Liberty Net: June 4, 2016

Liberty-Net---300B-triode-tubeby Kevin Strom, WB4AIO

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Listen: Liberty Net 6/4

Here are a few of the topics brought up on this week’s Liberty Net, along with my comments:

• A good medium-distance 75 meter propagation beacon for those in the eastern part of North America is Navy station NAM, running 850-Hz shift encrypted RTTY centered on 4005 kHz. The station is one of the earliest utility stations, dating from the 1920s, and is located near Norfolk, Virginia. It’s on for most of the evening every day. (11 minutes)

• It’s good to see more and more realism about American history — such as substituting the term “War of Northern Aggression” for “Civil War” when discussing the 1861-1865 fratricidal conflict. (22 minutes)

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