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  • Feb 7, 2013 · 7:30 PM
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Hey Guys,

This week the discussion will start with how to scrounge fuel.

I look forward to seeing you there.


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  • Marius H.

    Great meetup

    February 10, 2013

  • GaRebelYell

    Best meetup in a long time. Thanks Don.

    February 8, 2013

  • Jeff O.

    We have one smart lady in this group!

    February 8, 2013

  • NaTasha

    I just keep missing the RSVP :( it'll say there's space left, but when I click yes I get a message telling me I missed it. Will try again next meeting. :)

    February 7, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      I'm with Dennis, we'll make room

      1 · February 7, 2013

    • NaTasha

      Thanks so much Don & Dennis for the extended invite!!! :( I can't get a sitter 4 my kids so I'm stillgoing 2 have 2 miss out. Making sure I start lining up my work schedule & sitter now so I won't miss the next meeting.

      February 7, 2013

  • Ron


    From what I remember from the book, EMP is the most difficult to provide protection. Especially in the case of modern enhanced or "super" EMP which supposedly the major powers now have. I do not have the book in front of me but from what I remember,grounding actually provides an "antenna" that can reduce the effectiveness of a Faraday cage. I have loaned out my book to a family member so I can't be sure. I will see if I can get it back and bring it tomorrow night and we can discuss before/after the meeting.

    February 6, 2013

  • Ron


    Basically, a Faraday cage is a metal box surrounding the object that you wish to shield. It may be either grounded or ungrounded. From publications that I have read, there seems to be some concerns that there is a difference between what kind of shielding would be most effective for protection against Solar events and what would be most effective against EMP. There is a great deal of info and misinfo on the net.

    I purchased "Solar Flare Survival: Protect Yourself And Your Electronics From The Sun And EMP's With Faraday Cages" from amazon and found it very useful:

    It explains in detail why grounding may or may not be advisable for EMP protection. It also provide info for layering protection by adding metallic protection and insulating protection inside a Faraday cage.

    Hope this helps

    February 6, 2013

  • Ron

    Communications: Capability really depends on the event. EMP or Solar Storm presents additional problems for unshielded comm equipment. Otherwise HAM operations would probably be more available. Comments, ideas?

    February 5, 2013

  • Senya Hiscox M.

    Hi, just curious, is there a topic for discussion?

    February 4, 2013

  • Marius H.

    Communication,how to create a network to share info what happen in the area

    February 2, 2013

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