"Infrastructure independent communication. Stay in touch with what is going on in the world. Monitor emergency channels. Buy with the 12 Volt charger to charge from solar panel. Use antenna - http://www.rattailantenna.com/ This radio's got ability: all-freq unlock (can land you in jail) and a 10 watt tx hack (overheats)."
"12 Volt car-cigarette charger output. Comes with 12v 8 Ah Battery (8,000 mAh). Battery has USB output as well as cigarette adapter output (female). Make sure you buy a USB cord for your cellphone. Also buy a "car cigarette adapter" AAA / AA Battery Charger for your flashlights / devices."
"Yes, it is heavy, but to quote nutnfancy, this is "good weight." Use this instead of a 'sawvivor' saw for longer-term durability and reliability. Those replaceable saw blades are not cheap, and each one will only last you ~18 fires."Fiskars 7861 Axe and Knife Sharpener" (sharpens 30 degrees) ASIN: B0000950Q4"
"Leatherman (830684) Charge TTi w/Leather Nylon Combo Sheath w/Quick-release Lanyard Ring & Removable Pocket Clip In Elegant Gift Tin + Leatherman (931014) 42 Bit Assortment + Leatherman (931009) Bit Driver Extension by Leatherman"
"Ranged Defense. Buy with (Available on Amazon) "20" Long Metal Arrows Aluminum Crossbow Arrows" . Buy 17 packs of 6 arrows @ $255. Picture yourself terminating dinner from your vantage point up in the hammock."
"Its 3 separable modular backpacks in one. Really really good quality system, well thought out and designed. Very rugged. Has dedicated internal radio pocket (where antenna can ride extended). Expands to 137 Liters with "Eberlestock J3SD Super Spike Duffel", ASIN: B006ODU67O - $50 more."
"These will last you YEARS of constant use, but will require waterproofing wax in the winter. These run half a size large. Requires padded, moisture-wicking backpacking socks. Recommend "Superfeet Green Insoles" (available on amazon)."