How much land do I need to live off grid or off the land?

So you’ve decided that you want to buy some rural land and live a self sufficient, sustainable lifestyle on your new homestead. Whether your goal is to live off the land, live off grid, live a self sustainable lifestyle, or just get away from the city… With prices per acre rising as fast as they …

Going ham on Ham Radio (Amateur Radio Service)

This guide is going to go through how to get your Ham Radio license (in the United States) and some suggested steps for “going ham” with your new license. First off, the etymology of Ham Radio is that “ham” was a term for radio operators and in the last century the term has really taken …

Books I want to have on hand in case society collapses

Books are heavy – with knowledge. Do they belong in your prep? Are there certain books that everyone should have a copy of? It might not be a good use of space to keep big books in your bug out bag; however, if you are one of the lucky few to have a designated bug …

What does “prepped” mean?

Everyone thinks they know what a prepper is. But do they know the answer to the only question that matters? Wait… what does “prepped” even mean? What does it mean to be prepped? According to Urban Dictionary (the only dictionary online it seems that doesn’t defer the meaning of a past participle to its base …

Is it possible to be 100% ready for a SHTF scenario?

As some man has undoubtedly paraphrased better than I before, there are three types of things in this world that are worth trying to up your readiness level for: known knowns known unknowns unknown unknowns Is it possible to prepare for known knowns and known unknowns? In short… Yes. Is it possible to prepare for …