Homebrewer who likes CW will contribute and spend their time building and brewing small and compact CW transceivers. Some will sell them online.
There are many QRP CW transceivers, some of them offers SSB too. A high end QRP transceivers will have good roofing filters, DSP control plus built in antenna tuning unit. Price may vary from 100 bucks and more.
Bringing QRP transceivers during holiday is good to those who wants to keep on communicate with their ham friends or listening to their favourite shortwave broadcast.
Here are the list of websites which offers affordable QRP transceivers for amateur radio operator
To those who have many will choose high end QRP transceivers such as famous Yaesu FT817ND with LDG and of course, a BuddyPole antenna. There are not many afford to buy high precision made transceiver such as Elecraft or Tentec.
QRP operation and NVIS operation will perfectly match for emergency communication. Remember, the lower your antenna, the higher take of angle and vice versa. Lower take of angle for chasing DX, higher take of angle for better local communication. Enjoy your hobby!