Links to some interesting places
Even though the code is no longer required for testing, it is a good idea to still try and learn it, if anything so that you can still go on the CW portions of the bands with minimum equipment.
Homebrew-The true spirit of Ham Radio
www.qrpme.com/ Save your tuna cans and Altoids tins.
aa1tj.com/radio.html Everything from a voice operated CW transmitter to making a transmitter or receiver from a derelict CFL.
sparkbangbuzz.com/ Real evil genius stuff here.
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