Communications help needed
- Once again the Michigan Mountain Bike Assoc. as asked for radio help
at the Yankee Springs Time Trial on Sunday 19 April. This is a
mountain bicycle timed event/race held at the Deep Lake campground in
the Yankee Springs Rec. area, the trail is a 10 mile loop, usually
there are about 400-500 riders competing. Being a wooded hilly area
communications with anything but our equipment is very sketchy. They
need a couple radios on the course and one hanging around
headquarters, the campground. 2 meter handhelds working simplex work
well, with repeaters as backup.
Can't say for sure, but usually lunch and a volunteer T-shirt is
provided to all helpers. You are also welcome to ride the course and
if I'm not mistaken camping in free Saturday evening for workers
(don't quite on on this one). At any rate Yankee is a great outdoor
area to spend some time in and the people do appreciate our help.
Please let me know if you can make it.