Shortwave And Ham Radio Bands

Shortwave And Ham Radio Bands

My grandfather’s old TRANS-OCEANIC shortwave radio (with tubes) still works great ‘Shortwave Radio’ (and HAM Radio) listening can be an enjoyable hobby – even while only listening to communications from near and afar over the airwaves. Not only is shortwave radio ‘listening’ a hobby for some, it can also provide information input during a time…

Keep A Corded Phone If You Have A Land-Line

Keep A Corded Phone If You Have A Land-Line

If you are of a preparedness mindset, and if you still have ‘land-line’ phone service, you really should consider getting your hands on an old-fashioned corded phone that doesn’t have electronics requiring that it be plugged in to power it…

Top Inspirational Motivational Quotes

Top Inspirational Motivational Quotes

Inspirational quotes and motivational quotes have the power to get us through a bad week, and can even give us the courage to pursue our life’s dreams. I recently came across these quotes and felt the need to share them with you. They truly are an inspiration no matter how they are applied (your job,…

10 Survival Preparedness Reference Books

10 Survival Preparedness Reference Books

The results are in from our poll question of your recommended survival preparedness reference books. (See the results for 10 Survival Novels).  These 10 survival reference books received the most votes from our poll results: SAS Survival HandbookNewly updated to reflect the latest in survival knowledge and technology. From basic campcraft and navigation to fear…

TERK AM Radio Antenna Advantage

TERK AM Radio Antenna Advantage

The TERK AM-radio antenna may be the best portable indoor AM-radio antenna today; an antenna which does not require external power to amplify – making it a favorable prep for when the power goes out and you need to pull in distant stations for news and information. For those who are preparedness minded, you know…

Fear Can Be A Good Thing

Fear Can Be A Good Thing

As a survival-preparedness blog, we are sometimes dealing with subjects of fear. We don’t stick to just fluff or only topics which are safe and comfortable to cope or interact with. Sometimes subjects may even seem outrageous — and some really are just that… As for being scared, fear can be a good thing, as…

Little Known Search Engine Doubles Web Traffic After NSA Scandal

Little Known Search Engine Doubles Web Traffic After NSA Scandal

Web-users who want to protect their privacy have been switching to a small unheard of search engine in the wake of the government’s NSA ‘PRISM’ revelations. DuckDuckGo, a little known U.S. company in Pennsylvania, sets itself aside from its giant competitors such as Google and Yahoo, by not sharing any of its clients’ data with…

Americans Don’t Trust News Institutions

Americans Don’t Trust News Institutions

It’s not a big surprise to many of us, but apparently the majority of Americans don’t trust Newspapers and Television News. A question is… how much to blame are the main stream news institutions for enabling the decay and corruption that is apparently all around us today, by allowing much of it to go mostly…