Liberty Net: September 15, 2012

by Kevin Strom, WB4AIO

AS WE SAY GOODBYE to Summer 2012, we can look back on a season of real success for the Liberty Net. Despite high static levels, storms, and high absorption on the band, more and more new stations continued to check in, the phone patch was very active, and the conversations were illuminating. And that success has been recognized by others: Recently the No Agenda Report (here and here) and the FRRL have run excerpts from, and articles on, the Liberty Net — thanks, guys!

Listen: Liberty Net 9/15

Here’s a little sample of the issues discussed during the latest meeting of the Net:

• So far this year 42 banks have failed — and failing isn’t easy when you can create money! (24 minutes)

• A previously unknown group calling itself “The Cutting Sword of Justice” has taken responsibility for the virus that attacked and destroyed workstations at the Saudi Aramco oil company. Such a claim certainly doesn’t rule out intelligence agency involvement — and the major intelligence agencies, especially the CIA and Mossad, are probably the greatest centers of murderous and criminal activity on this planet. (25 minutes)

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FRRL Recognizes the Liberty Net

The FRRL — a Web site whose acronym stands for “The Future of Radio and Radio’s Legacy” — has published an excellent article encouraging its readers to check out the Liberty Net. Here’s an excerpt, but do visit the FRRL site for a great array of radio-related features and videos (and much more):

I CAN AGREE WITH the sentiment below – so many amateur radio conversations are vacuous.   How about taking it up a notch and get amateurs into the national conversation on topics of the day?

A past president of the ARRL said that a renewed focus on technology will reawaken the relevance of Amateur Radio.  Will it?  Or will this just drive Amateur Radio into a smaller and smaller niche market on the margins of society?

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