People Get Ready...
PATROLLING SETUP This past Winter patrolling the woods I was experimenting with wearing my old chest harness below, both under and over garments. This opened my eyes to a huge difference in maneuverability and comfort in what amounts to "slick" rifle use with the harness under a soft shell jacket. It is a night and … Continue reading Rethinking The Chest Harness
SOME LESSONS LEARNED ABOUT BELTS First off while the term "War Belt" is accurate enough for what a Prepper might want to use it for, the kind of battle one would associate with organized military unit is not the same as a Prepper will face in a post event environment. One is offensive by nature, … Continue reading Rethinking the War Belt
Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Effects survivalsullivan.com/emp-effects/ April 28, 2018 An EMP attack is the most deadly doomsday proposition we could ever face. Few outside of the prepper community are even pondering such an end of the work event – and far fewer still are preparing to survive such a SHTF and the copious amount of domino … Continue reading EMP: People Get Ready
If you have not read My TAC-Comms System: Part 1 please do so... PROGRAMMING RADIOS First we need to get the CHIRPS Programming Software. While the RT6 comes with a Windows software package, I prefer Linux and to use CHIRP for all my radios if possible as it allows for easy cut and paste of frequencies … Continue reading My TAC-Comms System: Part 2
This article is going to cover from start to finish the system I have built for myself and explain the choices made for hardware, software and frequency monitoring / use. I will cover my hamshack solar setup for charging the radios and my portable solar-powered cross-band repeater in separate articles. My goal here is to … Continue reading My TAC-Comms System: Part 1
Non-Preppers and MAGs: In times of need, people that did not prep will see the obvious benefits of joining together as MAGs (Mutual Assistance Groups) to help each other out, what other choice do they have? As someone who has prepared, you will need to be very careful about who you let into your MAG though, as … Continue reading Neighbors and OPSEC