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The only thing you need for this project is an AM/FM transistor radio, an older model that has a physical adjustment for tuning rather than digital. This will be a wheel or slider that changes stations. The only tool you should need is a small screwdriver.
You can’t use the newer digital radios which is a shame but the old radios are still around and probably really cheap on Craigslist or garage sales.
I think this is a project worth knowing because in an emergency the more bands or frequencies you can pick up the better. What if the only signal being broadcast is on a higher or lower frequency than your radio can pick up? You wouldn’t know anything that’s going on.
That’s why having a radio ready to receive these frequencies is vital. This hack can even pick up air Traffic Control, air Shows and other civil Aviation Band transmissions. EVEN law enforcement. (Although I wouldn’t recommend listening to it as it may be illegal).
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Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker
Do you remember the old root cellars our great-grandparents used to have? In fact, they probably built it themselves, right in their back yard.
If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then you need 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 reveal how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.