Category Archives: EMP

EMP Attack by North Korea is a Real Possibility Says DHS Study

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I rarely reprint items from the news, but today I will make an exception.  An EMP attack is something that has worried many of us for some time.  It is something that could bring devastation to most of the US.  …

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Nuclear Fallout and (EMP) Electromagnetic Pulse

With the current situation in the Ukraine, I decided to post some links to articles that I have written on the subjects of nuclear fallout and EMP.  Some of these articles were written during the nuclear meltdown in Japan, but …

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My EMP Proof Truck Failure and Murphy’s law.

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The subject of EMP proof vehicles has been on my mind for the last few days.  My father who is in his nineties has had to quite driving and he gave my wife his old pickup.  She has always loved …

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How to Keep a Motor Vehicle Running After TEOTWAWKI

Yesterday I was talking to a friend of mine who is in his eighties and has been a mechanic since he was about 14 years old.  The subject came up about how today’s cars would fare without all the modern …

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An Excellent Article on the Dangers of EMP

Here is an article sent to me by a friend that I think might be interesting to most of you.

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Dr. Peter Vincent Pry: America May Never Recover From EMP Attack

Dr. Peter Vincent Pry is the Executive Director

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Why You Need a Good Radio Receiver

I have written several posts on radio communications.  Now I know that some of you don’t like the idea of transmitting after or during an emergency.  In addition, I know some people don’t like the idea of getting a federal …

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More on Electromagnetic Pulse

Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to speak with a retired military officer who worked in areas that at times involved EMP.  He provided me with several pieces of information.  He stated that the item that is most susceptible …

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LEDs and Faraday Cages

I have been spending some time studying the effects of EMP (Electromagnetic pulse) and now I am more confused than ever.  There are so many conflicting theories that I have come to the conclusion that I will prepare for the …

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Alternate Uses for Your Vehicle after an EMP Attack

An EMP event has occurred and you are sitting looking at your useless vehicle, what is it good for?  The first thing that you do is disconnect the battery and see if the computers will reset themselves.  Wait a few …

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Aluminum Foil

Whenever I start to run short of something, I sit back and think about how the loss of the item would effect my preps.  This morning the subject of aluminum foil came to mind.  I have used it for lots …

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