N24HC call for amateur radio, Saturday, June 15
- To all Amateur Radio Operators
The National 24 Hour Challenge (N24HC) http://www.n24hc.org is a 126
1/2 mile bicycle route through Barry County that takes place on the day
/ Saturday before Fathers Day that attracts about 400 riders plus their
support crews. Amateur Radio communications is an important part of the
logistics of this annual event taking place this year on June 15.
Communications positions are in need of volunteers for 4 check points
and 3 vehicles (supplied with driver).
CHECK POINT 1, Lakewood Middle School, 8699 Brown Rd, west of Velte
Rd., 9:15AM to 10:40AM - Reports to net control passing traffic from
the check point to ground zero.
CHECK POINT 2, Baseline UM Church, south end of Barry County, 10:45 AM
to 1:45PM - Reports to net control passing traffic from the check point
to ground zero.
CHECK POINT 3, Delton Library, Delton, 11:00 AM to 3:35 PM - Reports to
net control passing traffic from the check point to ground zero.
CHECK POINT 5, near Yankee Springs State Park (NOT in the park, no
permit required), 1:30 PM to 4:45 PM first shift, 4:45 PM to 8 PM
second shift - Reports to net control passing traffic from the check
point to ground zero.
LEAD CAR, 7:30 AM to 12:45 PM. Vehicle and driver supplied.
SAG 1, 9AM to 2PM, vehicle and driver supplied.
SAG 2, 11AM to 6PM, vehicle and driver supplied.
The event coordinators provide shirts, limited refreshments, and Friday
evening spaghetti dinner. Please contact the Ham Radio Communications
Director if you are willing to help.
Jack Amelar NY8D
Phone home (616)438-5412, cell (616)438-1464
73 Jack NY8D