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    Super Easy Homemade Cardboard Solar Window Heater




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    Santa Hat Party Mix, tutorial for the santa hats

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    Shortwave Basics: How to listen and talk to the world

    Posted by Prepper Ideas | Posted on 03-11-2012
    Category : Communications, Equipment, General Info
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    Now that you own a shortwave radio, no doubt you’ll want to hear international broadcasts right away. If you’re new to shortwave, please take some time to learn the basics outlined in this guide. To successfully listen to shortwave stations, you must understand the concept of shortwave bands.

    If you’re an experienced shortwave listener, you’ll know what bands are and how to use them. But if you’re new to shortwave, you’ll need to learn about bands first. After that, you will have excellent success and enjoy hours of listening pleasure.

    What are Bands?

    The most important concept to learn right away is that of shortwave bands. If you have ever listened to AM or FM radio, then you already know what a band is. The AM band is the frequency range stretching from 530 to 1710 kilohertz; the FM band is 88 to 108 megahertz. A band is simply a frequency range where stations are located. When you look for stations in these “bands”, you simply
    tune around with your tuning buttons (or the tuning knob on an analog radio) until you find a station that you can receive clearly. Shortwave is very similar in concept except that there are multiple shortwave bands named 25 meters, 31 meters, 49 meters, etc. (these are abbreviated as 25m, 31m and 49m respectively).

    Just like with AM and FM radio, simply dial into a short- wave band and tune around for stations. For example, the 19 meter shortwave band encompasses the frequency range of 15100 to 15600 kilohertz. A helpful analogy may be to think of a shortwave band like a street with a full rangeof individual addresses on it.

    The 19 meter band could be called “19 Meter Street”. Like any street, “19 Meter Street” has a range of addresses that represent individual house numbers such as 15100, 15105, 15110, etc. In this case, a house number is actually a frequency, so by visiting a house you are going to a specific frequency or radio station. In the chart below is a list of the shortwave bands used for international shortwave broadcasts and their cor- responding frequency ranges. Some radios show frequency in megahertz and some in kilohertz (abbreviated as MHz and KHz respectively), so both are shown on the chart. On some radios, frequencies will look like 15100 KHz, 15105 KHz or 15110 KHz, whereas on other radios they might look like 15.1 MHz, 15.105 MHz or 15.11MHz. To determine which frequency designation your radio has for shortwave, look at your radio’s tuning scale, digital display, or owner’s manual.

    The exact frequency ranges for shortwave bands may vary from one radio model to another. This is completely normal and due to design differences among manufacturers and their radio models. On some radios, bands are clearly marked while on others they are not marked at all. If it is not apparent how to find and get into a band on your radio, consult the owner’s manual, the Grundig website, orcontact Grundig Customer Support who can show you how this is done for your model.

    Shortwave Band Chart

    BAND MEGAHERTZ (MHz) KILOHERTZ (KHz)

    120 m 2.300-2.500 MHz 2300- 2500 KHz
    90 m 3.20-3.40 MHz 3200- 3400 KHz
    75 m 3.90-4.00 MHz 3900- 4000 KHz
    60 m 4.750-5.060 MHz 4750- 5060 KHz
    49 m 5.950-6.20 MHz 5950- 6200 KHz
    41 m 7.10-7.60 MHz 7100- 7600 KHz
    31 m 9.20-9.90 MHz 9500- 9900 KHz
    25 m 11.600-12.200 MHz 11600-12100 KHz
    22 m 13.570-13.870 MHz 13570-13870 KHz
    19 m 15.10-15.80 MHz 15100-15800 KHz
    16 m 17.480-17.90 MHz 17480-17900 KHz
    13 m 21.450-21.850 MHz 21450-21850 KHz
    11 m 25.60-26.10 MHz 25600-26100 KHz

    Day and Night Bands

    Because shortwave signals depend on such factors as the sun, the ionosphere, and interaction with the earth itself, signals cannot be heard on all bands throughout the day. Some bands are best during the daylight hours, and some are best at night. In general, the bands with frequencies below 13 MHz (13000 KHz) are better at night and the bands with frequencies above 13 MHz (13000 KHz) are best during the day. Shown in the next sections are charts that list the characteristics of the major shortwave bands. Follow these guidelines for best listening results. Generally speaking, the best time for listening to shortwave, when signals are strongest and clearest, is the time around sunrise and sunset. Usually there’s a two-hour window for optimal listening, but it may extend up to three or four hours. To determine what’s best for you, experiment with different combinations of time and frequency.

