The Broadcasters' Desktop Resource

The Broadcasters' Desktop Resource

GSTK - Good Stuff To Know

Here is some information that should be in your personal notebook - where to find and get stuff you need.


Contacting the FAA

The number to call for reporting tower beacon and side-light outages: 1-877-487-6867

(Be sure to get the NOTAM number and call and report when the lights are restored!)

Want to check to make sure your NOTAM got into the system? Check out: https://pilotweb.nas.faa.gov/PilotWeb/


Additional FAA Resource Materials:

Links to online filing "Obstruction Evaluation" requests are on this page

The current FAA Antenna Circular (7460-1K) on obstruction marking and lighting requirements is located here. (about 3 MB)

The current Part 77 Rules are located here.


Standard/Metric Conversions:


Parts identification


Historical Resources


Rules and Regulations


Have some listeners with interference problems?

Telephone line filters:


Replacement Crystals for Legacy Gear:


Replacement fans for satellite receivers:


Hardware Pinouts, cable and connector layouts, etc.


Finding open frequencies for wireless microphones

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