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by Lea_123
Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: Radio Communications
Topic: Baofengs
Replies: 23
Views: 11299

Re: Baofengs

Has anyone tried any of the 8 watt baofeng handhelds? I've been doing research and think I would like a bf f8hp which is basically an 8 watt uv5r but they seem to be hard to get hold of, but there's also a uv5rtp which appears to be a bf f8hp in a mk1 uv5r case that still has the band button, there...
by Lea_123
Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Best Leatherman
Replies: 33
Views: 10012

Re: Best Leatherman

I have a Gerber Bear Grylls ultimate multi tool , I like it - but having never had a different one I wouldn't know how to compare ! It has spring loaded pliers , couple of knives, a saw, Phillips and flat screwdrivers, bottle opener, can opener, scissors and wire cutters , they all feel and seem sol...
by Lea_123
Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: Radio Communications
Topic: Amateur radio fan saves 12-year-old girl's life
Replies: 12
Views: 6501

Re: Amateur radio fan saves 12-year-old girl's life

What area are you in? https://ukradioscanning.com/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=14 https://www.google.co.uk/url?q=http://www.coastalradio.org.uk/freqlists/vhfmarinebases.pdf&sa=U&ved=0ahUKEwin_cffqqDWAhXRL1AKHchpCI0QFggLMAA&usg=AFQjCNGmgnwxFl90-kGIxwZ-EvREZorGXA Im in Sheffield , i have programmed the radio ...
by Lea_123
Tue Sep 12, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Radio Communications
Topic: Amateur radio fan saves 12-year-old girl's life
Replies: 12
Views: 6501

Re: Amateur radio fan saves 12-year-old girl's life

Blokes walked into our local got a stool and did s pocket dump on the bar he had a beaufeng radio turned out that many pleasure boaters use them to contact lock keeper's I have several local frequencys on mine as a listen only local locks / port traffic pick up on flooding risks well ahead of local...
by Lea_123
Thu Aug 31, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 4
Replies: 812
Views: 142156

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 4

I've had a wash and washed my hair in the greenhouse before now. :oops: I always keep a couple of 20L water containers in there as heat sinks and the water is always lovely and warm. If you have a greenhouse, polytunnel or conservatory, you will have warm water. :D There's also these kind of things...
by Lea_123
Wed Aug 23, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 4
Replies: 812
Views: 142156

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 4

On a second note just had a text from Yorkshire water to say we May have no or low water pressure due to a burst And the water may be cloudy or discoloured! My water stash solved the cup of tea problem but what can I do for back up shower / bath ideas - for future reference? Any ideas? Thanks
by Lea_123
Wed Aug 23, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 4
Replies: 812
Views: 142156

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 4

Hello Has anyone ever bought the army 24hour packs ? I got x2 to leave in the boot of my car : https://www.goarmy.co.uk/british-army-ration-box-8502-prod I got x2 for £19.98 + £6.99 postage (£1 off with code HSPT5OFF) which didn't seem bad when you consider the price of individual camping meals ! Yo...
by Lea_123
Tue Aug 01, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: New to the site - Sheffield
Replies: 9
Views: 1652

Re: New to the site - Sheffield

Well I do have a store of water already I bought x18 1.5 liter bottles (i have a cat and dog too) not sure if it would be worth getting any more in ? In my car i have one of those AA ultimate first aid kits (which has already come in useful when my daughter had a fall in the park ) a large fleece bl...
by Lea_123
Mon Jul 31, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: New to the site - Sheffield
Replies: 9
Views: 1652

Re: New to the site - Sheffield

Welcome to the forum, loads of useful stuff here, dive in. Thank you I've been having a good look around and there is soo much information to get through! Just out of interest what sort of thing are most people prepping for on here ? To be honest I'm not sure what I am preparing for only that in my...
by Lea_123
Sun Jul 02, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: Like minded
Replies: 6
Views: 1014

Re: Like minded

Hi

I have just got an allotment with the same thing in mind ! It's in a bit of a state though so I have got some hard work ahead before I can start putting in fruit and veg!

:)