Can a measly few watts of power make much difference? When folks at Baofeng Tech asked me if I’d review the new 8 Watt UV-82HP UHF/VHF ham radio, the FIRST thing I thought of was comparing two different models against each other at their max power setting, and see how great a difference there was in range. A […]
Every Day Carry
In our bug out bag we (My husband and I) both had a mess kit which as you know, takes up a lot of room in a bug out bag. I set out looking for something a little better that didn’t cost an arm and a leg, but would work for all of us. We […]
By: Elijah Williams Why do you need a light on your gun? Because it gets dark! Seriously though, depending on the time of year, there may be more hours of dark than daylight. It’s a safe bet you’re going to find yourself in the dark at some point. Even during the day, unlighted buildings can […]
You will be hard pressed to find a person, man or woman, who does not like to travel. Traveling gives you the options to explore new places, their culture, marvel at natural beauty and soothe your mind weary of domestic chores. However, the joy and experience of traveling alone and traveling in a group is […]
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!