Loading...

Tag: Preparedness

Solar power and net metering in Nevada

On Wednesday, August 5, the Public Utility Commission (PUC) will be meeting. Agenda 15-07021 item 3C is a continuation of the long debate held in the Assembly and the State Senate. NV Energy is currently estimating that 235 MW cap on net metering “net energy metering rules (NEM1)” will reached on or about August 24, […]

View Details

Front Sight Reality Check

Front Sight Firearms Training Institute is a world-class gun training school on 550 acres near Las Vegas, NV. I’ve written about them before and have done various giveaways in the past to attend their phenomenal training. Recently, Front Sight started a new video series called “Front Sight Reality Check”. In this series, they examine footage from […]

View Details

Forest Fires & Preparedness

Over the last 12-days, the Spring Mountain ranges west of Las Vegas have been on fire (“Carpenter 1 Fire”). Nearly 28,000 acres have been burned. Hundreds of families have been displaced as their neighborhoods have been under mandatory evacuation.  My company owns and operates The Resort on Mt Charleston, which is currently closed due to […]

View Details

Front Sight Life Time Membership Giveaway

I am giving away a Lifetime Membership to Front Sight Training Institute, about 45 minutes outside of Las Vegas. This membership will allow you to attend six classes as many times as you want, free of charge, for the rest of your life. Called the “Patriot Membership”, you can take two-day and four-day defensive handgun, […]

View Details

Front Sight Firearms Training Institute

A few weeks ago, I spent a week out near Pahrump, Nevada at Front Sight Firearms Training Institute.   I took two classes, their “4-Day Defensive Handgun course” and their “30-state Concealed Carry Class”.  Prior to this class, I had fired a few rounds, but, definitely did not know what I was doing.  Adam, who purchased Las Vegas Geeks […]

View Details

Emergency Power for Amateur Radio

I published this article earlier today on the Southern Nevada MARA Website.  I am cross posting it here as well. I recently added a battery backup for my ham radio station.  I am using a mobile rig as my base station.  On the right is a picture of my setup.  It features: Mobile Radio Power-Werx’s […]

View Details