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I never knew you could build such a device! Thats why I love doing this for you all, I learn so much, everyday! This tutorial shows us how to make a simple crystal radio that requires no batteries to work. Crazy huh?
Having any kind of radio is important in a survival situation. If SHTF some people will take to the airwaves to keep people in the loop and probably to offer help. So building a radio that doesn’t rely on batteries or power could give you the edge. Knowing how to make these radios could be knowledge you could trade or barter with.
This is part one, how to build a simple version, then it takes you and shows you how to make it better, receive more stations and make it look pretty. See how and why you should build one below:
Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker
If you can't afford the box culvert option you can look into is building a backyard root cellar that can be used as a bunker.
If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then check out Easy Cellar.
Easy Cellar will show you:
- How to choose the ideal site
- Cost-effective building methods
- How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
- How to conceal your bunker
- Affordable basic life support options
Easy Cellar will also show you how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.