Complete Guide to the Best Two Way Radios: Ham, CB, FRS, GMRS, and MURS

best two way radios

Living in the modern world, we take it for granted how easy it is to get in contact with our loved ones. But, in an emergency situation, communicating isn’t as easy as picking up your cell phone. How are you to get in contact with your family, who may be 5 or even 50 miles … Read more

The Best Emergency and Shortwave Radios for Every Type of Disaster

When I was a kid, our emergency radio was an AM radio that my mom kept in the basement along with some spare batteries.  This radio was supposed to be our lifeline to the outside world should a major disaster strike. Luckily, we never had to use that emergency radio in a true disaster situation.  … Read more

The 5 Vital Components of an Emergency Communication Plan: Don’t Lose Your Family When a Disaster Goes Down!

missing family members disaster

This picture is of a Missing Persons board which was made following Hurricane Katrina in 2005.   The board, in combination with a website which was set up, helped reunite many families which were separated during the disaster. But the fact that boards like this exist speak to a serious disaster preparedness problem: not many families have an emergency communication plan.

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Ham Radios: The Best Emergency Communications System

Have you ever thought of how you would get in touch with your loved ones after a disaster? Too many people rely on their cell phones and the internet, and take it for granted that these systems will be there for them. This is exactly what happened in the aftermath of disasters like hurricanes Katrina and Sandy. Communications systems were wiped out, and it was ham radio operators who came to the rescue.

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Create A Family Emergency Binder: Step By Step Instructions

Bug Out Binder

Whether you are a hardcore prepper or just concerned about disaster preparedness, there is something that you absolutely must have ready to go in case of an emergency.  Sadly, this is also the one thing that most people fail to prepare.

It is an Emergency Binder.

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