Links of Interest

FCC Utilities

FCC License Manager - Manage your FCC license information

FCC Commission Registration System - Obtain and Manage your FCC FRN number prior to taking an exam

FCC Universal Licensing System - Search ham radio call signs

FCC Universal Licensing System - Search ham radio call signs

FCC Vanity Call Sign System - How to create a personalized ham radio call sign

Volunteer Examiner (VE) Testing Sites

Greater Los Angeles Amateur Radio Group

ARRL Testing Site Search - Find ARRL and other VE exams throughout the US

Ham Radio Exam Preparation Sites

QRZ Ham Test Online Review - Free, but requires registration

E-Ham Ham Test Review - Free - Free study site

Ham Test Online - Fee-based courseware with a free trial function

Emergency Conditions

Antelope Valley Community Emergency Response Team

Antelope Valley Emergency Services

Los Angeles County Disaster Community Service

Earthquake Information

Recent Earthquake Activitiy via the U.S. Geological Survey

Fire Information

Cal Fire


Geospatial Multi-Agency Coordination Wildland Fire Support (GEOMAC)

National Interagency Fire Center

USDA Forest Service Active Fire Mapping Program

USDA Fores Service Pacific Southwest Division

Road Conditions

California Highway Patrol Traffic Incidents

Road closure information: Kern County, Los Angeles County, San Bernardino County

Local TV & Radio News Sources

KCBS Channel 2 - includes KCAL 9 on TV and KNX 1070 AM radio

KNBC Channel 4

KTLA Channel 5

KABC Channel 7

KTTV Channel 11

KFI 640 AM


Additional Links

Antelope Valley Press (subscription required for most content)

California Rally Race Series

Southern Californa Police-Fire Scanner Coverage

Vandenberg AFB Space Archive

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