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.

December 6, 2012
#76: Gordon Receives the RCA Award

Gordon receives an RCA award, setting up an APRS iGate, Bob's switch panel, and more.

November 29, 2012
#75: Our 75th Anniversary

Leo joins us for our 75th anniversary, Bob fires up an original 1956 Harvey-Wells, and more.

November 21, 2012
#74: Tower Safety and Coaxial Dipoles

More about coaxial dipole antennas, tower safety do's and don'ts, and Bob plays the organ for Julian's birthday.

November 15, 2012
#73: CW Sweepstakes Weekend

A look back at Ham newsletters, Bob's tower project, and tracing coax cable with a cassette player.

November 8, 2012
#72: Bob's Organ Transplant

The importance of ham radio in natural disasters, and Bob plays his recently relocated organ.

November 1, 2012
#71: Hams on Halloween

Impact of Hurricane Sandy, video from the K6H PAPA System Special Event, and the hams get in costume.

October 25, 2012
#70: The CQ World Wide DX Contest

The CQ World Wide contest this weekend, obtaining a commercial radio telephone license, and more.