Liberty Net: May 14, 2011

by Kevin Strom, WB4AIO

FROM ARIZONA TO MAINE, from the Midwest plains to Florida, amateur radio’s free speech Liberty Net just keeps getting more and more popular, even with the advance of Summertime conditions on 75 meters.

Listen: Liberty Net 5/14

Here are just a few of the subjects brought up this week:

• Washington, DC’s “Police Week” included a moment of extreme irony when Michelle Obama welcomed a “rapper” to the White House who has openly sung the praises of of numerous killers of police officers. (23 minutes)

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Liberty Net: October 30, 2010

by Kevin Strom, WB4AIO

THE DEBATE on this week’s Liberty Net was far more exciting than any sports contest or drama you could see on television, and the novel ideas exploded from all directions and illuminated the ionosphere — and our minds — in three dimensions. There was a small amount of rather pathetic jamming, and it looks like some of the noise the net encountered was from a Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) broadcast transmission from Europe. Net communications weren’t impaired for long, however. (It would be an improvement if European broadcasters went to 90 meters and left 75 meters to amateurs.)

Listen: 10/30 Liberty Net

Here’s a minuscule sample of what you can hear on this week’s recording:

• A wise man once said “When Congress is adjourned, the nation is safe.” (40 minutes)

• If there’s a worldwide economic slump, why is German unemployment at a 30-year low? And Switzerland is doing even better. Could it be the higher genetic quality of those populations? (45 minutes)

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Liberty Net: October 23, 2010

by Kevin Strom, WB4AIO

SINCE W1WCR could not be on the air at opening time — 10PM Saturday — as usual, N2IRJ became acting Net Control Station for the Liberty Net this week. The conversation was intense and the ideas expressed were sometimes at a level rarely rivaled even in the most free-thinking academies of the Western world. There were some solemn moments as the life and friendship of a late supporter of the net, Bob Glisch, were remembered.

Listen: 10/23 Liberty Net

Here are a just a few of the topics covered this time on amateur radio’s most exciting net:

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