Grizzly Peak Century

Map:     PDF   Note: ROUTE CHANGES 2017
Event Date:          Sunday, May 07, 2017 06:00 to 18:30
Last UPDATE: 04/20/2017
Sponsor Website: http://www.grizzlypeakcyclists.org/century/
Lead Amateur Radio Club : East Bay Amateur Radio Club  http://www.ebarc.org/
Supporting Amateur Radio Club(s) : Contra Costa Communications Club,  www.wa6kqb.org ; Contra Costa Repeater Association, www.ccra.us ; Cathay Amateur Radio Club, www.cathayradio.org ; Marin Amateur Radio Society
Activity Description: 60 and 100 mile bicycle rides involving around 700 cyclists, on paved roads, through the East Bay hills.  Start / Finish is in Moraga.  Course runs north as far as Port Costa and south as far as Castro Valley. Amateur radio operators provide communications between six fixed location rest stops.  Some hams also volunteer as sag drivers or sag communicators.  The course is open from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
Volunteers Needed: 9 to 12 for fixed locations, 5 to 11 sag drivers or communicators
What will be expected: Arrive at your location and set-up by the assigned time. Check in with Net Control. Pass traffic including first cyclists to arrive, supply requests, sag requests, sag vehicle arrivals, and departure of final cyclists and sweep vehicles.  Check out with Net Control on departure.     Sag drivers and communicators patrol their assigned portions of the course, assisting cyclists with flat tires or mechanical problems. Cyclists may be needed to be transported back to start – finish.  Maintain communication with Net Control.  Please supply your t-shirt size, when signing up. ROUTE CHANGES 2017
DISCLAIMER This is not a Marin ARS sponsored event.
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Assignments Available: (2017)

Net Control – Campolindo High School – Moraga 06:30 – 13:00 Ken Fowler KO6NO
Net Control – Campolindo High School – Moraga 05:30 – 10:00 Randy Jenkins KA6BQF
Net Control – Campolindo High School – Moraga 06:00 – 18:30 Rita Brenden KG6WPN
Net Control – Campolindo High School – Moraga 09:00 – 18:30 Byron Beck N6UOB
Net Control – Campolindo High School – Moraga APRS 05:30 – 19:00 Randy Jenkins KA6BQF
Net Control – Campolindo High School – Moraga 11:00 – 16:00 Pam Coville KI6KOZ
Net Control – Campolindo High School – Moraga 06:30-13:00 Craig Hauger KI6EMD
Net Control – Campolindo High School – Moraga 06:30-13:00 Maria Hauger KI6ENT
Net Control – Campolindo High School – Moraga 06:30 – 13:00  Jim Fast KK6NDG
Net Control – Campolindo High School – Moraga 09:30 – 16:00 OPEN OPEN
Net Control – Campolindo High School – Moraga 10:00 – 19:30 Randy Jenkins KA6BQF
Net Control APRS/IT Wrangler – Campolindo High School – Moraga 08:00 – 19:30 Randy Jenkins KA6BQF
Net Control APRS/IT Wrangler – Campolindo High School – Moraga OPEN OPEN
Island Rest Stop – Tilden Park – Berkeley 07:00 – 11:00 Larry Loomer KI6LNB
Island Rest Stop – Tilden Park – Berkeley 07:00 – 11:00 Terry Buxton KK6KGX
Island Rest Stop – Tilden Park – Berkeley 07:00 – 11:00 OPEN
Port Costa Rest Stop – Port Costa 08:30 – 14:00 Jeff Miller KJ6RHF
Port Costa Rest Stop – Port Costa 08:30 – 14:00 Dianne O’Connor  K4IMW
Port Costa Rest Stop – Port Costa 08:30 – 14:00 OPEN
Briones Rest Stop – Briones Regional Park - 09:30 – 16:00 Matthew Pierce KA6ACE
Briones Rest Stop – Briones Regional Park - 10:30 – 16:00 Marian Gade KC6OBK
Briones Rest Stop – Briones Regional Park - 10:30 – 16:00 Jerry Michaels  K6KOP
Firehouse Water Stop- Redwood Regional Park – Oakland 10:30 – 16:00 Jack Burris W6JEB
FirehouseWater Stop – Redwood Regional Park – Oakland 10:30 – 17:00 OPEN
Proctor Rest Stop – Proctor School – Castro Valley 11:00 – 18:00 Chris Wong N6JEG
Proctor Rest Stop – Proctor School – Castro Valley 11:00 – 18:00 Martin Rothfield W6MRR
Sag Ride-Along Communicator - Various Shifts Available Contact Sag Coordinator for times: Glenn Kirby glenn@silcon.com ?Texx Woodworth ?KG6ATH
Sag Driver / Communicator – Various Shifts Available Contact Sag Coordinator for times: Glenn Kirby glenn@silcon.com OPEN
Sag Driver / Communicator – Various Shifts Available Contact Sag Coordinator for times: Glenn Kirby glenn@silcon.com OPEN
Sag Driver / Communicator – Various Shifts Available Contact Sag Coordinator for times: Glenn Kirby glenn@silcon.com OPEN
Sag Driver / Communicator TBD: Contact Sag Coordinator for times: Glenn Kirby glenn@silcon.com Matthew Poertner K6PC
Sag Driver / Communicator 07:00 – 15:00 OPEN
Sag Driver / Communicator 07:00 – 19:00 Stanton Gleason KD6SWU
Sag Driver / Communicator 12:30 – 19:00 OPEN
Sag Driver / Communicator - Various Shifts Available Contact Sag Coordinator for times: Glenn Kirby glenn@silcon.com OPEN
Patrol Driver / Communicator – Various Shifts Available Contact Sag Coordinator for times: Glenn Kirby glenn@silcon.com OPEN
Bicycle Patrol  OPEN

Nets – Repeaters:

 

North Course WA6HAM – Clayton 147.735 MHz Minus Offset PL 107.2 Hz (Port Costa)
Middle Course WA6HAM – Orinda 145.490 MHz Minus Offset PL 107.2 Hz ( Moraga, Tilden, Briones)
South Course WA6HAM – San Ramon 145.410 MHz Minus Offset PL 107.2 Hz
The CCRA / WA6HAM Repeaters are linked.
South / West Course W6BUR – Oakland 146.670 MHz Minus Offset PL 85.4 Hz ( Fire House & Proctor)
APRS 144.390 MHz Simplex
Local Tactical 146.540 MHz Simplex
Thanks to the Contra Costa Repeater Association, WA6HAM system; and to George, W6BUR for the use of their repeater facilities in support of communications for this event.

Radio Volunteers Contact: Randy ka6bqf@arrl.net

RADIO Assignments 2017: GPC 2017 (v7)
GPC SAG CENTRAL PAGE: https://sites.google.com/site/gpccenturysagcentral/

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