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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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United States

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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 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

HN 436: St. Louis Winterfest 2020

1/16/2020
Relay switches with Bob, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Space Weather News with Dr. Tamitha Skov, Show Us Your Project with Randy, a preview of future projects from George, chatroom questions with Amanda, and Bob talks with Rebecca Carroll about the upcoming St. Louis Winterfest on January 25, 2020. Hosts: Bob Heil, 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:01:05:26

HN 435: Kicking Off the New Year!

1/9/2020
Bob Heil shows off his new(old) setup, Gordo's gadgets, a Tales From the Transmitter Site from George, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Solar Update with Dr. Tamitha Skov, and questions with Amanda! 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...

Duration:01:14:08

HN 434: The Best of 2019

12/25/2019
Join Bob Heil, Gordon West and the rest of the Ham Nation crew on a look back at 2019! Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, Amanda Alden, Dale Puckett, and Dan Vanevenhoven 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...

Duration:01:23:16

HN 433: Tower Safety Part 3

12/19/2019
Gordo invites you to Quartz Fest, Bob Heil interviews a family of hams: the McElroy's! Show Us Your Project with Randy, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Val and Jim continue Tower Safety Month with part 3 of Jim Idelson's presentation, Amanda and Jeff at the Last Man Standing Set, 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...

Duration:01:28:46

HN 432: Tower Safety Part 2

12/12/2019
The Santa Net with Pete Thomson and a special guest! Bob Heil on his move, show you are a Ham Nation fan with a special offer from HamCrazy.com, Gordo works with the new Heil Parametric Receive Audio System, Don with Amateur Radio Newsline, Dr. Tamitha Skov with the Solar Storm Forecast and Jim Idelson returns with part 2 of Tower Safety Month. 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...

Duration:01:14:30

HN 431: Tower Safety Month Part 1

12/5/2019
The Heil Parametric EQ system with Gordo, YOTA Month with Bryant Rascoll KG5HVO, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, George's Echolink project, Tower Safety with Valerie and Jim Idelson K1IR, Amanda with your questions and more! 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...

Duration:01:23:54

HN 430: Fred & Anita With The Club of the Year

11/28/2019
Anita AB1QB and Fred AB1OC from the Club of the Year: Nashua Area Radio Society, turkey on the beach with Gordo, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Dr. Tamitha Skov with the Solar Report, The ARRL Operating Manual with George, author Bob Witte talks with Amanda about his book, "VHF, Summits and more: Having Fun With Ham Radio". 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...

Duration:01:18:38

HN 429: A Visit To Begali

11/20/2019
Becoming a ham instructor with Gordo, a tour of the Begali Keys factory in Italy with Jim Marra N5HZ, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Space Weather News with Dr. Tamitha Skov, Fox Cities Amateur Radio Club 2019 Swapfest with Dan N9LVS, part 2 of the Battleship Iowa Radio Tech Tour, your questions with Amanda and more! Hosts: Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Amanda Alden, and Dale Puckett Guest: Dan Vanevenhoven We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes at...

Duration:01:14:28

HN 428: How To Moonbounce!

11/14/2019
The Leonid Meteor Shower with Gordo, the AM band with George, Youth on the Air Camp at the Voice of America Museum with Neil Rapp and Jocelyn Brault, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Moonbouncing with Val and Lance Collister, 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...

Duration:01:21:04

HN 427: Ham Radio in Space

11/7/2019
Bob Heil updates on his travels, Gordo on connecting kids with the International Space Station, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Solar Update with Dr. Tamitha Skov, The Engineer's Notebook with George, chatroom 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 HamNationVideos@twit.tv Thanks to Joe Walsh who wrote and...

Duration:01:23:01