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    too obvious tho... some crappy solar install?
    Maybe those aren't really solar panels, but just look like (crappy) solar panels, as a disguise.
    Maybe those are a phased array radar, for some suitably high frequency useful for surveillance.
    Or is that what you meant by "back scatter / milimeter wave van" ?

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    Or is that what you meant by "back scatter / milimeter wave van" ?
    yeah, those are two commonly used methods

    Quote phased array radar, for some suitably high frequency useful for surveillance
    basically..

    backscatter uses very weak Xrays

    Milimeter wave scanners use the same method as "backscatter" but emit "microwaves" ("no damage" as best we understand it, non-ionizing) instead (this is what is in airports mostly)

    But we are talking about a machine built to "see through" stuff.... why would you EVER hang it outside and not tuck it away in a regular looking panel van

    say...

    Like this:




    Of course, they barely try to hide it anymore.....


    yeah... chances are you probably have seen one, just didn't realize it.
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    But we are talking about a machine built to "see through" stuff.... why would you EVER hang it outside and not tuck it away in a regular looking panel van
    Ah - good question - good point.

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    too obvious tho... some crappy solar install?
    Maybe those aren't really solar panels, but just look like (crappy) solar panels, as a disguise.
    The panels actually look decent, the install location makes no sense at all, I HOPE the entire roof is lined with panels also and they are ALL micro inverted; if that's not the case it's got to be the stupidest install ever & mostly done for aesthetics or some sort of "green" bragging?

    I dunno, the light those panels would gather at peek efficiency (best possible watt production)would be soooo poor compared to a roof mounted system (mine are all angled at 17*... I am 17* above the equator, the idea is to get as much STRAIT ON light for as long as possible, this is so important that some people put their panels on motors that follow the sun to keep the "sweet spot" longer).

    from this it looks like there is nothing on the roof:


    anyway, it's probably some DIY guy that doesn't really understand solar.
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    I've mounted many solar panels on the top of horse trailers and 5th wheel campers but never on the side. The plot thickens .

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    Pretty sure there is a stove pipe coming out of the top,right corner, of the box.
    Looks like a live in.

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    Quote Posted by chancy (here)
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    I then asked him if the solar kept up to all the appliances because I had a camper with alot of solar and I couldn't get enough power. We we just talking about campers etc. when he really surprised me with what he said. He told me that it's more than enough power for the high tech equipment he had inside! ( He became immediately alarmed with what he just told me. He just blurted this out without realizing what he had just said.)
    The conversation ended immediately and that was it. Ever since then I have tried to find out what this truck is being used for and have come up with nothing.
    I would like to know what he is doing so if anyone has come across this type of vehicle in your city can you post what these trucks are being used for?
    It could be completely innocent or right up the alley of Project Avalon conspiracies. Time to find out because it appears that I see it more and more around the city.
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    See my Post #7, below, for actually viewable copies of these truck images. -- Paul. ]]
    I would think he rethought telling you there was equipment inside for fear that someone may break into the van and steal his property more than he had some nefarious intent with whatever he is powering. And as for the poor solar install, are those panels ever tilted up from the bottom? Or are they fixed in place? Seems a great use of space if he uses the TOP of the truck as usable space for equipment such as a satellite dish?

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    Quote Posted by Krist (here)
    Pretty sure there is a stove pipe coming out of the top,right corner, of the box.
    Looks like a live in.
    Hello Krist:

    There is what appears to be a stove pipe coming out the back passenger side of the unit. In Canada that would be illegal to have one pipe since the have to be dual pipes (2 pipes over top of each other for safety )
    This is not a travel trailer. If it was they would have propane tanks. Water tanks. Grey water and a complete plumbing system with a drainage pipe.
    There would be a plumbing for a bathroom, a shower or both.

    Nothing about this vehicle lends itself to a travel trailer or a place to live.

    It's an interesting vehicle to say the least
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    Quote Posted by Diziblueyez (here)
    Quote Posted by chancy (here)
    March 4 - 2019
    I then asked him if the solar kept up to all the appliances because I had a camper with alot of solar and I couldn't get enough power. We we just talking about campers etc. when he really surprised me with what he said. He told me that it's more than enough power for the high tech equipment he had inside! ( He became immediately alarmed with what he just told me. He just blurted this out without realizing what he had just said.)
    The conversation ended immediately and that was it. Ever since then I have tried to find out what this truck is being used for and have come up with nothing.
    I would like to know what he is doing so if anyone has come across this type of vehicle in your city can you post what these trucks are being used for?
    It could be completely innocent or right up the alley of Project Avalon conspiracies. Time to find out because it appears that I see it more and more around the city.
    chancy

