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  1. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    Just read an article about imminent solar storm activity at http://www.express.co.uk/news/science/715472/Solar-storm-Earth-break-Sky-TV-mobile-phones Anyone got info?
  2. General Discussion
    I searched and was surprised that there was not an existing thread for this. I recently bought a 20 ft. shipping container for storage and was wondering if it would meet the requirements for a faraday cage. Thought it might be a good place to store redundant electronics like radios, backup...
  3. Site Information & Suggestion Box
    The 2012 section is DEAD, GONE, OVER-ROVER. There really is not a sections for Space and Astronomy. Some may ask what that has to do with survival and prepping. I think it has a lot to do with prepping and survival in whole. Solar flares, astroids and even satilite's. The sun has been...
  4. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    With the approaching solar maximum, there WILL BE a lot of activity up there on the sun, and a lot of news activity down here on earth. This X5.4 that is blowing our way, and preparing to add to the effects we are having right now from earlier events, will cause some stir and possible power...
  5. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    A massive solar flare or widespread EMPs would without a doubt put us back in the stone age (at least for a time), BUT without lights we can finally see the night sky again! Even just out of range of light pollution of cities, the sky is amazing on a clear night. Check out this picture below...
  6. Communications
    Just in case you missed it SurvivaleBooks is giving away 500 Military Manuals. Click here for the current thread about the manuals Of the 500, there is a great selection on Comms (all free). Here are the examples I found: 1987 US Army Send a Radio Message 3p.pdf 1987 US Army Tactical...
  7. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    Heres a link to a story everyone might be interested in, about a huge solar flare that erupted this week. 2nd big one of cycle 24. Glad it missed us! http://news.yahoo.com/s/space/20110226/sc_space/monstersolarstormeruptsonthesun
  8. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    what if a solar emp hit the north america region, i know this would have to lesson our ability to defend. and highten our chances of being attacked. i know when i was inthe military most equipment was pretty high tech at the time. just a thought thanks
  9. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    On August 1st, 2010 two large solar flares occurred resulting in a CME heading directly toward earth, with an expected arrival of Tuesday evening. Apparently, this was a "C" class, which is less severe than an "X" or "M". Not really familiar with the physics or the lexicon. Here's a link to...
  10. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    http://www.timothybirdnow.com/?p=1596 So watching News stations today and theres a huge solar flare expected which they think will fry all the satellites as well as power grids all over the world! Couple of thoughts..................:taped::taped::taped: ive just purchased a Garmin GPS ...
  11. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    "quartz", a member here brought this to my attention http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20127001.300-space-storm-alert-90-seconds-from-catastrophe.html?full=true Apparently it has happened before
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