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27June

Your Guide to UHF CB Radio's

Two way radios are considered a lifeline by firefighters, paramedics, mining company workers, farmers, remote area hikers and jackaroos to name a few.

Many people and certainly those living in the city or urban areas largely depend on mobile phones for communication. One problem with mobile phones in the event of a disaster is that often towers either get knocked out or become overloaded because of an influx of calls.

Its always good to have a plan B for communications...

Written by Caleb, Posted in Camping, Traveling & Recreational Activities, Preppers News & Stories, Emergency Preparedness - Threats - When you are traveling, Emergency Supplies - Communication

01August

All Circuits Are Busy: Emergency Collapse Communications

 

Our communications systems are still considered among the world’s most extensive and dependable. However, the infrastructure is extremely outdated and unusual conditions can and do put a strain on our grid. With the rise of natural and man-made disasters and an aging infrastructure, experts from the private and public sector warn that we are just one major catastrophic event away from the possibility of an event taking down the grid, thus causing a complete meltdown of life as we know it today.

Written by Tess Pennington, Posted in Preppers News & Stories, Emergency Preparedness - Information, Emergency Supplies - Communication

18July

Youtube - How to Make/Build a Crystal Radio

Knowing whats going on when you are in the middle of a disaster is very important.

Learn how to make a simple Crystal Radio so that you can listen to news reports or emergency broadcasts if you have no other means of communication and no power... yes it works without power!

Posted in Emergency Supplies - Communication, Projects - How-to-do-it !!

16November

Solar Powered Radio brings about a 'sense of normalcy'

Coping with the aftermath of  Typhoon Haiyan is not only devastating and tragic but with no communications to help guide people to safe areas with water and relief foods, surviving from day to day can be very critical.

Written by Joycelyn, Posted in News - International, Emergency Preparedness - Coping, Emergency Preparedness - Information, Emergency Supplies - Communication

17September

Where will you go if you have to Evacuate?

Where will you go if you have to Evacuate?

Where will you go if you have to Evacuate?

It's part of your Emergency Preparedness Plan..... so when the power goes out and communications are down... what will you do when you have to leave your home?

 

Posted in Emergency Preparedness - Evacuation, Emergency Preparedness - Threats - Information, Emergency Preparedness - Threats - When you are traveling, Emergency Supplies - Communication

11July

Communication Items You’ll Want Before TSHTF � Part 1

Having good radio equipment is important for many reasons.� What will you do when there is no Internet?� What will you do when there is no cellphone service?� How will you know what’s going on in other parts of the country, let alone the world?� Radio signals don’t need an intermediary, they just bounce all over the earth and are received by radios.

Posted in Emergency Supplies - Communication

11July

When Communication = Survival

All it takes is one really good crisis and suddenly individuals are left without the means to call home and say, “I’m okay.”

Posted in Emergency Supplies - Communication