5 radios for emergency preparedness

April 30, 2015 Rourke 11

The morning after Hurricane Hugo devastated my community there was one thing in common most everyone was searching for – information. Many were without power thus they could not turn on the TV. I jumped in […]

REVIEW: Kelly Kettle Trekker

April 27, 2015 Rourke 2

Introduction Most every prepper in existence has at least one – if not a dozen –  ways to cook in the absence of electricity.  Whether on the go or sheltering in place, cooking and boiling […]

recommendations

Rourke’s Weekly Recommendations

April 21, 2015 Rourke 0

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 […]

Entitled

April 20, 2015 Rourke 13

By Brad M After getting home from a 12 hour work day, shoveled the snow off of your driveway and walks, and find that you are tired and hungry. You decide you want a plate […]

Got Baofeng?

April 19, 2015 Rourke 9

A fellow group member just became the owner of a Baofeng UV-5R. I told him that he should read this post and I figured many may not have seen it the first time around. HAM […]

Firestarters by Crayola

April 15, 2015 Rourke 5

Amazing the things that we all have laying around that have some really great uses and do not even know it. Take crayons for instance. I had read somewhere that they were good for starting […]