HAM Radio | A Quick Primer

HAM Radio | A Quick Primer

An introduction to HAM Radio (Amateur Radio) – frequencies (pros & cons), ground wave, line of sight, skywave (skip), NVIS, and more…

Anyone Read A Good Survival Novel Lately?

Anyone Read A Good Survival Novel Lately?

I haven’t read one in awhile. But I’m in the mood to pick one up. Before I do, have any of you read a recent book in the survival novel genre? Any good?

Why You Should Never Talk To The Police

Why You Should Never Talk To The Police

Here are the LOGICAL reasons why you should NOT TALK TO THE POLICE if you are arrested, questioned, and what you should do instead…

Secure Private Email Service Providers That Won’t Track You

Secure Private Email Service Providers That Won’t Track You

If you are someone who may be especially concerned about having an email account that tracks you (e.g. for targeted advertising purposes), or if you’re simply skeptical about these companies having records of your email correspondence in their servers, there are alternative email solutions that may put you at ease. Popular email service providers such…

Emergency Radio Choices From Sangean, Midland, & C.Crane

Emergency Radio Choices From Sangean, Midland, & C.Crane

Do you have an emergency radio? I own radios from all three of the following companies. Each of them has proven to be quality choices. – Sangean – Midland – C.Crane Co. While there are portable emergency radios in various price ranges, you may need to spend around $50 to get one into the realm…

Radio Communications Post SHTF

Radio Communications Post SHTF

Will radio communications be helpful during the time period of post-SHTF? I recently read the following comment / question here on the blog and felt it would be an interesting topic to consider. “…still unsure in my mind how useful radio communications aside from listening and sorting out propaganda from truth will be post SHTF.”…

Emergency Communications If The Cell Network Went Down

Emergency Communications If The Cell Network Went Down

“Cell phones are great but before them people used CB’s (no license needed for CB), and today a lot of preppers are working on getting a ham license and buying a $30.00 radio.” says Chuck Findlay who recently commented here on MSB. It doesn’t take a Mad Max grid-down World to have the cell network…