• Looking for Help as a New or Returning Ham Radio Operator?

    Send an email to hamhelp@sbcara.org and someone will contact you to see how we can help!

    For Amateur Radio Licensing (including fully remote testing & study) email testing@sbcara.org.


db750xPowerwerx DB750X

PowerwerxPowerwerx – Wouxun & Tera Radios, Crimp Tools, Power Supplies, Anderson Power Poles & More!

YaesuYaesu – The Yaesu brand is well known among ham radio aficionados and is synonymous with premium quality ham radios. From stationary multi-feature communications equipment to portable devices, YAESU has consistently represented the best in communications equipment to the world’s top DX’ers for over half a century.

kenwoodKenwood – Kenwood USA is a leading developer and manufacturer of consumer electronics and communications equipment. Founded in the United States in 1961, Kenwood USA is the largest sales subsidiary of Kenwood Corporation of Japan and is recognized by consumers and industry professionals for providing products known for quality, performance, and value.


icomIcom – Icom is a world leader in the amateur radio market. Also known as ham radio, Icom makes amateur radios for use in long-range (HF) and short-range (VHF, UHF) communications. Digital technology is transforming the market, and Icom helped pioneer the development of Digital Signal Processing (DSP) equipment. Icom is also a leader in product development for the D-STAR digital mode, a global open protocol that is on the cutting edge in Amateur Radio today.

ElecraftElecraft – Offer unique, high-performance transceivers and accessories that are available both factory assembled and as kits that you can easily build yourself. Based in Aptos, California

Using a Yaesu FT-450D


Using a LDG AT100 PRO II Tuner


Baofeng UV-5R Series – UV5R / BFF8 / GT3 – miklor.com

FT-60R Yaesu FT-60R

FT-8800R Yaesu FT-880R

icom706 Icom IC-706MKIIG

x50a Diamond X-50A Antenna

baofeng_uv5ro Baofeng UV5R

wouxun_kguv6d Wuoxun KG-VU6D

yaesu_vx150 Yaesu VX-150


aes-logoHam Radio Outlet – HRO is a family owned business with 12 stores located throughout the United States as well as a formidable presence on the Internet, making it the Largest Ham Radio dealership in the world.

hroAmateur Electronic Supply – AES has been serving the amateur “ham” radio community since 1957!

Emergency Equipment Resources

obsOBS Specilty Vehicles– Manufacturer of San Benito County’s Command Van / Vehicle known as Comm90 or 9290 or 9390

5390iconMonterey Command 5390– Salinas Fire Command 5390

sviSVI Truck – Making 5390– Salinas Fire 5390 – How it was made. Doesn’t necessarily reflect its current configuration or features.

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