2018 BIKE MS MID MICHIGAN JULY 21-22, 2018

Route Length:
2 Day Ride: 60, 75 and 100 miles Saturday and/or Sunday
1 Day Ride: 30 and 50 miles Sunday only

Route Description: Route will be a figure eight from MSU in East Lansing this year.

Overview of Amateur Radio assignments and requirements:

SAG VEHICLE (Support and Guidance) (Two-day assignment)

MS will supply the vehicle, and MS personnel will drive. We will need about 12 amateurs for this mobile assignment, which includes an overnight stay at MSU. Dinner, lodging and breakfast will be provided.This assignment requires communications skills, including the ability to monitor a net, receive to traffic directed to your station and pass traffic originated by your station. Equipment requirements are a  Mobile DMR radio is required Also magnetic-mount antenna and power cable suitable to attach quickly to any vehicle.  We currently have loaner DMR equipment for those hams who do not have DMR but would like to support the event.

MED VEHICLE (Two-day assignment)

MS will supply the vehicle, and MS personnel will drive. We will need about 10 amateurs for this mobile assignment, which includes an overnight stay at MSU. Dinner, lodging and breakfast will be provided. This is a high-visibility assignment that requires you to have excellent people and communications skills, including the ability to monitor several conversations, track dynamic situations and convey summary information to MS Staff personnel.

REST STOP (One-day assignment)

You will provide your own transportation to and from the Rest Stop. We will need about 10 amateurs on Saturday and 12 on Sunday for fixed operation. You may participate either or both days. Equipment requirements are a DMR UHF Handheld radio. Mobile equipment in your personal vehicle will be acceptable. Note that commercial power is not available; you must be able to operate in a “field” situation.

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