact with them
can see detail about them- I'll leave that for you to explore except
for one area I really like- the "Show Map"
are all public records so I am not revealing anything that is private.
you want to add pictures. This can be tricky. Here
is a tutorial from QRZ on adding pics to the body of your page.
The trick that is overlooked is on the QRZ edit page is getting your
make sure you have added your pics to your QRZ server. Then when you
go to the Edit Bio page, select the Image icon
takes you to another text box.
Here you select Browse Server to go to your uploaded pics.
Select the pic to add & click Upload.
The pic will be inserted wherever your cursor is.
Be sure to save your page when done.
the pic will be rotated 90 degrees. I have not found a solution within
To change the orientation I have added a border to the pic to change
There should be a way within QRZ but I have not found it.
Answers on line indicate that it must be rotated before adding to
You can rotate it before you uploaded using any graphic editor like
GIMP, Photoshop, CorelDraw, etc.
However this did not work for me. That's why I just make the pic bigger
with a border.