Scenes from the November Advanced RTO

My buddy NC Scout runs some of the most practical and affordable prepper Comms courses around.

No Couch Commando bullshit here.

Check him out.

Stay Alert, Armed, Prepared and Dangerous!

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100_1147 Student’s excellent homemade Yagi.

100_1148 Class SOI on the whiteboard.

100_1149 Homebrew dual band Yagi.

100_1150 Students preparing to send a data burst via AndFLMsg over a Baofeng radio connected to their wire antenna.

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100_1152 Longwire in the trees. Hard to spot even when near it.

100_1153 Resistor terminating the ‘hot’ and ‘cold’ ends of the antenna.

100_1153 Using a zip-tie for strain relief.

100_1154 Longwire antenna is completely invisible.

100_1155 Long Wire with resistor. Note resistor terminating antenna at the base.

100_1156 Vertical Half Rhombic antenna built by students.

100_1157 Feedpoint of the Half Rhombic.

100_1158 Resistor terminated Half Rhombic.

100_1159 Homebrew Yagi deployed. All it needs is krylon.

100_1160 OPFOR spotted in the area.

100_1161 Digital messages have been received from the team in the field to the TOC and saved as a Notepad file to keep a visible record of the Team’s last known status.

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Asymmetrical Warfare and 4GW: How Militia Groups are America’s Domestic Viet Cong

Civil War 2 appears to be the new buzzword among both sides of the brewing conflict in the US, no longer considered some fringe notion. The Right and the Left find themselves at an impasse, and its rapidly becoming apparent that one side is not only readily engaged in the early fighting but is actively…

via Asymmetrical Warfare and 4GW: How Militia Groups are America’s Domestic Viet Cong — American Partisan

Reality Check: The Preparedness of the Leftists – A Conversation Among AP Staff

BOLO for my article on Modern Leftist Militancy in the U.S.

 

Over the course of a week or so, the AP staff was having a running conversation via email about the preparedness levels of the Leftists and Communists. Even though the Right likes to portray these individuals as as weak Soy Boys who don’t know their own gender, there is a very serious and very determined…

via Reality Check: The Preparedness of the Leftists – A Conversation Among AP Staff — American Partisan

Bracken: The Patrol Bike

BRACKEN: THE PATROL BIKE

 

The Tactical/Practical Prepper always needs to BOLO for Dual purpose activities which give you the benefit of physical exercise/training while at the same time sharpening your patrolling skills.

Bicycling is a great cardio/endurance exercise that you can do while at the same time patrolling your immediate and surrounding AO.

I am a big fan of Matt Bracken.

I suggest you start with his essays and then read his All Enemies Foreign and Domestic series.

Stay Alert, Armed and Dangerous!

 

No Encryption, No Problem: Analog Radio Operations for Guerilla Units

NO ENCRYPTION, NO PROBLEM: ANALOG RADIO OPERATIONS FOR GUERRILLA UNITS

 

When it comes to learning Comms in the field, you cannot beat Brushbeater.

This guy has BTDT and got the snazzy T-shirt.

A really excellent, rubber meets the road, no bullshit article on how small guerilla units can maintain secure comms in the field.

Stay Alert, Armed and Dangerous!

 

Addressing and Breaking the AK Stigma

ADDRESSING AND BREAKING THE “AK STIGMA”

 

I feel very humbled that the good folks over at American Partisan magazine chose to reprint an article I wrote way back in 2015.

My sincerest Thanks go out to NC Scout and Kit Perez for all their hard work.

Please take some time and go over and subscribe to American Partisan magazine today. The Staff and contributing writers have a wealth of knowledge to share on every  possible pertinent subject to the Prepper/Patriot Lifestyle.

Stay Alert, Stay Armed and Stay Dangerous!