My proposed system is not a crazy idea.
The Director of Engineering at Hale Products co-authored a paper with me that was presented at an Electrical Engineering Conference. Paper can be seen at
He is an expert on firefighting equipment.
I am an expert on digital networks.
All American Hose has MIL spec hoses that contain an embedded wire that will support a digital network along a long hose lay.
Video of system demo at
Website for Spray Hose and Relay Pumping at
I will be testing a system to confine Rx grassfires at a Texas university this summer.
Everything needed for systems is off-the-shelf.
Firefighter safety can be improved because the system can be remotely controlled by firefighters at a safer location.
Please look at the video and the paper.