S & B Homestead Radios promotes communication and preparedness for the family homestead. Susan and Brian are amateur radio operators who love to help families and individuals interested in learning more about amateur radios, family communications, and preparedness for the homestead. They are both licensed operators, Susan KG5VEP and Brian KG5VEK. Susan is a retired Special Education Teacher and is currently working as an Educational Consultant. Brian owns a specialty construction company in North Mississippi. Brian is the Southeast Regional Coordinator for the American Contingency Ham Radio Network, AHRN. He also enjoys building and experimenting with antennas for ham radio. Susan and Brian are founding members of the amateur radio club Area 51 Radio.

Group Mississippi. We are also licensed Volunteered Examiners for ARRL.

Emergency Communications Workshop:

When: August 24, 2024

Time: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Location: 10830 S. Morgantown Rd, Woodburn, KY 42170

Price: $275 per person

Class taught by: S&B Homestead RadiosWhen the cell phones don’t work and I have a radio, how can I use it to communicate
with my family?

This is a hands-on workshop designed to get you up and running with your radio in an
emergency or tactical environment.

Topics covered:

  • What are your radio needs? UHF / VHF / HF
  • What is a PACE plan and how to develop a family/group PACE plan for communications?
  • What is a SNAP report and how to use it.
  • What frequencies should I have in my handheld radio? How to program the radio with the needed frequencies. What is a repeater? What is simplex?
  • How to talk on the radio. Proper radio etiquette.
  • How far will my handheld radio talk? Field exercise
  • Antenna selections / Field exercise
  • HF NVIS Field exercise/demonstration

Space is limited. Register early.
For additional information email sbradios@prontonmail.com