16 May 2016 Start of Hurricane Preparedness Week

May 15 – 21, 2016 National Hurricane Preparedness Week Time to prepare for 2016 hurricane season. Do you have a backup communications plan in place? May 15 begins Hurricane Preparedness Week! According to NOAA, now is the time to create your evacuation plan, gather your storm supplies and secure your home or business. Is access to reliable […]

Preparing for Hurricane Joaquin

Category 3 Joaquin Bears Down on Bahamas  “Hurricane Joaquin got down to business on Wednesday afternoon, vaulting from Category 1 to 3 status in a mere six hours. Joaquin’s top sustained winds zoomed from 85 mph …” By Dr. Jeff Masters, 12:47 AM EDT on October 01, 2015 Director of Meteorology, Weather Underground  With an […]

Hurricane Season Is Not Over Yet!

 The worst of hurricane season is still ahead… Hurricane season is stretching well into October, November, even December.  Don’t let your guard down with so much hurricane season in front of us!  Hurricane hazards come in many forms with storm surges, flooding, and tornados that can cause landline and cellular phone disruption including outages and […]

Alternate Communication During Times of Disaster

  Tropical storms in the US, earthquakes in South America and Asia or volcanoes anywhere else on the globe, businesses and individuals face another year of potential emergencies that will need to be responded to. One thing that all of these natural disasters have in common, besides the tremendous loss of life and disruption to […]

Be Prepared! Test Your Sat Phone! When the storm hits, it’s too late!

  When it comes to being prepared, relying on a SmartPhone or landline might not be the smartest decision. Natural disasters and hurricanes include more than intense winds, the storms create flooding, tornados, power outages, and structural damage that can disrupt and overload land/cellular systems. A satellite phone or satellite Wi-Fi terminal may be your […]