Technician Class Ham Radio Band Chart - This charts shows what you, as a newly licensed technician, have legal access to. A lot of fun stuff! Consider getting an entry level technician license and an inexpensive 2m hand held radio, if just for emergencies.
During the initial stages of a disaster, HAM Radio operators are often the only line of communication in or out of the effected area. Their ability to communicate when the grid goes down, is one of the major reasons I advise our readers to look