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Share in the excitement and importance of ham radio - from tossing an antenna wire in 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.

Share in the excitement and importance of ham radio - from tossing an antenna wire in 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.
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Share in the excitement and importance of ham radio - from tossing an antenna wire in 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.

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Episodes

HN 356: CQ Field Day, CQ Field Day

6/21/2018
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More Pineboard Projects with Bob Heil, Field Day safety with Gordo, the Young Ladies Radio League, the ultimate Field Day setup with Valerie, Field Day preparation with George, Field Day food 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 wrote and plays the...

Duration:01:22:14

HN 355: All About Fractal Antennas

6/13/2018
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Gordo demos the Heil Parametric Receive System, Show Us Your Shack with Dan, celebrating Marconi on Amateur Radio Newsline, fractal antennas with Chip Cohen, Randy reports from Seapac, tools for Field Day part 2 with George, and more! Hosts: Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, Amanda Alden, and Dan Vanevenhoven Guest: Randy Hall 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:01:10:32

HN 354: Field Day Plans

6/7/2018
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Triplexers with Tim Duffy, raising an antenna with a drone, Don Greenbaum and the 2018 Baker Island Dxpedition, George Thomas checks his Field Day equipment list, 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 wrote and plays the Ham Nation theme. Check out Ham Nation...

Duration:01:27:17

HN 353: Sending AE4FH to YOTA

5/31/2018
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The Pine Board gets low impedance inputs, help Faith Hannah AE4FH get to YOTA in South Africa, installing a classic into a classic, the Johnston Amateur Radio Society's "Hambulance", and more! 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 HamNationVideos@twit.tv Thanks to Joe Walsh who wrote and plays the Ham Nation theme. Check out Ham Nation on Facebook...

Duration:01:01:46

HN 352: Hamvention 2018 Wrap-up

5/24/2018
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Didn't go to Hamvention in Xenia, Ohio this year? George Thomas, Gordon West, Don Wilbanks and Amanda Alden have you covered including views around the event, an interview with the design engineer of the Kenwood TS-890S, highlights from the Hamnation Forum and viewer submissions for #ImNotWilbanks! 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...

Duration:01:30:13

HN 351: Live From Hamvention 2018

5/16/2018
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Bob Heil, Gordon West, and Valerie Hotzfeld are live at Dayton Hamvention 2018! 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 wrote and plays the Ham Nation theme. Check out Ham Nation on Facebook and Twitter! Download or subscribe to Ham Nation at...

Duration:00:51:21

HN 350: Morse Code Enables the Disabled

5/9/2018
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Morse Code at Google I/O, Tropospheric Ducting, Tales From the Transmitter Site with George, more LOTW with Valerie, 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 wrote and plays the Ham Nation theme. Check out Ham Nation on Facebook and Twitter! Download or subscribe...

Duration:01:20:38

HN 349: Bob's Latest Pineboard Mods

5/3/2018
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Michael Kalter on what to expect at this year's Dayton Hamvention, what to look for when buying a low-cost radio, remembering the amateur radio operator who installed the first TV in the White House, George's journey to a transmitter site, Bob's final Pineboard modifications, more LOTW with Val 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...

Duration:01:28:28

HN 348: Visalia International DX Convention

4/25/2018
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Bob Heil and Chip Margelli recap the Visalia International DX Convention, crossband repeater mode on an ICOM IC-2730a, where to get parts for your Pineboard Project, Bob's performance at the Fox Theater in Visalia, DIY MMDVM on a Raspberry Pi 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:01:13:34

HN 347: From Visalia to Sweden

4/19/2018
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The search for the next ARRL CEO, remembering Clyde Haehnle, register for Contest University 2018, revisiting LOTW with Val, events at Hamvention 2018 and more! Hosts: Bob Heil, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, and Amanda Alden Guests: Ray Novak and Tim Duffy 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:01:24:18

HN 346: We Troubleshoot the Pineboard

4/12/2018
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Bob's experience at the OzarkCon QRP Conference, FCC License Counts from the ARRL, using an MFJ 259c Antenna Analyzer and more! 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 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:01:06:35

HN 345: Rotator Bearings

4/4/2018
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Repairing a stuck rotator at the top of a tower, celebrating Samuel Morse's birthday, George tests out heat shrink solder sleeves, the W4R Special Event celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Shenandoah Valley Amateur Radio Club, 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...

Duration:01:24:57

HN 344: The Pineboard on 160m

3/29/2018
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Updates on the Pineboard Project, fixing and maintaining your Anderson distribution box, taking the appeal of code further in the UK, testing and calibrating your MFJ tuner kit, 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:01:12:07

HN 343: Meet The Simplexton

3/22/2018
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Pine Board report with Bob Heil, tower safety, Amateur radio on another popular TV show, George Thomas completes the MFJ tuner kit, interfacing your radio with your computer with Valerie Hotzfeld, Bob interviews Paul Wieloszynski K4PEW about Simplex Amateur Radio, 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...

Duration:01:17:57

HN 342: George Builds a Tuner

3/14/2018
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Keeping track of your pets with Gordo, Summits on the Air, building your own tuner kit with George, a viewer video at the Birmingham Alabama HamFest, 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 out Ham Nation on Facebook and...

Duration:01:10:21

HN 341: Ham of the Year: Valerie NV9L

3/8/2018
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Garry K9WZB and amateur radio month in Lake Havasu City, AZ, more of your Pine Board projects with Bob Heil, ARRL "Amateur of the Year" Valerie NV9L and QSL cards, and more! Hosts: Bob Heil, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, and Valerie Hotzfeld 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...

Duration:01:13:16

HN 340: Gordo, Batteries and Smoked Chicken

2/28/2018
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Battery quality, checking your coax cable, distracted driving laws and ham radio, upgrading a rig's display with an Arduino, Quartzfest 2018 Youth Day 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 out Ham Nation on Facebook and Twitter! Download or...

Duration:01:14:59

HN 339: The Boys Are Back From Bouvet

2/22/2018
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The Yuma City HamFest, Val talks to Jerry WB9Z just back from the Bouvet DXpedition, the North Carolina QSO Party, a new FT8 user in the desert at Quartzfest 2018, 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 wrote and plays the Ham Nation theme. Check out Ham Nation...

Duration:01:21:44

HN 338: Hamcation & AI6TK Part 2

2/14/2018
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Looking inside your trap antenna, School Club Roundups, Ray Novak from Icom talks about what's new from Icom, Jeri Ellsworth AI6TK at QuartzFest part 2, and more! Hosts: Gordon West, 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...

Duration:01:03:40

HN 337: The Lea Family & Falcon Heavy

2/8/2018
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Amanda interviews the Lea family and their Space X Falcon Heavy Special Event Station, 3Y0Z Bouvet Island DXpedition aborted due to unsafe conditions, Randy K7AGE talks to Jeri Ellsworth AI6TK about her RV at QuartzFest, George shows how to install a BNC connector on an RG-142 coax cable, and more! Hosts: George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, and Amanda Alden Guest: Randy Hall 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:01:21:10