Monthly Archives: May 2016

Mike from Tactical Wood Gas

Mike from Tactical Wood Gas

Mike is a Ham Radio operator and is experienced in using radios in the marines. Mike has great information on batteries and has great stories of field day and field operations using his ham radio. He likes PSK31 and other digital operation.

http://www.tacticalwoodgas.com

Going Home By A. American Book Review

Going Home By A. American Book Review

I want to first start out by saying I give this book 5 stars. This book was great it followed a character Morgan Carter’s 250 mile trip to his home after his car breaks down. But things are about to get much, much worse as Morgan finds the country’s power grid has collapsed. There is no electricity, no running water, no Internet, and no way to know when normalcy will be restored or if it ever will be. An avid survivalist, Morgan takes to the road with his prepper pack on his back.

The book gets right into it there was no real slow parts to the story. Starting the book goes into Morgan driving home and his car breaks down with in the first 10 pages you are into the story.

I liked how the book covers everything Morgan has in his pack and what he is using them for really giving people reading the book insight on what every prepper should have in his or her pack. They even give brand names and places where Morgan purchased items in some cases.

A American really touches on civilization and what people could be like without law and order as Morgan deals with the biggest threat to this life people. Morgan does make some friends along the way but runs into his share of problems with the breakdown of civilization.

One thing I do like about the book is that there is nothing really scifi about it. For the most part we don’t get into why the situation happened just Morgan is going to get home and his travel through the woods and small towns in Florida.

Overall I would say this is a great book for any prepper to read as it has great story but also some very good helpful information.

Investing In The Stock Market

Investing In The Stock Market

Today on the show we talking about be PREPARED financial for situations like retirement or college and using the stock market to do that. We get into what stocks are a good long term investment. We get into what to look for in a stock as an investment how to pick the right stock for you. We talk about stocks of companies vs commodity stocks. We dig into startups and buying there early stocks. We discuss penny stocks and how that works plus much more.

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  • Stock Market
  • Company Stock vs Commodity Stocks
  • Penny Stocks
  • What to look for in a stock
  • Startups
  • What stocks are a good long term investments

And More…

Situation Awareness

Situation Awareness

Today on the show were going over situational awareness and situation awareness. We talk about ways to increase situation awareness. We get into things I do to keep myself aware of my surrounding and the impact it can have on an emergency situation and daily life. I give tips out to our female listeners and using tech to keep aware of your surroundings.

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  • situation awareness
  • increase situation awareness
  • keep aware of your surroundings
  • situational awareness
  • emergency situations

And More…

How To Find North Using a Watch Solar Navigation Wilderness Survival Skills

Being able to navigate using nature is an extremely useful skill, always be aware of what direction you are traveling and always tell someone where you are going.  Using your watch you can very easily find your north and south lines.  By watching this short video you will have a good explanation and way to get a general direction for when you are traveling.

 

Surviving A Mortgage

Surviving A Mortgage

Today on the show we talk about mortgages and things everyone should know about them in today’s tough financial times. we get into Fixed Mortgages Vs Adjustable Mortgages. We talk about home line of credit over refinancing. We get into types of financing and the interest rates.

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  • Fixed Mortgage Vs Adjustable Mortgage
  • Home Line of Credit
  • Refinancing
  • Mortgages that are called 2/28 or 3/27 what that means
  • Interest rates
  • Types of financing

And More…

Generators

Generators

Today on the Survivalist Podcast we get into generators. We talk about entire house backup generators vs portable generators. We get into using transfer switches and the safety involved with generators. We talk about when to use generators and conserving fuel. We discuss solar generators as well.

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  • Generators
  • Portable Generators
  • Backup Generators
  • Generator Safety
  • Solar Generators
  • Fueling Generators

And More…

Prepping For Unemployment

Prepping For Unemployment

Today on the show we talk about prepping for unemployment. How could you cut your bills if you needed? What could you cut vs what you can’t cut? I talk about getting a great resume together and where you could look for work. I get into the unemployment system and know how much money your going to get while on unemployment. We talk about looking for jobs in advance and preparing your finances in advance.

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  • How could you cut your bills if you needed?
  • What could you cut vs what you can’t cut?
  • Getting a resume together.
  • Where you can look for work.
  • Preparing your finances for loosing a job.
  • How to earn extra money on the side.
  • Making hard decisions on what to cut.

Much More…

EDC Everyday Carry Bags

EDC Everyday Carry Bags

Today on the show we talk about EDC or Everyday Carry Bags we talk about the essentials of what should be in the bag and how the bag should always be with you. We talk about the kind of bag you should buy and difference between EDC and bug out bags.

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  • What should be in your Everyday Carry bag.
  • What kind of bags to use for EDC
  • We run down a list of stuff for the bag
  • We talk about personalizing your needs
  • How to make you life more comfortable because of EDC bag

One Second After by William R. Forstchen Book Review

I want to start off by saying I bought this book on paperback at BAM books because a person working there recommended it. I then turned on Coast To Coast AM the next night and heard William R. Forstchen talking to George Noory so I know I had to read this book.

I have to say there are parts that are hard to read. The part about not having medications for people in need was hard to read. People needing insulin not having it and having to decide who lives or dies based on who is considered import to the effort of keeping the group operating was difficult to read at times.

The parts about rationing food was hard to read deciding how many calories is enough for people to survive on without dying. These were hard decisions for the characters to make but important to survive.

There was parts of EMP survival that never crossed my mind like birth control and population boom because of it during a long term disaster like EMP. There was issues of cigarette rationing and hunting limitations I never thought of either. There were things to consider like do you feed your pets or not.

The book basically centers around a small town hit by an EMP and having to survive with what they have. The main character in the book a professor and former Army Ranger is the perfect main character for this book. He faces internal struggles as well as professional struggles to try keep the town and his family alive during this huge disaster.

I am going to give the book 4 stars because it was a great book but sometimes hard to read due to the content. I would recommend this book to anyone interested in EMPs, any pepper or survivalist it’s a great informative read