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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 / 01:00 (Thu) UTC.
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HN 411: Honoring Homebrew Heroes

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 9:32pm

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

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HN 410: Remote Antenna Switches

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 8:09pm

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

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HN 409: More Tower Safety

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 8:14pm

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

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HN 408: RigPi Remote and Field Day 2019!

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 9:12pm

Howard Nurse and the RigPi remote, portable power for Field Day with Gordo, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Field Day 2019 viewer videos with Dale and George, your questions with Amanda 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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HN 407: Dont Forget Your Tinker Toy Antenna on Field Day!

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 8:45pm

KD9FQC's Tinker Toy Antenna, Field Day safety with Gordo, operating FT8 with Valerie, George Thomas' Field Day plans and chatroom questions with Amanda!

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

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HN 406: Jet From Last Man Standing & Tower Safety

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 9:49pm

Troubleshooting the Pineboard Project with Bob Heil, tower safety with Tim Duffy, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, and Jet Jurgensmeyer from Last Man Standing answers chatroom questions!

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

Guest: Jet Jurgensmeyer

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HN 405: Amateur Radio Emergency Service Volunteers & Everything They Have to Offer

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 8:47pm

A tour of Amanda's EmComm van, tropospheric ducting with Gordo, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Solar Weather Update with Dr. Tamitha Skov, Dr. T at the Dayton Hamfest Ham Nation Forum, Radios on the Beach with Randy, and your chat room questions with Amanda!

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

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HN 404: Simple Phased Arrays You Can Do!

Wed, 05/29/2019 - 8:07pm

Information for ham instructors with Gordo, building a simple phased array for your HF station with Bob, tornado aftermath at the Hara Arena, viewer videos with Dale and chatroom questions with Amanda!

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

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HN 403: Dayton Hamvention Review

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 8:57pm

Bob, Gordo, Don and George are back from Dayton to talk about their experience in Dayton for the 2019 Hamvention!

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.

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HN 402: Live From Crowne Plaza in Dayton, Ohio!

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 9:40pm

Bob Heil, Gordon West and Valerie Hotzfeld are live in Dayton, Bob's AMECO AM conversion, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, solar weather with Dr. Tamitha Skov, chatroom 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 HamNationVideos@twit.tv

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HN 401: Getting Ready For Dayton!

Wed, 05/08/2019 - 9:27pm

How to spot good audio connectors with George, Show Us Your Project with Randy, get the most out of Dayton Hamvention with the ARRL's mobile app, 2019 Hamvention souvenir patch and lanyards with Don, solar weather with Dr. Skov, chatroom questions with Amanda and more!

Hosts: Bob Heil, 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.

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HN 400: 400! Can You Believe It?

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 10:54pm

Leo Laporte, Joe Walsh, Tim Allen, and many others congratulate Bob Heil and the cast of Ham Nation on 400 episodes!

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

Guest: Joe Walsh

We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes at wiki.twit.tv.

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HN 399: First Look: IC-9700

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 9:54pm

Hooking up an analog microphone to your computer with Bob, coax connectors with Gordo, ham radio saves lives on Amateur Radio Newsline, Solar upate with Dr. T, a first look at the IC-9700 with George and Ray, Amateur Radio estate sales, chatroom questions with Amanda and more!

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

Guest: Ray Novak

We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes at wiki.twit.tv.

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HN 398: Remembering Owen Garriott W5LFL

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 8:32pm

Remembering Owen Garriott W5LFL, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Solar Update with Dr Tamitha Skov, visit The National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting while in Ohio, George takes a look at the 2019 ARRL Repeater Directory, Dayton After Dark 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

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HN 397: AMECO AC-1 on AM & Contest University

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 8:53pm

Bob's AMECO AC-1 on AM, creative ways to hide your antenna with Gordon and Carl, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Contest University with Tim Duffy and Ray Novak, chatroom questions with Amanda and more!

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

Guests: Tim Duffy and Ray Novak

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

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HN 396: Now With Extra Smoke!

Wed, 04/03/2019 - 8:46pm

Tim Duffy on Team Exuberance operating at K3LR, supporting ARISS with Gordo, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don Wilbanks, George Thomas upgrades the Ham Nation regulated power supply, chat room questions with Amanda, and more!

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 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 https://twit.tv/shows/ham-nation

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