    Daytime Listening

    Shortwave listening is generally at its poorest during the daylight hours from 10 A.M. to 3 P.M. The major reason for this is that broadcasters are not transmitting to your region at this time, assuming that people are either at work or at school and unable to listen during the day.

    If you want to try daytime listening, use the guidelines in this chart. Typically, daytime shortwave tends to be poor in most parts of the world, but experiment to hear what it’s like in your area.

    DAY BANDS CHARACTERISTICS

    13m Results vary but worth trying. Sometimes extremely good around sunrise and sunset.

    16m Similar to 19m.

    19m The best overall daytime band. May also be good at night in summer months. Sometimes extremely good around sun rise and sunset. Sometimes good at night in the summer.
    22m Similar to 19m.

    25m Best around sunrise and sunset. May be good mid-day in some areas.
    31m Similar to 25m.

    Nighttime Listening

    Shortwave listening is at its best in the evening because broadcasters are deliberately transmitting to your region. These bands may be particularly good around sunset and sunrise.

    NIGHT BANDS CHARACTERISTICS

    25m Similar to 31m.
    31m Good all night everywhere. Often extremely good at sunrise and sunset. Good results often start about an hour before sunset.
    49m The best overall night band.
    41m Similar to 49m. Good all night worldwide.

    Shortwave Directories

    We recommend the use of a comprehensive shortwave directory with your radio, especially if you want to hear specific countries or figure the exact programming you are listening to. Directories usually alphabetically list the countries broadcasting on shortwave, programming, broadcast times, programming languages, target areas, and the frequencies used. The recommended shortwave directory is Passport to World Band Radio, which is available in major bookstores, at major online book retailers, and directly at www.passband.com. It lists English language broadcasts in the chapter “Worldwide Broadcasts in English,” and other language broadcasts in the chapter “Voices from Home.” In “The Blue Pages” chapter, a comprehensive frequency-by- frequency listing, can help you figure out what country you are listening to. Listed here is the contact information to find this directory as well as others:

    Passport to World Band Radio

    International Broadcasting Services, Ltd., Box 300
    Penn’s Park, Pennsylvania 18943 (215) 598-9018 www.passband.com

    Monitoring Times

    Grove Enterprises
    7540 Hwy 64 West Brasstown, NC 28902 (704) 837-9200
    www.monitoringtimes.com

    Popular Communications

    CQ Communications
    76 North Broadway Hicksville, NY 11801 (516) 681-2922
    www.popular-communications.com

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    A Camp Stove And A Generator

    November 5, 2012 by Sam Rolley


    Whether you’re a prepper or an outdoor enthusiast who likes to get away from the modern world for days at a time, you know that there are still a pesky few electronic devices that you would like to keep charged even when a power source is miles away.

    There are several options like solar panels and hand cranks for providing off-grid power; but often — for preppers and backpackers alike — space is a major concern when already packing a heft of gear.

    A new camp stove design by a company called BioLite, however, can help you keep your pack light and still let you charge your cellphones and other small electronics by converting the cooking heat to electricity.

    The $130 unit uses a small fan to keep a wood fire going in the compact 8.25-by-5-inch wide camp stove. The stove then steals energy away from the burning wood and converts it to power compatible with a USB plug with the help of a tiny thermoelectric generator.

    Though some reviews of the product complain that the small size of the stove requires constant addition of biomass to fuel the fire, the company claims the powerful unit can boil a pot of water in just less than five minutes.

    Introducing the new BioLite CampStove



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    Prepper WROL SURVIVAL and BUGOUT GEAR the Biolite Camp Stove and recharger




    Published on Jul 21, 2012 by MAINEPREPPER

    Now we have the option of a piece of gear that weighs 2.1 pounds, is about the size of a quart bottle and fits in our rucksack that serves as camp stove AND PHONE/ETC. RECHARGER!

    Thanks to Engineer775 for turning me on to this piece of gear in his review on the stove. I have a look at it inside today (coming video I will charge something up to show it in action).

