HAM radio is one of the best ways to communicate after a disaster, especially over huge distances. The thing is, they’re a bit complicated. As with many electronics, it’s easier to learn as you go.
The problem is that you need to get a license before you can even use one. Tin Hat Ranch wrote a short, six-step guide to getting your HAM radio license in just one week. It will take some studying, but it’s definitely worth the effort.
The author writes, “The HAM Radio license, it seems, is one of the biggest prepping mysteries. Communications will be very important in any disaster, be it a local disaster, a regional event like Katrina, or even an all out grid down event. I myself fell prey to the notion that getting a license was reserved to folks who didn’t have friends and lived in their mother’s basements.” Follow the link below to keep reading.