Ham Radio in Hollywood

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In an episode to air in mid-March, the hit ABC comedy "Last Man Standing" -- starring Tim Allen as Mike Baxter, KA0XTT -- will prominently feature scenes with cast members using Amateur Radio. This episode will be the first episode to feature Amateur Radio since the middle of the show's first season.

According to Last Man Standing Producer John Amodeo, NN6JA, the episode called “The Fight” will feature several of the regular cast members talking on the radios. “I can’t say much about the episode right now,” Amodeo told the ARRL, “But this episode has the most significant use of Amateur Radio in a TV comedy since Herman Munster, W6XRl4. got his ham license.” Fans of 1960s television will remember the episode of The Munsters (originally aired January 21, 1965) when Herman, on his ham radio, overheard children using walkie-talkies who were pretending to be Martians.

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  1. I found a link to Herman Munster calling CQ and QSO with "martians" !

    http://2metercriticalmass.com/2012/06/19/next-practice-saturday-7-21-2012/

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