    This stove is only available from a company called Biolite who manufactures it. Mine cost $153 total including shipping and tax. I purchased this and am very glad I did; it is going into my rucksack/BOB.
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    SureFire 60 Round AR-15 Magazine – Range Report


    by Administrator on November 4, 2012



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    This is an official heads up from us and SureFire to all the readers of GunsAmerica Magazine & Blog. We had planned to get this review out next Monday but because of the impending election tomorrow, it is prudent that it goes out today. No matter who you are voting for and who is elected, there may be a run on high capacity magazines. There are plenty of 30 round AR-15 magazines around, but if you have been considering one of the new 60 round SureFire mags, they will most likely dry up pretty quick if there is a nationwide run on them. There is no magazine like the SureFire for the AR-15, and it comes in both 60 and 100 round varieties, but the 100 round has been sold out and backordered for months. As of today there are plenty of 60 round mags available, and though they are pricey, $129 each, compared to a 100 round Beta-C mag they are competitively affordable. After the nightmare of Hurricane Sandy, which is still going on in New York and New Jersey, every American should understand that they are not exempt from disaster and having to defend life and property. Sixty rounds of .223/5.56 with no mag change is a heck of a defense. If you can afford one and have been putting it off, now would be a good time to order the 60 round SureFire mag.

    The SureFire 60 round magazine is slightly longer than a standard 30 round mag, but weighs less than two of them clamped together. We have found it to be perfectly reliable and a great investement compared to the other high capacity AR-15 offerings in the marketplace.

    The first 30 rounds on the SureFire can be loaded with the military feed tool, but the rest have to be done one at a time by hand.

    But even the 60th round is no harder to load than the 31st. The design of the magazine makes for easy loading, compared to the usual thumb-buster high cap mags.

    SureFire makes a special MOLLE pouch for the 60 round mag that is used by the military. It is $59. Sorry if you just spit your coffee all over your keyboard.

    For about the same price you can get this UTG tactical vest on Amazon, and it has three double pouches in the front that fit the SureFire 60 round magazine.

    It is like the vest was made for these mags, and the pockets hold two 30 rounders just as well.

    This is the Contour camera from Daniel Defense we used for both perspectives in the video. Even though we were shooting into the sun with no lense hood it did very well and held up to the recoil fine. We have a full article coming out on this next week hopefully.

    Reviewing a magazine is typically not the most exciting thing to do; So much so that it has been put off more than once. We have been shooting the 60 round mag for over 8 months, and it always just works. There is a long and in progress project on the Teludyne Straightjacket that we are using the SureFire for, and we have used it repeatedly with the new version of the SlideFire Solutions bump stock you see in the video we made for this review, over 5000 rounds worth. The magazine has never failed to feed. It has never had a hangup. It has never been overrun, no matter how fast we have fired. Compared to a clutzy Beta-C mag, 60 rounds may not be 100, but two SureFire 60 rounders go for about what a Beta C goes for, and the two mags probably fit in your tactical vest. You don’t need a special “purse” to carry your magazines with the SureFire. It is about 3/4 of an inch longer than a 30 round mag, but lighter than two clamped together. Surefire sells a $59 MOLLE pouch for it (ouch), but I found that it fits in my $50 UTG tactical vest just fine. The magazine never fails. Excuse the gushing, but there is simply is no comparison to this SureFire product, and anyone who suspects that a full-on gunfight may be in their cards should own at least one. In the civilian market, not counting licensed Class 3 shooters, even a 30 round magazine is a lot of bullets, and many people consider the 30 round AR-15 magazine the perfect size and capacity for home and neighborhood defense, as well as most competitive shooting disciplines with the AR-15. That has all changed now for two reasons. One is 3-Gun competition. Some 3-Gun stages are specifically for 60 rounds, and no mag change is going to make a big difference in time, as much as 4 seconds. The other reason is a much bigger deal, the SlideFire stock. As you can see from the video, using a semi-auto Colt 6920, you can now fire as fast as you want, and it is perfectly legal without the need to buy a machinegun. There is no sear or selector with a SlideFire, so you can go from single, aimed, fire, to small bursts, to a full mag dump without ever changing your grasp of the rifle or flipping any kind of switch. In a close quarters battle situation where you have to defend your home or neighborhood, that 60 rounds gives you a lot more field of fire flexibility than does a 30 round magazine, and you don’t have to remember to take the other 30 with you.

