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Share in the excitement and importance of ham radio - from tossing an antenna wire into 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. Records live every Wednesday at 9:00pm Eastern / 6:00pm Pacific / 02:00 (Thu) UTC.
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HN 428: How To Moonbounce!

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 9:39pm

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

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HN 427: Ham Radio in Space

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 9:37pm

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

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HN 426: Broadcast Band DX'ing

Wed, 10/30/2019 - 7:41pm

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

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HN 425: Pacificon 2019

Wed, 10/23/2019 - 7:03pm

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

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HN 424: Jeri Ellsworth: Tilt Five

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 8:29pm

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

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HN 423: When The Lights Go Out

Sat, 10/12/2019 - 7:14pm

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

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HN 422: All About The WIN System

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 8:38pm

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

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HN 421: The Radio Room of the Battleship Iowa

Wed, 09/25/2019 - 9:16pm

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

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HN 420: Randy Visits The Early TV Museum

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 8:25pm

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

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HN 419: Route 66 2019

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 8:07pm

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

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HN 418: ICOM 705 & Route 66 On The Air

Wed, 09/04/2019 - 8:46pm

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

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HN 417: W2WJS Super Pine Board

Wed, 08/28/2019 - 8:02pm

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

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HN 416: WWV Special Event and Hamfest Recap

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 8:43pm

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

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HN 415: The Antique Wireless Museum

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 8:09pm

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

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HN 414: Youth in Ham Radio

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 7:08pm

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

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HN 413: Randy Live at DX Engineering!

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 8:09pm

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.

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