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My interests include Amateur Radio, Message Traffic Handling, Disaster Preparedness, Space Weather,

Terrestrial Weather, APRS, Doppler Radio Location Direction Finding,  Emergency Communications, Packet-Radio, Scottish Kilts, Smoking Pipes, Sustainable Organic Permaculture Gardening, Composting, Worm Farming, Constitutional Rights,

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Sunday, August 11, 2019

It seems every time I turn around I hear someone talking about the food shortage and wondering how bad it will get. Recently you can't walk  into a Walmart or Kroger store without seeing signs on the bare canned vegetable shelves about the food shortage.

Lets take a breath here and think about t...

Thursday, August 1, 2019

I have heard many people say that they are prepared for a disaster or whatever SHTF situation may come. They boast about their preps and that they have a purchased a "Seed Vault" with heirloom seeds so that they will be able to grow food afterward in the event of a long-term situation once they run...

Monday, July 1, 2019

In an SHTF situation many people are counting on their stored food supply to get them through. They have stockpiled up buckets full of beans and rice so that their families do not starve to death after a major disaster situation.

But what kind of life are they really going to have surviving on beans...

Monday, June 10, 2019

When preparing grains, beans, and legumes to be added to your long-term food storage plan, be sure to place them in the freezer for at least 72-hours to kill any pest and pest eggs which may be included inside the packaging. This freezing method also kills certain types of bacteria. Personally, I fr...

Monday, June 10, 2019

Ok, I just received a question from someone about storing rice. They wanted to know what kind of rice they should store as part of their long-term storage plans. They received a recommendation from someone else to store brown rice because of its nutritional values and extended shelf-life over white...

Saturday, June 8, 2019

When starting to prepare for disasters or emergencies, one of the things that many people think about is stocking up on military MRE (Meals Ready to Eat) packs which contains a shelf-stable meal for one person that does not require refrigeration.

Surplus military MRE's are convienent, however they ar...

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

I just realized yesterday that I posted a message on Facebook about the generators that I have purchased, but I never did a blog posting about them, and why I chose them. I decided to go ahead and get it now while we have been talking about generators before we move onto a different topic.

As a backu...