Category: Electronics

How to Secure Your Router from Hackers

Thieves and big brother will never give up. Avoid hackers, identity theft, and government snooping by learning how to secure your router.

It is important to be aware of what kind of dangers seek you through Wi-Fi connection and how to secure your home router. Today, most homes are filled with a wide range of devices that require an internet connection. Such …

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Emergency Communications for Natural Disasters

Its easy to look at the landscape of America and understand what threats we face.

It’s easy to look at the landscape of America and understand what threats we face. Some of those are things that could happen because of war, social upheaval but one of the biggest threats comes from natural disasters. While we …

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Can you Contact Someone Long Distance after a Collapse?

It doesn't take much for the world to go silent. Particularly the cell phone comms.

It doesn’t take much for the world to go silent. Particularly the cell phone comms. We have all seen a number of instances, from earthquakes to New Year’s Eve, make it nearly impossible to get a hold of loved ones. …

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The Power of Geocaching with Kids

So many parents are looking for a way to get their kids off of video games. Before they can even start talking to them about self reliance or preparedness, they have to get them off the gaming systems. It can be a real struggle.

So many parents are looking for a way to get their kids off of video games. Before they can even start talking to them about self reliance or preparedness, they have to get them off the gaming systems. It can …

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Ham Radio for Preppers: The Complete Guide

Ham Radio for Preppers: The Complete Guide - This article is all about Ham Radio. You see, before you make a decision to bugout or do something wild, you should consult as many forms of communication that you can. You really want to be as informed as possible before you head out into a fallen world.

Communications is one the most often overlook parts of prepping. This is very strange because of how much communications rule our lives. While the world looks to communications methods  for everything we do, the idea doesn’t seem to carry over …

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How To Almost Completely Erase Your Digital Footprint

How To Almost Completely Erase Your Digital Footprint - This article is going to offer you some methods to forge closer to a life that does not include that digital footprint. You will quickly come to find that these things are hardly as impossible as you once thought.

Is there anything more alluring than erasing your digital footprint? What would it really take? We have built ourselves quite an existence on the informational super highway. If you are a participating member in social media it would be very …

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How To Make Dead Batteries Last 8 Times Longer

How To Make Dead Batteries Last 8 Times Longer - Batteries are reusable on new and most "used" batteries and will be available in AA, AAA, C, & D variations. I am going to be getting a few of these and keeping them in my bugout bag and car!

Most new batteries contain 1.5V of energy when first bought. The problem is that many devices stop functioning at around the 1.3V mark. Batteriser uses micro-circuitry that lets you instantly tap into the 80% energy that is usually thrown away. …

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Turn Your Smartphone Into A Satellite Phone

Turn Your Smartphone Into A Satellite Phone — We all know how cell phones can work on one street and then have no signal on another part of the same street. This makes cell phone not the best option for survival if you get lost in the desert or dense woods.

We all know how cell phones can work on one street and then have no signal on another part of the same street. This makes cell phone not the best option for survival if you get lost in the desert …

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60 Awesome Reasons to Get a Ham Radio

60 Awesome Reasons to Get a Ham Radio - Utilizing a ham radio can be an enjoyable and exciting experience. Throughout the process, you are also enabled to make some friends along the way, and unite with other ham radio amateurs who are investing their time in the same activity as you.

Disclaimer: Operating a ham radio with out a license is illegal. Please be sure to get one before purchasing a ham radio. Ham radios are one of the most reliable ways of using and operating radio frequencies. Used by amateurs, …

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5 Myths of GMRS and FRS Radios (Busted)

5 Myths of GMRS and FRS Radios (Busted) - For the prepper its important that you know your equipment. You must understand that these distances of 30 miles are very different if there is anything between you and the other radio. There is much more to learn about the reality of these radios.

When it comes to hand radios we have all had an experience where you give your friend a radio to take home and you go to your room to phone him and realize all that comes through is fuzz. These …

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