Tag: radio

Best Cheap Portable Radio For AM/FM

I’ve had this ‘best’ ‘cheap’ (inexpensive) portable radio for several years and I’ve got to tell you that I still believe it’s the best little AM-FM radio for a survival-preparedness kit. That is if you’re looking for a small little battery operated radio that splits cost versus quality pretty well. …

2-Way Radios For Pre & Post SHTF Local Communications

(Midland GMRS ‘base’ or ‘mobile’ 2-way radio)   2-way radios (walkie-talkies) do not require a working infrastructure as do cell phones (antenna towers, network service providers, power-grid, a paid service plan). A set of 2-way radios ‘just works’. The only thing a 2-way radio needs is a charged battery. 2-way …

3 Best Emergency Radios For Around 50 Bucks…

If you don’t already have a battery operated portable emergency radio, you might consider one from the following three quality brand companies. While I cringe whenever I type the word, ‘best’, I do believe that these brands are indeed among the best, if not the best in this market. I …

Best AM Radio For DX Long Range Listening

‘Best’ is a bold word, however in my opinion (and that of others if you search for it) one of the best AM radios for long range (DX) listening is the new CCRadio-2E by C Crane. I now have this radio, and can absolutely confirm its attributes. Here’s why I …

An Essential Preparedness Resource: Portable AM Radio

Not only do I have a general interest in radios, but they are also an asset for emergency preparedness. Although not in the same preparedness categories as food, water, bullets and bandaids 😉 , communications (listening-receiving, as well as 2-way comms) could be a vital conduit of critical information. There …

Portable AM Radio For Disaster Information

Reliable information during a disaster or escalating crisis is paramount to survival. People need to know the scope of the disaster. They need information. Depending on the disaster, the communication systems we normally rely upon may become unusable. Home phones become overloaded or unusable in many disaster scenarios. Hurricanes and …

FRS, MURS, GMRS, 2-Way Radios For Communications

During ordinary times or during an emergency, disaster, or SHTF, communications can be of utmost importance. 2-way radios are an excellent choice for many use-case scenarios for personal communications. 2-way radios do not rely on anything external like wireless providers, cell towers, network service providers or the internet to provide …