Category: Electronics

Here’s What a National Electricity Shortage Looks Like

Here's What a National Electricity Shortage Looks Like - These mandated power rations, the limited amounts of food, the government-funded snitches, the tracking, and most of all, the propaganda, are all what await us in an economic collapse situation. While the Venezuelan government will be facing no limits on their use of electrical power, the people will only be allowed allotted amounts.

We have seen blackouts in New York City in recent days. Unexplained blackouts. This is a big deal.  While we haven’t seen anything like Venezuela, who is experiencing another power outage, it just seems like these blackouts are becoming more …

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Post Disaster Communications for Preppers

Post Disaster Communication for Newbies - During and after a disaster, information is at a premium. Never underestimate the importance of having multiple ways to communicate after a disaster or crisis. To rely solely on your cell phone is a surefire way to be left in the dark.

What on earth are you going to do if you have to reach someone you love and the power and cell signal is out? This is the backbone and the main concern of post-disaster communications.  There are more options than …

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Build a Mesh Network to Communicate through any Disaster

A small earthquake rocked central Virginia in 2011. It was a very brief and wild situation that turned out to be pretty ineffectual even in the town of Mineral, from which it emanated.

A small earthquake rocked central Virginia in 2011. It was a very brief and wild situation that turned out to be pretty ineffectual even in the town of Mineral, from which it emanated. However, it opened the eyes of many …

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How To Make An Earth Battery

How To Make An Earth Battery - With something as simple as an old ice cube tray some soil a few bolts and copper wire you can get about 5 volts of electricity. This is enough to power a few LED lights, calculators and if you are really tech minded even a mobile or USB device.

Image Credit: thegoodsurvivalist.com With something as simple as an old ice cube tray some soil a few bolts and copper wire you can get about 5 volts of electricity. This is enough to power a few LED lights, calculators and …

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9 Simple Tips You Need to Buy the Best EDC Flashlight

9 Simple Tips You Need to Buy the Best EDC Flashlight - A flashlight that will work for you in a variety of scenarios needs to have the right battery size and a variety of other features that you may not be thinking of.

They say the best flashlight is the one you have on you when you need it most. Problem is: how do you make sure you’ve bought the best flashlight to do what you need to with it? There are tons …

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Why You Need A Faraday Cage And How To Build One

Why You Need A Faraday Cage And How To Build One - We all know am EMP strike could render our electronic devices useless. Did you know that you can actually prevent damage to your electronics by building a Faraday cage?

We all know am EMP strike could render our electronic devices useless. Did you know that you can actually prevent damage to your electronics by building a Faraday cage? They are really easy to build and actually won’t cost you …

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How To Make a Powerful Modern DIY HDTV Antenna

How To Make a Powerful Modern DIY HDTV Antenna - Save a ton of money year over year by building your own HDTV antenna. Stock up on food or prepper gear with the money you save.

Are you paying hundreds of dollars a month for cable or satellite TV? Chances are you probably are. Or, are you struggling to pay for TV and can’t afford to buy a HDTV Ariel?  Sit back and think about this… …

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Communication After an EMP

Communication After an EMP — Do you know how to communicate after an EMP? What kind of gear will you be needing? What will you use after the electronics in your location have mostly all gone down? Have any idea how to protect your electronics from a potential EMP? If you’re interested in finding out, today’s article is one for you.

Do you know how to communicate after an EMP? What kind of gear will you be needing? What will you use after the electronics in your location have mostly all gone down? Have any idea how to protect your electronics …

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Emergency Cell Phone For Bug Out Bag or Car Kit

Emergency Cell Phone For Bug Out Bag or Car Kit - We all want to have a survival phone. This is one of the best in the market. The specifications would definitely say that this is a prepper's phone.

Freed from the need of power outlets, you can use the amazing AA battery-powered SpareOne anywhere within range of a GSM cell tower. Even without a SIM card, SpareOne has one-button emergency dialing (911, etc.), and can be geo-located in an …

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DIY Scalable Solar Power System – On a Budget

DIY Scalable Solar Power System - On a Budget - Solar power can be a preppers best friend if SHTF and also can cause a lot of headaches and confusion if you know nothing about it. Kinda like me, I want a system at my house, I just find the whole thing to confusing to grasp. This article helped me a lot.

Get a DIY scalable solar power system on a budget…. I recently discovered a website that has lots of great info, I have spent a few days now looking at articles and hand picking awesome tutorials and great info we …

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