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.

October 19, 2011
#22: Boy Scouts On The Air

Bob's trip to the National UK Hamfest and Lincoln Cathedral, 54th JOTA 2011, and a solder fumes extractor.

October 12, 2011
#21: What Radio Should I Buy?

Special cameo appearance by Joe Walsh! Plus National Electronics Museum, things to consider when buying a radio, building a speaker with a Dixie cup, and more.

October 5, 2011
#20: MFJ Factory Tour

Shelby Hamfest tour, the MFJ factory, a transmitter with one part, and more.

September 28, 2011
#19: Martin Jue, MFJ Enterprises

Huntsville Hamfest, Martin Jue's career, analog Volt-Ohm meters, and more.

September 21, 2011
#18: Leo Works A 20-Meter Pile-Up

World Trade Center antennas, insurance for portable gear, DVOM vs. AVOM, remote calling, and more.

September 14, 2011
#17: Amateur Radio Newsline Joins Ham Nation

Buddy Holly trivia, history of Amateur Radio Newsline, tips to prevent RFI, and more.

September 7, 2011
#16: N7HPR And ARISSat-1

Elecraft's new toy, more about ARISSat-1, adding a regulator to George's DC power supply, and more.