Ham Talk Live! show

Ham Talk Live!

Summary: Thursdays at 9 pm EasternLive call-in talk show about Amateur (Ham) RadioHosted by Neil Rapp, WB9VPGTwitter: @HamTalkLiveFacebook: facebook.com/HamTalkLiveInstagram: HamTalkLiveEmail: contact@hamtalklive.comWeb: HamTalkLive.comCall-in Line: (859) 982-7373Show Schedule: www.neilrapp.altervista.org/hamtalklive/schedule.htmlThanks to our sponsors:Tower Electronics - www.pl-259.comICOM America - www.icomamerica.com/amateurGo to our Facebook page or Twitter feed for information about events (like our LIVE broadcast from Dayton!) or updates from past shows.

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 Episode 199 - State of the Hobby Survey 2020 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3187

Dustin Thomas, N8RMA will be on Ham Talk Live! to take your questions about the 2020 State of the Hobby Survey that will be conducted soon! Dustin and I will take a look at the past surveys, talk about their relevance, and some of the statistics about amateur radio.Be sure to CALL in with your questions and comments by calling 859-982-7373 live during the call-in segment of the show. You can also tweet your questions before or during the show to @HamTalkLive.Visit the 2020 State of the Hobby Survey at https://www.radiosoth.org/

 Episode 198 - Bill's Birthday Bash | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3000

Don Wilbanks, AE5DW is on the show to talk about Bill's Birthday Bash coming up February 7-9. The informal special event will be the first for the Amateur Radio Newsline club call WA6ITF. Newsline Founder Bill Pasternak's 78th birthday would have been February 7. Be sure to CALL in with your questions and comments by calling 812-638-4261 live during the call-in segment of the show. You can also tweet your questions before or during the show to @HamTalkLive.

 Episode 197 - Big Changes Coming to the National Contest Journal | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3150

The National Contest Journal is undergoing some major upgrades soon, and the Editor Dr. Scott Wright, K0MD is here to tell us all about it and take your calls LIVE!Be sure to CALL in with your questions and comments by calling 812-638-4261 live during the call-in segment of the show. You can also tweet your questions before or during the show to @HamTalkLive.

 Episode 196 - Orlando Hamcation 2020 Preview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2476

Michael Cauley, W4MCA, the chairman of Hamcation, is here to take your questions and to preview the Orlando Hamcation 2020! We'll talk about what's new, what's old, and what not to miss.Be sure to CALL in with your questions and comments by calling 812-638-4261 live during the call-in segment of the show. You can also tweet your questions before or during the show to @HamTalkLive.

 Episode 195 - AMSAT 50th Anniversary Recap | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3326

Paul Stoetzer, N8HM is here from AMSAT to talk about the recent 50th anniversary celebration of AMSAT. Paul will take your questions live, and we'll also look to the next 50 years.Be sure to CALL in with your questions and comments by calling 812-638-4261 live during the call-in segment of the show. You can also tweet your questions before or during the show to @HamTalkLive.

 Episode 194 - 12 Days of Christmas Special Event | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2391

Lou Maggio, NO2C, will be here to talk about the 12 Days of Christmas Special Event going on now, and a special event just for hams born on Christmas Day. We'll also have an update on other special events going on this month. Be sure to CALL in with your questions and comments by calling 812-638-4261 live during the call-in segment of the show. You can also tweet your questions before or during the show to @HamTalkLive.

 Episode 193 - Holiday Gift Ideas and Ham Holiday Traditions | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3284

Katie Allen, WY7YL from Ham Radio Outlet is here to talk about holiday gift ideas for hams! Also, we will reveal some special ham holiday traditions.Be sure to CALL in with your questions and comments by calling 812-638-4261 live during the call-in segment of the show. You can also tweet your questions before or during the show to @HamTalkLive.featuring"The Radio Jingle"lyrics by Emily Northamperformed by members of GingerSideStanding in the snowWith a brand new radioCatching the ISS!Satellites are the best!!!I-Gate on the roofRepeater down the street!What fun it is to make contacts with everyone I meet.RADIO! RADIO!CubeSat Fox-1AI'd like to get all the grids around the USA!HEY!RADIO! RADIO!CubeSat Fox-1AI'd like to get all the grids around the USA!

