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Old 06-13-2012, 11:39 PM
 
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[LEFT]Not sure if I will ever need it,but some good info.

Imagine you wake up tomorrow and the internet is OFF. Due to unforeseen events the life that you became accustomed to is no more. Are you prepared for that day if it comes? Below are 14 alternative communication methods to this scenario. If I forgot anything please feel free to post your ideas below.

1-MAKE YOUR NETWORK TANGIBLE Print out your contact list, so your phone numbers aren’t stuck in the cloud. Some mail services like Gmail allow you to export your online contact list in formats that are more conducive to paper, such as CSV or Vcard, and offer step-by-step guides on how to do this.

2-BROADCAST ON THE RADIO:

CB Radio: Short for “Citizens Band” radio, these two-way radios allow communication over short distances on 40 channels. You can pick one up for about $20 to $50 at Radio Shack, and no license is required to operate it.
Ham radio: To converse over these radios, also known as “amateur radios,” you have to obtain an operator’s license from the FCC. Luckily, other Wired How-To contributors have already explained exactly what you need to do to get one and use it like a pro. However, if the President declares a State of Emergency, use of the radio could be extremely restricted or prohibited.


14 Ways To Communicate If The Internet Shuts Down - govtslaves.info : govtslaves.info
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Old 06-14-2012, 12:54 AM
 
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Could always walk outside and talk to somebody too.
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Old 06-14-2012, 12:57 AM
 
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Could always walk outside and talk to somebody too.
Now that's a novel idea.
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Old 06-14-2012, 01:43 AM
 
Location: Tennessee
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This reminds me of the South Park episode when Randy gathers the Marsh family and they head to Californee because they heard there was some Internet there.

Stan and his family make it to the Silicon Valley Internet Refugee Camp.

Is There Internet Here? (Season 12, Episode 6) - Video Clips - South Park Studios
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Old 06-14-2012, 01:47 AM
 
Location: Los Angeles County, CA
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this reminds me of the south park episode when randy gathers the marsh family and they head to californee because they heard there was some internet there.

Stan and his family make it to the silicon valley internet refugee camp.

is there internet here? (season 12, episode 6) - video clips - south park studios
they killed kenny!!!
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Old 06-14-2012, 01:50 AM
 
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Could always walk outside and talk to somebody too.
Says the person who has 10,000 posts in one year.

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Old 06-14-2012, 01:53 AM
 
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Point being?
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