Unsung Heroes [documentary]

Through moving interviews, sensitive use of ham radio transmissions and some harrowing accounts, Unsung Heroes reveals the little known story of the 9/11 ham radio operators who provided vital communication networks for the rescue agencies.

Hams, often mocked for their obsessive hobby, believe that September 11th became amateur radio's finest hour.

Stephen Evans, the BBC's North American Business Correspondent witnessed the attacks that day and meets with ham operators who witnessed the terrorist attacks or lost friends and relatives on September 11th and still helped to support the search and rescue operation.

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Through moving interviews, sensitive use of ham radio transmissions and some harrowing accounts, Unsung Heroes reveals the little known story of the 9/11 ham radio operators who provided vital communication networks for the rescue agencies.

Hams, often mocked for their obsessive hobby, believe that September 11th became amateur radio's finest hour.

Stephen Evans, the BBC's North American Business Correspondent witnessed the attacks that day and meets with ham operators who witnessed the terrorist attacks or lost friends and relatives on September 11th and still helped to support the search and rescue operation.