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The Ultimate Urban Survival Kit & Gear

The ultimate urban survival kit and gear. The gray man survival bag is specifically designed for the urban prepper who lives in cities or large towns.

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The Solar Storm of 2012

Almost two years ago to the day, our most bounteous and fantastical celestial body — the Sun — kicked out one of the largest solar flares and coronal mass ejections ever recorded. And it only missed Earth by a whisker.

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goTenna Mesh Teardown

See inside the guts of a goTenna Mesh. What components it's made of, and how it works.

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80 Bug Out Bag Essentials Checklist

Create the best bug out bag with our ultimate bug out bag checklist. Discover 80 essential items to carry in your survival kit to prepare you for emergencies.

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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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What Is A Faraday Cage And How To Make One

Discover how to make your own faraday cage at home. A Step by step guide to building a Faraday cage to protect your electronics in case of an electromagnetic pulse.

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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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What is Radio Propagation: RF Propagation

What is radio propagation? discover how the sun, solar flares, as well as sun spots, can make long-distance communication possible or impossible.

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