Communications for Survival and Self-Reliance

Communications for Survival and Self-Reliance

by Michael Chesbro
     
 

ISBN-10: 1581604114

ISBN-13: 9781581604115

Pub. Date: 07/01/2003

Publisher: Paladin Press


Have you ever stopped to consider how you would communicate with loved ones in the event of a widespread infrastructure failure, natural disaster or man-made atrocity? In an increasingly uncertain world, the ability to have 100-percent control over your communications is crucial to maintaining personal security. In this book, communications specialist Michael…  See more details below

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Have you ever stopped to consider how you would communicate with loved ones in the event of a widespread infrastructure failure, natural disaster or man-made atrocity? In an increasingly uncertain world, the ability to have 100-percent control over your communications is crucial to maintaining personal security. In this book, communications specialist Michael Chesbro offers expert in-depth guidance on integrating a broad spectrum of independent, alternative communications methods - from the various licensed and unlicensed radio services to digital modes - into a highly effective communications network for survival and self-reliance. He also examines standard operating procedures, options for establishing both local and international contacts, different types of equipment, methods of sending messages securely and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581604115
Publisher:
Paladin Press
Publication date:
07/01/2003
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction • 1
CHAPTER 1: AM/FM Broadcast Radio and Shortwave • 7
CHAPTER 2: Licensed Radio Services • 17
CHAPTER 3: Unlicensed Radio Services • 37
CHAPTER 4: Operating Procedures • 45
CHAPTER 5: Digital Communications • 59
CHAPTER 6: Field and Mobile Communications • 69
CHAPTER 7: Power Supplies • 83
CHAPTER 8: Antennas • 87
CHAPTER 9: Codes and Ciphers • 95
CHAPTER 10: Training and Study Options • 113
CHAPTER 11: Radio Retailers and Resources • 115
CHAPTER 12: Suggested Reading • 117
Appendix I: Brevity List • 119
Appendix II: Ops-Code • 127
Appendix III: Amateur Radio Technician Exam Question Pool • 149

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