Category: Electricity

Portable Solar Generator!

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

Alternative Energy!

Alternative Energy in Depth! Brett Bauma “Makers on Acres” What 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 …

Low Tech Prepping!

Low Tech Prepping Highlander “Survival & Tech Preps” Electricity 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, …

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. When Technology fails us, when the power goes out, when stuff breaks, what do we do? Who do we …

The Faraday Cage!

The Faraday Cage on The Surreal News Host Doug Carlston “The Surreal News” Is an EMP coming?  What if an EMP, or solar storm happened?  Would your electronic equipment be safe?  These events can destroy electronic equipment, or even wipe out the electrical grid for an extended time.  Preppers have long known that the only …

Power, Living Without!

Power, Living Without  Host: Denob “The Prepared Canadian” Let’s face it, our power grid is unreliable.  In the face of disaster, it’s almost inevitably the first system of support we lose.  Even with relatively minor incidents such as snow storms or moderate wind, the electricity goes out, leaving us in the dark, with no refrigeration, heat, …

Energy, This Prepper is Not Gonna Leave the Light On!

Sipping hot cocoa while contemplating the day ahead a chill pervaded the room. Glancing at the outdoor thermometer revealed the reason, 42 degrees and only September 5th. The realization that I better get the stove pipe repaired now, hit me. Autumn is on the way and in the natural course of things winter follows and …

Incredible possibilities and options a windmill can create!

Tilting at windmills or the act of committing something useless. This Sunday The Other Side of A Preppers Path isn’t tilting at windmills but rather nodding in agreement with them. Join Lynna as she explores the world of the windmill, it’s history, uses and what it can mean for those wanting to have as self …

Power! What you can do to get by during an emergency situation.

This week on The Prepared Canadian, we’ll take a look at power.  No, not the political type, but how t have enough power to get by during an emergency situation.  A simple inverter, a few extension cords, some rechargeable batteries along with some common sense and power saving tips will get you through most of …

The Down Side of Smart Meters!

Smart Meters with TheMrsVolfie I will be hosting what I consider to be an EXTREMELY important show, one I think you all will find very informative! My Topic for the Evening will be Down Side of Smart meters! For those of you who do not know what smart meters are, a smart meter is usually …

A practical look at heat and when there is a lack of it.

Monday, monday so good to me!!!! Oh baby it’s cold outside…Join me Monday on “The Other Side…A Preppers Path” as we take a practical look at heat and when there is a lack of it.  What happens when the power grid goes down, and flipping the switch doesn’t work. How do we stay warm? Tune …

Solar batch water heaters! A show gone bad!

Up-date: This episode of Prepping with GoatHollow has been rescheduled for next Wednesday 10/10/2012 8:00pm/Central! When it rains it can pour and tonight was no exception. Tonight’s episode posted below had to be canceled due to issues with Blogtalk radio. There is an old saying “It only happens Live”. Hopefully the guests of tonight’s show …

Coping if energy sources suddenly disappeared!

By Doug: Prepping With Goat Hollow It’s been estimated that the modern family’s dependence on fossil fuels, is equivalent to having around 100 human slaves living in your basement.  To replace the energy we use in our modern lives, those slaves would have to toil for us, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. …