Communication Plan, Burnsville Metric,  April 24, 2010
Update  4/23/2010   After event notes
Official Web Site of  tour details:     http://www.burnsvillemetric.com
Route map   http://www.mapmyride.com/ride/united-states/nc/burnsville/262174398897
Radio support provided from the MARC  http://main.nc.us/MARC
This Communications plan   http://main.nc.us/MARC/BurnsvilleMetric2010.html

Phone numbers
Any location --  Emergency
9 1 1
Ride Director @ Town Center       Heather Dawes
 828-284-0158
Repeater use plan.  
Repeaters - in order of priority
Freq
PL
CALL
Spruce Pine  2M  ( linked to Woody's Knob) 146.895
+
123.0
KF4GUZ
Woody's Knob  440 MHz  ( linked to Spruce Pine 2M) 443.925
+
123.0
KK4MAR
Mt Mitchell 2M
145.190
-

WA4BVW
      Simplex 
146.520



Comm Point
Staff
First / Last
Burnsville --  Net Control @ Town Center
7:00 AM  Registration begins,  9:00 AM  Mass Start  (about 300 riders)
Ringo Ranger on poles, above Town Centre building,
lashed to vertical gas pipe. 50' coax.
 Dave WA9OTP
first back 12:00
Metric ride


Rest Stop #1, mile 20,  Egypt-Ramseytown VFD # 2   Tressa Hartsell
Must use Mt Mitchell repeater.
Eric  KZ5ED,   Mike KJ4SXJ
9:45 /
Rest Stop # 2  Bakersville Fire & Rescue        Jan Ritter       
2M vertical on 20' mast. - Iowa Hill repeater.
 Steve  KI4ZUI
10:47 / 12:40
Rest Stop # 3  Martin's Chapel           Yvonne Boone Family  
Hwy 80 near the Toe River, close to Hwy 19E
Mobile installation. -Prefer Mt Mitchell repeater.
 Red K4RED
11:28 - 2:30
SAG drivers:  Patti Fanning  610-737-5721
                        Mellisa Hall   208-9317  (208-3424)
                        Lucy Doll      208-4731
                        Mary Sheldon  284-5501
                        Jon Pertee    284-4248
                        Harrison Tyner  682-2037


Family ride (south from Burnsville in Hwy 197)  9:15 mass start, 31 riders

  first back: 10:45
Rest Stop #1   Hwy 197 @ Toodies Creek
Mobile rig - Iowa Hill / Mt Mitchell
Mike K4WAT 9:35 / 10:21
Rest Stop # 2  Hwy 197 @ Bolen's Creek   
No comm from mobile installation. 

9:30
Rest Stop # 3  Pensacola, Cat Tail Creek @ Hwy 197   phone in convenience store

           Rest stops will have bathroom facilities, energy food, and water supplied.
           Consider practicing Winlink packet activity from your location, if you are equipped. 
    2 Injuries - both on downhill at sharp curve with sand on road about 1 mile north of R.S. #3.