Ham Nation

Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks and Cheryl Lasik 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. If you have videos, send them to hamnationvideos@twit.tv.

Records live every Wednesday at 6:00pm PT/9:00pm ET.

March 14, 2013
#89: George Receives Dayton's Special Achievement Award

Hamvention award winners, contesting with vintage gear, and how to use a transistor relay driver.

March 7, 2013
#88: Ham Radio Featured on Tim Allen's Last Man Standing

A behind the scenes look at the Ham radio gear used on the set of Tim Allen's Last Man Standing.

February 28, 2013
#87: Show Us Your Shack

A look at ham shacks across the country, snow on antennas, and all about how inductors work.

February 21, 2013
#86: A Tribute to Wes Schum

Hands-on with the TS-990, a tribute to Wes Schum, and a homemade outpost.

February 14, 2013
#85: It's Valentine's Day!

The InnovAntenna, Bob's custom built gear, and how to build a class-D amplifier.

February 7, 2013
#84: Hams Attend NAMM

The NAMM show, a preview of the Winter 2013 edition of CQ VHF, cheap wire tricks from George, and more.

January 31, 2013
#83: Where in the World Is Gordo?

Videos from Hamfest and Quartzfest, and a close look at PL259 UHF connectors.