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Situational Awareness is the ability to identify, process, and comprehend the critical elements of information about what is happening in your area with regards to your safety and survival. More simply, it's knowing what is going on around you. Having a compact radio that covers most of the frequencies that are used by law enforcement, and prepper groups will be a great asset.

This is a good listing of frequencys that would be useful for "Monitoring" during any type of a emergency to find out what is taking place.

For a great little hand held radio, that will take care of your SHTF communications at a very low cost, I suggest one of the many Baofeng hand held radios. These are available online everywhere, but for warranty purpose, I would go with Baofeng Tech. To research it, there are a few Baofeng Groups on Facebook that you can do some research on, and also http://www.miklor.com, which has a tremendous amount of information about these radios.

NOAA Weather Radio 162.4000 MHz 162.4250 MHz 162.4500 MHz 162.4750 MHz 162.5000 MHz 162.5250 MHz 162.5500 MHz Airband Emergency Frequency 121.5 MHz AM FRS/GMRS Frequencies Channel (MHz) 1 FRS/GMRS 462.5625 2 FRS/GMRS 462.5875 3 FRS/GMRS 462.6125 Preppers 4 FRS/GMRS 462.6375 5 FRS/GMRS 462.6625 6 FRS/GMRS 462.6875 7 FRS/GMRS 462.7125 8 FRS 467.5625 9 FRS 467.5875 10 FRS 467.6125 11 FRS 467.6375 12 FRS 467.6625 13 FRS 467.6875 14 FRS 467.7125 15 GMRS 462.5500 16 GMRS 462.5750 17 GMRS 462.6000 18 GMRS 462.6250 19 GMRS 462.6500 20 GMRS 462.6750 21 GMRS 462.7000 22 GMRS 462.7250 MURS 1 151.820 MHz 2 151.880 MHz 3 151.940 MHz 4 154.570 MHz 5 154.600 MHz MARITIME / U.S. VHF CHANNELS 01A 156.050 156.050 Port Operations and Commercial, VTS. 05A 156.250 156.250 Port Operations or VTS. 06 156.300 156.300 Intership Safety 07A 156.350 156.350 Commercial 08 156.400 156.400 Commercial (Intership only) 09 156.450 156.450 Boater Calling. Commercial and Non-Commercial. 10 156.500 156.500 Commercial 11 156.550 156.550 Commercial. VTS in selected areas. 12 156.600 156.600 Port Operations. VTS in selected areas. 13 156.650 156.650 Intership Navigation Safety (Bridge-to-bridge). 14 156.700 156.700 Port Operations. VTS in selected areas. 15 -- 156.750 Environmental (Receive only). Used by Class C EPIRBs. 16 156.800 156.800 International Distress, Safety and Calling. 17 156.850 156.850 State Control 18A 156.900 156.900 Commercial 19A 156.950 156.950 Commercial 20 157.000 161.600 Port Operations (duplex) 20A 157.000 157.000 Port Operations 21A 157.050 157.050 U.S. Coast Guard only 22A 157.100 157.100 Coast Guard Liaison and Maritime Safety 23A 157.150 157.150 U.S. Coast Guard only 24 157.200 161.800 Public Correspondence (Marine Operator) 25 157.250 161.850 Public Correspondence (Marine Operator) 26 157.300 161.900 Public Correspondence (Marine Operator) 27 157.350 161.950 Public Correspondence (Marine Operator) 28 157.400 162.000 Public Correspondence (Marine Operator) 63A 156.175 156.175 Port Operations and Commercial, VTS. 65A 156.275 156.275 Port Operations 66A 156.325 156.325 Port Operations 67 156.375 156.375 Commercial. Used for Bridge-to-bridge. 