Ham Nation

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Welcome to Ham Nation!

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English


Episodes

Happy Holidays From Ham Nation!

1/26/2023
A special Ham Nation Bob Heil and Ray Novak join the crew to talk about what they have been up to and what they're looking forward to in the new year. Gordo has fresh Short Shots, Don brings us Amateur Radio Newsline and Amanda tells us about upcoming events you should know about. Huge thanks to ICOM for supporting Ham Nation on the Ham Radio Crash Course and their twice monthly giveaways! http://icomamerica.com/en/amateur/hamnation/default.aspx Joe's FM Radio Kit: https://amzn.to/3YGxWnS...

Duration:01:22:03

Ham Nation - The Value of 3D Printing, Antenna Building, Kits and Antenna Tuners

1/18/2023
Tonight we welcome Adam K6ARK to talk about how he develops his ham radio kits and the importance of 3D printing. Joe will have new tips on kit building, Gordo has a new short shots and Don introduced Amateur Radio Newsline. Huge thanks to ICOM for supporting Ham Nation on the Ham Radio Crash Course and their twice monthly giveaways! http://icomamerica.com/en/amateur/hamnation/default.aspx Links from the show! Adam's available kits: https://amzn.to/3X3IpIv (As an Amazon Affiliate I earn...

Duration:01:40:37

Ham Nation - CQ Santa Net & Winter Field Day!

1/12/2023
Thanks for watching Ham Nation! Tonight we talk with Pete Thompson KE5GGY from the Santa Net. Marvin & Mikel Turner join us to fill us in on the Winter Field Day update. Gordo is here with his Short Shots, Don brings us Amateur Radio Newsline and Amanda talk about the upcoming events! Huge thanks to ICOM for supporting Ham Nation on the Ham Radio Crash Course and their twice monthly giveaways! http://icomamerica.com/en/amateur/hamnation/default.aspx The HRCC Intrepid DX Contest:...

Duration:01:08:52

Ham Nation - Youth On The AIr Month! Winlink, New Kits & Skywarn.. WOW

1/1/2023
Happy Thanksgiving! Tonight we talk about Youth On The Air. Randy updates us on his Winlink journey. Joe has new kits, Don brings up the Amateur Radio Newsline and Amanda talks to us about Skywarn. An absolutely packed show! Huge thanks to ICOM for supporting Ham Nation on the Ham Radio Crash Course and their twice monthly giveaways! http://icomamerica.com/en/amateur/hamnation/default.aspx The HRCC November Antenna Giveaway is LIVE: https://forms.gle/PphNer2fyx2Rk8Zx7 Intrepid DX Contest:...

Duration:01:16:17

Thanksgiving On The Air, Vara Winlink with Randy, & Intrepid DX Association!

12/28/2022
On this packed Episode of Ham Nation we'll be talking to our friends Chip and Janey Margelli about their beautiful Thanksgiving ham radio tradition, Valerie is back to talk to the Intrepid DX Association about their upcoming contest, Randy will be sharing his experience with Vara Winlink and Don brings us an update from Amateur Radio Newsline. Huge thanks to ICOM for supporting Ham Nation on the Ham Radio Crash Course and their twice monthly giveaways!...

Duration:01:22:54

Ham Nation The Halloween Show!

12/21/2022
Tonight on Ham Nation we're celebrating Halloween! Gordo will give us his Pacificon Update, Don will be serving up Amateur Radio Newsline and Joe will share the lastest in amateur radio kit building! Huge thanks to ICOM for supporting Ham Nation on the Ham Radio Crash Course and their twice monthly giveaways! http://icomamerica.com/en/amateur/hamnation/default.aspx Links from the show! Raspberry Pi Alternative: https://amzn.to/3zh2ule 100 years Collector ARRL Handbook:...

Duration:01:02:40

Ham Nation DLARC, License Study Material & Josh's Portable Morse Key Collection

12/14/2022
Tonight on Ham Nation we'll be talking with Kay Savetz, K6KJN from DLARC. We'll provide study material from Gordon West! Josh will wrap things up with a look at his portable CW key collection. Huge thanks to ICOM for supporting Ham Nation on the Ham Radio Crash Course and their twice montly giveaways! http://icomamerica.com/en/amateur/hamnation/default.aspx Links from the...

