To me broadcasting one's SSID for a home network is a serious security risk so I prefer not to do this.
This is a misconception that many people have. It actually gives a false sense of security and does not provide any real protection. Some info here: Your SSID Isnxxx8217;t Hidden Forever - www.wi-fiplanet.com Wi-fi Mythbuster: Do NOT hide your SSID - TECH.BLORGE.com
Edit, better article here: http://blogs.technet.com/steriley/ar...ess-ssids.aspx