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National Geographic Channel Ham Radio Guide Supports Before MARS Prequel

The National Geographic has produced A Guide to Ham Radio to support its recently released digital short, Before MARS — a prequel to its upcoming MARS series. The 33-minute prequel, which has a heavy Amateur Radio theme, provides the back story of two principal characters in the upcoming MARS global event series.

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Ham Nation 14: Leo Builds a Dipole (Aug 23, 2011)

HAM Nation is the new TWIT show about ham radio. Bob Heil, with various co-hosts and guests will cover the excitement and importance of ham radio – from tossing an antenna wire in a tree allowing you to talk to the world, to the importance of ham radio operators in time of disasters. HAM Nation airs live each Tuesday at 6:00 PT on http://live.twit.tv.

In episode 14 Bob Heil, K9EID, Gordon West, WB6NOA show Leo Laporte, W6TWT how to build a dipole.

Click here to view the episode: http://twit.mediafly.com/video/hn/hn0014/hn0014_h264b_640x368_500.mp4