Serving In Our Community

May 19th Rides need SAG help

Category: Serving In Our Community
Published: Thursday, 01 February 2018
Written by Craige Olson

May 19, 2018 8:00 AM until approximately 4:00 PM

Angel Hands Foundation - Ride with the Angels 

We are 1 month away from the annual Ride with the Angels Bike Ride which supports the Angel Hands Foundation (https://angelshands.org/). The families that staff the rest stops are the families that benefit from the funds raised by this ride.

 

This ride has 3 distances and starts at the Copperton Park.  All riders leave Copperton and head toward Utah County along Mountain View.  The 25 mile riders turn around at the South end of Mountain View at Porter Rockwell and head back to the park.  The 50 mile riders continue into Utah County to Saratoga before heading back.  The metric century riders make a loop into Eagle Mountain then head to Saratoga and then back to the park.

 

I am still in need of:

1 - Net Control

1 - SAG driver

1 to 3 more Rest Stop Comms

 

 If you can help please go to this link to sign up: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfBfAicftEjhBMIEA3uh6Tp_5a8LYZLGpiGBtRpByepDa76kQ/viewform or you can find the link to the event on the utahsag.org web site.

 

2 of the SAG routes for this event are in Utah County so I'd like to get more Utah County hams involved in the event.

 

There are 3 events on this day and I know that many of you have signed up for one of them.  If you know of any new hams looking to get involved please forward this email to them.

 

Thanks

 

Roger Graves - AE7RG

 

 

May 19, 2018 6:30 AM until approximately 4:00 PM

Utah School Employee Association -  Tim Wangsgaard Memorial Ride 4 Education

In one month on May 19th will be the second annual Tim Wangsgaard Memorial Annual Ride for Education supporting Utah Schools and the Utah School Employee Association.

 

This is an out and back ride starting and ending at Snowhorse Elementary School in Kaysville and is a Metric Century (60 mile) rid e out to Plain City and back.  There is also a Half Metric Century (30 mile) option and an 8km (5 mile) "family" ride down the Denver & Rio Grande Western Rail Trail.

 

There are only two rest stops on this ride, one at Meadow Creek Village Park (century riders hit this rest stop twice, it's the turn around point for the half century riders)  and the other at Plain City Park.

 

We need the following volunteers:

1 - Net Control

1 - 3 folks at rest stops

1 -  SAG drivers

1 -  Bicycle Mobile Ride Marshals (1 for the family route and 4 each for the full and half century)

1 - Event Staff Shadow

 

I know some of you have already signed up to help with the Ride with the Angels, but if you haven't please consider signing up for this ride and help our Utah Schools.  Follow this link to get to the sign up page: https://goo.gl/forms/XFy9tRyl4aA7DZ4B2

 

Mickey KE7NZA 

Front Runner Century May 5th

Category: Serving In Our Community
Published: Sunday, 28 January 2018
Written by Craige Olson

8th Annual Front Runner Century - May 5th 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Start - Intermodal Hub 300 S 600 W, SLC

Finish - Ogden Front Runner Station 2350 Wall Ave. Ogden

 

This is a one-way ride from the UTA Intermodal Hub in downtown Salt Lake City to the Ogden Front Runner Station. Bicycles are transported back to Salt Lake via truck while riders get to experience the Front Runner to get back home. This is a METRIC Century ride with only ONE ride distance option of 60 miles.  There are three rest stop locations along with the starting line in Salt Lake City and Net Control at the finish line in Ogden.  We need a minimum of 4 SAG vehicles.  We would like at least 1 dedicated shuttle vehicle and motorcycle lead.  The event support starts at 7:30 AM and ends at approximately 4:00 PM.

 

It is anticipated that this event will hit it's rider cap of 1000 participants this year.

 

The Front Runner Century supports the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America as well as the U.S. Navy and Air Force Volunteer groups.

 

We need volunteers for Net Control, SAG, Shuttle, Rest Stop, Motorcycle Lead, Bicycle Mobile Ride Marshals and staff shadows.

 

To volunteer for this event please follow this LINK

 

https://goo.gl/forms/GRCvX0tjgsrTcbRJ2

 

 

Davis Cup Marching Band Support October 11th

Category: Serving In Our Community
Published: Thursday, 18 August 2016
Written by Johnny Rauzi

Our club has been asked to support the Davis Cup Marching Band Competition on Tuesday October 11th this year.  We need the War Wagon brought to Davis High School the morning of the competition or the evening before.   I'll be out of the area and we need someone to coordinate the event this year.  It would require you to meet with the Band Committee and schedule the Ham Radio Volunteers.  Not a large task as many people who supported it in previous years come back.  Please notify me if you are able to help.

Johnny - K7ZZQ

North Salt Lake City Fireworks Event

Category: Serving In Our Community
Published: Monday, 13 June 2016
Written by Chad Rapier

 

North Salt Lake City will be hosting their annual  fireworks event on July 2nd, at Eaglewood Golf Course.  The public is invited to this event, and continues to be an exciting event every year, that attracts thousand of people for this event.

