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by Derv
Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 5.
Replies: 334
Views: 32418

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 5.

Aaaaw cheers guys, I'm bloody well stoked about it :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Derv
Wed Feb 28, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 5.
Replies: 334
Views: 32418

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 5.

On sunday I found out I have a junior prepper on the way, :D my first, ETA in six months. I'm keeping the mini Derv by my side, so have ordered:

https://jacs-babycarrier.com/products/c ... te-package
by Derv
Wed Feb 28, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Radio Communications
Topic: Which shack in a box?
Replies: 3
Views: 1195

Re: Which shack in a box?

Without a doubt, I'd go for the 857D, I cant fault mine at all. I got it when I first qualified and still love it!
The extra power on tx over the 817 really made the decision for me.
by Derv
Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 5.
Replies: 334
Views: 32418

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 5.

Added a UK fm cb to the shack and tested it across town.
Worked first time, happy days. 8-)
by Derv
Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: Radio Communications
Topic: Getting your ham radio license
Replies: 17
Views: 5869

Re: Getting your ham radio license

seadog wrote:Doing my Intermediate exam on the 17th, then same as Derry, have already enroled in the Bath Distance learning group.
Got the grey matter turning over again - been a while since I used it!
If you are doing the exam in Bath, see you there!
by Derv
Sun Jan 07, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Radio Communications
Topic: Getting your ham radio license
Replies: 17
Views: 5869

Re: Getting your ham radio license

I did the distance learning course. They use the Edmodo site to provide the classroom. There are a group of amazingly good tutors who deal with you personally and give support. It is tough. I did physics to A level and it pushed me even further. Worth it though and their pass rate is phenomenal. Re...
by Derv
Sun Jan 07, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Radio Communications
Topic: Getting your ham radio license
Replies: 17
Views: 5869

Re: Getting your ham radio license

I did the distance learning course. They use the Edmodo site to provide the classroom. There are a group of amazingly good tutors who deal with you personally and give support. It is tough. I did physics to A level and it pushed me even further. Worth it though and their pass rate is phenomenal. Re...
by Derv
Fri Jan 05, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: Radio Communications
Topic: Getting your ham radio license
Replies: 17
Views: 5869

Re: Getting your ham radio license

Operating a radio is a skill. Regular use of that skill means you can get results when you might not otherwise. so getting a ham licence and practising before the SHTF means you will be proficient and possibly have the ability to overcome difficulties. Simply switching on a transmitter and thinking...
by Derv
Sat Apr 08, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Logistics and Transport
Topic: Dacia Duster... Anyone got one?
Replies: 12
Views: 7118

Re: Dacia Duster... Anyone got one?

My green machine is a duster diesel, I loves it.
I got the 2wd version as I couldn't be bothered with the extra faff and tax for the 4x4, but she still handles Salisbury plain tank tracks admirably. She is a keeper.
by Derv
Sat Apr 08, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Wrist Watch - for EDC and for BOB
Replies: 36
Views: 7506

Re: Wrist Watch - for EDC and for BOB

Ive got a citizen eco drive Mrs Derv got me for EDC, apparently it could never need a battery again the lady in the shop said, think ill wait and see on that... lush watch though. On the PLCE webbing in case things go mad max, I've got my solar g shock, its a tank and charges itself, just gains abou...