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  1. Communications
    Survivalist Radio: Ham vs CB vs FRS vs GMRS vs MURS Survivalist Radio: Ham vs CB vs FRS vs GMRS vs MURS "What type of radio should I get for SHTF with the most communication range?" "How far will that radio go?" We see these questions being asked a lot on various forums, especially...
  2. Communications
    Currently working on getting my HAM radio license. Work is paying for a few of us to get it for emergency use (I work in a hospital) and figured this would be a great thing for if TEOTWAWKI or SHTF. I bet its fairly common around here but anyone have some good ideas, tips, know of a good...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hey, I saw there's a used set of Hand Crank FRS/GMRS radios for sale on Amazon: Audiovox Electronics GMRS1882CH 18-Mile 22-Channel FRS/GMRS Two-Way Radio (Pair): Electronics I personally have a set of these and really like them, but don't need a second set. Looks like only one in...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hey everyone, I'm looking to see what your suggestions are for an emergency radio? I see Eton has a couple, even some with built in GMRS, but they have bad ratings on Amazon. I like the idea of GMRS on a solar powered / crank powered unit, saves the need for additional batteries if possible...
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I've got some family that is into ham radio, and I'm thinking about getting my license and at least a hand-held rechargeable HT. What are your thoughts for SHTF communication?
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I was looking at the Etón American Red Cross ARCFR600R. After reading the reviews on Amazon I am not so sure. Anyone have one? What do you think? Is there something better?
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    The power grid goes down, cell towers and phone lines are nonfunctional, and the internet is gone for a very very long time. Radio communication is sporadic or useless, as most people don't have access to that kind of antiquated technology. Or it's being monitored by forces that mean to do you...
  8. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Was thinking I'd miss seeing everyones posts and, would wonder how everyone here was doing.... If one night, everything just went bang/dark. No Net,no phones, no TV and, wondering if some city or state was just...gone.:cool: That would be the world of the Hams.
  9. Urban Survival
    I was wondering what platforms you all were planning on using if TSHTF. I know short wave will probably be the most popular(CB's and the such), but I was wondering if there were other things you would consider using? I've seen where some people would use sat phones, but I don't think the...
  10. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    can i get some recomendations on a good radio to get news or other info .thanks
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