Whether you have electricity or not certain tasks still must be accomplished. Some people liken a power failure to a snow day, where it's a free day. Free from the hassles of school, chores, and responsibilities in general. It is not a free time, of course for adults, for … [Read more...] about Grid Down: 5 Tasks That Simply Cannot Wait
The answer really depends on where you live and the actual damage caused by the attack. Anyone that has been paying attention has likely gathered information about an EMP, and thus, has a reasonable expectation about what may happen. The expectations though, are not based on … [Read more...] about EMP Attack: Would It Cause You to Bug Out?
It is no surprise that there is a joint U.S. Air Force and Boeing electromagnetic pulse weapon, capable of targeting and destroying electrical systems referred to as the "Counter-electronics High-powered Microwave Advanced Missile Project" (CHAMP) (Chang, 2015). Really, this is … [Read more...] about An EMP Attack Has Gone From Slightly Possible To Probable in the U.S.
First, a quick reminder of what a Faraday cage is, and how it works to protect electronic devices/components. A Faraday cage or sometimes called a Faraday shield is an enclosure that is formed from conductive materials. The material can also be mesh as long as it is conductive … [Read more...] about What Should You Keep In a Faraday Cage?
We all have become accustomed to flipping a switch, turning a dial or pushing a button and having things operate. We have become so accustomed to how things work with electricity that we may not realize that some things can in fact work without electricity, while on the other … [Read more...] about Five Things to Remember When the Lights Go Out