Tips for Extending Your Two Way Radio Range

Tips for Extending Your Two Way Radio Range

Two way radios are commonly used by policemen and security personnel, because they work well over short distances. They can also become a valuable form of communication during a disaster when our normal means of communication may be out of the question. Two way radios have a specific range that they operate within and anything outside of that will cause your radio to lose signal. There are many factors that affect the range of a these…

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Tips for Using a Ferro Rod to Start a Fire

Tips for Using a Ferro Rod to Start a Fire

The problem with ferro rods (ferrocerium rods) is that people are quick to add them to their kits but when the time comes, they are unable to get a fire going due to lack of knowledge and practice. Believe me, it will be much better to learn now than have to try and work it out in a survival situation. What is a Ferro Rod? In simple terms, a ferro rod is a small piece…

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Survival and the Rule of Threes (What it all Means)

Please help us spread the word about UK Survival Guides by sharing our posts using the social sharing buttons above. Thanks!  The survival rule of threes is a set of ‘rules’ that once understood, can better help you prioritize your needs during a survival situation. These rules are not guaranteed however, it would be very dangerous to allow your body to have to get even close to these rules. The survival rule of threes are:…

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How to Protect Yourself Against Ticks

How to Protect Yourself Against Ticks

Most people are aware of ticks, however there’s a lot of misinformation out there surrounding these little disease carrying vampires, especially when it comes to risks and how to deal with the ones found chowing down on you. During this guide we’ll be looking at some tips that can better protect yourself for your next adventure. Common Tick-Borne Diseases There are many tick-borne infections that pose a threat to both humans and our dogs. Below…

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How to Make Char Cloth in a Tin

How to Make Char Cloth in a Tin

Please share our blog posts using the buttons above – we’re trying to spread the word of UK Survival Guides. Thanks! There are many reasons as to why fire is an essential part of our survival. The most obvious being warmth and the ability to boil water. But there are so many more benefits than just these. Benefits of Fire Some of the best benefits that come with the ability to start a fire include:…

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