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    http://projectavalon.net/forum4/asse...6&d=1551737528

    http://projectavalon.net/forum4/asse...6&d=1551737538

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    See my Post #7, below, for actually viewable copies of these truck images. -- Paul. ]]
    I would think he rethought telling you there was equipment inside for fear that someone may break into the van and steal his property more than he had some nefarious intent with whatever he is powering. And as for the poor solar install, are those panels ever tilted up from the bottom? Or are they fixed in place? Seems a great use of space if he uses the TOP of the truck as usable space for equipment such as a satellite dish?
    Hello Diziblueyez:
    I'm quite sure he was upset he mentioned the electronics in the back. The fellow wasn't a happy camper that's for sure!
    The solar panels are always in that position anywhere you see the vehicle around town. Always there for hours and hours. Usually moves to another location after 4-8 hours of being in one place.
    There has never been any type of dish on the roof whether satellite or anyother type of dish.
    It's most intersting that there are no windows in it. No travel trailer would be completely dark with no windows. In fact just the opposite would be of having lots of windows for fresh air and looking outside.
    The top has nothing on it. It's completely bare.

    This is why it made me so curious since it's like no other vehicle on the road in this area. We have 1000's of campers and trailers since the mountains are very close so people can camp on the weekends or for that matter anytime.
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    Quote Posted by TargeT (here)
    Quote Posted by Paul (here)
    Or is that what you meant by "back scatter / milimeter wave van" ?
    yeah, those are two commonly used methods

    Quote phased array radar, for some suitably high frequency useful for surveillance
    basically..

    backscatter uses very weak Xrays

    Milimeter wave scanners use the same method as "backscatter" but emit "microwaves" ("no damage" as best we understand it, non-ionizing) instead (this is what is in airports mostly)

    But we are talking about a machine built to "see through" stuff.... why would you EVER hang it outside and not tuck it away in a regular looking panel van

    say...

    Like this:




    Of course, they barely try to hide it anymore.....


    yeah... chances are you probably have seen one, just didn't realize it.
    But... if it sits on empty big parking lots the whole day what is it trying to Xray?

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    But... if it sits on empty big parking lots the whole day what is it trying to Xray?
    It's not, that's clearly a live in camper set up... the solar panels don't provide enough power to run much, if ANYTHING.... haha this is just some loony DIY guy with a very bad solar set up.

    Quote Posted by chancy (here)
    Nothing about this vehicle lends itself to a travel trailer or a place to live.
    IMO this is the exact thing I see all the time for Van dwellers (often called "stealth van dwelling" because it's illegal generally (except in some small areas) and you don't want people to know what your doing).
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    Quote Posted by TargeT (here)
    Quote Posted by Bubu (here)
    But... if it sits on empty big parking lots the whole day what is it trying to Xray?
    It's not, that's clearly a live in camper set up... the solar panels don't provide enough power to run much, if ANYTHING.... haha this is just some loony DIY guy with a very bad solar set up.

    Quote Posted by chancy (here)
    Nothing about this vehicle lends itself to a travel trailer or a place to live.
    IMO this is the exact thing I see all the time for Van dwellers (often called "stealth van dwelling" because it's illegal generally (except in some small areas) and you don't want people to know what your doing).
    I am feeling incredibly sorry for this van guy if what he has is a “stealth van dwelling”... one wrong slip-up about some electronic gear to a conspiracy theorist and BAM!, pictures of his van are published worldwide. This is part of the distopian world we live in now.

    As long as I’m defending this poor soul... his solar setup isn’t THAT bad. He’s in Canada, and if your only two choices for mounting fixed solar panels is vertically or horizontally, the panel efficiency is going to be about the same for either configuration (about 75% of potential according to the charts I looked at). The last thing I would want to be doing is clearing snow from my roof mounted solar panels in the Canadian winter, so this is what he’s got.

    He has enough panels to run some led lights and charge his phone and computer. He’s probably living better than most if he heads to the woods and lake to camp and fish on the weekends, and hopefully get away from the hordes of Walmart shoppers.

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    Could his car park locations around town that he moves to be related to free wifi locations? My other thought was perhaps the solar panels are not put on badly or in a low efficiency way, but rather they are tinted reflective windows merely disguised as solar panels?

    I do agree with Joe though, it could just be some guy living in a truck, using solar panels to power his phone and computer, whilst logging into hotspots to check his etsy business. Poor guy now has the laser focus of the inter web ever tightening it's digital grip on his activates and purpose....x.... N

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    Quote Posted by Joe (here)
    Quote Posted by Bubu (here)
    But... if it sits on empty big parking lots the whole day what is it trying to Xray?
    As long as I’m defending this poor soul... his solar setup isn’t THAT bad. He’s in Canada, and if your only two choices for mounting fixed solar panels is vertically or horizontally, the panel efficiency is going to be about the same for either configuration (about 75% of potential according to the charts I looked at). The last thing I would want to be doing is clearing snow from my roof mounted solar panels in the Canadian winter, so this is what he’s got.
    I agree with you for as long as the solar is not use near the equator where the sun go vertically over your head but rather makes its route, east to west, just above the horizon at approx. 45 degrees.
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    Maybe I'm too paranoid but, I remember listening to a radioshow by someone in the alternative media about custom made vans for transporting and delivering people, yes, like live merchandise. The fact that is parked outside of a walmart makes it even creepier.

