Severe Weather Preparation! Bob Hawkins “The APN Report“ Audio in player below! My! How the days fly by! The official start of summer…school’s out, vacation time, hot days, warm nights, the whole “Hot time in the old town” thing. It’s also time for severe weather, as if you haven’t already read the headlines of tornadoes … Continue reading Severe Weather Preparation!
Aggressive Tolerance Bob Hawkins “The APN Report“ Audio in player below! For sake of anything else, I’ve coined a new term describing the situation I’ve been dealing with concerning my hurricane damaged house these last six months. I bet you forgot this show’s inaugural broadcast was immediately after Hurricane Matthew took a bite out of … Continue reading Aggressive Tolerance!
Taking Aim at Concealed Carry Bob Hawkins “The APN Report“ Audio in player below! No topic seems to draw more fire (sic) from both sides of an issue than the right to keep arms. When it comes to opinionated debate, any discussion involving personal defense can be counted on to be full of passion, since … Continue reading Taking Aim at Concealed Carry!
Power Needs When You Need It Bob Hawkins “The APN Report“ Audio in player below! April Showers bring May Flowers, as well as Thunderstorms. We had a doozy sweep by this week, which put a hurting’ on the local power grid. There were power outages in parts of the county which give inspiration for this … Continue reading Power Needs When You Need It
Sugar and Soured Health Bob Hawkins “The APN Report“ Audio in player below! The last APN Report was all about lowering the amount of salt in a diet as a good way to lose weight. Not so much of a diet but more of a lifestyle choice & awareness of what is in the foods we … Continue reading Sugar and Soured Health
Two Old Salts Talking About “Salt” Host: Bob Hawkins “The APN Report“ Audio in player below! What bears scrutiny more important than anything else, is the food we eat, and what effects it has on our wellness. If you haven’t seen a photo of me, you may not realize that I’m “fluffy”, in other words, I’m … Continue reading Two Old Salts Talking About “Salt”
Fake News Bob Hawkins “The APN Report” Audio in player below! From the very beginning, there has been controversy concerning the press & it’s apparent bias over how it reports the news. But of late, a new controversy has appeared that throws fuel on the fire. The rise of “Fake News.” Up until the last … Continue reading Fake News on The APN Report
Spring Cleaning Bob Howkins “APN Report” Audio in player below! While snow is on the ground in the grips of winter, for me that means spring cleaning. I confess, I’m a bit of a hoarder. There’s a very fuzzy border between stocking up & stock piling & I tend to lead more to the “pile” … Continue reading Spring Cleaning Those Preps!
Early Warning Alarm! Bob Howkins “APN Report” Audio in player below! Smoky Mountain Moonshiners used to rely on Donkeys as an early warning alarm. They would alert when a Revenue man was sneaking up on their moonshine stills. The Donkeys big, tall ears were like super sensitive radar, able to pick out the sounds of quiet … Continue reading Early Warning Alarms!
Are you prepared to be unemployed? Bob Howkins “APN Report” Audio in player below! You prep for disaster, stock up and fortify. Gain the tools & talent to handle catastrophe. But what if, instead of a bad storm, earthquake, tidal wave, forest fire or zombie attack, disaster comes visiting in a totally unexpected form. What … Continue reading Are you prepared to be unemployed?
Winter project Build a computer Bob Howkins “APN Report” Audio in player below! Snow on the ground, snow on the roof, ice on the roads, winter’s set in. As Preppers, wintertime is a inconvenience, but it’s also downtime. Want something to do? As the desire to get out and about is tempered by the desire … Continue reading Winter project Build a computer
Electrifying developments in bicycling! Bob Howkins “APN Report” Audio in player below! Throughout the bicycle industry two trends have created a bright future in bicycle development, an aging customer base, and the rise in popularity of electric powered vehicles. In some ways, both are joined at the hip. With more people re-discovering their health by … Continue reading Electrifying developments in bicycling!
Personal Radio Communications Bob Hopkins “APN Report” Audio in player below! I bet some folks got a handheld radio in their Christmas Stocking this year. I bet also, some may be having a hard time figuring out how it works too. This Saturdays show is about personal communications, to help those poor souls who may … Continue reading Personal Radio Communications
Goals & resolutions a better way! Bob Hopkins “APN Report” Audio in player below! New Years is upon us! For some, it’s party time, bidding goodbye to one year & ushering in a new. And for others, it’s when we set resolutions for ourselves, and steadfastly try to stick to them… at least until the … Continue reading Goals & resolutions a better way!
Alternative Transportation Bob Hawkins “The APN Report” Listen in player below! Being prepared in this day & age means more than preparing your habitat for crisis, it also means prepping your mobility. Our entire lives revolve around the automobile, our towns & cities accommodate it, or livelihood depends upon mobility, even the food we eat … Continue reading Alternative Transportation!
A Survivors story! Bob Hawkins “The APN Report” Audio in player below! A Survivors story. This week’s show we’ll be introduced to Joe Moore. When Hurricane Matthew roared up the Carolina Coast, all eyes were on the coastal regions as to the extent of the damage it brought. But days afterward an equally devastating storm came … Continue reading A Survivors story!
Harvest Time the right time to Preserve! Bob Hawkins “The APN Report” Listen in player below! Now that we’ve reached the Fall season, we’ve reached the time to harvest & preserve foods for the coming winter… or at least that’s what people have done from the dawn of time. Today, normal folk now count on … Continue reading Harvest Time the right time to Preserve!
The Three Ring Circus… Election! Bob Hawkins “The APN Report” Listen in player below! So the three ring Circus we call the Election has wound up & the fat lady has sung. Happy Now? Did the world end for you? Has a new day dawned? Or have we all just awoke, thinking Wow! What a Nightmare? All … Continue reading The Three Ring Circus… Election!
Attitude in Prepping! Bob Hawkins “The APN Report” Listen in player below! Whats the most important item in your preps? That question has been asked over & over, & answers run the gamut. Water, Food, Shelter, Defense, Mobility, you name it, the list can be endless. However, those in the business of teaching others the … Continue reading Attitude in Prepping!
Devil In The details & The Trash Man Bob Hopkins “The APN Report” Listen in player below! Just how prepared are you? We can all go on & on about how we’ve set aside for a rainy day. We stockpiled this, acquired that, planned for this, that, or another. Have you really made ready when … Continue reading Devil In The details & The Trash Man
Mother Nature and Disasters Bob Hopkins “The APN Report” Listen in player below! This week, Mother Nature takes center stage in a horrible way with Hurricane Matthew turning a mild hurricane season into one of devastation & carnage. We will broadcast live from coastal South Carolina DURING the storm, as it heaps heavy winds, rains … Continue reading Mother Nature and Disasters