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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 334: QuartzFest Preview

1/18/2018
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What to expect at QuartzFest 2018, more resources for your Pineboard Project parts with Bob Heil, movies featuring Ham radio, 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 Facebook and Twitter! Download or subscribe to Ham...

Duration: 01:12:31


HN 333: Remembering David Collingham

1/11/2018
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Voltage meters with Gordo, 6O6O Somalia DXpedition, your favorite 2017 projects, and remembering the life of David Collingham. 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: 01:19:02


HN 332: A Cold & Bright Start to the New Year!

1/4/2018
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A simple way to get rid of ground loops, LED lights for your ham shack, register for Contest University, George's memorable projects of 2017 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 Facebook and Twitter! Download or...

Duration: 01:20:16


HN 331: Viewer's Choice

12/27/2017
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Thanks to all the viewers of Ham Nation, this is the special fan-voted pick for best episode! Have a wonderful New Year! Leo kicks off the show, Valerie interviews VA1YL, Amanda talks about handling emergencies, Solar weather update live, and more! 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: 01:31:43


HN 330: Merry Christmas 2017

12/21/2017
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Gordo's Short Shots in review, an update on the California wildfires with Don, gain staging with George, finding your Pineboard project parts with Bob, Dr. Tamitha Skov's live solar weather update and more! Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, Amanda Alden, and Dale Puckett Guest: Dr. Tamitha Skov 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: 01:19:56


HN 329: Building a Transmit Relay

12/14/2017
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The Geminid meteor shower, more about balanced/unbalanced audio with George, DX Files 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 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: 01:19:21


HN 328: Santa is in the House!

12/7/2017
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Pete Thomson KE5GGY talks about the return of the Santa Net, Gordo's Thanksgiving on the beach, NASA on the Air, Balanced vs. Unbalanced Audio, Skywarn Recognition Day 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...

Duration: 01:14:30


HN 327: So Much Stuff We Couldn't Pick a Name!

11/30/2017
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Bob Heil interviews maker Michael KE8AQW, Valerie talks to Bart Jahnke about the ARRL's 2018 International Grid Chase, George shows how to do a Lineman Splice, Bob does a Pineboard Project recap and its time again for the Santa Watch Net! 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...

Duration: 01:19:05


HN 326: The World's Largest Hamshack

11/16/2017
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Jim Mayercak WX8J and getting kids into ham radio, Astronauts on the ISS talk with the Pope, a tour of George Ulm's ham shack and more! 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...

Duration: 01:20:11


HN 325: Randy's Pineboard SWR Meter

11/8/2017
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Gordo helps you find the source of that noise, ARRL Sweepstakes SSB with Val, building an Air Core Coil for your Pineboard and more! Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, 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 Twitter! Download or subscribe to Ham...

Duration: 01:14:38


HN 324: George's 15,000 Volt Transmitters

11/2/2017
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Putting antennas together, high-frequency operation, Hams and Hurricane Ophelia, inside a broadcast transmitter 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 Facebook and Twitter! Download or subscribe to Ham Nation at...

Duration: 01:22:22


HN 323: Hurricane Hams on Puerto Rico

10/26/2017
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Gordo interviews young ham Abby AB1BY, amateur radio operator efforts in the Northern California wildfires, the Bigfoot Radio Net, Valerie, Andy Anderson KE0AYJ and Joe Basset W1WCN talk about their experience in Puerto Rico 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...

Duration: 01:12:04


HN 322: K7AGE In the House and JOTA

10/19/2017
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Hams continue to aid in Puerto Rico, the 60th Jamboree-on-the-Air event, Randy's SWR bridge project 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: 01:11:05


HN 321: Pineboard, Puerto Rico and Happy Birthday Amanda!

10/12/2017
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Jamboree-on-the-Air, incorporating Hams in disaster planning in India, testing your pineboard, MFJ 45th anniversary celebration, wishing Amanda a happy birthday 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 Facebook and...

Duration: 01:02:28


HN 320: Puerto Rico Deployment

10/5/2017
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Bob Heil talks with Tom Gallagher NY2RF, CEO of the ARRL about hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico, Hams on the International Space Station connecting with students, George Thomas interviews Martin Jue K5FLU of MFJ Enterprises, Gordon West on headsets, Amanda updates us on Val's situation in Puerto Rico and more! Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, and Amanda Alden Guest: Tom Gallagher We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes at...

Duration: 01:01:30


HN 319: Serving the Red Cross

9/28/2017
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Hams helping Puerto Rico restore communications, how you can aid in the aftermath of recent disasters, George builds a DTMF decoder, DIY QRP rig, Smith charts 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...

Duration: 01:22:07


HN 318: The Young Hams of Costa Rica

9/21/2017
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Southern California Ham Fest, Don talks to the young hams back from the 2017 Dave Kalter Memorial Youth DX Adventure, George and Tommy talk rectifiers, and more! 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 Facebook and Twitter! Download or...

Duration: 01:09:48


HN 317: Full Wave Bridge

9/14/2017
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Emergency Amateur Radio Services, Pine Board Project: Full wave bridge, Smoke & Solder: Rectifiers, Valerie and Andy in Texas 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...

Duration: 01:27:23


HN 316: The American Legion and Dr. T Live!

9/7/2017
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The American Legion disaster relief and what you can do to help, ham radio eclipse experimentation, solar storms with Dr. Tamitha Skov, finding the parts for your Pineboard Project, building an antenna when you don't have a lot of room, and more! Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, and Amanda Alden Guest: Dr. Tamitha Skov 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: 01:21:43


HN 315: Ham Radio and Hurricane Harvey

8/31/2017
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Gordo catches the eclipse in Idaho, India gets more radio operators, Amanda interviews South Texas Section Emergency Coordinator, Jeff Walter, KE5FGA about how to help with hurricane Harvey, rescuing dogs left behind in Texas, 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: 01:08:24

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