Rural Internet Options – A Comparison of Rural Internet Services

Rural Internet Options – A Comparison of Rural Internet Services

Living in the country has its benefits, lower cost per acre, fewer regulations and more freedom. But with those benefits comes a distinct disadvantage, slow or no rural internet options. Whether you are trying to find internet for a vacation home, rural business, primary home, homestead, or farm finding stable, fast rural internet can be…

BAOFENG BF F8HP – Review and Recommended Accessories
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BAOFENG BF F8HP – Review and Recommended Accessories

The Baofeng BF-F8HP is a handheld two-way ham radio, the upgraded successor to the notorious and popular UV-5R.  We’ll compare the two and suggest some recommended accessories. This radio can listen to: VHF and UHF Ham frequencies and FM, NOAA, GMRS and FRS without a license.  All transmissions (broadcasts) require an FCC license.  Transmitting HAM…

Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) – What You Need to Know

Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) – What You Need to Know

The two most likely reasons for an EMP are a nuclear explosion or solar flare. This post discusses the damage an EMP may cause and actions that you can take to prevent or manage the results of the EMP. A large  Electromagnetic Pulse EMP would cause widespread problems.  This post is part of our Common Sense Preparedness…