Seven amateur radio operators (hams) are needed to provide communications support for Walk MS: Fargo 2017 on April 29th, 2017.
New hams are encouraged to participate in this event to gain experience in Public Service Communication operations.
The ARRL Do’s and Don’ts of Public Service Communications (PDF - hosted at training.reactintl.org) provides useful tips for all operators.
Radio operators will stationed in the following locations:
- Start / Finish line - 2
- SAG van - 1
- Rest stop (long route) - 2
- Between rest stop and finish line (long route) - 1
- Midway on short route - 1
These operator stations are vehicle accessible.
Radio Operator check-in time / meeting location will be set prior to the event date.
The event support net will operate simplex; operators are encouraged to bring range extending accessories such as a 1/4 wave whip antenna or tiger tail.
Radio operators interested in volunteering for this event should contact KA0ZLG .