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by DougM
Wed Sep 13, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Disaster Alert
Topic: Harvey and Irma
Replies: 9
Views: 195
Canada

Harvey and Irma

I have been watching events in the States. For me it's a learning experience. The need to keep gasoline around is one thing learned. The need for home power generation. A chainsaw and the skill to use it. Shortwave radio or satellite some sort of communication that is reliable. Looters. I feel valid...
by DougM
Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: Food Storage
Topic: Storing food across temperature extremes?
Replies: 9
Views: 126
Canada

Re: Storing food across temperature extremes?

I saw a native made shelter for "bad times" on an island. It was basically a slit trench covered with logs and rubble. With 3 feet of snow on top, winter clothes and body heat you would live. This was in deep bush 50+ air miles from anything.
by DougM
Thu Aug 10, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself Canadians
Topic: Hello from Western Manitoba
Replies: 2
Views: 57
Canada

Re: Hello from Western Manitoba

Welcome to the board. I think you've made a good choice as to place. I've thought about the area myself. How deep is the water?
by DougM
Sun Aug 06, 2017 2:44 am
Forum: Disaster Alert
Topic: cyber attack
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Canada

Re: cyber attack

Not exactly a cyber attack, but someone cut 2 fiber optic cables and took down the phones, ATMs even some airports in eastern Canada. I would love to see a detailed report. It blows me away how fragile and interconnected we are today.
by DougM
Sat Jul 22, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: Manitoba
Topic: nuclear radiation
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Canada

Re: nuclear radiation

http://www.staradvertiser.com/2017/07/20/breaking-news/state-to-roll-out-plan-on-how-to-deal-with-north-korean-nuke/ Fallout from any use of a nuclear weapon could be a problem. It is not my plan to die from something avoidable. From what I've read, dying from radiation sickness is slow and nasty.
by DougM
Tue Jun 27, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Disaster Alert
Topic: cyber attack
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Canada

cyber attack

Heads Up! Massive worldwide cyber attacks, happening now. A reactor in the Ukraine may be included.
by DougM
Fri Jun 09, 2017 2:37 am
Forum: Manitoba
Topic: nuclear radiation
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Canada

Re: nuclear radiation

Best reading on high range metershttp://radmeters4u.com/ The small ones for your phone will detect low levels of radiation around you.
by DougM
Tue May 23, 2017 2:59 am
Forum: Disaster Alert
Topic: Thoughts on Manchester et al
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Canada

Re: Thoughts on Manchester et al

I couldn't help wondering how many were hurt because they panicked.
by DougM
Wed May 17, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: Disaster Alert
Topic: Flooding, rain and overflowing rivers
Replies: 11
Views: 370
Canada

Re: Flooding, rain and overflowing rivers

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