Operation Cuba Libre : Countering the Communist Jamming

This is the first formal operation of the Radio Recon Group. There’s no memberships, just take action. The following was originally posted on AP earlier today. -NCS Announcing operation Cuba Libre! As the Cuban Government continues to block radio communication between amateurs, notably on 40 meters, I propose that all licensed amateurs engage in an…

Operation Cuba Libre : Countering the Communist Jamming — brushbeater

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Junk on the Bunk: Cold Weather Clothing and Layering

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Randy’s mom could teach us all a thing or two about layering..

We need to “dress for success” to be effective in extreme conditions. Our clothing choices become more important the harsher the climate and longer we intend to stay out in the bush. Since winter is upon us I’d like to share my lessons learned on cold weather clothing.

I don’t treat my clothing any different than I would any other tools; they need to be the right tool for the job to start with. I judge all my tools by how they perform and not by how they look or any other bias’. Whenever people discuss gear there always seems to be bias (caliber debates anyone?), but I really do try to avoid it as best I can. As MSG Dan Morgan said, we have to be ruthless in our gear selection.

Having lived, worked and trained most…

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Real World Shit: Surviving Inside the Kill Zone

ED CALDERON AND ERNEST EMERSON TEAM UP TO TEACH SURVIVING INSIDE THE KILLZONE

 

Solid teaching from two instructors who have BTDT.

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The Jungle Antenna Revisited: Task and Purpose for the Partisan and Prepper

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Going back to the early days of the Brushbeater blog, the Jungle Antenna post has been and continues to be one of the more popular posts I’ve done. And for good reason- I wrote it to be used. It’s the antenna every student in the RTO course builds and one of the designs they get hands on with, and it’s the one that they know works from the demonstrations we do with them. But often, as with everything, a context for the task and purpose has to be clarified.

Many preppers who contact me fall into a similar trap. I have an goal and recognize a need. What can I buy that does for me what I want it to do? How do I do this in the most cost-effective way? And finally (but what should be first), how do I obtain the skill to best use the…

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