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Baofeng UV-5R Programming

  Programming the Baofeng UV-5R manually is actually really easy. Now you could program your channels by using a software called Chirp that you can find at http://bit.ly/1KVPTDU. In this video we will be programming manually. You will need 2 things: 1. Baofeng UV-5R (Amazon) 2. Frequencies that you can find at www.radioreference.com Clear All Current Channels: 1. Press menu ...

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Baofeng UV-5R Review

Baofeng UV 5R

  Having a form of communication during a disaster can determine life or death.  There are stories of people who were in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina that were saved from the floods because they were able to communicate with a HAM license operator.  It’s not easy to jump directly into the amateur radio world especially with all the radios ...

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How to Use the Baofeng UV-5R

How to Use the Baofeng UV 5R

  Learning how to use the Baofeng UV-5R can be sort of frustrating you are just getting started.  Baofeng doesn’t provide a whole lot of information with their instruction manual.  This video is just going over the buttons and what they do.  There will be a follow up video discussing how to program the Baofeng UV-5R and another one about ...

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7 Top Dangers You Will Face Bugging Out

  A lot of people have a misunderstanding of what bugging truly is.  As a result of that, the same people fantasize about it thinking it is going to be a grand old time.  So in this episode, we are going to discuss 7 top dangers you will face while bugging out and how to prepare for them. 7 Top Dangers You ...

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17 Essential Blackout Survival Kit Items

blackout survival kit

  Having a blackout survival kit was something that was unheard of until just recently.  Technology has really come a long way in just a short time.  Electrification initially began to grow from the 1880s to the 1960s.  At first, it was only the rich who could afford what was considered a luxury. So many people during those times were ...

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Hurricane Survival Kit Every Southerner Needs

hurricane survival kit

  What did the hurricane say to the coconut palm tree?  Hold on to your nuts, this is no ordinary blow job!  Seriously though, hurricanes are no fun.  It is essential for every southerner to have a hurricane survival kit. We just recently experienced Hurricane Irma here in Florida.  This is only the second time that I have been without ...

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How to Practice Bugging Out

how to practice bugging out

  Practice makes perfect.  Practicing something helps you to identify your strengths and weaknesses.  It gives you the ability to fix and refine.  When you are bugging out in an SHTF scenario you will only have once chance to get it right.  Mistakes can cost lives.  This is why it is important to understand how to practice bugging out. There ...

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Blizzard Preparedness Must Have Home Gear

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  In 2016 the United States witnessed one of the most fatal blizzards ever that claimed the lives of at least 55 people and causing power outages for over 631,000 homes.  This blizzard spawned at least 6 EF 2 tornadoes with destructive winds reported to be around 57 to 85 mph.  There were also reports of massive snowfall such as ...

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How to Connect HAM Radio to a Repeater

  The Baofeng UV-5R has limited frequency range. By connecting to a repeater is more than doubles your range giving you the ability to speak with other people in different areas. This video will show you how to connect HAM radio to a repeater. Smart Prepper Gear is a channel dedicated to helping your prepare the smart way now so ...

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What to Put in a Bug Out Bag

what to put in a bug out bag

  Bugging out should not be plan A.  It should be the absolute last option that you have because trying to survive while bugging out will probably be the most challenging event you would ever have to face.  This is why I encourage preppers to develop a strategic plan where they would never have to bug out.  That way you ...

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