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How To Protect A Portable Radio From EMP

How To Protect A Portable Radio From EMP

Protecting a portable Shortwave/AM/FM radio from an EMP (electro-magnetic-pulse) is (theoretically) fairly easy, and is a wise course of preventative action to take with a critical electronic piece of equipment like a radio which could provide you with critical news...

Suspect Super-EMP Orbit Over United States

Suspect Super-EMP Orbit Over United States

Given the recent nuclear threats from North Korea directed at the United States, the satellite orbital map shown above indicates the track of the KMS 3-2 "satellite" this week from APR 8 - APR 16, which coincidentally just so happens to orbit along the eastern half of...

North Korea Super-EMP Weapon

North Korea Super-EMP Weapon

North Korea may possess, or may be in the advanced stages of developing a Super EMP weapon. As the U.S., pundits and media continue to downplay every threat made by Kim Jong Un and North Korea, there is little doubt by some experts that they are working feverishly...

Will EMP Pulse Fry Anything Electronic NOT Plugged Into The Grid?

Will EMP Pulse Fry Anything Electronic NOT Plugged Into The Grid?

I recently received the following question regarding EMP effects: "What will happen to vehicles with electronic ignitions, a Chevy with an ignition module, but they are not hooked to a battery, with no path for electricity to follow, can it do damage? There may not be...

Effects Of Long Term Power Outages

Effects Of Long Term Power Outages

The effects of long term power outages will be very severe to our modern way of life. Our human civilization has only existed with the 'help' of electricity for a VERY small slice of its overall timeline. It, and other factors, have enabled enormous population growth...

Building A Faraday Cage

Building A Faraday Cage

A protective measure to protect electronic devices from the effects of EMP include the Faraday cage. -------------------- (Update) The effectiveness of protection depends on several complicated factors including strength of EMP, your geo location from it, EMP...

EMP Electromagnetic Pulse: Circuit Effect

EMP Electromagnetic Pulse: Circuit Effect

There are two types of EMP bombs, nuclear and non-nuclear.   Nuclear EMP The nuclear explosion generates 'ionizing radiation'. Ionizing radiation is radiation with enough energy so that during an interaction with an atom, it can remove tightly bound electrons...

Geomagnetic Storm Power System Transformer EMP Threat

Geomagnetic Storm Power System Transformer EMP Threat

North America’s electricity infrastructure is clearly one of our society’s most important assets. As reliance on digital technology and 'just in time delivery' distribution systems has increased, many North Americans have come to depend on the reliable delivery of...

Power Outage – How Will You Deal Long Term?

Power Outage – How Will You Deal Long Term?

I think we have all had to deal with a power outage for a day or two. Some of us have had the experience of being without power for 5 to 7 days. What if you had to survive and adapt to a power outage for 3 weeks or longer? Can you imagine that? Can you manage? Let's...