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Survival communications is a topic that probably deserves a book or two. I think you would be hard pressed to find a ton of preppers who are well outfitted for the various levels of communication that should be taken advantage of in a disaster. Do you know what it takes? one of the best places to start is in having walkie talkies. These can be a great addition to the family outside of survival. They are great for camping and things like that.
This article addresses the usefulness of walkie talkies in a shtf situation. There is a reason they could be great and there are some reasons they could be highly ineffective. If we are smart about our preps we will take any and every advantage. If it turns out that walkie talkies fit your system, you better get your hands on a few and everyone tune to that one channel.
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.