Marshall Masters is a former science features news producer, freelance writer, television analyst, and publisher since 1999. A popular preparedness author, his numerous books address earth changes, space threats, and sustainable survival strategies and technologies. His current mission is to help survival community leaders create sustainable communication strategies using a wide range of affordable consumer and amateur two-way radios.
Seeing the need for affordable and effective off-the-shelf solutions, he began his research for this book two years prior to it’s publication. He has had extensive volunteer training in all-hazards leadership programs which are offered by FEMA through the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) and Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).
Marshall holds an FCC amateur general class radio license. His FEMA training certifications include: Incident Command System (ICS) courses, 100, 200, 300, 400, 700 and 800, P-154, Rapid Visual Screening for Potential Seismic Hazards, ATC-20 Post earthquake Safety, and NIMS ICS All-Hazards Communications Unit Leader (0969).