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80 Bug Out Bag List Essentials

The best Bug Out Bag List is how you start making an excellent Bug Out Bag! We've put together all the survival gear you would need in one place. Get it right the first time!

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How To Communicate When the Grid Goes Down

Relying solely on your cellphone to communicate with your friends, neighbors, and family during an emergency is dangerous. Have a backup system! We explain some options in this article.

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How to Make Your Own Faraday Cage at Home

A Faraday cage (a.k.a. Faraday shield) is a sealed enclosure that has an electrically conductive outer layer. Learn how to make one here!

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Demonstrating Ultra-Portable Amateur Digital Stations

Very often I’m asked about ultra-portable amateur digital comms. So I thought right now would be an excellent time to kick off the ultra portable digital comms series.

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Best Disaster Preparedness Apps

Nowadays nearly all of us have the ability to carry an entire libraries worth of information around with us in our pockets - and receive timely and important emergency information in ways never even dreamed of less that 20 years ago.

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Basic Emergency Communications

Looking for simple advice about basic emergency communication preparedness items? We'll give you an easy-to-understand list of the items you should consider.

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Understanding Radio-Wave Propagation

The sun has a large effect on long-distance radio communication on Earth. Solar flares, as well as sun spots, can make long-distance communication possible . . . or impossible.

By Jonathan Imberi

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Why You Should Be Stockpiling Coffee

I take my long-term coffee storage very seriously. If you depend on and take your daily cup of Joe for granted, you should consider making it a higher priority in your prep too.

 

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Want to ward off mosquitoes? Candles and bracelets are worthless.

In test of eleven products, a fogger and DEET worked, herbs and citronella didn’t.

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Avoid The Lines: How to Store Fuel Long Term

Don't get stuck with everyone else in line at the gas station when the power goes out. Learn how to store your fuel for long term use.

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