I just heard a bunch of sirens toward our little town and sit here wondering what is going on. It occurred to me that it would be a good idea to have a police scanner to be able to listen in and see what's up. I probably should have had one long before now. I started doing a little research...
I'm studying for my transmitting liscense, and I was wondering if anyone could give me any idea on a good transmitter to look at? I already have a SkyChampion reciever from Post WWII, which works nicely. My neighbor is an ex-ham, and has helped me set up an antenna, and has given me some advice...
I have been searching everywhere for a decent weather radio that utilizes S.A.M.E. technology and can be powered continuously by 12VDC. I want to use it both in my motorhome, home and as a portable if I have to do it.
I can not find a 12VDC powered unit.
Anyone know of one?
This is a howto article about communication.
I am posting a portion of an article I recently wrote for oasisv.com
It is absolutely imperative to have communications as an integral part of your emergency preparedness plans. With communication devices, it is possible to keep abreast with...
I got an Emergency Radio for only $10 at my local CVS drugstore. It runs off of a handcrank or batteries and picks up AM/FM and a common weatherband.
Emergency Radio Review: Battery Free Crank Radio from Innovage Outdoor
Overall, it's a pretty decent little radio and a great budget prep!