Duration:01:04:11

Upcoming Ham Radio Documentary, W5YI Remote License Testing

12/7/2022
Tonight on Ham Nation we'll be talking about the W5YI remote license testing process. Valorie is back to introduce us to Allan Batievsky a documentary director and his upcoming movie on amateur radio. Joe has a new interesting segment on kit build and Don will be here to bring us the latest Amateur Radio Newsline report. Huge thanks to ICOM for supporting Ham Nation on the Ham Radio Crash Course and their twice montly giveaways!...

Duration:01:18:35

Ham Nation_ Scratching Posts On The Air_ Ham Radio Online Testing & ARRL Club Grants (1)

11/7/2022
What exactly is the Scratching Post and what does it have to do with ham radio? Well General Dailey KD4VVZ will fill us in. Also we're joined by Mike Walters W8ZY to discuss the ARRL Club Grants, Allan Batteiger, WB5QNG tells us the latest on online VE testing for ham radio licenses. Joe is back with his Huntsville Hamfest thoughts and NEW KITS! Gordo shares more Short Shots and Don brings us Amateur Radio Newsline. Huge thanks to ICOM for supporting Ham Nation on the Ham Radio Crash Course...

Duration:01:20:25

Bob Is Back! Teapots on the Air and Fantastic Remote HF Radio

9/22/2022
Bob joins us again before the Huntsville Hamfest to talk about Teapots On The Air. Gordo Has some hot Short Shots. Val rejoins the crew to talk about their remote ham radio stations. Don brings us Amateur Radio Newsline and as always we take your questions LIVE. Huge thanks to ICOM for supporting Ham Nation on the Ham Radio Crash Course and their twice montly giveaways! http://icomamerica.com/en/amateur/hamnation/default.aspx Links from the show! Val's Remote Stations:...

Duration:01:09:55

Huntsville Hamfest, Batteries For Ham Radio, YHOTA & YOTA Camp!

9/15/2022
It's almost time for Huntsville Hamfest and Mark Brown joins us to talk all about. Gordo tells about portable battery options for ham radio operations. Don updates us on Young Ham Of The Year and Amanda talks with the YOTA Camp attendees. Huge thanks to ICOM for supporting Ham Nation on the Ham Radio Crash Course and their twice montly giveaways! http://icomamerica.com/en/amateur/hamnation/default.aspx Links from the show! ARRL Teacher Institute:...

Duration:01:10:47

Ham Nation: Everyone Is Going POTA!

9/9/2022
Tonight we POTA! Don brings us Amateur Radio Newsline, and Joe rounds out the show talking about his new kit radios and gear. Huge thanks to ICOM for supporting Ham Nation on the Ham Radio Crash Course and their twice montly giveaways! http://icomamerica.com/en/amateur/hamnation/default.aspx Links from the show! Young Ham Of The Year Nominations open! https://www.arnewsline.org/2022-yhoty-form https://www.arnewsline.org/prioryhoty Morsle (CW wordle) https://morsle.fun/ Gordon West's...

Duration:01:18:01

Ham Nation ARRL Field Day, Radiograms & Radio Kits!

8/9/2022
Tonight the crew talks about the busiest weekend in ham radio, Field Day? Gordo Brings us Short Shots of Field Days past and Amanda discusses Radiograms Don brings us Amateur Radio Newsline, and Joe rounds out the show talking about Field Day kit radios and gear. Huge thanks to ICOM for supporting Ham Nation on the Ham Radio Crash Course and their twice montly giveaways! http://icomamerica.com/en/amateur/hamnation/default.aspx Links from the show! Young Ham Of The Year Nominations...

