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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Communications in a “Come As You Are” War

fm_24-12_communications_in_a_come_as_you_are_war Download and keep a paper copy somewhere safe. As we were discussing Common/Off the Shelf (COTS) gear being pressed into service and integrated with .mil kit, as is happening in other hot spots, having a decent reference (even if a bit dated) will be golden. Map out your Signal (S6) plan and your footprint. …

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