Self-Reliance, Preparedness, and Down-Grid Communications


After thirty years of working and playing with electronic communications, and three years doing certain specific research and putting together classes under the Sparks31 brand, I’m beginning to understand a few things that I’m going to share with you.

  • First off, listening will always remain more important than transmitting, but only as long as you’re regularly and frequently doing it with an aim of actively finding out what’s going on in your region, and have some idea of how to analyze what you’re hearing. That means having the right monitoring equipment, and using it enough to get an accurate electronic order of battle in your region and hear enough traffic to be able to do an accurate analysis.
  • After reading several disturbing accounts of how easy it would be for an entity with some $$$ to acquire the raw material, replicate 70-year old tech to make a simple Hiroshima or…

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Author: Alfred E. Neuman

70 year old geek, ultra-conservative patriot.