Duration:01:26:46

Ham Nation: Do You Even Rove? And ARRL International Digital Contest Thoughts

8/2/2022
Tonight we speak with Andrea Slack K2EZ about amateur radio roving. What is it? How can you be effectively on the road making ham radio contacts? Gordo Brings us Short Shots, the crew talks about their experience with the first ARRL International Digital Contest and Don brings us Amateur Radio Newsline. Huge thanks to ICOM for supporting Ham Nation on the Ham Radio Crash Course and their twice montly giveaways! http://icomamerica.com/en/amateur/hamnation/default.aspx Links from the...

Duration:01:35:02

Ham Nation: Hamvention After-Action, Young Ham Of The Year and ARES Activation

6/8/2022
Randy, Gordo & Josh recount their Hamvention experience and maybe talk about their favorite pickups. Don catches up with last years YHTY winner, shares Amateur Radio Newsline and Amanda closes the show with a recent ARES activation Huge thanks to ICOM for supporting Ham Nation on the Ham Radio Crash Course and their twice montly giveaways! http://icomamerica.com/en/amateur/hamnation/default.aspx Links from the show! That cool badge Josh bought https://www.kd8lbs.com/badge-information/...

Duration:01:29:58

Ham Nation: Bob Is Back Tonight, Hamvention & Skywarn!

6/2/2022
Bob Heil is back tonight! We also have Mike Kalter Hamvention Spokesperson, Michael Brulo shares his experience in Skywarn, Gordo has new Shorts Shots and Don brings it home with Amateur Radio Newsline. Huge thanks to ICOM for supporting Ham Nation on the Ham Radio Crash Course and their twice montly giveaways! http://icomamerica.com/en/amateur/hamnation/default.aspx Links from the show! Hamvention! https://hamvention.org/ SKYWARN training:...

Duration:01:29:45

Ham Nation: HamVention Prep - Contest University, Memories With Gordo & Randy's New Antenna

5/30/2022
Tonight Tim Duffy joins us to talk about Contest University this year at HamVention. Ray Novak shares his adventures, Randy is back to talk about his new antenna project, Gordo brings us HamVention short shorts and we round things out with Amateur Radio Newsline. Huge thanks to ICOM for supporting Ham Nation on the Ham Radio Crash Course and their twice montly giveaways! http://icomamerica.com/en/amateur/hamnation/default.aspx Links from the show! Contest University:...

Duration:01:25:47

Ham Nation: ARRL Foundation, VoA Extended Hours & Joe's New Kits!

4/29/2022
Support the stream: https://streamlabs.com/hoshnasi The ARRL FIeld Services Manager Mike Walters W8ZY joins us to talk about the ARRL Foundation. Jocelyn Brault KD8VRX and Lee Hite K8CLI tell about the extended hours at the Voice Of America for Hamvention, Gordo brings us a short on NOISE, Don brings us Amateur Radio Newsline and Joe rounds out the show with his new kits! Huge thanks to ICOM for supporting Ham Nation on the Ham Radio Crash Course and their twice montly giveaways!...

Duration:01:34:08

Ham Nation: Solar Storm Update! NH7T DXPedition, Cheap Radio On The Battlefield

4/1/2022
Thanks for joining us again on Ham Nation! Gordo talks with Chip about his recent involvement with a DXpedition. The affect of cheap radios in the Ukraine war. Don brings up Amatuer Radio Newsline and talk about the Young Ham Of The Year Award! Huge thanks to ICOM for supporting Ham Nation on the Ham Radio Crash Course and their twice montly giveaways! http://icomamerica.com/en/amateur/hamnation/default.aspx Links from the show! Ria tells us about the updated news to the FCC fees:...

Duration:01:14:02

Ham Nation - Track Anything & Pets With Radio, Radio Scouting, Youth On The Air

3/19/2022
Thanks for joining us again on Ham Nation! Gordo shows us how to track pets and others things with radio. We talk with Jim Brown W0RLD about Radio Scouting. Neil Rapp, Educator Of The Year also joins us to talk about Youth On The Air. Great news, Young Ham Of The Year nominations are open! Huge thanks to ICOM for supporting Ham Nation on the Ham Radio Crash Course and their twice montly giveaways! http://icomamerica.com/en/amateur/hamnation/default.aspx Links from the show! #savecallum...

Duration:01:37:51