 

What will we be doing? We will be communicating with the attendees about the keep out area, and the NSLPD about anything we see or hear.  We are keeping folks out of the fireworks keep out zone, off of the greens, out of the skydiver landing zone, out of the possible RC airplane pilot areas, and out of the ponds.  We will also be watching for lost children or other (medical, or disturbance) problems and generally being extra eyes and ears for the NSLPD. We help with the vendor parking entrance, prior to the golf course opening.

It is very laid back, and you have the opportunity for a front seat to the fireworks; I have a lot of couples come together to help out, get some vendor food, watch the activities and the fireworks.  It is a super easy way to help the community, practice a little radio, and get some entertainment in! We have a flyover scheduled this year, and skydivers will drop in on us too.  There are vendors, and most of the time there is a potluck dinner with NSLPD.

 

The Incident Commander holds a briefing at 16:00, with an event opening at 18:00, parking at the golf course is available by pass for volunteers. We will have the SDMFA Command Center with us to use, and can use the golf carts for transport.  If you can come at 16:00, please do so, to help cover the parking lot entrances.  Otherwise plan on being there at 18:00.  I have room in my vehicle if you would like to be up there at 16:00 and leave approximately 23:00. We will use the ARES simplex frequencies 145.570 Mhz (primary) and 145.750 Mhz (backup) for the event. Talk-in will be on 145.570. No tone or codes needed.

 

Questions? Want to sign up? Please feel free to contact me.

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I will send out an email with more details a few weeks in advance, with details about frequencies and parking.

 

The Eaglewood Golf Course address is:

 

1110 E. Eaglewood Dr., North Salt Lake, UT 84054              WEB: www.eaglewoodgolf.com


The city event calendar item is at http://www.nslcity.org/Calendar.aspx?EID=853&day=8&month=7&year=2016&calType=0

Utah Shakeout and NUHC Drill

Category: Serving In Our Community
Published: Monday, 18 April 2016
Written by Johnny Rauzi
All,
If anyone wishes to check-in from an ECC, I would encourage you to do so or simply monitor the frequencies if you like.  This year we are adding another layer to our Utah Shakeout Drill between the Davis Hospital and Davis Hospital Weber Campus for the morning exercise only.  I'll break them down into two parts. 
 
Part 1 begins at 1000 hours as described below.
 
We will use the ARES Simplex 147.420 as Primary during the first shift with the Antelope 147.040 as Secondary until 1030 then switch over to the 147.260 Promontory Repeater as Primary with the Mt Ogden 146.900 as Secondary and participate in the NUHC Drill until it ends.  At that time switch back to the Primary and Secondary frequencies.  The Morgan County group typically use the Mt Ogden Repeater because they can't always hit the Promontory Repeater so we assist them whenever possible and pass their traffic as needed.
The second shift will use 147.420 as Primary and the Antelope 147.040 as Secondary up until the ARES Net at 2030.  At that time, Antelope will be Primary so those wishing to check into the ARES Net can do so on the ARES Simplex 147.420. 
 
Michelle will provide the assignment list to the Weber Campus front desk so they can check your ID and get you back to radio room.  I'll be at the Davis Hospital for both shifts so we'll plan on meeting in the main lobby at 0955 and 1855 hours then go back to the radio room.
If you know someone who would like to participate with you, send me their name, call sign, cell and email by Wednesday morning so I can add them to the final assignment sheet.
 
Respectfully,
 
Johnny K7ZZQ
 

Part 2, the NUHC Drill portion begins at 1030 see the instructions below. 
 
FYI, our portion may only last 20-30 minutes depending on how many check-ins there are but a two hour time block was set aside for debriefing, etc.  Again, begin monitoring the Promontory and Mt Ogden Repeaters until the Ham Radio portion is over.
 
 
Subject: NUHC Communication Drill
 
EXPLAN
Date: April 21
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
COMMUNICATION CHANNELS
800 MHz = Hospital Commons
Ham = 147.260 - (tone 103.5) Promontory Point. BARC System
            146.720 - (tone 103.5) Mt. Logan. BARC System
            145.310 - (tone 103.5) Red Spur. BARC System
            146.900 - (tone 123.0) Mt. Ogden. Ogden Amateur Radio Club (For Morgan County only, if needed).
Satellite Phone: Call on 435-994-1124
 
At 10:30 we'll have a communication system set up at the Cache County EOC where Cache ARES and myself will answer radios and phones for each of you to test your 800 MHz, Ham and Satellite Phones.
 
When you check in with us you will give us your status (pretend), i.e., fully operational; partially operational; non-operational; facility damaged, but still functioning; damaged and needing evacuation; facility in good shape, but no electricity or culinary water; functional, but on backup power, etc. So, give some thought to where your facility is and how you would fair during/after a 7.0 earthquake in the Salt Lake Valley and report that to us.
 
Once you've checked in we'll give you a task to fulfill where you'll contact another organization and either offer assistance or request assistance. If possible please plan to be available from your check in time and for about another 20-30 minutes so we can connect you for your task.
 
If you haven't done so, please let me know which devices you plan to exercise and a close proximity of the time you'll be available.
 
If you have any questions please get with me. Otherwise, we'll be talking on Thursday.
 
Thanks everybody!
 
Kevin Christensen
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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