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    Quote Posted by Mercedes (here)
    Maybe I'm too paranoid but, I remember listening to a radioshow by someone in the alternative media about custom made vans for transporting and delivering people, yes, like live merchandise. The fact that is parked outside of a walmart makes it even creepier.
    Doesn't Walmart have a policy of letting homeless people living in their car the possibility to park in their parking lot at night?

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    Quote Posted by Mercedes (here)
    Maybe I'm too paranoid but, I remember listening to a radioshow by someone in the alternative media about custom made vans for transporting and delivering people, yes, like live merchandise. The fact that is parked outside of a walmart makes it even creepier.
    Doesn't Walmart have a policy of letting homeless people living in their car the possibility to park in their parking lot at night?
    not specific to "homeless" but yes; they generally let people sleep in their parking lots (and why wouldn't you! I guarantee it increases sales) cars, campers, travel trailers etc....
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    Quote Posted by Bubu (here)
    Quote Posted by TargeT (here)
    Quote Posted by Paul (here)
    Or is that what you meant by "back scatter / milimeter wave van" ?
    yeah, those are two commonly used methods

    Quote phased array radar, for some suitably high frequency useful for surveillance
    basically..

    backscatter uses very weak Xrays

    Milimeter wave scanners use the same method as "backscatter" but emit "microwaves" ("no damage" as best we understand it, non-ionizing) instead (this is what is in airports mostly)

    But we are talking about a machine built to "see through" stuff.... why would you EVER hang it outside and not tuck it away in a regular looking panel van

    say...

    Like this:




    Of course, they barely try to hide it anymore.....


    yeah... chances are you probably have seen one, just didn't realize it.
    But... if it sits on empty big parking lots the whole day what is it trying to Xray?
    Hello Bubu:
    The only problem is he only sits in full parking lots. I was trying to take the pics so that no ones cars were in the pics. I guess I did a great job....
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    Quote Posted by Bubu (here)
    But... if it sits on empty big parking lots the whole day what is it trying to Xray?
    It's not, that's clearly a live in camper set up... the solar panels don't provide enough power to run much, if ANYTHING.... haha this is just some loony DIY guy with a very bad solar set up.

    Quote Posted by chancy (here)
    Nothing about this vehicle lends itself to a travel trailer or a place to live.
    IMO this is the exact thing I see all the time for Van dwellers (often called "stealth van dwelling" because it's illegal generally (except in some small areas) and you don't want people to know what your doing).

    Hello TargeT;

    This is not a stealth dwelling or anyother dwelling.

    Here are a couple of sites that sell the types of dwellings you are referring to. No one uses stealth here because there is no reason too.

    https://bucarsrv.com/

    https://www.fraserway.com/buy-an-rv/edmonton

    https://www.carefreerv.ca/

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    Quote Posted by TargeT (here)
    Quote Posted by Bubu (here)
    But... if it sits on empty big parking lots the whole day what is it trying to Xray?
    It's not, that's clearly a live in camper set up... the solar panels don't provide enough power to run much, if ANYTHING.... haha this is just some loony DIY guy with a very bad solar set up.

    Quote Posted by chancy (here)
    Nothing about this vehicle lends itself to a travel trailer or a place to live.
    IMO this is the exact thing I see all the time for Van dwellers (often called "stealth van dwelling" because it's illegal generally (except in some small areas) and you don't want people to know what your doing).
    I am feeling incredibly sorry for this van guy if what he has is a “stealth van dwelling”... one wrong slip-up about some electronic gear to a conspiracy theorist and BAM!, pictures of his van are published worldwide. This is part of the distopian world we live in now.

    As long as I’m defending this poor soul... his solar setup isn’t THAT bad. He’s in Canada, and if your only two choices for mounting fixed solar panels is vertically or horizontally, the panel efficiency is going to be about the same for either configuration (about 75% of potential according to the charts I looked at). The last thing I would want to be doing is clearing snow from my roof mounted solar panels in the Canadian winter, so this is what he’s got.

    He has enough panels to run some led lights and charge his phone and computer. He’s probably living better than most if he heads to the woods and lake to camp and fish on the weekends, and hopefully get away from the hordes of Walmart shoppers.
    Hello Joe:
    I am not getting the feeling of "incredibly sorry for this van guy"
    For years it's been covertly travelling around the city doing who knows what? This is why I post this is to find out "what"?
    I did the logical thing and ask him. IF ever I have had someone not wanting to talk it was the fellow with the van.
    This is NOT a dwelling or rv. It's not a food truck. It's not a fund raising vehicle. In fact it's not anything I can research.
    This is not a sorry problem. This is what is it problem?
    People have the right to know what they are parking near.
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