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.

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.

January 24, 2013
#82: The Softrock Payoff

'Show Us Your Shack' photos, fox hunting, and the Softrock RXTX Ensemble finale.

January 17, 2013
#81: The History of Single Sideband

Ham radio gear at CES 2013, history of single sideband, phasing with 2 mics, and more.

January 10, 2013
#80: Interest Your Wife in Ham Radio

Photos from Hamfest, hands-on with the new Icom IC-7100, and getting your wife into Ham radio.