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 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.

June 1, 2011
#2: Emergency Communications

The vital role of ham radio in emergency communications.