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8 Best MURS Radios for Quick & Efficient Comms [in 2020]

When it comes to communications devices, MURS radios are among the top choices of preppers. Despite their short range compared to other communications devices, MURS radios functionality, convenience and durability are top-notch. These features are...

Ham Radio Made Simple: Ultimate Beginner Reference Guide

Amateur Radio also called ham radio is a unique hobby and also a useful service that brings together people, radio, and communication together. People use ham radio to talk within the city or across...

10 Best Handheld Ham Radios for Preppers in [2020]

The market is flooded with a wide variety of high-quality handheld ham radios which have great features and functions, with some sophisticated electronics all packed into a tiny package. These radios have advanced features...

How to Get (& Why!) a HAM Radio License the Easy Way

So, you have decided that you want to get a ham radio license. Whether you are already a hobbyist or someone who just started learning about ham radio, this article will help you prepare...

What is QRP Ham Radio Operation? [+The Prepper Ham Mindest]

QRP is much more than just types of gear, and antennas. It is a mindset that involves using the minimal amount of gear to achieve the communications you desire QRP is defined today as being at...

How Program a Baofeng UV-5R with CHIRP Software

It makes sense that your handheld radio should be able to take the place of multiple radios. Want to add all the channels you need quickly and easily? Let's program a Baofeng UV-5R Radio...

Best Ham Radio Antenna Upgrade for BaoFeng UV-5R & BF-F8HP

Handheld HAM radios are great since they are small and portable, but you may find yourself needing to extend their range. A BaoFeng Antenna upgrade might be exactly what you need. How Antennas Work for...

How to Manually Keypad Program the BaoFeng UV-5R

If you want to do more than simplex communications over short distances, then you'll need to use a repeater. In this post we'll show you some simple manual programming using the keypad on the...

How to Use HAM Radio Repeaters & the PL Tone

Communication is very important during an SHTF. You can have the old reliable HAM devices, however, there are so many unanswered questions for the new HAM licensee. And now I'm bringing in HAM Radio 101...

Long Distance Communications with Ham Radios & Satellites

What if you got separated from your family during an SHTF? How would you get help when the worst is still yet to come? In an SHTF event, it's possible to do Long Range Communications using...
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