Category: communications

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) perhaps the best AM radio for long range (DX) listening of the AM Radio Band is the CCRadio-2E by C Crane. I now have this radio, and can absolutely confirm its attributes. …

Emergency Contact Card For Your Wallet

I keep an emergency contact card in my wallet. It’s something that I’ve been doing for a number of years. Here’s why it’s important: Getting Into A Serious Accident If you ever get into a serious accident whereby you are unable to effectively communicate with first responders or anyone else, …

10 Survival Movies List

Have you watched any survival movies lately? While films from Hollywood are often filled with garbage, I thought that I would list 10 survival movies for your interest. I’m not saying that these are not hyped up or unrealistic in any way, however there may be some lessons learned for …

Best Cheap Portable Pocket Radio For AM/FM Band

I’ve had this ‘best’ ‘cheap’ (inexpensive) portable pocket AM 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 in its class (inexpensive and small). UPDATE: There is a newer model of this portable radio: Sony …

Free TV Secret To Cut The Cord

These days, it seems that there is a secret to getting free TV. The multi-billion dollar cable and satellite industries don’t want you to know how easy it is to get TV for free. The free TV secret has been hidden from view, however I will shine the line upon …

Why You Should Never Talk To The Police

(UPDATED) Of their many duties, the police are there to enforce the law – not to interpret the law with regards to a judgement of you and the circumstance you may be in. Depending on the circumstances, you may be arrested, even if you are innocent. But here’s the thing… …

Modern Survival Blog Surpasses 30 Million Visitors

I recently happened to check our ‘Google Analytics’ statistics to discover that ModernSurvivalBlog.com has just passed the 30 million visitor mark. Wow… Thanks to you and all those who have happened across this site by way of relevant internet searches, links from others, etc., we’ve crossed a significant milestone. While …

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 …

The Mainstream Mass Media versus Alternative News

It is well established that most Americans do not trust the mainstream (mass) media (supported by Gallup polls and others – look it up…). It’s no wonder since most recognize that they are all owned and controlled by the same handful of corporations who are themselves integrated into the establishment …

Smartphone Communications During A Power Outage

During a regional (or wider) disaster (e.g. major storm) and subsequent power outages, one of the main things that people will be trying to do is communicate with others via their cell phones / smartphones, and searching for information about the event. Back during Hurricane Sandy, many people walked long …
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