    If you have never seen a magazine be overrun, it is different from when the action of the gun can’t keep up, which usually causes a “stovepipe” jam with a spent case. If you try to fire your semi-auto shotgun too fast you will most likely see a stovepipe jam. A magazine jam usually catches a live round in the action, because the magazine couldn’t feed the rounds quick enough to match the speed that the gun could fire them. This is an occasional problem with the Beta C, especially if it gets any dust or dirt into the wheels on the sides. Needless to say, a magazine overrun jam is much more dangerous than a slow action stovepipe jam. The primer can bust if it hits the side of the breechface just the right way, and it is not uncommon for the gun to strip the next round as well, leaving you with two bent rounds wedged up into the action of the gun. Magazine overrun jams are not a pretty picture.

    The SureFire is from what we have seen impossible to overrun, and it is a straight mag just like the 30 rounders we all use today. Dust and dirt fall to the bottom, out of the action of the magazine, and that is where dents usually occur as well. No, I’m not going to dent up my $129 SureFire mag to show you, but they have already developed a reputation in Law Enforcement and Military circles for being able to take a beating and function as consistently as a 30 round mag with the same dirt and/or damage. Ask any soldier if she or he would like a Beta C or a couple SureFire 60 rounders and they will always take the SureFire mags. As a civilian you have to worry less about that kind of thing, but knowing that your mag won’t fail is still extremely important.

    You would hope that after seeing and all the looting in New York right now that people would start to take their own protection more seriously, but each to his or her own. At GunsAmerica we are generally preaching to the choir, so we try to focus on figuring out what guns and other products are good, and which ones are bad. If you have ever bought ultra-high capacity mags at the gun shows, you probably already know that even most aftermarket 10-22 mags are absolute garbage, never mind AR-15 mags over 30 rounds. At least one new aftermarket magazine company opens and closes every year.

    That is what makes the SureFire magazines unique. The mags are made for the US Military, and there is no difference in the civilian version whatsoever. The SureFire isn’t a gimmick, and it isn’t made by a fly by night company who got a deal on a button welder.

    The SureFire 60 round mag works well and never fails. And though today they are available directly from SureFire, there is no guarantee that you will be able to order one on Wednesday. We just wanted to give you a timely heads up about what we have found to be a great product.

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    The Preparedness Review: 17 Must-Read Preparedness Strategies

    Mac Slavo
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    Whether you’re just realizing the importance of preparing for unforeseen disasters, or you’re a seasoned prepper, you can never have too much information at your fingertips.

    Do you know how to safely store food for the long-term, or the self defense tools you may need to protect that food if the rule of law break downs? If the global floating currency exchange mechanism breaks down, what will your ‘money’ be? When there are no doctors, how will you treat injuries and disease?

    Emergency preparedness and survival planning have numerous aspects, all of which need to be considered before a crisis hits, because when the ‘S’ hits the fan, it’ll be too late. We need only look at current events to see the truth in this.

    In the inaugural edition of the (free) Preparedness Review from Todd Sepulveda, founder of the Prepper Website and Education After the Collapse, leading preparedness authors and strategist share their insights, ideas and tips to help you make the most realistic plan possible.

    The Preparedness Review, a semi-annual archiving project, is available in PDF format.
    It can be downloaded, saved, printed and shared.

    From the editor:
    This Inaugural Edition is heavy in preparedness planning. This is important because the first step in preparedness is having a plan. Without a plan, you might find yourself acquiring gear, food and guns without a real focus. Also, within this edition you will find articles on medical and financial preparedness, firearms, security and wild edibles.
    Topics include:

    • The Rock & The Hard Place – Dr. Bones & Nurse Amy
    • Jerusalem Artichoke – Creek Stewart
    • What is Money When the System Collapses? – Mac Slavo
    • Biological Night Vision – Joe Nobody
    • The Survival Skill No One Talks About – Gaye Levy
    • 3 Ways To Naturally Make Yeast – Tess Pennington
    • The Well-Prepared Kitchen – Amy Walker
    • Firearms for WROL – Brandon
    • The Realistic Approach to Preparedness – Gary Griffin
    • Fan of the Ammo Can – Top 10 Uses – Andrew Jackson
    • What are you, Who are you, and What are you Doing? – Michael Bunker
    • 10 Questions You Should Ask Your Doctor – Dr. Bones & Nurse Amy
    • Making a Survival Plan – Chris Ray
    • Security in the Suburbs – Tess Pennington
    • 10 Preparedness Reasons to Carry Cash – Andrew Jackson
    • 14 Mistakes to Avoid When Storing Food for the Long Term – Gaye Levy
    • How Horrific Will It Be For The Non-Prepper? – Mac Slavo (Original content by Be Informed)




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