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.

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.

January 3, 2013
#79: How Is Your Microphone Cable?

Preparing for CES, Gordon dunks a radio in water, and how to reduce RF interference.

December 20, 2012
#78: Merry Christmas From Ham Nation!

HRO Appreciation Day in Atlanta, christmas poems, and turning a Raspberry Pi into an FM transmitter.

December 13, 2012
#77: Cheryl's Ham Nation Anniversary

Bob takes a tour of Voice of America, the Quartzfest Ham radio gathering, and more.

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.