Knowledge is power, so in this article, I more thoroughly develop my reasoning about why a nationwide grid-down SHTF EMP scenario is just fun fiction. Plus, we’ll cover what you need to know to understand the basics of EMP and links to a comprehensive article with pictures about how to make a faraday cage.
Do you know how to protect your gear from an EMP? On a scale of one to ten, an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) and more specifically a high-altitude electromagnetic pulse (HEMP) are events that rank about an eleven on the preppers Scary Survival Event Scale. Let’s take a look at some facts and how you can protect your sensitive electronic gear from an EMP attack, regardless of how it occurs.