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by Appin
Sat Feb 08, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: Wuhan Corona Virus Information
Replies: 1
Views: 231

Wuhan Corona Virus Information

Dear All, I am putting these links in for anyone who wants to get reliable scientific information or anyone who wants to see the information actually used to make decisions. It may not be everyone's cup of tea but this is the good stuff! The first is to a Youtube video from the Editor of JAMA interv...
by Appin
Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Rabbit
Replies: 45
Views: 2822

Re: Rabbit

I can't understand the aversion. My son went on scout camp and was introduced to rabbit and pigeon in a survival cooking event. Rated rabbit as boring but pigeon as delicious. I like pigeon and still remember a very good resturant / hotel many years ago which did superb food offering a starter of " ...
by Appin
Wed Nov 06, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: Radio Communications
Topic: Long distance Walkie Talkies
Replies: 10
Views: 3599

Re: Long distance Walkie Talkies

Radio comms over certain distances are difficult. Most handhelds will effectively be line of sight. Though from a good position that can be quite a distance. If you rely upon repeaters you are also relying upon power supplies. Radio amateurs do have techniques to bridge the gap between lineof sight ...
by Appin
Fri Jul 26, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Feeding the masses
Replies: 84
Views: 10292

Re: Feeding the masses

Just for the record tha EPGLA ministry stew recipe would give about 120 servings but the calorie value is much less than 1200 kCal. ( By the way what is commonly known as the calorie in common use is actually a kilocalorie or kcal. I have a friend who is a dietitian who would kill me if I got this w...
by Appin
Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Feeding the masses
Replies: 84
Views: 10292

Re: Feeding the masses

I came across this description of post nuclear attack feeding plans. I believe it comes from EPGLA "Emergency Planninng Guidance for Local Authorities" which was published in the 1980s. "It suggested that an Emergency Feeding Centre (or EFC) would be set up some time after nuclear attack probably at...
by Appin
Fri Apr 26, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: Cannabis for pain relief
Replies: 8
Views: 2374

Re: Cannabis for pain relief

Watch out if you do decide to try a cannabis oil preparation. They are very fashionable at present as the answer to everything. One big issue isquality control. what you get can vary massively. Other big issue is the stuff can interact with other medication.IOt does not play well with other meds. Ch...
by Appin
Sat Feb 02, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: Homes and Retreats
Topic: heating
Replies: 11
Views: 4480

Re: heating

by Appin
Sun Jan 27, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Logistics and Transport
Topic: Snow socks for cars
Replies: 4
Views: 2376

Snow socks for cars

This is a follow up to something mentioned in "What Preps are you doing this week? Part 6." Yorkshire Andy commented "Nothing grips on ice bar cars with studded tyres. winter tyres a a little better than normal 4 wheel drives often take longer to stop due to being heavier due to the extra running ge...
by Appin
Tue Jan 01, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Radio Communications
Topic: Just bought this bad boy
Replies: 5
Views: 3471

Re: Just bought this bad boy

The Foundation licence course run for Cheshire Lancashire and surrounding areas by Dave Wilson and company covers everything in one weekend. Intermediate takes 2 and a half weekends. Pass rate superb. Trust me the Foundation licence is straightforward. Dave told me there youngest candidate was 8 and...
by Appin
Mon Dec 24, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Radio Communications
Topic: comms check
Replies: 2
Views: 2273

Re: comms check

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