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A friend did a VERY THOROUGH analysis of amateur radios as communication tools when other means are unavailable.

A strong motivator for him was to reach home or help from the deep woods, but there are other factors, including grid-down disaster planning.

He is a high-order professional computer scientist who is very recent to amateur radio. I am hugely impressed by his methodical, thorough attack on problem and solution definition.

Thus, with his permission, I share these documents with you here.

The first is the overall analysis and conclusions.

Radio Plan 2016

Second is a Vietnam-era US Army […]

Hydrogen Peroxide

Benefits and Uses from Healthy Cures .org by ANDREA HARPER & DR. AKILAH EL

Hydrogen peroxide is the only germicidal agent composed only of water and oxygen. Like ozone, it kills disease organisms by oxidation! Hydrogen peroxide is considered the worlds safest all natural effective sanitizer. It kills microorganisms by oxidizing them, which can be best described as a controlled burning process. When hydrogen peroxide reacts with organic material it breaks down into oxygen and water.


Add a cup of Peroxide to white clothes in your laundry to whiten them. […]

Electro Magnetic Pulse protection

How to Build a Simple Faraday Cage for EMP Survival

from Backdoor Survival .com

Of all of the reasons to prepare, one that we all need to take seriously is the possibility of a catastrophic EMP, or electromagnetic pulse. This is a frequent topic in many post-apocalyptic novels and something that most of us are aware of, even if we do not completely understand the science.

As I wrote way back when in the article Prepping for an EMP and Solar Flares:

To be blunt about it, an EMP, if large enough, would affect the entire planet. In […]