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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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English


Episodes

HN 428: How To Moonbounce!

11/14/2019
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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
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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

HN 426: Broadcast Band DX'ing

10/30/2019
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Gordo interviews Ed Barnes WA6ED about SOARA Elmer Saturdays, Bob Heil shows off The "TWOER", AM Broadcast Band DX'ing with George Thomas, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, and 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 plays the Ham Nation...

Duration:01:21:01

HN 425: Pacificon 2019

10/23/2019
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Wrapping up the Pacificon 2019 experience with Gordo, Paul Braun's unique car radio installation, digital mode decoding, a communications equipment tour of the Battleship Iowa, and more this week on Ham Nation! 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...

Duration:01:17:50

HN 424: Jeri Ellsworth: Tilt Five

10/17/2019
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Bob Heil interviews Jeri Ellsworth and Amy Herndon of Tilt Five and how Augmented Reality can enhance Amateur Radio, how to register for Jamboree On The Air, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Solar update with Dr. Tamitha Skov, Valerie returns with the DX Files, a Tale from the Transmitter Site with George, Randy's road trip, your questions with Amanda and more! Hosts: Bob Heil, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, and Amanda Alden Guests: Jeri Ellsworth and Amy Herndon We...

Duration:01:27:36

HN 423: When The Lights Go Out

10/12/2019
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Tracking your pets with Gordo, Amanda interviews Michael Petz KA9HNT, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Greenlee punches with Bob, being prepared for a power outage 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 Nation on Facebook and...

Duration:01:03:35

HN 422: All About The WIN System

10/3/2019
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An update from Valerie, supporting the WIN System with Gordo, HRO Superfest 2019 with Dan Vanevenhoven, talking Arduino DTMF with George, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, your questions with Amanda and more! Hosts: Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, and Amanda Alden Guest: 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...

Duration:01:17:03

HN 421: The Radio Room of the Battleship Iowa

9/26/2019
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A special award for Bob Heil from the Radio Club of America, vertical vs. horizontal antennas with Gordo, a great guide for "Getting Started in Electronics" with George, Islands on the Air (IOTA), and a look at the radio room for the Battleship Iowa, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, and your questions with Amanda! 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...

Duration:01:17:45

HN 420: Randy Visits The Early TV Museum

9/19/2019
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Bob Heil talks about the AM windows, finding the sources of radio noise in your home with Gordo, Randy K7AGE checks out the Early Television Museum, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, 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 the Ham Nation...

Duration:01:20:04

HN 419: Route 66 2019

9/12/2019
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Route 66 On-The-Air with Bob Heil and the Southwest Missouri Amateur Radio Club, Gordo's Route 66 setup in the desert, George Thomas interviews Emmett Hohensee W0QH of RadioWavz, Hurricane Dorian update with Don Wilbanks on Amateur Radio Newsline, remembering 9-11 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:01:02:32

HN 418: ICOM 705 & Route 66 On The Air

9/5/2019
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The Route 66 special event, maritime mobile with Gordo, Icom at the Tokyo Hamfair with George, Don's build of the 4SQRP Ozark Patrol kit, chatroom 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:01:13:57

HN 417: W2WJS Super Pine Board

8/29/2019
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More Huntsville Hamfest from Bob, fixing broken connectors with Gordo, 20 Watt QRP Dummy Load Kit build with George, a Super Pine Board Project, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, and an interview with the Pearson family, winners of the IC-7610 at Huntsville! 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...

Duration:01:07:00

HN 416: WWV Special Event and Hamfest Recap

8/22/2019
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Gordo's contest on top of a hill, celebrating 100 years of WWV with a special event station, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, the Solar Report with Dr. Tamitha Skov, Bob, George and Don report back from Huntsville Hamfest, an interview with the chairman of the Huntsville Hamfest Mark Brown, 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:01:06:20

HN 415: The Antique Wireless Museum

8/15/2019
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A tour of the Antique Wireless Museum with Randy, George's summer vacation, looking forward to Huntsville Hamfest and more! Hosts: Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Amanda Alden, and 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 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:01:03:15

HN 414: Youth in Ham Radio

8/7/2019
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The United Nations Summer Academy of Learning with Gordo from Romania, the 2019 Amateur Radio Newsline Young Ham of the Year Dhruv Rebba KC9ZJX with Don, a tour of K3LR with Randy, chatroom questions with Amanda 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...

Duration:01:05:55

HN 413: Randy Live at DX Engineering!

8/1/2019
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Randy tours DX engineering, more tower safety with Tim Duffy, Gordo talks about plumbing... and the world above 10 GHz, Airvention 2019, viewer videos 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 Walsh who wrote and plays the Ham Nation theme. Check out Ham Nation on Facebook and...

Duration:01:14:16

HN 412: Ozone, Pine Board & Oshkosh, Oh My!

7/25/2019
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The Slidell EOC HamFest with Bob and George, Tom Daniels N3CXP and his Pineboard radio on aluminum, FEMA certificates with Gordo, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Randy, Dan and Ray at the 2019 OSHKOSH Airventure, chatroom questions with Amanda and more1 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...

Duration:01:05:06

HN 411: Honoring Homebrew Heroes

7/18/2019
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Rescue beacons with Gordo, Frank Howell K4FMH talks about the Homebrew Heroes Award, the 13 Colonies special event station results with Don, a custom radio installation in George's truck, chatroom 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...

Duration:01:14:37

HN 410: Remote Antenna Switches

7/10/2019
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Short shots with Gordo, remote antenna switches with Bob, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Show Us Your Project with Randy and George, getting more people into Ham Radio 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 the Ham Nation theme. Check out Ham...

Duration:01:02:17

HN 409: More Tower Safety

7/3/2019
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Studying Tropospheric Ducting with Gordo, important safety slides with Tim Duffy, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, hot off the total solar eclipse with Dr Tamitha Skov, Walmart Parking Lots on the Air, Tales from the Transmitter with George, and a lovely Ham Radio Field Day 2019 video! Happy Independence Day! Hosts: Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, and Amanda Alden Guest: Tim Duffy We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes at wiki.twit.tv. Submit your own video...

Duration:01:10:37