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Ham Radio 101: Staying Online When Everything’s Offline

How do you get information in a disaster when TV, radio, the internet and cell phones don’t work? Everyone has heard that you need to have a Ham Radio if you are a prepper. Now you can listen to this show to find out all the ins and outs of Ham Radios for preppers. Get the answers to questions like: Do I still have to learn Morse code to get a Ham license?   Is it hard to get your Ham radio license? Why should I use Ham radio instead of just using my cell phone? Can I use ham radio for business? Why is ham radio important to me as a prepper? What is the minimum equipment that I should have for Ham Radio? How far can I talk using Ham Radio? How many Ham radio license levels are there? How much do Ham radios cost? Can anyone become a Ham radio operator?

Listen to this week’s Secrets of a Survivalist Radio show and learn from a Ham radio instructor, who is also a first rate prepper, for the answers to these and many more Ham Radio questions.

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Using sustainable living and home building practices for over 30 years, Rick Austin is a permaculture gardening, solar, and off-grid living expert. Rick’s anecdotal presentations make him a sought-after presenter and speaker.
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  1. Bama Medic

    2 years ago

    Thanks for letting take part in your great show. Looking forward to our next one.

  2. Rod Oshel

    2 years ago

    Peter did a great job covering this important part of communications. So many videos and papers have been written about this subject, but this interview seemed to bring together practical ways of getting set up with the best capability to communicate during a disaster or grid down situation.

  3. Sheila Bergquist

    2 years ago

    This was a really interesting show! So much great information about Ham Radio, which would be very important in a disaster situation. I also loved his famous hams list.