Category Archives: Communications & Light

Portable Weather Alert Radio

  We’ve covered this before, but just to be clear, a portable weather alert radio is able to receive weather an all hazard alerts from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). To learn more, see our post from November … Continue reading

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NOAA Weather Radio

  Back on November 17, 2010 we reviewed in detail the way a radio works that is capable of receiving weather alert and all hazards broadcasts from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Now that winter is finally beginning … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

  Thanksgiving is tomorrow. Many will travel and severe weather is not in the forecast in most parts of the country.  With thoughts of family and friends foremost in our minds, we should remember that emergencies can still happen. Our … Continue reading

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Mayhem is NOT My Friend!

  OK, if I weren’t the worrying kind, I would more likely have started a blog about how to have fun no matter what’s happening around me.  Instead, I’m more focused on keeping safe at home and in my “extended” … Continue reading

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I Need Three Hands!

  Really, there are times when I’ve felt like two hands just wasn’t enough. This happened recently when it was dark and I was holding a flashlight in one hand at night checking under the hood of my truck (as … Continue reading

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What’s The Weather?

  We take weather forecasts and information for granted. Why shouldn’t we?  After all, we have local weather, national weather, world weather on cable and broadcast TV channels, AM, FM, Satellite radio, the Internet and Smart Phones.  Whether at home … Continue reading

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What’s Playing on the Radio?

  Normally we have access to more media than we can handle at one time. At home we’re bombarded by TV, radio, Internet music & video, smart phones, etc. When traveling we have AM, FM , music on compact discs, … Continue reading

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