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EMP Friendly Downgrades on Your Homestead

EMP Friendly Downgrades on Your Homestead

EMP Friendly Downgrades on Your HomesteadIf you’re lucky enough to have a homestead, you’ve no doubt discovered the peace of mind that comes with being more self-sufficient. Providing for your family through homesteading can be extremely rewarding even in normal times. It can be empowering to grow food, raise your own livestock, and provide for the needs of your family without depending completely on outside resources. And the good thing about building your homestead now is that whenever SHTF, you will be that much farther ahead than everyone else. Continue reading EMP Friendly Downgrades on Your Homestead

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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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8 Alternative Ways to Cook without Power!

8 Alternative Ways to Cook without Power

8 Alternative Ways to Cook without PowerWhether stranded in the wilderness by accident, or relaxing at your campsite on a weekend getaway, hunger will come calling – and without traditional cooking instruments or appliances readily accessible, keeping your party fed means trying new methods of cooking. Don’t wait to experiment in the woods; review these tips for cooking your food outdoors to make sure you’re prepared for any situation. Continue reading 8 Alternative Ways to Cook without Power!

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Power Needs When You Need It

Power Needs When You Need It
Bob Hawkins “The APN Report“ Audio in player below!

Power Needs When You Need ItApril Showers bring May Flowers, as well as Thunderstorms. We had a doozy sweep by this week, which put a hurting’ on the local power grid. There were power outages in parts of the county which give inspiration for this episode of the APN Report.  Continue reading Power Needs When You Need It

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Staying warm with no power!

Could you stay warm if the power were knocked out?
DJ Cooper “Surviving Dystopia

Staying warm with no powerAlthough the Punxatawny Phil the groundhog predicts an early spring, it is as yet only February and a cold blast is on the way for much of the US.  Blizzard conditions predicted for the midwestern north and with blizzards sometimes comes the dreaded Continue reading Staying warm with no power!

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Electricity & backup power options!

Electricity and backup power options.
Brett Bauma “Makers On Acres

Electricity and backup power optionsLiving in today’s age we are almost completely reliant on electricity from the grid to power our homes and devices. Many people in today’s world are scared of electricity and don’t truly know the fundamentals Continue reading Electricity & backup power options!

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Power to make change!

Power to make change!
Host: James “I Am Liberty

PowerHow weak and powerless are we? There is a phrase that is floating all around the internet on blogs, emails and social media. It’s one that goes usually something like this “Well (insert government program) sucks but I can’t do anything Continue reading Power to make change!

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Hurricane Joaquin, before and after!

Hurricane, before and after!
James Walton “I Am Liberty”

Hurricane ivan091304-2015zAs millions brace for the possible effects of Hurricane Joaquin I thought a reasonable time to talk about hurricane preparedness. Like preparing for other natural disasters Hurricane preparedness is part of an overarching plan that doesn’t just take place during the hurricane season. A hurricane is actually what got me into this crazy world of prepping so I am always happy to discuss that as well. We were very unprepared and for most of us that’s what it takes before we turn the corner. Continue reading Hurricane Joaquin, before and after!

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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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Life Hacks When Technology Fails

Life Hacks When Technology Fails Us
Highlander “Tech Preps

If you missed this show last week your not alone. Because of technical difficulties we all did. Tonight we give it another go. Thanks for your patients.

Life Hacks When Technology Fails UsWhen Technology fails us, when the power goes out, when stuff breaks, what do we do? Who do we turn to? In this episode I will be talking about simple life hacks that you might not have even realized that can get you thru a rough patch; such as power outages, electronics failure, icy sidewalks, how to get water if the power does go out, how to cook, how to generate electricity.  Continue reading Life Hacks When Technology Fails

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Lighting innovations!

Lighting innovations
Host: Destiny Survival
Lighting uv_paqlite_glow_lights_for_life_400x250When the power goes out, and it’s dark, the first thing we want is light–even before food and water. It not only helps us see, but it provides us with comfort and reassurance. Of course, you want a dependable light source. My DestinySurvival Radio guest and I talked about a unique light source for when the power’s out that gives you that UV glow.Steve Nagel of 4EverLight International, Inc., and UVPaqlite.com, is this week’s guest. Way back in December of 2011 I had him on the show. If you’re curious, read about it here.

 

3-7-15 the_orb_mule_light_glowing_400x226Steve provided me with a couple of UV Paqlite samples then, and I bought some of the company’s little Toob Lites. I knew right away there’s a reason his company calls the UV PaqLite the amazing light. These aren’t your ordinary glow in the dark products.If you haven’t heard of UV PaqLites before, you’ll want to find out what they’re all about. If you have heard of these nifty glow in the dark items before, you’ll be interested in hearing about new innovations and new products. Either way, I think you’ll want to put some of the things Steve and I talked about in your survival kits and prepping supplies.
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Ham radio, what you need to know!

Ham radio, what you need to know!
Host: Denob “The Prepared Canadian

Ham radio DawnMossHam 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 coast to coast to relay valuable information. Even without a license, you can own and listen for information from ham radio operators, emergency services such as police, fire, and others, and listen in on worldwide broadcasts which can keep you up to date on the general situation of things. Continue reading Ham radio, what you need to know!

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Urban Survival (Bugging In)

Urban Survival (Bugging In) Revisited
Sam Coffman

Urban Survival TeachingMuch of the hype around preparedness and urban survival focuses on the concept of the “bug-out” bag and its various incarnations; and why not?  It’s a much simpler concept to wrap one’s head around than all the preparation involved in setting up your home as the spot you intend to stay in a post-disaster or even post-SHTF scenario. We teach bug-out scenarios, caches, escape and evasion and much more related to bugging out at my survival school – The Human Path – and it is important to know the full range of skills and equipment and realities around every aspect of bugging out. Continue reading Urban Survival (Bugging In)

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