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NAVIGATION AND BOATING LINKS

7th DISTRICT COAST GUARD LOCAL NOTICE TO MARINERS - In Adobe Acrobat pdf format.

ATLANTIC INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY ASSOCIATION - Group to encourage the continuation and further development of waterborne commerce and recreation on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway.

BAHAMAS INFORMATION - from Noonsite.com and is frequently updated by C6AGG.

BASRA - Bahamas Air Sea Rescue Association

BEST BOATING RESOURCES ON THE WEB - Good site with extensive list of boating links.

BRIDGE REGULATIONS ON ICW - Check for bridge schedules, etc.

CRUISER'S NET - General interest articles concerning the I.C.W., Bahamas and the Gulf of Mexico areas.

GEORGE TOWN CRUISING REGATTA - All there is to know about the George Town Cruising Regatta including pictures.

I.C.W. CHANNEL CONDITION SURVEY REPORTS - from the USACE.

ICW CRUISERS GUIDE - Cruising Info for the Atlantic I.C.W.

NAUTICAL CHARTS - View any NOAA chart. All should be up-to-date!   Free!

NOONSITE.COM - Customs, immigration and general information on International cruising destinations.

S.E.A.R.C.H. - Search and Rescue Charitable Foundation. Search and rescue organization for the SW North Atlantic and Caribbean.

SEVEN SEAS CRUISING ASSN - Home page of the SSCA.

USCG HOME PAGE - Home page of the USCG's main website.

USCG MARINE SAFETY SITE - Documentation, Licensing, Navigation rules, Marine safety,  Environmental protection and more at this USCG site.

USCG NAVIGATION CENTER - GPS, DGPS, Loran C, Light lists, Nav pubs and documents.

USCG MARITIME COMMUNICATIONS - Navigation Center's Maritime Telecommunications site.

WATERWAY GUIDE - Good Source for waterway navigation updates.

WINLINK 2000 - Amateur radio E-mail, position reporting, and weather system.


VESSEL TRACKING

SHIPTRAK - Find any vessel using APRS or YOTREPS system (with history).

SAILWX - Excellent site for locating vessels, along with weather, tides, wave heights, etc.


RADIO LINKS

AIRMAIL - Web site of and download location for Airmail software. - also see WINLINK

AMSAT MAIL FORWARDING INFO - Information on AMSAT's e-mail forwarding service.

AMSAT ADDRESS CHANGE / SIGNUP / DELETE - Site allows maintenance of e-mail forwarding on AMSAT.

ANTENNEX ONLINE - Popular online magazine with many technical articles.

ARRL - Home page of the American Radio Relay League.

ARRL CALL SIGN / NAME CROSS REFERENCE

ARRL MAIL FORWARDING INFO - Another membership benefit of ARRL.

ARRL INTERNATIONAL OPERATING - Reference source for reciprocal licensing information.

ARRL LICENSING - The last and latest word on licensing for hams and prospective hams.

AUTOMATIC POSITION REPORTING SYSTEM (APRS) - Software downloads and information on APRS operation - a VHF or HF packet system for automatically reporting geographic positions - also see APRS NET

CARIBBEAN MARITIME MOBILE NET - Communications for cruising yachts all over the Caribbean, SW North Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico on 7.241 MHz at 1100 to 1200 Zulu.

FCC HOME PAGE

FCC - AMATEUR RADIO SERVICE - The FCC Amateur home page.

FCC UNIVERSAL LICENSING SYSTEM (ULS) - The ULS home page.

GREAT LAKES MARINE MOBILE NET - Great Lakes Ham Radio Net. HF SSB and VHF amateur radio net for mariners on the Great Lakes.

NASA FREQUENCIES - List of frequencies for NASA retransmissions.

MARITIME MOBILE SERVICE NET - Web site of our friends at 14.300 MHz with net check-in procedures and Net protocol information.

STORMY WEATHER SOFTWARE - Access to ham radio pages and download full working version software for Tides, Astro Nav, Almanac, Yacht race management, Morse code and more.

WINLINK- Amateur radio E-mail, position reporting, and weather system.


WEATHER LINKS

ATLANTIC STORM TRACK - Good downloadable storm track from U of Hawaii.

BAHAMAS WEATHER FORECAST - Just click on chart for local forecasts.

BAROMETER BOB'S - Great site for Bahamas (esp. Abacos) and South Florida weather.

BEARPAWS - Best site I've found for tropical storm info. Compiles info from most other sites.

GULF STREAM IMAGE - Temperature based satellite images from Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab and RUTGERS UNIVERSITY.

NWS MARINE FORECAST CONTACTS - Phone numbers, addresses, emails, etc.

NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER / TROPICAL PREDICTION CENTER - NOAA / NWS hurricane center home page - also available in a TEXT ONLY VERSION.

NATIONAL DATA BUOY CENTER (NDBC) - Home page of the NOAA / NWS Buoy center.

NDBC SOUTHEAST BUOY SITE MAP - Data buoy sites - Florida and Bahamas.

  NEW NWS/NOAA ZONE MAPS

New England Zones
Mid-Atlantic Zones
Tropical Atl. Zones
Gulf Zones
Caribbean Zones
Coastal and Great Lakes Zones Chart
Florida Coastal Interactive Chart

NOAA / NWS HOME PAGE - National Weather Service home page.

NOAA / NWS MARINE & COASTAL WEATHER SERVICES - Links to all NWS Marine forcasts and weather broadcast information.

NOAA / NWS WEATHER INFORMATION SUPERHIGHWAY - NWS Tallahassee weather links.

PASSAGE WEATHER - Wind, wave and weather forecasts.

STORM PULSE - Excellent Storm Tracking Page with Graphics, Interactive.

WORLD WIDE HF FAX AND WEATHER FREQUENCIES - Frequencies and  schedules plus information on Wefax, Wxsat, SSTV, etc. contributed by W4AKE.


HAM GEAR LINKS

BLUEWATER BOOKS & CHARTS - Fort Lauderdale Nautical Book and Chart store.

CRUISING COMPANION PUBLICATIONS - Good material on HF and HF Mail by one of our own, Marti Brown KF4TRG.

CRUISING SERVICES & SUPPLIES - Pactor email installation & training in the Chesapeake Bay areas.

DockSide Radio - Punta Gorda, Florida supplier of PTC Modems - Good source for cruising net schedules.

FARALLON ELECTRONICS - Sausalito, CA supplier of ham gear and North American distributor of PTC modems (site lists all NA dealers).

HAM RADIO OUTLET - Nationwide ham radio stores.

HF RADIO ON BOARD - California supplier of radio gear and PTC modems.

ICOM - Icom America home page.

INTERNATIONAL MARINE PUBLISHING - McGraw-Hill's boating book and video division.

KENWOOD - Amateur Radio pages of Kenwood American division.

MFJ ENTERPRISES - Radio and ham gear manufacturer and supplier.

MICROPHONE CONNECTIONS - How to wire/re-wire almost any microphone.

SCS - Home page of SCS, the PTC modem manufacturers and Pactor software developers.

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