We regularly study and document severe weather in the field to obtain as much knowledge as possible based on actual experience. Our knowledge is then used to help you be better prepared. To my knowledge, I am the most active SKYWARN member and storm chaser in the area and have logged over 25,000 miles of travel and 80 hours of footage since 2014.
DOCUMENTARY HELP NEEDED.
BuildAPrep is actively looking for fellow storm chasers interested in joining the team. We are training and preparing for the next hurricane that impacts the Tri-State area to film it in its entirety. We will be in the field, in harms way for a minimum of 4 days to film a hurricane from start to finish as well as the damage caused by it.
I AM LOOKING FOR TEAM MEMBERS WITH THE FOLLOWING BACKGROUNDS:
-Video Journalism/Film Making.
For more information, please contact us on our Facebook page, Facebook.com/BuildAPrep01
Chase Vehicle Info
Our Chase vehicle is a 2014 Kia Sorento and is also our main business vehicle and is used for disaster response, trade shows and other events.
It offers great fuel economy, handling, speed, comfort and safety which makes it well suited for chasing storms as well as exploring the great outdoors. The drivetrain is stock and will remain unmodified. The vehicle is outfitted with top of the line equipment and accessories such as:
LED lighting on the front and roof
Rain-X wiper blades
Firestone Tires (either Winterforce or Destination)
Tram NMO antenna mounts
Diamond dual band antenna
MP Antennas Super-M Classic antenna
Laird Technologies 2 Meter antenna
Radioshack CB 1/2 Wave antenna
Uniden Pro 505XL CB radio
Uniden BC355N scanner
Radioshack Pro-651 Digital scanner
Icom IC-2300H 2 Meter Transciever
Ion Airpro 2 action camera
Midland XTC HD action cameras
JVC Everio video camera
Nikon Coolpix camera
Pilot remote spot light (not always installed)
Radioshack switches, wiring and components
Weathertech Floor mats (soon to be installed)
Safety and Emergency Gear on board:
20" Traffic Cones
Orion Road Flares (15 and 30 minute flares)
Kiddie fire extinguishers
First Responder medical kit
MSA reflective vests
3M Hard Hat
Amber traffic control light bar
Slime tire repair kit
Slime 12v air compressor
CERT Kit (the BuildAPrep Tactical adaptation)
Gerber seat belt cutter
Zak Tool Window Punch