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From an early age, I can remember being in love with the outdoors. Growing up, I was the bane of my long-suffering mother – she was a real June Cleaver type, but no amount of lemon scented house cleaning products could keep me from returning home covered in mud and scrapes, souvenirs of my latest adventure. Things weren’t all fishing trips and stuff, though. Being a fireman, Dad’s life gave me an early and lasting lesson into a harsh truism: Life isn’t fair. It can be wonderful, but it can just as easily sucker-punch you, and when emergencies or disasters rear their ugly head, it’s the prepared who prosper. Those without the presence of mind to formulate a backup plan, by contrast, inevitably suffer twice – once from the adversity of the actual event, and a second time from the regret of untaken action. I made this site so anyone with the desire and a little time to spare for the future can make themselves as safe and secure as anyone can be.Hi, and welcome to Signal Survival! Thanks for visiting; I hope you find the information and resources gathered here to be of some help to you, or even just to be interesting. I’ve set this page aside to tell you, the SignalSurvival.com visitor, a little bit about myself. Don’t worry, it won’t take long to read! It just seemed like the natural next step, and I personally feel like putting a face to the site adds a little bit of humanity to it (something which is often in short supply these days, online and off), So, without further ado, here’s a little bit about me.

Being of the traditional sort, I was sent to college and shuffled into a nice air conditioned office job. Still, I never lost the lessons learned from my youth, nor my love (and natural talent) for long hikes, weekend camping trips, and general outdoorsy things. One day at lunch, a co-worker who’d finally crumbled and went camping with myself and a few friends. He joked that I was “like an overgrown Boy Scout – well-adjusted and friendly, but paranoid”. I suppose that’s true, but it’s worked out well for me, since as fate would have it, the company I worked for got hit with a major case of mid-level downsizing. It wasn’t fun by any means, but it was an eye-opener. Instantly, you could tell who had saved and prepared for this sort of event, and those who never saw it coming. I had friends in both camps, and honestly, I felt bad for the latter group.

Then it hit me.

What if I could turn my super Boy Scouty nature into a way to simultaneously help people and support myself? What if I could ditch my office job, spend tons more time doing the things I enjoyed, and help people in the process? The thought intrigued me (and so did the prospect of never having to sit in traffic at 7 a.m.!) It took some brainstorming, but soon enough SignalSurvival.com was born, and now that it’s here, things are progressing better than I could’ve hoped. Not a week goes by where I don’t get an email or two thanking me for providing all the info about bug out bags, survival info, and general emergency preparedness that you can find on the other pages of this site, and to be honest, I thrive on it! It makes me so happy to be useful to people (and yes, to be paid for doing something I genuinely enjoy, which isn’t something a lot of people can say about their jobs) that I can scarcely put it into words. The closest I can come to expressing myself is to simply say thank you to each and every visitor, reader, subscriber, and customer who passes by this site. It’s my greatest wish that you find all the actionable information you could ever want or need, and the peace of mind that comes with implementing it.

With all of the above in mind, please feel free to spread the word about Signal Survival! This is anything but a secret. In fact, the more people who know about this site and the knowledge it contains, the happier I’ll be – don’t be afraid to say hello or ask a question!

With all of the above having been said, I hope you have a little firmer grasp on me, my story, and why and how this site has come to exist. I wish you all the best, and I want to say thanks one more time before I sign off. Meanwhile, I encourage you to look around. After all, as GI Joe used to say, knowledge is half the battle!


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