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Episodes

Is Your Antenna Soggy_ Why Hams Love Maps and the QSO Today Virtual Ham Fest

3/5/2021
Thank you for watching Ham Nation! Tonight we speak with Eric Guth 4Z1UG about the upcoming QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo. Gordo helps us keep our antennas dry. Randy explains why maps are important to hams and how to pick up some new awards. Don covers the news with Amateur Radio Newsline, Doctor T tell us what to expect with space weather and Amanda rounds out the show covering the nets and you comments. Big thanks to ICOM for providng bi-weekly and monthly giveaways for Ham Nation, see...

Duration:01:18:39

Huntsville is BACK! Mobile Ham Antenna Wrap-Up & Soldering Tips! - Ham Nation!

2/19/2021
Huntsville is back https://hamfest.org and we have Mark Brown to talk about it! Gordo wraps-up his mobile antenna report and Joe shows us some great soldering gear and provides us some tips. Big thanks to ICOM for providng bi-weekly and monthly giveaways for Ham Nation, see http://icomamerica.com/hamnation for more details! The Ham Radio Crash Course digital gateway can be found at https://hrcc.link Links from the show: Soldering irons: https://amzn.to/3k6Qfik USB Soldering...

Duration:01:16:39

Mobile Radio Antenna, Ham Shack Time Keeping and OMISS Net - Ham Nation!

2/5/2021
Tongiht! Gordon continues his talk on ham radio mobile antennas, Randy talks to us about effective ham shack time keeping and Amanda interviews Carrie Krueger, K9FZ on the OMISS net! Big thanks to ICOM for providng bi-weekly and monthly giveaways for Ham Nation, see http://icomamerica.com/hamnation for more details! Afterchat will be on the Ham Radio Crash Course Discord: https://discord.gg/xhJMxDT Do you have questions about the state of Ham Nation? Please watch this video, we might have...

Duration:01:02:36

Updating Your Shack & How To Run Ham Sticks - Ham Nation

2/4/2021
Join Gordon, Don, Amanda, Randy and Josh on the first Ham Nation on the Ham Radio Crash Course channel! Tonight Gordon shares his knowledge on the ubiquitous ham stick. We catch up with Ham Radio Newsline, Randy shares his recent shack changes and Amanda rounds out the show taking your questions from the chat. ICOM Swag Giveaway: http://icomamerica.com/en/amateur/hamnation/default.aspx More information on the ICOM IC-705:...

Duration:01:03:46

Explaining Solar Cycle 25 & HamCation Special Edition - Ham Nation

2/3/2021
Join Gordon, Don, Amanda, Randy and Josh on the first Ham Nation on the Ham Radio Crash Course channel! Tonight Gordon shares his knowledge on the ubiquitous ham stick. We catch up with Ham Radio Newsline, Randy shares his recent shack changes and Amanda rounds out the show taking your questions from the chat. ICOM Swag Giveaway: http://icomamerica.com/en/amateur/hamnation/default.aspx More information on the ICOM IC-705:...

Duration:01:07:50

HN 485: The Best of 2020 - A Look Back at Some of the Memorable Segments From 2020

12/23/2020
Bob Heil and the Ham Nation crew look back at 2020's best segments! 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:01:24:43

HN 484: Happy Holidays From Ham Nation - The future of Ham Nation, new towers at W7UDI, Last Man Standing and Ham Radio

12/17/2020
Bob and Steve Szombathy talk new towers at W7UDI, a look back at almost 10 years of Ham Nation with Gordo, George has a laboratory in a pocket-sized box from Digilent on Smoke & Solder, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, a history of ham radio on the set of Last Man Standing with John Amodeo, Leo Laporte and Bob Heil talk about the future of Ham Nation and more! Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, and Amanda Alden Guest: Leo Laporte We invite you to read, add to, and...

Duration:01:02:54

HN 483: Riley Hollingsworth and the Volunteer Monitoring Program - Santa Net, YOTA Month

12/10/2020
Bob Heil talks with Riley Hollingsworth on the Volunteer Monitoring Program, Pete KE5GGY on the Santa Net, with a special guest! Quartz Pause with Gordo, a hair-raising Smoke & Solder with George, Neil Rapp and Bryant Rascoll talk about YOTA Month, 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...

Duration:01:24:39

HN 482: How To Build A Four Square - ARRL Pacific Div. Director Kristen McIntyre, K6WX

12/2/2020
Bob and Amanda talk with the new ARRL Pacific Division Director Kristen McIntyre, K6WX, tools for Ham Radio instructors with Gordo, Val, Jerry and Tim Duffy talk about building a Four Square, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, 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 wiki.twit.tv. Submit your own video to Ham Nation at HamNationVideos@twit.tv Thanks to Joe Walsh...

