A Ham’s Night Before Christmas Video


Here’s a reimaging of the famous Clement Moore classic made for radio amateurs.  The video is a nice reminder of how we began and where we’re going.

Views expressed in this post are those of Cyndi (KD4ACW), Gary (KN4AQ), and the Southgate Amateur Radio Club (http://www.southgatearc.org).

Content created by Cyndi (KD4ACW) and Gary (KN4AQ).

Accessed on 25 December 2020, 0327 UTC, Post 1784.

Source:  http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2019/december/a-hams-night-before-christmas.htm

Please click link or scroll down to view the video and general comments from the authors.

A Ham’s Night Before Christmas

Need a little more Christmas cheer in the hamshack ? Revisit this ham radio Christmas classic, A Ham’s Night Before Christmas.

 

 

I wrote this poem, adapted from the famous poem A Visit from St. Nicholas (but more commonly called T’was The Night Before Christmas) by Clement Clarke Moore, way back in 1996, so the poem almost now qualifies for QCWA . Later I recorded it as audio, added music, and finally produced a video…. and then a High Def video. You can find the whole story here.

The poem text, audio (no music) and audio with music are all freely available for you to read or play on the air (choose the ‘no music’ version to play on the air, but note that it runs a little over 3 minutes, so watch your repeater timer!). You don’t need to ask for further permission. You can embed the YouTube video version on your web site.

Happy Holidays from Cyndi KD4ACW and me, Gary KN4AQ


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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts

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Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amateur (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.

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Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amateur (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.

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