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reply to post by LibertysTeeth
Neat video. I love Faraday cages...
But if an EMP detonates and destroys the power grid, how are we going to power and/or charge all of our gizmo's?
Not sure what you would want to secure as any infrastructure would be fried also so anything that requires AC would be pretty much useless after the genny runs out of gas.
Personal short range comm devices, shortwave radio, CB's etc. Kinda pointless though as any nukes going off over your house would pretty much indicate Armageddon has started.
reply to post by benrl
Or you could buy some books. At least you could use those to start a fire if you get desperate.
As far as I know, all you need is a metal enclosure that is connected to earth. My back yard shed has no windows, is metal and is earthed. Anything in it will survive. You could have a 10KW solar array, batteries etc packed inside with your radios and a great stereo plus computers and what not.
After an EMP you could be the only gig in town! Good investment.
Who is going to keep all their electronic gear inside a box whenever they're not using it?
Most of us are too lazy to put our laptops in a bag.
Unless you have backup gear to keep stored I doubt a box would be of much use.
You wouldn't know the EMP was coming until after it hit.
Anything not in the box when that happens is useless.
Good information and well-presented LT.
I like your style and simplicity plus your "let's try it out" attitude.
That's how we figure out how to not to do things incorrectly.
A good contribution to survival knowledge.