Reflections on Puerto Rico

The following was sent to me by a confidant with decades of experience working with relief agencies, in addition to being one of the most knowledgeable Amateur Radio operators out there today. Maria's aftermath on Puerto Rico is compounded by the fact that the island's crippling welfare state and decades of nepotism has lead to …

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Quantity vs. Quality: Putting the Handheld Radio in Context

During the Communications presentation at the PatCon I focused primarily upon the common radio equipment among preppers and survivalists- CB radio because of its inherent commonality (and overcoming potential weaknesses) and the Baofeng UV-5R because it's cheap and everyone owns them 'BY THE CASE!' as one gentleman in attendance pointed out. While that's all good …

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The Motherlode: All the Radio PDFs You Didn’t Even Know You Wanted

Take a good LONG while browsing around N5DUX's resources page. If you can't find something useful to do on this page, beginner or certified old-time 'Have Another Meal' guy, the problem is you. Check it out and try some of the things on the page. It builds skills and confidence; two things that can never …

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