A Glossary of Survival and Preparedness Acronyms/Terms

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000: 
The Australian equivalent of the U.S. 911 emergency phone system. Australians ”dial Triple O.“
0311: The U.S. Marine Corps MOS for Rifleman. Spoken: “Oh Three Eleven” See also: 11B and MOS.
10/.22:  A semi-automatic .22 rimfire rifle made by Ruger
10 Meter: The 28.000-to-29.700 MHz Amateur radio band is approximately 10 meters in wavelength so it is called the 10 Meter band. The 10 meter band is adjacent to the Citizen’s Band (27 MHz, or 11 meters), so it has been common practice to modify older 23 channel CB radio to operate in the 10 meter band. See also: CB and Free Band.
100LL: See Avgas.
112: The European equivalent of the U.S. 911 emergency phone system.
11-3-11:  The Japanese 9.1 earthquake and tsunami of March 11, 2011
11B or “Eleven Bravo”:  The U.S. Army’s MOS for Infantryman. See also: MOS and 0311(USMC equivalen MOSt.)
1911: See M1911.
24×7:  24 hours a day, 7 days a week
24x7x360:  24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 360 degrees
2A: The Second Amendment
2 Meter or 2M: The 144-to-148 MHz Amateur radio band is approximately 2 meters in wavelength so it is called the 2 Meter band.|
2R: Second Realm.
2WD: Two Wheel Drive
4GW: Fourth Generation War(fare)
4H: 4H is a youth club administered by the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) with the mission of “engaging youth to reach their fullest potential while advancing the field of youth development.” The four “H”s stand for Head, Heart, Hands, and Health.
4WD: Four Wheel Drive
4X4: Four Wheel Drive
401(k):One form of retirement savings account used in the US. See also: IRA
4473: The ubiquitous “yellow form” that is kept on file permanently when a modern firearm is sold by a FFL holder.
5 Series: U.S. Army Engineer manuals start with a 5 prefix, and 5 is also the prefix for US Army Engineer branch MOSes.
550 Cord: See Paracord.
6 Meter: A VHF amateur radio band from 50 to 54 MHz–approximately 6 meters in wavelength, so it is called the 6 Meter band.
90% Silver: See: Junk Silver.
9/11/01: See 9-11.
9-11: The radical Islamic terrorist attacks of 9/11/2001 that took 3,000+ American lives. See also: OBL and WTC
911: The standard US telephone emergency number that connects to police and fire department dispatching. See also: 112.
922(r): The US Code section that requires seven American -made parts to be included when assembling a semi-auto-rifle on an American-made receiver, with an imported parts kit.
999: The British equivalent of the U.S. 911 emergency phone system.
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