During the initial stages of a disaster, HAM Radio operators are often the only line of communication in or out of the affected area. This is one of the reason that we recommend everyone look into getting a ham radio license; when the shit hits the fan, this is going to be your lifeline to the outside world!
A amateur radio operator’s ability to communicate when the grid goes down puts him far ahead of the rest of the world during a long-term disaster. During a survival situation, communication and the ability to quickly gather information are both going to be critical factors in determining the outcome of your situation.
Here is our Ham Radio Cheat Sheet
The infographic above covers what bands each license class has access to, common Q Codes, the Phonetic Alphabet, and Morse code.
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