Call for Operator Volunteers!

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When:      May 11, 2019 — approximately 0800 local until 1800 local

Where:     Palo Duro Canyon State Park

TrainingApril 18, 2019 — 7:30 pm — 1900 Line Avenue

 

 

Basic Information

  • Race Day: May 11, 2019

  • The start times for each check point (CP) are staggered based on the start time. We are looking to get set up at each CP by 8:30a (manned at the times below)

  • The Palo Duro State Park (PDSP) will not be closed to the public so make sure you have a spot for parking well ahead of time.

  • The cost to enter the park is $8.00 per person.
  • We will have two shifts and two people per shift for each position available. If an all day shift is desired, sign up for both shift 1 and 2.

  • Training will be on 4/18/2019 at 7:30p in the same room we have our monthly club meetings. Topics to include:

    • Communication protocols
    • Recommended supplies
    •  Set-up times
    • Operations “manual”
    • Specific Checkpoint details

Email Jamie at PARC@jh14.com if you would like to serve as a communications checkpoint operator for either or both shifts.  All amateur radio operators should have a dual band mobile and/or dual band HT and plenty of extra battery power.  Technician class license required.  

Check Point Shifts

CP2 – This is a CP that you will need to walk about ½ mile on a trail to get to. Parking will be at the nearest parking lot.

Shift 1 – 10:00a to approx 12:30p
Shift 2 – 12:30p to approx 3:00p (Until last rider)

CP3 – This is a CP, parking at the location. There is a possibility that this CP may move in the middle of the race. Both locations are accessible by vehicle.

Shift 1 – 11:00a to approx 1:30p
Shift 2 – 1:30p to approx 4:30p (Until last rider)

CP4 – This is a CP, parking at the location. There is a possibility that this CP may move in the middle of the race. Both locations are accessible by vehicle.

Shift 1 – 11:00a to approx 2:00p
Shift 2 – 2:00p to approx 5:00p (Until last rider)

CP5 – This is a 3 mile hike to the location. All equipment will need to be carried to the CP.

Shift 1 – 11:00a to approx 2:30p
Shift 2 – 2:30p to approx 6:00p (Until last rider)

Training Document

       Race2019_Training Doc

The following Checkpoints/Shifts are still available:

  • Check Point 2:
    • One position open for shift 1
    • Two positions open for shift 2
  • Check Point 3:
    • One position open for shift 1
    • Two positions open for shift 2
  • Check Point 4:
    • One position open for shift 1
    • Two positions open for shift 2
  • Check Point 5:
    • One position open for shift 1

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