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Properly installing a CB radio Part 2

by Cameron Green of GAPP May 25, 2015 Bug Out Vehicle
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In part one of this article, we covered the gear and techniques necessary for a proper installation of CB radio in a vehicle…so now that the system is set up, lets learn how to optimize its transmission capability. In part two, we will discuss a few common problems that can create unwanted noise. This isn’t […]

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Properly installing a CB radio Part 1

by Cameron Green of GAPP May 18, 2015 Bug Out Vehicle
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Citizen band radio is free and requires no FCC license to operate so it is a good choice for local communication. If cell phones fail to work for whatever reason, it may be the best method for remote communication since its range is better than FRS and GMRS. When I installed my first CB in […]

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Hurricane Sandy… Two Years Later

by Cameron Green of GAPP March 23, 2015 Bug In
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The events of October 2012  in the NY/NJ area are well known to the nation.  Hurricane sandy made landfall and wreaked havoc on many towns.  Being one of the most densely populated areas on the planet, the damage was in the billions.  Major parts of the NY and NJ infrastructure were damaged including railways, roads, […]

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Summer’s Here, Work, Future Plans, and Prepping

by suburban June 25, 2013 Bug Out Vehicle
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Well, summer is officially upon us.  When it came it came with heat and humidity.  With that there are supposed to be severe thunder storms all week here in NJ.  I’m getting used to the rain, and am going to start calling New Jersey, “New Seattle” shortly.  Heck, I’ve only been camping twice all season, […]

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Bug Out Threats, Traffic and Fuel, Part 1.5, OPSEC

by suburban September 16, 2012 Bug Out
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This is a supplement to Bug Out Threats, Traffic and Fuel, Part One.  While traveling this week, it occurred to me I might have missed something in the original post.  In fact it was brought to my attention by a buddy of mine as we were chatting about the possibility of having to Bug Out.  The […]

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The Modular Survival Kit, Cache Valley Prepper

by Mr-Jones August 1, 2012 Bug In
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The Modular Survival Kit is a fairly simple concept.  And one that I know that the military is familiar with, but not one that I’ve heard get much attention in the prepping community.  Once I had built up my kit, as any aspiring survivalist would do, I did a few practice bug-outs in the form […]

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The 3rd Wave, Evacuation From A Disaster Location

by ST November 22, 2011 Bug Out
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Let me preface this article by acknowledging the source for the idea of this article comes from another peppers’ video. Unfortunately, it’s been a long time I’ve mulled over this topic and I don’t recall who exactly it was. With that out of the way, let’s get started. The subject of evacuation from a disaster […]

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Bug Out Trigger Criteria

by Mr-Jones July 29, 2011 Bug Out
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This is a guest post by a new contributing Author Mr-Jones.  Mr-Jones and I know each other primarily from Facebook, and some of the same forums, and have become fast friends, online.  I have asked him to contribute when he can, and I greatly appreciate it.  Please welcome him…  What exactly would it take to […]

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The Bug Out Trailer or The Camping Trailer

by suburban June 27, 2011 Bug Out
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Recently, I read a post over at Scott William’s, Bug-Out Survival blog called 4×4 Tent Trailers for Hauling Your Stuff Off Road.  Without going into great detail, I have looked at these before with great interest, primarily because I drive an SUV.  There are a couple different manufacturers of “survival trailers.” that would allow you to […]

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Prepping For Your Car

by suburban May 16, 2011 Bug Out
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Let’s see… We buy food.  We buy gear.  We buy guns.  We buy ammunition.  We grow gardens.  We can food.  We talk about Bug Out Locations.  We talk about Bugging In.  We talk about a lot of things, but as I was driving home from work this evening, I had a couple of thoughts.  The […]

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