I wanted an offline converter for quickly converting ZULU net time listings for NETS like the AmRRON National Net Sched. So I made this simple spreadsheet. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/13QNSpIbZXPhfg6cnITkWj4jJBCYiPdLUKRYyvMrjyhA/edit?usp=sharing
I decided to replace my trusty Surefire 6P with Malkoff Device with something a little lighter and brighter last year. I bought a Nitecore MH27 1000 Lumens CREE and really like the light, but it's a tad heavy for an SBR and large. My thinking was that I could use it dual mode with the red … Continue reading New Weapon Light & Mount
I came across a great website the other day and in particular a couple of articles on EMP's and preparing for them that needs to be shared. The site is http://offgridham.com/ and the articles are located at: http://offgridham.com/2017/11/emp/ http://offgridham.com/2018/02/emp-encore/ There was a response in the comments linking to the QST article that was thought to be missing. … Continue reading Excellent Resources on EMP/CME’s
I'm fortunate in that I have always worked and lived in an area that "tactical" gear worn daily does not draw attention. No Docker's for this guy! I've worn a "tactical" gun belt for the last 10 years starting with the Wilderness 1.5" Instructors belt, then switched over to the Atlas 1.75" belt which has … Continue reading Gadsden Dynamics EDC Belt Review
So you lost or left your 3-Day Pack behind with your poncho liner and E-Bivy Sack that usually provides a warm nights sleep. What you have on you is all you get to stay warm and make it home which illustrates why layering is so important. Putting all your eggs in one basket or backpack is … Continue reading Mini Survival Kit
Do you know how to start one in the most dire of situations? Many THINK they do, but have you really put your method to the test? Having started many a camp fires in the BSA back in the day, I thought "what's the big deal, I can start a fire no problem!" There is … Continue reading Got Fire?
Today I was looking again at an easy way to hide in plain site information I would want to send over VHF/UHF but do not want anyone to know. I had previously looked at One Time Pads but gave up on them because of the difficulty of teaching someone how to use them. Without practice … Continue reading Easy Open Air Cipher