Posts Tagged ‘Emergency Radio’

Oil Lamp The Ready Center

Article Submitted by Brian S. Kiefat @ The Ready Center

Thanks for checkin back in with The Ready Center for your next installment of “Prepping on $20 a Paycheck.”  I apologize for not getting this out to you sooner, but I just got back from Kenai, Alaska where I was fishing using a technique called “dip-netting”.  You literally stand chest deep in a river while holding a 20 foot pole with a 5 foot fishing net on the end.  The goal is to try to catch the salmon as they swim out of the ocean and into the river system.  For the sake of keeping this story short, I’ll just say that it’s something I’ll never forget and gladly do again anytime.  If you ever get the chance to give it a try it, don’t even think twice.  Just do it.

As for what’s going on in the preparedness world, this pay period we are trying to prepare you for the most common after-effect of almost every major disaster out there: the loss of power.  And more specifically, the lack of lighting that (more…)

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Emergency Radio The Ready Center

Article submitted by Brian S. Kiefat @ The Ready Center

I wonder if this situation will end up being a long term event.  …Or will it be over in matter of days or hours?  Should I be rationing our water supplies?  …Or our food supplies?    I’m not even sure I have enough to do that.  Either way, I just hope they have some sort of professionals working on this.  This isn’t as easy as I thought it would be…  And I can’t let the others know I feel this way.  I need to look like I know what’s going on here.   I mean after all, they’re all looking to me for leadership and guidance.  This is really tough.  No power, no heat, no water, and I haven’t seen a police officer or government official since this thing hit.  Speaking of…. I wonder if we’re even safe in our own home right now.  Last night I heard multiple gunshots and a lot of screaming afterward.  This is not a good feeling.  I just wish I had an idea of what was going on out there…. (more…)