 Episode 192 - Youth on the Air Month | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2619

Bryant Rascoll, KG5HVO, the YOTA month coordinator for participation in the Americas will be on the show to talk about YOTA month and take your questions! We'll talk about the young people operating the special event, the award program, and more.Be sure to CALL in with your questions and comments by calling 812-638-4261 live during the call-in segment of the show. You can also tweet your questions before or during the show to @HamTalkLive.

 Episode 191 - Youth on the Air Camp | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3565

Jocelyn Brault, KD8VRX, Sam Rose, KC2LRC, and I are on the show to talk about Youth on the Air camp in the USA coming June 21-26. Call us with your questions about this camp coming to Cincinnati for licensed hams ages 15 to 25 in North, Central, and South America!Be sure to CALL in with your questions and comments by calling 812-638-4261 live during the call-in segment of the show. You can also tweet your questions before or during the show to @HamTalkLive.Also, a programming note... Ham Talk Live! will NOT be on the air next Thursday, November 28 for the Thanksgiving holiday. We'll be back on December 5!

 Episode 190 - Making QST and On the Air Magazines | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3682

Becky Schoenfeld, W1BXY, the managing editor of QST magazine, is here to talk about what goes into making an edition of QST, and details about the new magazine coming in January, entitled On the Air.Be sure to CALL in with your questions and comments by calling 812-638-4261 live during the call-in segment of the show. You can also tweet your questions before or during the show to @HamTalkLive.

 Episode 189 - NTS Message Handling | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3154

Marcia Forde, KW1U is here to talk about NTS message handling! Never passed a formal message before? Marcia will be here to tell you how, and to answer your questions!Be sure to CALL in with your questions and comments by calling 812-638-4261 live during the call-in segment of the show. You can also tweet your questions before or during the show to @HamTalkLive.

 Episode 188 - Stealth Antennas and HOAs | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2429

John Portune, W6NBC is here to talk about the challenges of having antennas in HOA restricted areas, and how antennas can blend in with the surroundings. Be sure to tune in to hear his ideas and call with your questions!Be sure to CALL in with your questions and comments by calling 812-638-4261 live during the call-in segment of the show. You can also tweet your questions before or during the show to @HamTalkLive.

 Episode 187 - Newsline ARC WA6ITF Memorial | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2986

Don Wilbanks, AE5DW is back to talk about the new Amateur Radio Newsline Amateur Radio Club, which has the callsign of its silent key founder, WA6ITF. We'll take a look back at Bill Pasternak's legacy in ham radio and what the plans are for the future of this callsign.Be sure to CALL in with your questions and comments by calling 812-638-4261 live during the call-in segment of the show. You can also tweet your questions before or during the show to @HamTalkLive.

 Episode 186 - Augmented Reality in Contesting | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3709

Jeri Ellsworth, AI6TK and Amy Herndon, AI6ZU from TiltFive will be here to take your questions about using augmented reality in ham radio contesting! Their kickstarter campaign has taken off to build augmented reality systems to be used in gaming, but also for things like contesting. Be sure to tune in and ask your questions live!Be sure to CALL in with your questions and comments by calling 812-638-4261 live during the call-in segment of the show. You can also tweet your questions before or during the show to @HamTalkLive.

 Episode 185 - Fall Special Events: Jamboree on the Air, Fall Out, and School Club Roundup | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2632

Three big special events are happening on the air this month! First, Bill Stearns, NE4RD will talk about the 2019 K2BSA Jamboree on the Air. Then, Christian Cudnik, K0STH will talk about the 2019 100 Watts and a Wire Fall Out. And, I'll talk about the Fall 2019 School Club Roundup. Bill and I will take your questions LIVE on the air!Be sure to CALL in with your questions and comments by calling 812-638-4261 live during the call-in segment of the show. You can also tweet your questions before or during the show to @HamTalkLive.

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