Duration:01:10:20

HN 481: Thanksgiving with ARRL Director Ria N2RJ - Turkey and radios on the beach, interview with Raisa R1BIG

11/25/2020
Turkey and Radios on the beach with Gordo, George has a new soldering iron, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Solar Update with Dr. Tamitha Skov, Val talks with Raisa Skrynnikova R1BIG, Randy talks with ARRL Director Ria Jairam N2RJ, 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...

Duration:01:06:45

HN 480: Check Your Surge Strips! - Tuning on the B-29 FIFI, troubleshooting warm power strips, ham radio tools on your phone

11/18/2020
Auto tuning on the B-29 FIFI, troubleshooting a power strip that gets warmer than normal with George, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Solar Update with Dr. Tamitha Skov, kids and ham radio with Gordo, Amanda's ham radio app recommendations, 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...

Duration:01:06:18

HN 479: George Thomas: Homebrew Hero 2020 - Tribute to Veterans, George Thomas gets an award!

11/12/2020
Saluting our veterans, Frank Howell K4FMH from HomebrewHeroes.org gives an award to George Thomas, getting on the air HF mobile with Gordo, Tales From the Transmitter Site 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:01:11:38

HN 478: Tribute To Cliff Kayhart, W4KKP - Video tribute to Cliff Kayhart, W4KKP who was the oldest active ham

11/5/2020
Bob Heil, Gordon West, Don Wilbanks, and Amanda Alden pay tribute to silent key Cliff Kayhart, W4KKP who was the oldest active ham. 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 Facebook and Twitter! Download or subscribe to Ham Nation at...

Duration:01:09:03

HN 477: Club Spotlight: Powhatan ARC - Powhatan Area Radio Club, SoCal fires, pocket audio generator kit build

10/29/2020
Bob Heil talks to the Powhatan Area Radio Club in the Club Spotlight, Halloween with Gordo, George builds a pocket audio generator, 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 HamNationVideos@twit.tv Thanks to Joe Walsh who wrote and plays...

Duration:01:11:20

HN 476: The Latest From CQ Magazine! - CQ Magazine's Rich Moseson W2VU

10/21/2020
Bob answers some questions and talks about what he's been working on, all about CERT with Gordo, whats new with CQ Magazine with Rich Moseson, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Solar Update with Dr. Tamitha Skov, George reviews "Microcontroller Projects for Amateur Radio" book, 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...

Duration:01:23:47

HN 475: 109th Birthday of W4KKP - World's Oldest Living Ham

10/14/2020
We celebrate the oldest living Ham Cliff Kayhart W4KKP's 109th birthday, Bob talks to Jerry Radcliffe N8KLX about soldering power poles, another guess-the-sound game with Gordon, Newsline with Don, Solar Update with Dr. Tamitha Skov, Don talks to Bob Bastone WC3O about KDKA's 100th-anniversary special event, more Smoke & Solder with George, your questions with Amanda, and more! Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, and Amanda Alden Guests: Jerry Radcliffe and Bob...

Duration:01:21:41

HN 474: Gordo Pop-Quiz and The Daily DX - Tales From The Transmitter: 100 KW Generator

10/7/2020
A guess-the-sound game with Gordo, George's 'Tales From The Transmitter,' Valerie talks to Bernie McClenny W3UR about The Daily DX, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Solar Update with Dr. Tamitha Skov, your questions with Amanda, and more! Hosts: Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, and Amanda Alden Guest: Bernie McClenny 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...

Duration:01:07:35

HN 473: Tennessee Linked Repeaters - Kevin W4KEV and his repeaters, free learning resources from Gordo, Dixie Cup speaker

9/30/2020
Free audio resources for Gordo's courses and how to get them, Tennessee linked repeaters with Kevin W4KEV, George makes a speaker from a Dixie Cup, Amateur Radio Newsline 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 plays the Ham Nation theme. Check...

Duration:01:17:30

HN 472: Ham Boot Camp - Getting started with Ham Radio at NARS, new ham spotlight, soldering connectors

9/24/2020
Bob and Val talk with the Nashua Area Radio Society (NARS) about their Ham Boot Camp, spotlight on new Ham Cat Scogins W4DXY, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Solar UPdate with Dr. T, George solders connectors and more! Hosts: Bob Heil, 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...

Duration:01:02:36

HN 471: Bob Begins 65 Years In Ham Radio! - Route 66 On-The-Air report, Club Spotlight on Valley Radio Club, Tales From the Transmitter Site

9/16/2020
Bob celebrates 64 years in Ham Radio, Route 66 On-The-Air report, Club Spotlight on Valley Radio Club, week 2 activity from the International Space Station, Tales From the Transmitter Site, 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...

Duration:01:16:20