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Texas A.N.T.S. • Re: A.N.T.S. in DFW

January 9, 2018 woodchipper518 0

So what is the status of DFW ANTS? hasn’t been a posting in 3 yrs. I guess there was no traction and momentum but I know there are a bunch of Preppers in the metroplex. I sent some emails to folks to see if they were still preparing. Seems like Texan…

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Texas Meetups • 2 new meet ups in north Dallas

January 9, 2018 woodchipper518 0

This should have been posted here……There is a meetup group in Frisco, TX this weekend in McKinney. This is a brand new groups 2nd meeting. I have no been yet so I don’t know what level of preparedness they are athttps://www.meetup.com/Frisco-Prepp…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Ice storm

January 3, 2018 woodchipper518 0

I just bought a couple of 55gal blue plastic barrels. How resilient are they to frozen temps and full of water? Should I be concerned about them splitting if full when the arctic temps hit. This question has nothing to do with the storm on the east…

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Re: Please Help by posting forum errors here.

January 2, 2018 woodchipper518 0

I have never had a reason to report anything. Site runs nicely for me.However, I sent to PMs this morning 1/2/18 and neither show up in my Sent nor Outbox folders. So I have not idea where or if they were sent.One was to you North Idaho Patriot – re…

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Re: Please Help by posting forum errors here.

January 2, 2018 woodchipper518 0

I have never had a reason to report anything. Site runs nicely for me.However, I sent to PMs this morning 1/2/18 and neither show up in my Sent nor Outbox folders. So I have not idea where or if they were sent.One was to you North Idaho Patriot – re…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: Prepping With-out Comms

December 19, 2017 woodchipper518 0

Prepping w/o comma is not advisable. A couple of radio receivers is minimum. A couple of FRS radio pairs too I’ve been stepping up my comm preps in the last couple of months. I’m in a loose affiliated group of folks who have committed to comm prepar…

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A.N.T.S. • Re: ANTS Net on Friday’s

December 15, 2017 woodchipper518 0

Pretty sure my 5watt Baofeng won’t reach that far. Working with loosely affiliated preparedness folks locally to set our radios with common frequencies / channels. I have a 25watt car radio coming next week. KG5QPR…still very much a newbie. I’m not…

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CERT • TX – Denton County CERT – Monthly Meetings

October 4, 2017 woodchipper518 0

Denton County, TX has monthly meetings at the Emergency Operations Center on Teasley drive. It’s hard to miss as there is a 150ft tower next to it. They also have a monthly meeting in Little Elm typically at the Administrative buildings on El Dorado.

https://sites.google.com/site/dentoncountycert/

They hold CERT trainings twice a year. It is a multi-day training program typically over Fri-Sun for two weeks. If interested check the schedule.

These folks are well led and active in the community supporting preparedness fairs, training, etc. They coordinate with the other major DFW counties: Dallas, Collin and Tarrant….on actual and training deployments. There a lots of HAM folks involved and they have a monthly muster to keep everyone connected and familiar with their handheld operations.

Statistics: Posted by woodchipper518 — Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:23 am