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HN 313: The Solar Eclipse and Young Ham of the Year

HamNation - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 8:41pm

We talk to the 2017 Young Ham of the Year Marty Sullaway. Bob Heil continues teaching about the Pine Board Project and makes a dipole. George Thomas takes a look at its schematics of the Pine Board and explains how the transmitter works. Dr. Tamitha Skov talks how the upcoming solar eclipse will affect space weather. Amanda Alden and the folks talk about where they'll be viewing Monday's historic eclipse. All that and much more.

Hosts: Bob Heil, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, and Amanda Alden

Guests: Marty Sullaway and Dr. Tamitha Skov

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HN 312: Lets Talk About L and Pi

HamNation - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 8:36pm

Bob continues teaching about the Pine Board Project, Val is back from her trip and has a DX report, top news of the week with Don, Gordo has advice for the upcoming solar eclipse and more!

Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, and Amanda Alden

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HN 311: Amanda's Copper Capers

HamNation - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 9:30pm

Automatic antenna tuners, the W9ZL EAA Airventure Special Event Station, George Thomas explains how a pentode tube works, and Amanda's amazing adventure!

Hosts: Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, and Amanda Alden

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HN 310: Heathkit K1T Special Event

HamNation - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 8:29pm

Learn the history behind Heathkit and the man Dave W7UUU restoring old hardware with new components, Bob explains how to build your own coil for the pine board, George returns with a tube AM radio, Don explains the close call we just had of a similar event to the solar storm of 1859, and more!

Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, and Amanda Alden

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HN 309: Heathkit Story Part 1

HamNation - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 8:08pm

How to get kids into amateur radio, top news stories of the week with the solar forecast and your questions answered!

Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, Don Wilbanks, and Amanda Alden

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HN 308: Finally the Pine Board Transmitter

HamNation - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 8:29pm

Bob finally shows off the completed 4 Watt Pine Board transmitter for 40 meters, what the fully furnished radio room looks like on the Queen Mary ship, George does some noise canceling, and Field Day reports.

Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, and Dale Puckett

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HN 307: New Gear and Super Stations

HamNation - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 7:54pm

Gordo explains sporadic e clouds, Ray has some new toys from ICOM, Newsline top stories of the week, Val reports from super station K9CT, and Amanda with the chat rooms questions!

Hosts: Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, and Amanda Alden

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HN 306: The Complete Preamp

HamNation - Wed, 06/28/2017 - 8:07pm

Gordo goes to field day, Bob shows the complete Pine Board Project Preamp, Randy builds starts part 1 of a BITX40 forward and reverse power meter, Newsline report on hurricane season, and Amanda with the Chat Room's questions!

Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Amanda Alden, and Dale Puckett

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HN 305: Prepping For Field Day

HamNation - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 8:21pm

Gordo goes over field day do's and don'ts, Val goes over upcoming events, Randy reports back from Seapac Raspberry Pi event, top of the news with Don, and Amanda answers the chat rooms questions!

Hosts: Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, and Amanda Alden

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HN 304: How a 12AX 7 Works

HamNation - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 12:13am

Gordo has shots from behind the scenes at Dayton Hamvention, Bob has a Pineboard kit on the way, George explains how a 12AX7 vacuum tube works, top news of the week with Don, and your questions answered by Amanda!

Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, and Amanda Alden

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HN 303: Hamvention Recap

HamNation - Wed, 06/07/2017 - 7:56pm

We cover the good and the bad of the 2017 Hamvention, VHF contesting, Bob brings the Pine Board Project back, Newsline with Don, George explains the vacuum tube, and Amanda takes your questions!

Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, and Amanda Alden

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HN 302: Special Event Station

HamNation - Wed, 05/31/2017 - 7:47pm

Val give the total for the special event stations, Gordo is looking a bit deflated, Hamvention from N9LVS, Pine Board Project building the microphone pre-amp, and Newsline with the weekly solar forecast!

Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, Amanda Alden, and Dale Puckett

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HN 301: Head TWiT

HamNation - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 7:49pm

The gang is back from the Dayton Hamvention, Leo stops by to congratulate the team on their 301st episode, portable operation of a mobile HF hotspot, and more!

Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, and Amanda Alden

Guest: Leo Laporte

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HN 300: On Location from Hamvention

HamNation - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 7:38pm

Most of the crew is at Hamvention 2017 with a carousel of guests and has all the info you need to join in on the fun!

Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, and Amanda Alden

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HN 299: Digital Net Controls

HamNation - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 8:21pm

Gordo explains various types of loop antenna, Bob continues the Pine Board Project, Don brings the top news of the week along with a solar update, Val interviews Bob Striegl K2DRH about VHF UHF and Microwave bands, and Amanda interviews the Digital Net Controls!

Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, and Amanda Alden

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HN 298: More Pine Board Project

HamNation - Wed, 05/03/2017 - 8:28pm

Bob continues the Pine Board Project, Don with top news of the week including Dr. T, learn more Morse code with Gordo, George explains power supply filters, and Amanda interviews Mike Ferreira with Al Matthews.

Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Amanda Alden, and Dale Puckett

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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2052 February 24 2017

Amateur Radio Newsline - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 7:03pm
  • NEW AMATEUR RADIO ON THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION
  • ARISS: BOOK EARLY, DON'T GET LOST IN SPACE
  • NAVAL HONORS FOR AUSTRALIAN AMATEURS
  • RADIO SCOUTING
  • NEWFOUNDLAND HAM BECOMES RAC'S ATLANTIC DEPUTY DIRECTOR
  • CONTACT WITH THE CONCORDE
  • HAMS HELP CELEBRATE RADIO STATION'S 95 YEARS
  • THE WORLD OF DX
  • IN SEARCH OF YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR 2017

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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2051 for February 17, 2017

Amateur Radio Newsline - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 5:59am
  • NO RADIO SILENCE IN ANTARCTICA
  • THIS 'COMEBACK KID' IS AN OM
  • HONORING A HEROIC HAM AND HIS CREW
  • SHORTWAVE FEST LONG ON AMBITION
  • NEWEST RADIO INTERFERENCE UNDER THE SUN?
  • TWO SILENT KEYS FOR THE CENTURY
  • THE WORLD OF DX
  • A VERY MERRY "CHRISTMAS HAM"

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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2050 February 10 2017

Amateur Radio Newsline - Thu, 02/09/2017 - 10:48am
  • TAKING 630 METERS FOR A TEST DRIVE
  • DISTINCTION FOR A YOUNG DXer
  • SCOUT CAMPS GET ON THE AIR
  • WORLD OF DX
  • HISTORY ON THE USS HORNET
  • SAILING TOWARD SIGNALS IN SYDNEY
  • ROUNDING UP CONTACTS FOR SCHOOL HAM CLUBS
  • A SPECIAL REQUEST FOR A FRIEND'S SPECIAL PROJECT

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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2049 for February 03, 2017

Amateur Radio Newsline - Fri, 02/03/2017 - 4:41am
  • IN WASHINGTON, D.C., HAIL TO THE HAMS!
  • SILENT KEY: NYC MARATHON'S ALLAN STEINFELD W2TN
  • A WORLD RADIO DAY PREVIEW IN LONDON
  • HONORS FOR HAM IN MAUI
  • HAM RADIO GOES IVY LEAGUE
  • NETS OF NOTE: THE YEAR OF THE ROOSTER
  • AUSTRALIAN HAMS MARK HISTORIC WW2 BOMBING
  • WORLD OF DX
  • NOT-SO-POETIC LICENSE

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