68 156.425 156.425 Non-Commercial 69 156.475 156.475 Non-Commercial 70 156.525 156.525 Digital Selective Calling 71 156.575 156.575 Non-Commercial 72 156.625 156.625 Non-Commercial (Intership only) 73 156.675 156.675 Port Operations 74 156.725 156.725 Port Operations 77 156.875 156.875 Port Operations (Intership only) 78A 156.925 156.925 Non-Commercial 79A 156.975 156.975 Commercial. Non-Commercial in Great Lakes only 80A 157.025 157.025 Commercial. Non-Commercial in Great Lakes only 81A 157.075 157.075 U.S. Government only 82A 157.125 157.125 U.S. Government only 83A 157.175 157.175 U.S. Coast Guard only 84 157.225 161.825 Public Correspondence (Marine Operator) 85 157.275 161.875 Public Correspondence (Marine Operator) 86 157.325 161.925 Public Correspondence (Marine Operator) 87 157.375 161.975 Public Correspondence (Marine Operator) AIS 1 161.975 161.975 Automatic Identification System #1 (AIS) 88 157.425 162.025 Public Correspondence only near Canadian border. AIS 2 162.025 162.025 Automatic Identification System #2 (AIS) 88A 157.425 157.425 Commercial, Intership only. Amateur (HAM) Radio frequencies below. These require a license. Most of these will be on Single Side Band, SSB HAM Band Frequency range 160 Meters 1.800 - 2.0000 MHz 75/80 Meters 3.5000 - 4.0000 MHz 60 Meters (6 channelized frequencies) 5330.5 KHz 5403.5 KHz 40 Meters 7.0000 - 7.3000 MHz 20 Meters 14.0000 - 14.3500 MHz 30 Meters 10.0000 - 10.1500 MHz 15 Meters 21.0000 - 21.44500 MHz 17 Meters 18.0680 - 18.1680 MHZ 10 Meters 28.0000 - 29.7000 MHz 12 Meters 24.8900 - 24.9900 MHz 6 Meters 50.1000 - 54.0000 MHz 2 meters 144.0000 - 148.0000 MHz 1.25 Meters 219.0000 - 225.0000 MHz 70 CM 420.0000 - 450.0000 MHz Citizens Band Radio (CB) You will need a old CB radio for these. CB Channel Frequency Frequency Use Channel 1 26.965 MHz Channel 2 26.975 MHz Channel 3 26.985 MHz Prepper CB Network (AM) Channel 4 27.005 MHz Used by many 4X4 clubs, Peppers Network. Channel 5 27.015 MHz Channel 6 27.025 MHz Many operators using illegal linears. Channel 7 27.035 MHz Channel 8 27.055 MHz Channel 9 27.065 MHz Universal C.B. Emergency / REACT Channel. Channel 10 27.075 MHz Channel 11 27.085 MHz Local calling channel Channel 12 27.105 MHz Channel 13 27.115 MHz Often used in some areas for RVs, and campers Channel 14 27.125 MHz FCMA (Federal Motor Coach Assoc) heard here Channel 15 27.135 MHz Used by truckers in CA Channel 16 27.155 MHz Used by many 4X4 clubs. Channel 17 27.165 MHz Used by truckers on the east-west roads in CA. Channel 18 27.175 MHz Channel 19 27.185 MHz Trucker channel Channel 20 27.205 MHz Channel 21 27.215 MHz Used also by truckers. Channel 22 27.225 MHz Channel 23 27.255 MHz Channel 24 27.235 MHz Channel 25 27.245 MHz Channel 26 27.265 MHz Channel 27 27.275 MHz Channel 28 27.285 MHz Channel 29 27.295 MHz Channel 30 27.305 MHz Channels 30 and up are often used for SSB. Channel 31 27.315 MHz Channel 32 27.325 MHz Channel 33 27.335 MHz Channel 34 27.345 MHz Channel 35 27.355 MHz Australian calling channel Channel 36 27.365 MHz Unofficial USB calling channel Channel 37 27.375 MHz Prepper 37 (USB) Channel 38 27.385 MHz Unofficial LSB calling channel Channel 39 27.395 MHz SSB Channel 40 27.405 MHz SSB A lot of people have CB's that have been modified for Freeband Operation. Freeband is operating below Channel 1 and above Channel 40 on the CB band. In addition, there are frequencies between each CB channel that are utilized in freebanding. Frequency 27.555 MHz (USB is the freeband calling channel) Survivalist and Prepper CB and Freeband Frequencies Frequency USE CB 3(AM) 26.9850MHz Preppers CB 36(USB) 27.3650MHz Survivalist CB 37(USB) 27.3750MHz Prepper CB Network(AM) Freeband(USB) 27.3680MHz Survivalist Network Freeband(USB) 27.3780MHz Prepper Network Freeband(USB) 27.4250MHz Survivalist Network

I wanted to get something to keep my 2 way radio, cell phone, flash lights, etc charged, so picked up a Solar Charger that can be mounted to my backpack to charge things on the move, or set on the ground to charge. It has both a 12 volt and a USB 5 volt charging ports. This should work out well.





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