Equipment

Chase setup

Current equipment

  • 15-inch Apple MacBook Pro
  • Pentax KP DSLR with Rokinon 10mm f/2.8 and Pentax 35mm f/2.4 prime lenses
  • Panasonic GH2 DSLR with Lumix 45-200mm f/4-5.6 zoom lens
  • TurretCam 2.1
  • GitUp Git2 dashcam
  • Navibe GPS
  • Verizon 4620LE 4G LTE mobile hotspot with Wilson Cellular "trucker" antenna
  • MEAN WELL TS-400 true sine wave inverter

New equipment by chase season

2017

  • Panasonic Lumix 45-200mm f/4-5.6 zoom lens
  • TurretCam 2.1
  • GitUp dashcam

2016

  • Rokinon 10mm f/2.8 prime lens
  • TurretCam 2
  • MEAN WELL TS-400 true sine wave inverter

2015

  • Wilson Cellular "trucker" antenna

2014

2013

  • Pentax 35mm f/2.4 prime lens
  • Panasonic GH2 DSLR
  • Verizon LTE data with external antenna

2011 & 2012

  • Dell 14" 1600x900 laptop
  • Pentax K-r DSLR
  • Verizon 1xEV-DO rA data with Digital Antenna RF amplifier

2010

  • Panasonic TM300 HD camcorder

2008 & 2009

  • Dell 12" 1280x800 laptop with HP 17" 1440x900 monitor
  • Olympus E-510¬†DSLR
  • Sprint 1xEV-DO r0 data with Digital Antenna RF amplifier
  • Navibe GM720 GPS

2006 & 2007

  • Dell 14" 1400x1050 laptop
  • Sony DSC-S75 digital camera
  • Radio Shack Pro-83 Scanner

2005

  • Dell 15" 1600x1200 lscaaptop
  • Sprint 1xRTT data with Digital Antenna RF amplifier

2004

  • Custom tower PC with TV tuner card and 14" 1024x768 CRT
  • Sony DCR-TRV260 Digital-8 camcorder
  • Garmin GPS
  • Sprint IS-95 data with Digital Antenna RF amplifier

1999 - 2003

  • Olympus D-360L digital camera
  • Cobra 18WXST CB/Wx radio
  • Paper maps
 
 

Chase Stats

2004-05-24 - 2018-06-06
Chases:
Busts*:
Tornadoes:
Tornado days:
Severe Hail:
Severe Wind:
Active Hours*:
Miles:
108
38
39
23
8
7
916
46,214
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SPC Outlook

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