Category Archives: Solar

Solar on a Budget!

Solar on a Budget
Micheal Kline “Reality Check” Audio player below!

Solar on a Budget!In this show, we  discuss ideas for building a low cost solar powered system as an option to provide lighting and some, limited AC power in a grid down scenario. I discuss what I used and why I chose it. We will include the benefits of buying the solar kit from Harbor Freight. What the basic kit comes with and how to buy it on the cheap with coupons. Continue reading Solar on a Budget!

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Portable Solar Generator!

Portable Solar Generator
Ray Becker “The Ray Becker Show” Audio player provided!

Portable Solar GeneratorOn this episode of The Ray Becker Show we begin with economic news for the week and look at the Markets and other economic indicators.

We discuss in detail, Portable Solar Generators. We also cover the basics of electrical PIE. Think about the items in the home that will need electrical power in a grid down environment. Continue reading Portable Solar Generator!

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Cooking with the Sun and the 12th Planet

Cooking with the Sun and the 12th Planet
Forrest & Kyle “The Prepping Academy” Audio in player below!

Cooking with the Sun and the 12th PlanetOn this episode episode in player below Forrest and Kyle welcome Paul Munsen, President of Sun Ovens, to the show. For the past 28 years SUN OVENS has been proudly made in the U.S. They believe in free enterprise and seek to take a private sector approach to helping solve problems, which are often left to governments Continue reading Cooking with the Sun and the 12th Planet

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GRID DOWN Part 2 Solar Power!

GRID DOWN Part 2 Solar Power
Bobby Akart “Prepping For Tomorrow” Audio in player below!

GRID DOWN Part 2 Solar PowerWhat do you know about living with Solar Power?
On this episode of Prepping For Tomorrow we have a technical expert on solar energy joining American Preppers Radio aka “Prepper Broadcasting”. If you have ever thought about solar power or even if you already use it in some way you will want to listen in to this show. Tom Brennan, technical adviser for Sol Ark explains how solar energy for the house or Continue reading GRID DOWN Part 2 Solar Power!

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GRID DOWN!

GRID DOWN!
A history + preparedness solutions by Sol-Ark (Two Part Analysis)
Bobby Akart “Prepping For Tomorrow” Audio in player below!

GRID DOWNOn the next two week’s episodes of the Prepping for Tomorrow program, Author Bobby Akart discusses the number one concern of most preppers—a collapse of the power grid. Do you think this is only the stuff of fiction? Think again! Continue reading GRID DOWN!

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Let’s Cook with the Sun!

Let’s Cook with the Sun!
Highlander “Survival and Tech Preps

Let’s Cook with the SunThis show I will be discussing solar ovens and the uses. How can you build one yourself? And a few pre-made ones you can buy. What are the advantages and drawbacks to such a device? The need for food is unquestionable. When we do not have a stove we can turn on at the flick of a switch we have to find a way to cook. Like our ancestors did before us they found a way, luckily today we Continue reading Let’s Cook with the Sun!

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Alternative Energy!

Alternative Energy in Depth!
Brett Bauma “Makers on Acres

Alternative Energy Easy_WindmillWhat are some of the benefits of adding alternative energy to our homes and farms? What are some of the negatives?

We discuss many of the different types of alternative energy and the benefits and downfalls of each. From wind power to solar and everything in between.  We talk costs Continue reading Alternative Energy!

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Low Tech Prepping!

Low Tech Prepping
Highlander “Survival & Tech Preps

Prepping for a Low Tech Life Powers-outElectricity is a great thing, until it is no more. We get so used to having light at a flick of a switch. But what happens when those lights go out? On Survival and Tech Preps we have talked about high tech vs low tech in previous shows, now I want to talk about prepping for a low tech lifestyle. Continue reading Low Tech Prepping!

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Battery Power Preps

Battery Power Preps
Highlander “Tech Preps

Power Preps ELEC_Military_Batteries_lgThe advent of battery power years ago let us take our devices portable, and the technology is getting better and better, and for a prepper batteries are essential. We have to find what works for us in our current preps, such as flash lights, there are many flash light options on the market, some expensive, some cheap, but the technology for lamination has taken leaps and bounds in the past 10 years or more with the advent of led bulbs. Continue reading Battery Power Preps

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Cheap Hot Water Anyone?

Cheap Hot Water Anyone?
James Walton “I Am Liberty

I am liberty 400x300Its rare that I get into preparedness products. Self-reliance toys if you will. Now I am not talking about silly cheap China made knives that are also wrenches that are also flints that pose as shovels and when held in the just right light resemble a compass. No, I am talking about highly effective products that are out there that you may have never heard of. Continue reading Cheap Hot Water Anyone?

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All About Solar Power!

All About Solar Power
Host: Don & Nick “We Grow Ours”

Solar PowerThis week on wegrowours, we talk to Chris Frye from AEI (Alternative Energy Inc,) about solar. Chris knows his stuff! If you are considering putting solar onto your home as an alternative energy source, or maybe as part of you preparedness plan, Chris is your guy. Chris has owned Alternative Energy Inc. for the last 14 years and has built a successful business not only from residential solar but commercial as well. Working around the world and with many non-profits he cares about his customers and the industry. Last week’s roofing company may be today’s solar company! We learn what to look out for when picking a company to install your solar system, we also discuss financing options that come along with the solar industry and how people may sell you a plan that could prevent you from selling your own home. Chris also talks about a commonly overlooked way to save you thousands on your solar install. Continue reading All About Solar Power!

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Devices for Survival!

Devices for Survival!
Host: Denob “The Prepared Canadian”
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A growing number of preparedness items that the typical prepper has in their kits are run by batteries. From Iphones to AM/FM radios to ham HT’s and flashlights, these low power devices need juice. There are several ways to keep them charged, either with their built in batteries or with rechargeable NiMH cells. So just what is the best way to keep the power up in all those devices? Continue reading Devices for Survival!

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Gourmet Preppers and Solar Physics!

Gourmet Preppers and Solar Physics!
Hosts: Gary L. & Gee’sBoo ‘The Road Less Traveled’

GourmetWelcome to this week’s outing on “The Road Less Traveled with GaryL and GGsBoo. On this excursion we’ll continue focusing on some of the intricacies of Prepping from our perspectives with an emphasis on psychological preparedness being quite important to our overall efforts. Learning exactly who and what we really are and the nature of our surroundings are essential to being psychologically prepared.

2-22 Roberta's sewing roomGGsBoo will share some of her “secret” gourmet menus for the Prepper Gourmets and will discuss her sewing room and maybe some of her projects!

GaryL will discuss some solar physics, how it could have a dramatic effect on Prepping citing some previous examples, and why radio communications could be very important. Also, as time allows, he’ll continue the discussion on energy, frequency, and vibration. Continue reading Gourmet Preppers and Solar Physics!

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