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From: KD5XB@bigfoot.com
Subject: Re: National Debt
Date: Sat, 7 Dec 1996 08:17:59 -0800

> From: Phil Karn , on 12/7/96 8:04 AM:
> As for the HF packet nets, I actually agree with you. The Internet
> does the job much more efficiently. In the end, it will probably
> replace ham radio entirely once the government realizes that
> auctioning off our remaining spectrum could retire the national
> debt.

It *MIGHT* retire the national debt. For a time, certainly not forever. Our problem is that we spend more than we take in. And not only the government, but it's getting more & more common for individuals to do so as well.

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