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Category: Preparedness

Family Home Storage & Emergency Preparedness

Solar power and net metering in Nevada

On Wednesday, August 5, the Public Utility Commission (PUC) will be meeting. Agenda 15-07021 item 3C is a continuation of the long debate held in the Assembly and the State Senate. NV Energy is currently estimating that 235 MW cap on net metering “net energy metering rules (NEM1)” will reached on or about August 24, […]

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Napal Eathquake

Read this online: “From my humanitarian missionary parents in The Asia Area: “Just spoke to our humanitarian couple in Nepal. They are camping out by the Church building – living outside because of all the damage. The hotels that are not damaged are all full and there is no place to go. They have food […]

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Colorado flooding and Las Vegas

With all the rain and flooding we have had in Vegas the last few weeks, this massive flooding in Colorado could have happened here. Here is just one of many news stories on it in US News. People have been stuck in their cars, sometimes for days with no food or water. This is a good […]

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July Front Sight Membership Giveaway Winners

This morning, I typed the name of all the entries in my Front Sight Membership Giveaway contest.  As I had three ways to enter, my total entries were 31.  Several people had multiple entries, with one person having four entries.  I put all the entries in a small basket.  My kids enjoyed last time when […]

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Front Sight Membership Give Away

In May, I decided to give away a Patriot Lifetime Membership to Front Sight Firearms Training Institute.  On July 2nd & 3rd, when I was at Front Sight for a 2 night defensive handgun class, I decided I wanted to do an even bigger giveaway!  Around 11:30 PM on July 3rd, all the students attending […]

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The Book of Mormon on Self Defense

“And they were doing that which they felt was the duty which they owed their God; for the Lord had said unto them, and also unto their fathers, that: Inasmuch as ye are not guilty of the first offense, neither the second, ye shall not suffer yourselves to be slain by the hands of your […]

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Forest Fires & Preparedness

Over the last 12-days, the Spring Mountain ranges west of Las Vegas have been on fire (“Carpenter 1 Fire”). Nearly 28,000 acres have been burned. Hundreds of families have been displaced as their neighborhoods have been under mandatory evacuation.  My company owns and operates The Resort on Mt Charleston, which is currently closed due to […]

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Front Sight Life Time Membership Giveaway

I am giving away a Lifetime Membership to Front Sight Training Institute, about 45 minutes outside of Las Vegas. This membership will allow you to attend six classes as many times as you want, free of charge, for the rest of your life. Called the “Patriot Membership”, you can take two-day and four-day defensive handgun, […]

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Front Sight Firearms Training Institute

A few weeks ago, I spent a week out near Pahrump, Nevada at Front Sight Firearms Training Institute.   I took two classes, their “4-Day Defensive Handgun course” and their “30-state Concealed Carry Class”.  Prior to this class, I had fired a few rounds, but, definitely did not know what I was doing.  Adam, who purchased Las Vegas Geeks […]

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Emergency Power for Amateur Radio

I published this article earlier today on the Southern Nevada MARA Website.  I am cross posting it here as well. I recently added a battery backup for my ham radio station.  I am using a mobile rig as my base station.  On the right is a picture of my setup.  It features: Mobile Radio Power-Werx’s […]

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