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    Re: Communication after society breakdown

    For any 'preppers' out there who want to seriously consider communications between hubs, I have recently had a useful experience.

    With only one watt of RF (easily acquired from a small solar panel...
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    Re: Communication after society breakdown

    Firstly the true risk of such an event must be assessed. I think various agencies have done that. Opinions vary from 'inevitable' from the conspiracy bunch, to 'possible but very unlikely' which is...
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    Re: Communication after society breakdown

    Anyway, info you requested about inter-UK HF communications:

    For general use by non-trained, non-technical operators, 27 MHz CB equipment is probably the best bet for inter-UK use. But maximum...
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    Re: Communication after society breakdown

    Hand-held CB transceivers will only have a limited range at the best of times - sometimes little more than than a couple of miles, depending on terrain. (In built-up areas much less). That's because...
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    Re: Communication after society breakdown

    Do you mean from within the UK to other parts of the UK or from outside the UK to people in the UK? If outside, how far away from the UK?

    Nick
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    Re: Communication after society breakdown

    This is a good, clear video. But a VHF/UHF handheld radio as shown has limited range of only about 5 to 10 miles which is fine if you want to know about local conditions. Using repeaters extends...
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