Natural disasters are not only becoming more frequent, but more deadly. In 2011, there were 553 deaths in the U.S. as a result of tornadoes, which was more than 2001 to 2010 combined, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association. The Oklahoma Insurance Department estimated damages from the 2013 tornado which destroyed the town […]
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Originally posted by Bob Hawkins in the APN Ham Radio News News of Baofeng’s newest & latest handheld UHF/VHF Radio, has all of Amateur Radio keying up & queuing up for what looks to be the culmination of the most popular handheld radio around. Chinese Electronics Manufacturer Baofeng(Pofung), new BF-F8HP dual band handheld radio, offers more transmit […]
Despite the fact that the world is more connected than ever via devices like cell phones, computers, and walkie-talkies, there are still occasions when communications are in jeopardy. The occasional loss of a cell phone signal may not be cause for panic, but if communication is impossible and an emergency occurs, it is important to […]
Rules of Safe Gun Handling Guns are dangerous and if not handled carefully, can kill or mutilate you or someone else. The consequences of the misuse of guns are disastrous. Handling them in a safe way is the top priority once you own a gun. Remember to check the gun Make sure to always check […]
There are times in an emergency where being very visible is good and other times when being invisible are a must. In both cases smoke bombs can be a real lifesaver. A few small colored (red, yellow) smoke bombs carried in your field (e.g. hunting, hiking, fishing, etc.) survival kit can bring help to you […]
Clear description of valuable items to place in a kit to keep with you at all times!
Great starter list of life-saving items for winter camping and a Bug Out Bag!