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Ham Nation (Video HD)

Comedy

Share in the excitement and importance of ham radio - from tossing an antenna wire into a tree allowing you to talk to the world, to the importance of ham radio operators in time of disasters with hosts Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, Amanda Alden, and Dale Puckett. Records live every Wednesday at 9:00pm Eastern / 6:00pm Pacific / 01:00 (Thu) UTC.

Share in the excitement and importance of ham radio - from tossing an antenna wire into a tree allowing you to talk to the world, to the importance of ham radio operators in time of disasters with hosts Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, Amanda Alden, and Dale Puckett. Records live every Wednesday at 9:00pm Eastern / 6:00pm Pacific / 01:00 (Thu) UTC.

Location:

United States

Genres:

Comedy

Description:

Share in the excitement and importance of ham radio - from tossing an antenna wire into a tree allowing you to talk to the world, to the importance of ham radio operators in time of disasters with hosts Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, Amanda Alden, and Dale Puckett. Records live every Wednesday at 9:00pm Eastern / 6:00pm Pacific / 01:00 (Thu) UTC.

Language:

English


Episodes

HN 455: 107-Year-Old Cliff Kayhart, W4KKP

5/28/2020
Bob interviews 107-year-old ham Cliff Kayhart W4KKP, Valerie and Mike Crownover AD5A present the 2020 IOTA Expeditioner of the Year Award to Mike Zavarukhin VE7ACN, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, your questions with Amanda and more! Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, and Amanda Alden We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes at wiki.twit.tv. Submit your own video to Ham Nation at HamNationVideos@twit.tv Thanks to Joe Walsh who...

Duration:01:26:05

HN 454: Val Presents The CQ DX Hall Of Fame Awards!

5/21/2020
Building a better ventilator with Dr. Gordon Gibby KX4Z on Club Spotlight, Winlink Wednesdays with Gordo and John Hill KF5VO, Valerie and Bob Schenck N2OO present the winners of the CQ DX Hall of Fame awards, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Solar Update with Dr. Tamitha Skov, ARRL HF Dipoles Antennas for Amateur Radio with George, your questions with Amanda and more! Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, and Amanda Alden We invite you to read, add...

Duration:01:36:12

HN 453: Club Spotlight on Four Active Clubs!

5/14/2020
This week is a full Club Spotlight with four clubs! K2Heroes Net with Peter W2JV, GOTAhams WG6OTA with Jack KM6UMQ, the Lebanon Valley Society of Radio Amateurs with Titus AB3WX, and the Northern Colorado Amateur Radio Club with Joe KD0TYU. Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, and Amanda Alden We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes at wiki.twit.tv. Submit your own video to Ham Nation at HamNationVideos@twit.tv Thanks to Joe Walsh who wrote and...

Duration:01:09:17

HN 452: Long Island CW Club & Virtual Contest U!

5/7/2020
Club Spotlight on the Long Island CW Club, making contacts in your backyard with Gordo, continuing the CW Arduino project with George, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Solar Update with Dr. Tamitha Skov, Val talks with Tim Duffy on this year's Contest University, and more! Smoke & Solder CW Keyboard files: amateurlogic.tv/downloads/cw_keyboard_v1.zipamateurlogic.tv/downloads/cw_keyboard_v2.zip Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, and Amanda...

Duration:01:28:27

HN 451: COVID-19: The Doctors Are In The House!

4/30/2020
Dr. Scott Wright K0MD and Dr. Harry Przekop WB9EDP answer questions about COVID-19, Club Spotlight on the Northern Ohio Amateur Radio Society, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, George plays with CW on the Arduino, and more! Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, and Amanda Alden Guests: Dr. Scott Wright, M.D. and Dr. Harry Przekop We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes at wiki.twit.tv. Submit your own video to Ham Nation at...

Duration:01:21:32

HN 450: Health and Welfare Nets

4/23/2020
Club Spotlight on the Fair Lawn Amateur Radio Club and Rochester Amateur Radio Association, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Solar Update with Dr. Tamitha Skov, putting up an antenna in your backyard with Gordo, gathering the parts for Bob's next project, ways to volunteer during this pandemic with Valerie, donating convalescent plasma with Andy Anderson, questions with Amanda and more! Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, and Amanda Alden We invite you to read,...

Duration:01:34:56

HN 449: Zoom Security, Bicycle Mobile and More!

4/16/2020
Budd Drummond W3FF and his Lightfoot cycle rig, Curt Franklin KG4GWA on thinking about security while using Zoom, Don Arnold W6GPS on how a ham can help during a disaster, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Solar Update with Dr. Tamitha Skov, Bob and George announce a new project, writing some code on the Arduino with George, your questions with Amanda and more! Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, and Amanda Alden Guest: Curt Franklin We invite you to read, add to,...

Duration:01:19:53

HN 448: Quarantine For Hams

4/9/2020
Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, and Amanda Alden Guest: Dr. Scott Wright, M.D. We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes at wiki.twit.tv. Submit your own video to Ham Nation at HamNationVideos@twit.tv Thanks to Joe Walsh who wrote and plays the Ham Nation theme. Check out Ham Nation on Facebook and Twitter! Download or subscribe to Ham Nation at...

