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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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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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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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20 Quick and Cheap Ways to Prep for an EMP

20 Quick and Cheap Ways to Prep for an EMP

EMPIf you haven’t experienced the effects of an EMP, it’s hard to believe that it could be a real threat to our way of life. Our planet has made extremely rapid progress in technology and thus, we have generations of people who have become truly dependent on the systems that technology created. Many of us know we need to prep for an EMP but we have lost the pioneer skills and determination which enabled our ancestors to survive the toughest conditions. An EMP Continue reading 20 Quick and Cheap Ways to Prep for an EMP

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The Three Ring Circus… Election!

The Three Ring Circus… Election!
Bob Hawkins “The APN Report” Listen in player below!

The Three Ring Circus… ElectionSo the three ring Circus we call the Election has wound up & the fat lady has sung. Happy Now? Did the world end for you? Has a new day dawned? Or have we all just awoke, thinking Wow! What a Nightmare?

All of it reminds me of almost 17 years ago. 1999, and the lead up to the new century, when WE JUST KNEW Continue reading The Three Ring Circus… Election!

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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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EMP, The Big Blackout!

EMP, The Big Blackout!
Highlander “Tech Preps

EMP downloadThis episode I will talk about the technology we should have in case an EMP was to occur. What we should have before and after and how to prep for such an event. We will go over the possible causes of EMP (electromagnetic pulse) and how to prevent it from affecting your gadgets. Continue reading EMP, The Big Blackout!

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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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Technical Preps for the homestead!

Technical Preps for the homestead!
Dirty Lew & Highlander “Tech Preps

Technical Preps CCTV_Digital_Video_Security_SystemThis week’s show, Highlander and I will be going over different Technical Preps for your homestead.  We will be discussing different topics on how to power your homestead (Solar, Backup Generators and/or Wind), how to keep your homestead secure (Security Systems, CCTV and/or Weaponry), how to prepare and keep food safe (root cellars/freezers), weather forecasting and many other topics. Continue reading Technical Preps for the homestead!

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