Grizzly Peak Century

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Event Date:          Sunday, May 07, 2017 06:00 to 18:30
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.
DISCLAIMER This is not a Marin ARS sponsored event.
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Assignments Available: (2016)

Net Control – Campolindo High School – Moraga 06:30 – 13:00 Ken KO6NO
Net Control – Campolindo High School – Moraga 05:30 – 10:00 Randy KA6BQF
Net Control – Campolindo High School – Moraga 06:00 – 18:30 Rita KG6WPN
Net Control – Campolindo High School – Moraga 09:00 – 18:30 Byron N6UOB
Net Control – Campolindo High School – Moraga APRS 05:30 – 19:00 Randy KA6BQF
Net Control – Campolindo High School – Moraga 09:00 – 18:30 Pam KI6KOZ
Net Control – Campolindo High School – Moraga 08:30 – 13:00 Hal KK6NDF
Net Control – Campolindo High School – Moraga 09:00 – 16:30 Jean KG6CFU
Net Control – Campolindo High School – Moraga OPEN OPEN
Island Rest Stop – Tilden Park – Berkeley 07:00 – 11:00 Larry KI6LNB
Island Rest Stop – Tilden Park – Berkeley 07:00 – 11:00 Terry KK6KGX
Island Rest Stop – Tilden Park – Berkeley 07:00 – 11:00 Zenon KK6ZPN
Port Costa Rest Stop – Port Costa 08:30 – 14:00 Jeff KJ6RHF
Port Costa Rest Stop – Port Costa 08:30 – 14:00 Dianne K4IWM
Port Costa Rest Stop – Port Costa 08:30 – 14:00 Fred W6BBQ
Briones Rest Stop – Briones Regional Park - 09:30 – 16:00 Matthew KI6WYQ
Briones Rest Stop – Briones Regional Park - 10:30 – 16:00 Jerry K6KOP
Briones Rest Stop – Briones Regional Park - 10:30 – 11:00 Marian KB6OBK
Firehouse Water Stop- Redwood Regional Park – Oakland 10:30 – 16:00 Chris N6GJC
FirehouseWater Stop – Redwood Regional Park – Oakland 10:30 – 17:00 OPEN
Proctor Rest Stop – Proctor School – Castro Valley 11:00 – 18:00 Jerry KT6CRT
Proctor Rest Stop – Proctor School – Castro Valley 11:00 – 18:00 OPEN
Sag Ride-Along Communicator - Various Shifts Available Contact Sag Coordinator for times: Bruce Berg bergbruce@gmail.com Texx KG6ATH
Sag Driver / Communicator – Various Shifts Available Contact Sag Coordinator for times: Bruce Berg bergbruce@gmail.com OPEN
Sag Driver / Communicator – Various Shifts Available Contact Sag Coordinator for times: Bruce Berg bergbruce@gmail.com OPEN
Sag Driver / Communicator – Various Shifts Available Contact Sag Coordinator for times: Bruce Berg bergbruce@gmail.com OPEN
Sag Driver / Communicator 14:00 – 16:30 Fred W6BBQ
Sag Driver / Communicator 07:00 – 15:00 DJ / Jim KJ6WSV / KK6NDG
Sag Driver / Communicator 07:00 – 19:00 Stanton KD6SWU
Sag Driver / Communicator 12:30 – 19:00 Chris  N6JGC
Sag Driver / Communicator - Various Shifts Available Contact Sag Coordinator for times: Bruce Berg bergbruce@gmail.com
Patrol Driver / Communicator – Various Shifts Available Contact Sag Coordinator for times: Bruce Berg bergbruce@gmail.com
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 ( Wayside & 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.

Last Update: 10/27/16

Radio Volunteers Contact: Randy ka6bqf@arrl.net

GPC SAG CENTRAL PAGE: https://sites.google.com/site/gpccenturysagcentral/

2016 Radio Assignments: GPC 2016 (v4)

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