Duration:01:48:05

HN 447: Using Zoom For Your Club Meetings

4/2/2020
How to use Zoom for your club meetings with Fred Kemmerer AB1OC, Bob Bastone WC3O on his train ride to the ARRL headquarters, Gordo on trap antennas, George's Echolink repeater, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, and Amanda with your questions! Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, and Amanda Alden We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes at wiki.twit.tv. Submit your own video to Ham Nation at HamNationVideos@twit.tv Thanks to Joe Walsh who wrote and...

Duration:01:10:25

HN 446: Club Meetings and Personal Distancing

3/26/2020
Bob Heil and Gordon West talk to Mary Catherine (KI4HHI) and Joe Domaleski (KI4ASK), using Zoom for your remote club meetings with Tom Nolan W3EX, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don and Solar Weather Update with Dr. Tamitha Skov, Contest University status with Tim Duffy, VP8PJ South Orkney DXpedition with Val, questions with Amanda and more! Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, and Amanda Alden We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes at...

Duration:01:33:24

HN 445: Dayton Hamvention Canceled!

3/18/2020
Michael Kalter on the cancellation of Dayton Hamvention 2020, Gordo talks about how to meet with your club online, an interesting adventure with Fred Lloyd from QRZ.com, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Solar Update with Dr. Tamitha Skov, Megger meters with George, a viewer's Pine Board on Steroids with Bob, questions with Amanda and more! Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, and Amanda Alden Guests: Michael Kalter and Fred Lloyd We invite you to read, add to, and...

Duration:01:30:36

HN 444: Hamvention Club of the Year

3/12/2020
Bob Heil talks with Mark Kleine from the 2020 Hamvention Club of the Year, the South Canadian Amateur Radio Society, a heavy-duty ball mount for your antenna with Gordo, viewer videos with Dale, Tales From the Transmitter Site with George, and your questions with Amanda! Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Amanda Alden, and Dale Puckett We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes at wiki.twit.tv. Submit your own video to Ham Nation at...

Duration:01:14:45

HN 443: All About Amateur Television!

3/5/2020
Gordo talks with Roland Hoffman KC6JPG about the Amateur Television Network, the ARRL Antenna Books and a more durable alternative to heat shrink tubing with George, Amateur Radio Newsline and Solar Update with Don, your questions with Amanda and more! Hosts: Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, and Amanda Alden We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes at wiki.twit.tv. Submit your own video to Ham Nation at HamNationVideos@twit.tv Thanks to Joe Walsh who wrote and...

Duration:01:11:11

HN 442: Gordo's Got GROL

2/27/2020
Getting your General Radio Operator License with Gordo, Logic Gate Examples on Arduino with George, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, becoming a storm spotter with Val, and your questions with Amanda! Hosts: Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, and Amanda Alden We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes at wiki.twit.tv. Submit your own video to Ham Nation at HamNationVideos@twit.tv Thanks to Joe Walsh who wrote and plays the Ham Nation theme. Check...

Duration:01:09:40

HN 441: AM Rally Wrap-Up

2/20/2020
Bob Heil talks with Steve Cloutier about the AM Rally 2020 results, having fun with ham radio on Gordo's Short Shots, writing a few lines of code on the Arduino with George, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Solar Update with Dr. Tamitha Skov, your questions with Amanda and more! Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, and Amanda Alden We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes at wiki.twit.tv. Submit your own video to Ham Nation at...

Duration:01:11:15

HN 440: YOTA, WA6ITF, Arduinos & More!

2/13/2020
A special gift from the family of Bill Pasternak, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Youth on the Air Camp 2020 with Marty Sullaway, Part 3 of Getting Started with Arduinos with George, a special guest and your questions with Amanda! Hosts: Bob Heil, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, and Amanda Alden Guest: Marty Sullaway We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes at wiki.twit.tv. Submit your own video to Ham Nation at HamNationVideos@twit.tv Thanks to Joe Walsh who wrote and...

Duration:01:15:01

HN 439: Hams Gone YL'd 2.0

2/6/2020
Amanda and Val host another special all YL Ham Nation! Hosts: Valerie Hotzfeld and Amanda Alden Guests: Jeri Ellsworth, Amy Herndon, Caryn Eve Murray, Dr. Tamitha Skov, and Melanie Hardman We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes at wiki.twit.tv. Submit your own video to Ham Nation at HamNationVideos@twit.tv Thanks to Joe Walsh who wrote and plays the Ham Nation theme. Check out Ham Nation on Facebook and Twitter! Download or subscribe to Ham Nation at...

Duration:01:40:22

HN 438: Preparing For The AM Rally

1/30/2020
Bob Heil talks with WB1GCM, KB3WFV, and WA2QEX about the upcoming AM Rally, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Space Weather News with Dr. Tamitha Skov, Quartzfest 2020 reports from Randy and Gordo, Arduino IO Pins on Smoke & Solder with George, Amanda has an announcement about next week's episode and more! Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, and Amanda Alden We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes at wiki.twit.tv. Submit your own video to Ham Nation...

Duration:01:11:09

HN 437: YOTA Month Recap

1/23/2020
Bob's $3 speaker wire antenna and shack in progress, Bryant Rascoll KG5HVO and Neil Rapp WB9VPG on the success of Youth on the Air Month in December, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Solar Storm Forecast with Dr. Tamitha Skov, Val is back from her cruise with a bridge tour and operating from the Grand Cayman, getting started with Arduino programming with George, your questions with Amanda and more! Hosts: Bob Heil, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, and Amanda Alden We invite...

Duration:01:10:20