Campers As A Bug Out Vehicle

January 15, 2015 Rourke 10

This post originally appeared over at It can be seen HERE in its original format. – – Rourke   By the WE2’s To us, having our travel trailer is a must.  Not only do […]

Gun Control?

January 12, 2015 Rourke 8

By The Coach, Contributing Editor I know I am probably going to stir up a hornets nest with this article. However, as I have said before, I am tired of trying to be politically correct and […]

Re: Building a Bucket Ham Repeater

January 9, 2015 Rourke 3

The following letter is in reference to the article – “Building a Bucket Ham Repeater” Mr Rourke– I’ve given it some thought and here’s a potential way to improve the antenna — and still meet […]

baofeng GT-3 handheld ham radio

Review: Baofeng GT-3 Handheld Ham Radio

January 7, 2015 Rourke 11

The importance of communication in preparedness cannot be overstated. If it all comes crashing down and normal methods of communication are thrown out the window Ham radio is one solution. Ham radio has been as […]

Dangers In Your Backyard

January 6, 2015 Rourke 3

Most people feel safe and secure in their own homes. In their neighborhood they live in. In fact 81% of all Americans live in cities or suburbs. Nothing wrong with that, I live in a […]

Rourke’s Weekly Recommendations

January 6, 2015 Rourke 3

Every week I throw out a few recommendations on things such as movies, books, knives, flashlights – all kinds of stuff. Some of these are not related to preparedness whatsoever – rather, just stuff I […]

….On practical IFAKs

January 5, 2015 Rourke 5

  There is a dearth of useful information out there on practical useful IFAKs(Individual First Aid Kit). Most of what is offered amount to a “Boo-Boo” kit. They do not remotely address the most common […]

….On testing yourself

January 4, 2015 Rourke 10

  I just came in from playing with the skull gun. On my last string of 5 only 3 rounds got on the`6″X6″ cardboard. It was a good session. How can that be GOOD? When […]