In a survival situation, you need intel. You need to know what’s happening, so you can make better decisions of how you’re going to survive short, medium and long-term.


There are many ways to communicate and to receive information (walkie-talkies, radios, signals, Morse Code etc.), and we cover all of them in the articles below.

DXing and Why It Is Important

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If you have been in the prepping and survival community for a while, you may have heard of a hobby called DXing. This is the practice of receiving or sending long distance radio transmissions and confirming that they were received. These transmissions can be made using AM radio, shortwave radio, …

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14 Ways to Communicate With Loved Ones When SHTF

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So the grid goes down and your family is scattered to the wind.  Now what?  How do you reach your brother that lives two hours away?  How do you reach your survival network? How do you get information from the National Weather Service or local authorities?  You will find that …

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Emergency Communications 101

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One of the most often overlooked components of an emergency plan or SHTF plan is the need for emergency communications. In today’s world, so many people have become overly dependent on cell phones for communication. In fact, there’s an entire generation of people, those born after 1995, known as Gen …

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