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Getting Started with Radio Communications – Part 2: The 5 Things You Need Now

Getting Started with Radio Communications – Part 2: The 5 Things You Need Now

There seems to be a common list of things folks get when starting out as preppers. Websites and books are full of lists of guns, food, bunkers, and radios. And it seems there’s at least one thing that a majority of folks seem to agree […]

What Preppers do With Their Extra Food

What Preppers do With Their Extra Food

As food prices rise it seems even more important to learn how to preserve what we can’t eat. There are many ways to do that as we learned in a recent Meetup on “Canning and Food Preservation”. You don’t have to know how to do […]

MPC Year in Review – 2017

MPC Year in Review – 2017

The start of a new year is traditionally a time to reflect on the past year’s accomplishments and challenges.  The biggest lesson I think we learned over the past year is that thinking about prepping isn’t nearly enough. Neither is talking about prepping, or reading about prepping.  […]

Thanksgiving Dinner Sun Oven Style

We love our Sun Oven! It’s very easy to use and no different than a conventional oven. You just need to point it at the sun. We carry this in our motorhome and consider it to be one of the most valuable pieces of prepper […]

Why Every Prepper Should Own an RV

Why Every Prepper Should Own an RV

That’s right, an RV is your ultimate mobile power station. If you don’t own one, you should. It can sustain you in a grid down situation and it can be moved to any location. This is our 3rd RV and we’ve been full-timing since 2012 […]

Getting Started with radio communications – Part 1

Getting Started with radio communications – Part 1

It’s 2018 and time to change our thinking about radio communications.  So let’s get this out of the way right up front, when it comes to radio communications and prepping every forum comment, every blog post, every magazine article, and every book written before the […]

Give your Friends the Bird

Give your Friends the Bird

So you’re probably thinking what the heck is this about. Most people wouldn’t generally give their friends the bird but in this case you may be doing them a favor. “Why, you say”? Because it could someday save their life. And it all starts with […]

Being Prepared at Work

Being Prepared at Work

This is a follow-up to the Mobile Preppers Community’s recent workshop on Emergency Planning for Families.  One topic that was touched on was preparedness at the workplace. I work for an organization that plays a major role in disaster recovery.  As a result we happen […]