created May 24, 2010
modified April 4, 2015
verified April 4, 2015

Suggested Go-Kit Supplies

Use this list as a guide or memory jogger only -

no one could or would carry all this and still call it a "Go-Kit"


Go-Kit  (Radio Equipment and Gear)

Radio Equipment
Radio, 2 meter
Radio, 220
Radio, 440
Radio, HF
Radio, 6 meter
Speaker mikes/headsets
Speakers
Earphones
Battery packs for each radio
NiCad packs for each radio
Multi-Outlet Power Strips
Self-Contained Power Backup Units
12V battery
5/8 wave whip antenna
Rubber duck mag-mount antenna
2-M/220/440 mag-mount antenna(s)
Patch cords
Adapters
Extension cords
GMRS/FRS transceivers
Anderson® Power Poles
Surge-Protected Power Strips
CB Radio
3-prong to 2-prong adapter
Spare fuses
Scanner
Repeater directory
Cell phone
GPS
APRS
Slow-Scan Transceivers
Rig-Runner(s)
Ham Radio Plates on Vehicle
ARRL® Net Directory

Miscellaneous ARES Items
DMV license
FCC Amateur license
FCC GMRS license
Disaster Service Worker card
Pens
Clipboard
Notepaper/pads
Laptop
Mini-MAGlite® for directing traffic
Message forms
Log sheets
Rosters/phone lists
Personal ID Badges
ARES® uniform
ARES® vehicle placard
Maps
UPS
ARES® ID Card
ICS Forms
Binoculars/spotting scope
Anemometer
Hygrometer
Thermometer
Compass
Camera
ARES® Field Manual
Bullhorn

Tool Box
Screwdriver, slotted
Screwdriver, Phillips
Pliers
Needle nose pliers
Wire cutters
Small hammer
Socket wrenches
Tower Belt
Electrical tape
Hookup wire
Wire stripper
Alligator clips
Jumper cables
Ropes
Hacksaw
Cable ties
Crowbar
Super Glue
Allen wrenches
Duct tape
VOM
SWR meter (HF/VHF)
Soldering iron/solder


Go-Kit  (Personal Support Gear and Supplies)

Personal Items
Underwear
Shirts
Pants
Socks (wool)
Socks (cotton)
Shoes
Cap (wool)
Cap (visor or hat)
Gloves (wool)
Gloves (leather)
Jacket
Sweater
Poncho/rain suit
Deodorant
Toothbrush/paste
Shampoo
Mouthwash
Dental floss
Vaseline®/hand lotion, oil
Razor blades
Sewing kit
Hearing Aid(s) w/Spare batteries
Facial tissue
Insect repellant
Sunglasses
Spare eyeglasses
Spare contact lenses, supplies
Hairbrush/comb
Sunscreen
Feminine hygiene items
Baby powder
Mirror


First Aid Supplies
Gauze pads, 4"
Antiseptic cream (with anesthetic)
Alcohol
Hydrogen peroxide
Elastic wraps
Burn cream
Anti-bacterial wipes
Nuprin®/Advil®/Aspirin
Tylenol®
New Skin®
Cloth tape
Gloves, latex
Gloves, vinyl
Gloves, Nitrile
Anti-diarrhea medication
Laxative
Anti-gas/anti-acid
(3) Triangular Bandages
Scissors
Tweezers
Mirror
Nail clippers
Cough Drops
Throat lozenges
Instant cold pack
Instant heat pack
Prescription meds
(2) Tongue Depressor Blades
Dust/bacterial mask
Thermometer
Band aids
Cotton Balls
Safety pins


Shelter/Camping Supplies
Tent
Ground cloth/tarp
Lantern (electric/fuel)
Sleeping bags
Blankets
Sheets, pillow cases
Waterproof matches
Cigarette lighter
Generator/fuel
Small broom
Shovel/ax/hatchet
Garbage bags, ties
Clothespins
Safety pins
Portable broadcast radio
Plastic Sheeting
Candles/chemical light sticks
A-B-C-type Fire extinguisher
Alarm clock
Space blankets
Portable toilet
Carbon monoxide detector
Compass


Cooking Supplies
Paper/plastic plates, bowls
Paper/plastic cups
Plastic utensils
Manual Can opener
Bottle opener
Swiss army knife
Sterno stove/fuel
Hibachi/fuel
Cook pots
Aluminum foil
Plastic wrap
Zip-Lock bags


Sanitation
Soap, antibacterial
Soap, hand
Soap, liquid
Pet litter
Towels, paper
Towels, cloth
Diapers
Toilet paper (in Zip-Lok bag)
Water purification tablets/bleach
Baby wipes


Food & Water
Canned meat/fish
Canned vegetables/fruit
Canned macaroni, spaghetti
Canned beans/chili
Canned pudding
Canned baby formula
Canned pet food
Juice
Peanut butter
Jelly
Cheese spread
Dried fruit
Trail mix/granola/nuts
Snacks/candy bars
Sugar/sweeteners
Powdered milk, creamer
Salt/pepper
Water (2 gal/person/day)
MREs (military survival rations)


Safety Equipment
Flashlights
Headlamp
Safety helmet
Dust mask
Ear Plugs
Gloves, leather
Goggles
Chemical light sticks
Whistle
Red Cross Course Certification Cards
Knife
Batteries (sizes for all uses)
2-million Candlepower Spotlight




Go-Kit  Car-Kit

Vehicle Equipment
County Street-Level Atlas
(4) cans of Pennzoil Fix-A-Flat®
4-way Lug Wrench
Small Tool Kit
3-in-1 Lighter Socket Adapter
12 VDC 275 PSI Compressor
(5) Highway flares
Tarp
Automobile Accident Reports
12-volt Reading Lamp




Go-Kit  BUGOUT-Kit  (If you have to vacate your home)

Important Documents
(**Copy Only - in Watertight Container!!)
Birth Certificate **
Marriage Certificate **
Passport **
Insurance Papers **
Stocks and Bonds **
Immunization Papers **
Cash (including change)
Checks and Traveler Checks
Driver's License **
Social Security Card **
Wills **
Deeds **
Household Inventory Lists **
Credit Card Account Numbers **
Personal Identification Cards
1 Credit Card


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