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Episode 166 – Mobile Apps For Preppers

MP3 Audio [27 MB]DownloadShow URL             Mobile technology and software has advanced enough that it’s a force multiplier for preppers. We should take advantage of this as much as possible, given that we can have a massive amount of information at our fingertips. -= PODCAST TOPICS =- Mobile Apps for Preppers – What to keep on your mobile devices Notes for this section: First, keep in mind that I use iOS devices and have no idea how many of these are available on other platforms, like Android. However, I suspect that a good number of these … Continue reading

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Episode 135 – A Look At Self Reliance Illustrated Magazine

MP3 Audio [17 MB]DownloadShow URL             On this podcast, I interview Michael Yates of Self Reliance Illustrated Magazine. I started reading this magazine earlier this year and really like the information that was in it.  The articles cover a wide range of topics, but also include the basics, so there’s something for everyone to learn something. As you’ll hear me rave about on the podcast, they really take the “Illustrated” part of their name seriously.  The pictures that are in these articles add just as much information as the text, possibly more.  If a picture is worth … Continue reading

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Episode 63 – Greg Comments on the SHOT Show

MP3 Audio [12 MB]DownloadShow URL Greg went to the SHOT show and shares with us some of the things that he saw there in new products that are coming out.

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Episode 28 – Short Take – Gear Retention

MP3 Audio [11 MB]DownloadShow URL Rob and Greg talk about gear retention, which doesn’t always mean having a string tied to your equipment.  Sometimes it’s about developing good memory habits to put things in the same place so they’re there when you need them.

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Episode 19 – Vehicle Preparedness Part 2

MP3 Audio [27 MB]DownloadShow URL Greg and Rob continue the discussion of the Transportation category from the Preparedness Capability Checklist (PCC) and what’s needed for your vehicle emergency kit. Greg has some great experience in using the gear and supplies that you would need in a vehicle mergence kit and shares his experience.

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Episode 18 – Vehicle Preparedness Part 1

MP3 Audio [30 MB]DownloadShow URL Greg and Rob discuss the Transportation category from the Preparedness Capability Checklist (PCC). Greg has some great experience in using the gear and supplies that you would need in a vehicle mergence kit and shares his experience. Basically, here’s the outline from the PCC: Minimum Capabilities: Keep all vehicles in good repair Four wheel drive on main vehicle, or traction-enhanced (locking differentials, etc.) Main vehicle needs to be able to carry everyone in family, including a minimum of gear and supplies for 1 week Main vehicle needs to run on standardized fuel (gasoline, diesel), not specialized … Continue reading

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Episode 7 – Where should you be after you’ve completed your preparedness plan?

MP3 Audio [32 MB]DownloadShow URL ~ Survival is the Art of Being Prepared – The More You Prepare, the Better Your Chances of Surviving ~   Greg and Rob continue on the theme of the last podcast – where you should be after you’ve completed your preparedness plan. I’ve posted the Preparedness Plan Notes on our blog, as it’s rather long for a podcast note. You can find it here: http://www.thepreparednesspodcast.com/where-you-should-be-with-your-preparedness-plan Current Events… Peanut Butter recall Ukraine still not getting gas form Russia Bird Flu http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2009-01-19-peanut-butter-problems_N.htm http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/01/19/AR2009011902823.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_flu http://www.schenectadyhistory.org/health/morris/1.html New and Cool gear and tech… Greg’s LED tech find Joule … Continue reading

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