The things we sell are first and foremost the things we personally use in the field. The TX/PA frame was created, so the TX-500 and the PA500 wouldn’t be bouncing around hitting each other in my POTA bike bag. The TX/PA battery was inspired by Lab599’s renderings, but honestly just got tired of waiting for it, so I made it. We promise that if it doesn’t work in the real world in all the conditions that you might encounter, we won’t sell it.
Sustainability: We obtain 90% of our electricity from the solar panels on top of our house, which also charges our electric car for 75% of our mobility needs. The only reason we are not 100% is because the sun always doesn’t shine, and we are limited by how much battery storage is physically possible on site.
Well that didn’t take long:
On 10/04/2021 9:31 AM Robert had a question:
Q: What is on top of your Jeep?
A: I usually tell people it is a photon torpedo launcher in case the Klingons attack, and get 2 responses: 1) they start laughing or 2) they smile politely and slowly back away. But seriously, I am the Philadelphia region communication officer for my search and rescue group. The tube on top has a 50 foot telescoping mast to lift an inverted V NVIS antenna (which I enjoy) or raise a VHF J-pole and jack it into a repeater (which I do not). Essentially, I become a dumb VHF cell/repeater tower. VHF is ok, but I just don’t enjoy it, and as the saying goes: “Ours is not to question why, ours is to do and die (a slow and boring death via VHF may I add)”
We are a 100% Veteran owned & operated and proud of our service to the country.