Public Service Activity Report:

2001 Anchorage Fur Rondezvous Grand Prix Races

 1. Nature of activity:
Special exercise

 2. Brief description of activity:
2001 Anchorage Fur Rondezvous Grand Prix Races

 3. Places or areas involved:
Anchorage, AK

 4. Number of amateurs participating:
12

 5. Event start date/time:
10 Feb 01/0900

 6. Event end date/time:
11 Feb 01/1600

 7. Duration of event:
14

 8. Total man-hours:
176

 9. Number of repeaters used:
0

10. Estimated manpower cost (man-hours times $10/hr):
$1,760

11. Estimated cost of equipment used (hand-helds, repeaters, etc.):
$5,630

12. Total estimated cost of service (add amounts from lines 10 and 11):
$7,390

13. Nets and/or frequencies used (including repeater call signs):
Voice - 146.55 MHz Simplex. ATV - 434.00 MHz

14. Number of messages handled:
continuous tactical traffic

15. Names of agencies receiving communications support:
Alaska Sports Car Club

16. Please list call signs of amateurs who were major participants:
WL7CKB, KL7EL, KL7CY, WL7BF, WL7BW, KL0VX, KL0QW, KL0SU, KL7EB, KL7FHX, KL0ZW, KL7HIU

17. Other comments:
Great demonstration of ATV capability. Transmission on 434 MHz allowed reception on cable ready TV channel 59 with antenna. KL7HIU received and recorded signal. Voice comms solid as usual. Many thanks to WL7CKB for organization the communications support and to KL0QW for making the ATV happen.

Name of Amateur Radio organization providing service:
Anchorage ARES

Location of organization:
Anchorage AK

Your name and callsign:
Kent Petty, KL5T

Your address and telephone:
21440 Falling Water Circle
Eagle River, AK 99577
907.694.5856

ARRL appointment(s), if any:
Alaska Section Manager

Your email address:
kl5t@arrl.org


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Last modified: Thu Apr 5 15:20:30 AKDT 2001