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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.
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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.

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Episodes

HN 385: Quartzfest Preview

1/17/2019
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What to expect at Quartzfest 2019 with Gordo, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Randy updates us on his shack, viewer videos with Dale and more! Hosts: 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 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...

Duration:01:09:38

HN 384: Orlando Hamcation Preview

1/10/2019
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Bob Heil talks with Michael Cauley W4MCA, chair of the 2019 Orlando Hamcation, Gordo talks with Marcus, KM6ANM about outfitting his Jeep with radio communication for ARES, George tries to get more range with his 430 MHz experiment 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 HamNationVideos@twit.tv Thanks to Joe Walsh who wrote and...

Duration:01:11:37

HN 383: Happy 2019!

1/3/2019
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Gordo talks to Barry Bettman K6ST about Kid's Day and getting young people interested in amateur radio, how will the government shutdown affect Hams, George experiments with 430 MHz 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 HamNationVideos@twit.tv Thanks to Joe Walsh who wrote and plays the Ham Nation theme. Check out Ham Nation on...

Duration:01:11:11

HN 382: The Best of 2018

12/26/2018
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Bob Heil and the Ham Nation crew look back on memorable segments from 2018! Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, 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 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:01:25:38

HN 381: Merry Christmas From Ham Nation!

12/20/2018
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Bob's "new" mobile transmitter, the Superstition Amateur Radio Club in Mesa, Arizona with Gordo, the first installment of Show Us Your Project with Randy, Winter Field Day and other videos with Dale, Amanda on the Last Man Standing set and more! 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 HamNationVideos@twit.tv Thanks to Joe...

Duration:01:19:46

HN 380: K3LR Antenna Projects and Santa!

12/13/2018
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Tim Duffy's "little" antenna project, using a graphing analyzer to check impedance on a coax cable, how to listen to the AMSAT Fox-1 Cliff satellite, getting kids on the air to talk on the Santa Net! Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, and Don Wilbanks 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...

Duration:01:16:45

HN 379: Elecraft and QRZ

12/5/2018
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We're celebrating two milestone anniversaries: 25 years of QRZ and 20 years of Elecraft. We talk with QRZ Founder Fred Lloyd (AA7BQ) about the early days of the site, and Elecraft Co-Founders Eric Schwartz (WA6HHQ) and Waybe Burdick (N6KR) about the genesis of their company. Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, Don Wilbanks, and Amanda Alden Guests: Wayne Burdick, Eric Schwartz, and Fred Lloyd We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes at wiki.twit.tv. Submit your own video to...

Duration:01:18:29

HN 378: Measuring Coax Impedance

11/29/2018
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The new ARRL 2019 calendar is here, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Larry the Radio Ham Guy shows off the Drok LM2596 voltage regulator, winterizing your equipment with Dan, the Santa Watch Net is coming, and Amanda with chat room questions! Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, 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:01:11:11

HN 377: Happy Thanksgiving!

11/22/2018
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Bob shows off a cheap and useful mat for your workbench, how to enter your College Club station for the 2019 NA Collegiate Championship with Valerie, an update on the Camp Fire in California on Amateur Radio Newsline, Gordo invites you to help test a loop antenna, the AMSAT 36th Annual 2018 Space Symposium highlights with Randy, and Amanda has your chatroom questions! Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, and Amanda Alden We invite you to read, add...

Duration:01:07:45

HN 376: The California Wildfires

11/15/2018
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Gordo on FireWatch in Southern California, thermography at a transmitter site with George Thomas, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, and Amanda talks with Greg Kruckenwitt(KG6SJT) about ARES and the California wildfires. 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 plays the Ham Nation theme. Check...

Duration:01:10:26

HN 375: Loopy For Loops!

11/8/2018
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Bob's transmitter find, Dale is back with another Show Your Shack, all about loop antennas with Gordo, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, giving back by being an Elmer with Val and Amanda is on location! Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, 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 HamNationVideos@twit.tv Thanks to Joe Walsh who wrote and plays the...

Duration:01:22:28

HN 374: The Halloween Extravaganza!

10/31/2018
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Happy Halloween from the Ham Nation crew! On today's show: making sure you have good wiring in your home with Gordo, an update on Hurricane Michael relief efforts on Amateur Radio Newsline, Tales From the Transmitter Site with George, the Ultimate To-Go Station in an RV, chatroom questions with Amanda and more! Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, Don Wilbanks, George Thomas, 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...

Duration:01:02:41