Communication Plan, Burnsville Metric,  April 25, 2009
Update  4/26/2009
Official Web Site of  tour details:     http://www.burnsvillemetric.com
Radio support provided from the MARC  http://main.nc.us/MARC
This Communications plan   http://main.nc.us/MARC/BurnsvilleMetric2009.html
Ride report with APRS maps.
Phone numbers
Any location --  Emergency
9 1 1
Event Director @ Town Center
 682-5496 -- Jim & Margie Haaga
Repeater use plan.  
Repeater
Freq
PL
CALL
Spruce Pine  2M
146.895
+
123.0
KF4GUZ
Mt Mitchell 2M
145.190
-

WA4BVW
      Simplex 
146.520



Comm Point
Staff
Approx. Times
Burnsville --  Net Control @ Town Center
7:00 AM  Registration begins,  9:00 AM  Mass Start
 WA9OTP, Dave
8:00  - 3:30 
APRS repeater on Phillips Knob
KC4TVO, Bob
8:30 - 3:00
Metric ride


APRS  Riders on bikes     
 Raskin
Rest Stop #1, mile 20,  Egypt-Ramseytown VFD # 2 , then follow the last rider with APRS 
             Patty and David McIntosh 208-6542
KI4ZUI, Steve
9:00 - 11:00
Rest Stop # 2  Bakersville Fire & Rescue                    Jim Carroll
 385-6102 10:00 - 1:00
Rest Stop # 3  Martin's Chapel   Theresa 766-6715      Chris Boone 385-1211
Hwy 80 near the Toe River, close to Hwy 19E
 385-1211 11:00 - 2:00
Family ride


APRS  Riders on bikes

Rest Stop #1   Hwy 197 @ Toodies Creek
ride staff cell phone

Rest Stop # 2  Hwy 197 @ Bolen's Creek
ride staff cell phone

Rest Stop # 3  Pensacola, Cat Tail Creek @ Hwy 197   phone in convenience store

           APRS = Automatic Packet Reporting System (via 2M amateur radio and internet)
           Rest stops will have bathroom facilities, energy food, and water supplied.