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.

July 20, 2011
#9: Carole Perry Teaches Ham Radio In The Classroom

Teaching ham radio to kids in school, comparing ham radio to modern internet services, and George shows us the dos and don'ts of soldering.

July 13, 2011
#8: A World-Class Amateur Radio Station

Leo continues his studies, Jeri shows off her software defined radio, Tim explains what a four-square array is, and George talks about soldering.

July 6, 2011
#7: W3AO Breaks A 30 Year Record

Field Day debriefing with Frank and Rol, Bob shows us how to solder, Gordon goes over some test questions, and more.

June 29, 2011
#6: Smoke And Solder

Leo begins studying, Bob builds a code oscillator, back to school with Gordon, and more.

June 22, 2011
#5: Field Day

Emergency preparedness and having fun at amateur radio field day.

June 15, 2011
#4: Larry Junstrom From "38 Special"

Soldering extravagance, radio on the road, excellent bass, and more.

June 7, 2011
#3: Ham Radio Basics

Frequencies, handy-talkies, making antennas, terminating cables, soldering, and more.