Tag: Ham Radio

Trials and Tribulations of New Amateur Radio

I agonized over the purchase of an Icom 7300 HF transceiver after a few weeks of surfing different Internet sites, reading reviews, checking prices on various sellers’ websites trying to decide which radio to buy, what features I wanted, new or used, prices, etc. For several weeks before that I studied antenna designs and measured…
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December 14, 2018 0

Amateur Night at the Dipole. Pt 2. Safety Dance

Amateur Night at the Dipole. Part 2. Safety Dance Micheal Kline “Reality Check” Audio player below! In this show we will be picking where we left off last week. Last week we covered a hard truth that you do not need a ham radio license to use a radio and having a license does not…
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December 16, 2017 0

Amateur Night at the Dipole!

Amateur Night at the Dipole! Micheal Kline “Reality Check” Audio player below! For this show, we are going to make a lot of ham radio operators mad. I expect to get a lot of flak for this show. In this show, we are going to be discussing amateur radio and why it is and is…
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December 2, 2017 0

Communications Grid Down!

Communications Grid Down! Ray Becker… “The Ray Becker Show” Audio player provided! So, you got your long term storable food and fresh water is covered. You have your ammo and some gold and silver. Imagine a grid down scenario…no power, no running water. We now enter the Psychology aspect of Prepping. The isolation. The not…
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July 28, 2017 1

Emergency Communications

Emergency Communications Ray Becker “Renaissance Man” Audio player provided! Way back when our prepping community was developing on YouTube, I had identified an important subject; Communications. In a grid down scenario or some other emergency, being able to communicate or at least listen, would be vital for information, Intel and would be a huge psychological…
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June 10, 2017 0

HAM RADIO expert Robert Hawkins!

HAM RADIO expert Robert Hawkins! Tom Martin “Galt Strike” On this episode of Galt Strike we will be talking with HAM Radio expert Robert Hawkins. When the grid goes down, you’re going to want to communicate. HAM Radio has passed the test of time and proven to be the best way to communicate in times…
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September 4, 2016 0

Technology recapped!

Technology recapped! Dirty Lew & Highlander “Tech Preps” Over the last several weeks we have went through a lot of information and rather fast so we’ve decided it might be a good idea to take a look back. In this episode of Tech Preps we’re going to do a little recapping of the things we…
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July 11, 2015 0

Emergency Scenarios & Handy Tech Preps!

Emergency Scenarios where Tech Preps Come in Handy Hosts: DirtyLew and Highlander “Tech Preps” In this episode of “Tech Preps,” Highlander and I will be discussing different emergency or crisis situation and how technical preps aided or could have aided in those scenarios. We will also be giving example scenarios and how technical preps could…
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May 9, 2015 0

Ham radio, what you need to know!

Ham radio, what you need to know! Host: Denob “The Prepared Canadian” Ham radio can be an indispensable resource during an event. Not only will it allow you to keep in touch with other members of your support group, but if enough preppers would take it seriously, a whole network could be set up from…
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August 23, 2014 2

Best Teacher in Life is Life Itself~

Best Teacher in Life is Life Itself~ Host: Denob “The Prepared Canadian” There is no better teacher in life than life itself. What I mean by this is that actual hands on experience is the best way to gain knowledge and skill sets that you may need. Sure, we can read up about something in…
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December 7, 2013 0

An Old Geezer and His Tips on Communications!

When regular means of receiving information are not available such as television, am/fm radio, telephones, and cell phones where should one go? Most experts would agree that of all forms of radio communications that may be put to use in a post disaster situation the Ham Radio (amateur radio) would be the most valuable in…
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September 3, 2013 2

Capitalism prevails over government programs, depend on yourself!

Imagine a world where you can’t trust the government, and you have to be totally self reliant. A world where you can’t even trust dispatch to send someone your way, should you need help. In many ways, we’re already there. In most major cities, you could set of your house alarm and order a pizza…
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September 2, 2013 0

Rabbits and HAM: Food and Commo for the End of the World!

One of the simplest ways to prepare for disaster is to buy and stock up on ready-made foods and gear. There is nothing wrong with this unless it is your only strategy or unless you are only interested in being able to survive for a week or two. However, during any kind of disaster that…
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August 28, 2013 0