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Gear Review: Midland MXT100 GMRS Radio

The Midland MXT100 is a GMRS-only radio. The manufacturer's list price is $150, but is currently listed on Amazon for $119. Locally you can find it at Bimart for $130. FEATURES (from Midland website) Full 5W Radio + External Magnetic Mount Antenna for extended range...

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Equipment Tips and Tricks: Listen to your Radio

In this episode of Equipment Tips and Tricks, I share my preferred set-up to get audio from the radio into my ear. It allows me to operate the radio without interfering with whatever I’m working on and without compromising the ability to hear the environment around me.

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Integrating NETs with Neighborhood Associations

In Portland's Sunnyside neighborhood – and in other neighborhoods – we've collaborated with a supportive Neighborhood Association (NA), and it has been extremely productive and mutually rewarding. We offer a summary of our experience hoping that it will be useful to...

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Homemade Two-Bucket Water Filtration System

My husband and I planned a camping trip to Waldo Lake. It was a place he'd heard so much about but hadn't yet visited. About a three weeks before our reservation, we received a notice from the campground that there would be no fresh drinking water available due to a...

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Start Saying Hello

How many of you live within walking distance of your friends and family? Probably not many. When the Cascadia quake hits, there will be no more internet, cell phones, or visits to friends across town. Your radius will shrink. The people in your world will be those who...

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