Ham radios are an incredible means of communicating in all kinds of emergency situations. Being able to communicate with others when the grid is down is crucial. If you haven’t thought about about getting your license to operate a ham radio your should really consider it. I just purchased a couple of inexpensive BaoFengs myself and plan on getting my technician (entry-level) class license soon. So head on over to the article below by Backdoor Survival, to learn a few of the basics and some of the benefits of using a ham radio.