Manufacturers claim all sorts of supposed achievable radio communication range and distance. Here’s what to expect in the “real world”…
While there are a lot of older 2-meter FM ham radios out there, the cost of new is really pretty low. Here’s some advice to get started.
What if I wanted to use my magnetic mount antenna as a sort of base station antenna? Do I need a ground plane? What size / dimension?
Funny examples of “common sense challenged” encounters with other people. Add your own stories in the comments!
Review of the Walker Razor Radio accessory that fits their ‘Slim’ model electronic muffs. My results of real world transmit distance testing.
Your internal voice. Instincts. You will likely make better and quicker decisions if you trust your gut. Don’t ignore it!
I’ve always advocated portable radios for preparedness. Sometimes while listening (to AM in particular) there may be interference. How to find the source?
An introduction to HAM Radio (Amateur Radio) – frequencies (pros & cons), ground wave, line of sight, skywave (skip), NVIS, and more…
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?
Here are the LOGICAL reasons why you should NOT TALK TO THE POLICE if you are arrested, questioned, and what you should do instead…