EMP Survival 101

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by Tara All of our lives would be drastically impacted if either a man-made or natural EMP disaster happened.  It would not take weeks, or even months, to repair the power grid and all aspects of modern life, but years! If the vital piece of United States infrastructure goes down, we would awake in an … Read more

A few thoughts on EMP protection

  Quite often I receive questions and comments related to EMP protection. Let me start by saying I am not an expert on EMP. I will also tell you that I have talked to some very knowledgeable people when it comes to EMP and electronics. For me the answer to what will happen if there is … Read more

Video of the Week: EMP Trash Can Faraday Cage Testing in Lab

YouTube is an absolutely incredible source of information on almost anything you can think of. Every week we feature a new video related to a variety of topics such as firearms, first aid, gardening, security, food storage, water filtration….and current events. Capt. Michaels recently suggested this YouTube regarding EMP protection. Good stuff as it suggests an … Read more

EMP protection examples from The Panhandle Rancher……

That was previously published HERE on ModernSurvivalOnline.com. From some recent correspondence with the Panhandle Rancher. Published with his permission. Thanks Panhandle!! – Rourke I performed a biennial check of  H/T’s and marine VHF base units stored in the family bunker the other day and am enclosing a couple of photos of how they are EMP shielded (double ammo … Read more

EMP preparation efforts

  I have been hearing more and more about a possible EMP attack and have decided to start specifically preparing for such an event. Preparing for an EMP event has not been a major part of my preps. My emphasis has been putting away food, water, firearms, ammunition, etc. to prepare for what is most … Read more

Could “Red Dawn” really happen?

With North Korea rattling its sabers and making threats against the United States – I wondered….“Could Red Dawn really happen?”  For those who may not know what I refer the remake of the 80’s classic Red Dawn features an EMP riddled north-western United States being invaded by North Korea. I have watched the movie several times and from … Read more

PREPPER FICTION – Solar Storms 2012 Part Three

Solar Storms 2012   by Ted Howe and Shirley Swift Part III   Frank showed up at the crack of dawn with a large wild turkey. He and Sally, much to everyone’s surprise, cleaned it in the basement. Every once in a while their laughter drifted up the stairs and Gert kept winking at Nancy. … Read more

PREPPER FICTION – Solar Storms 2012 Part One

Solar Storms 2012 by Ted Howe and Shirley Swift Part I                                                                         North Liberty, Iowa – November 1, 2012   “Damn” Frank said forcefully turning the radio off and standing up. “Sounds like those solar flares are gonna’ happen after all.” “R.J., you got your ears on!” Frank excitedly yelled into the CB mike trying to get … Read more

Special Event: PREPPER FICTION – Solar Storms 2012

Starting tomorrow, December 27th and over the next four days ModernSurvivalOnline will be hosting a 4-part fictional story written by Ted Howe and Shirley Swift.   The story follows a family that has strong survivalist skills. The issue they are dealing with is having a wide-spread electric power grid damaged by solar storms. Part of the family was unprepared … Read more

EMP protection examples from The Panhandle Rancher……

From some recent correspondence with the Panhandle Rancher. Published with his permission. Thanks Panhandle!! – Rourke I performed a biennial check of  H/T’s and marine VHF base units stored in the family bunker the other day and am enclosing a couple of photos of how they are EMP shielded (double ammo boxed, insulated inside the first box and … Read more

Re-post: Imagine for a Moment – The Reality of an EMP Event Part One AND Two

Author’s Note:  Rourke has been a good friend of our team at SurvivalWeek.com and is aware of the tremendous research we have done on the topic of Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP).  Since he receives numerous questions each week regarding this topic, he asked us to put together a two-part article to provide some clarity on the … Read more

Protecting electronic devices from an EMP attack

What is an EMP?  EMP stands for Electromagnetic Pulse.  An EMP is typically generated by the detonation of a nuclear weapon.   According to a US Army report from 1994, one single high-altitude detonation has the potential to generate an electromagnetic pulse capable of covering the entire continental United States. EMPs are not harmful to … Read more

Small step in EMP preparation….

An EMP event is one disaster that I am not very prepared for – and is one of the most difficult. Being that my son is a diabetic – I have taken some steps to protect his insulin pump and testing equipment. Unlike many other diabetics – I have managed to come into possession of … Read more