Communication Plan, Burnsville Metric,  April 28, 2012
Update 21 April, 2012  
Official Web Site of  tour details:     http://www.burnsvillemetric.com
Route map  http://www.mapmyride.com/ride/united-states/nc/burnsville/262174398897
Word description of the route
Radio support provided from the MARC  http://kk4mar.org
This Communications plan   http://kk4mar.org/BurnsvilleMetric2012.html
(Notes in blue are 2011 observations)

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
Locust Knob 2M
145.310
-

KK4MAR
Spruce Pine  2M  ( linked to Woody's Knob) 146.895
+
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
Diamond Dual band on 6 tent poles, above Town Centre building,
lashed to vertical gas pipe. 50' coax.
 
 
first back 11:55
Metric ride


Motorcycle Escort of lead riders
John, N4JRC
8:30 - 12:00
Rest Stop #1, mile 20,  Egypt-Ramseytown VFD # 2   Tressa Hartsell
Locust Knob repeater.

9:50 / 11:08
Rest Stop # 2  Bakersville Fire & Rescue        Jan Ritter       
2M vertical on 20' mast. - Locust Knob repeater.
 
10:47 / 1:05
Rest Stop # 3  Martin's Chapel           Yvonne Boone Family  
Hwy 80 near the Toe River, close to Hwy 19E
Locust Knob repeater.
 
11:28 - 3:00
Supplies And Gear drivers:



Family ride
 (south from Burnsville on Hwy 197)  9:15 mass start

  first back: 10:45
Rest Stop #1   Hwy 197 @ Toodies Creek
Locust Knob

9:30 / 11:12
Rest Stop # 2  Hwy 197 @ Bolen's Creek   
 


Rest Stop # 3  Pensacola, Cat Tail Creek @ Hwy 197
Locust Knob
 
9:55 / 10:25
           Rest stops will have bathroom facilities, energy food, and water supplied.