Sunday, January 25, 2015

When Should You Get a HAM License? NOW!!!

"When talking to preppers and emergency preparedness folks most understand that communication is a must during any emergency.

Despite the fact that they will agree this is a must, very few have a solid communication plan in place beyond having a midland radio that they treat like walkie-talkies and still trusting in their cell phone for primary communication.

Well I know I was guilty of it as well for a long time.  Found every reason never do too much more than talk about how i am “going to” or “fixin to get” that taken care of."

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

2015 Great Utah ShakeOut

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Did you make any New Year's resolutions for 2015?  An easy one to make is to participate in the 2015 Great Utah ShakeOut earthquake drill! 

Remember, ShakeOut is on 

April 16th at 10:15 a.m.

With only a few months away,NOW is the time to register.  By doing so, you could inspire others to get prepared!

Click on the following link for more information and to sign up:

Sunday, January 4, 2015

5 Ways to Heat your MRE

The MRE Side Dish Combo includes a variety of delicious sides to eat on the go.
"On a campout, on-the-go, or in an emergency, Meals Ready to Eat (MRE) are a great way to get the nutrition and energy you need while you’re away from home. MRE’s are great because you can eat them absolutely any way you want.

MREs are pre-cooked meals making them safe to eat straight from the package—warm or cold.

But if you’re just not into eating your food cold (when you’ve got the choice), here are five ways you can heat up your MRE to satisfy your taste buds."

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Thursday, January 1, 2015

20 to Ready

Gary R. Herbert"We all know it’s important to prepare for an emergency, but many of us the find task overwhelming both in terms of the investment of time and money necessary.

KBYU Eleven helps Utah families get prepared by breaking down the goal of preparedness into manageable 20 minute chunks.

Join our preparedness family as they work through activities designed to get them ready for the unexpected. Twenty to Ready is made possible in part by grant from, a Daily Bread company."

Click here to find out more about KBYU's 20 to Ready program and learn of important resources to help you in your emergency planning.