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ACTIVITY REPORT
 
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Amateur Radio donates thousands of man hours of supplementary public service communications in civil emergencies, official drills and events such as parades and marathons each year. Such events show Amateur Radio in its best light, and it is critically important that ARRL bring documentation of this public service work to the attention of the Congress, the FCC and other public officials. Your information below is an important addition to the record. Please complete and return this form to the Public Service Branch at ARRL Headquarters. Thank you.


2002 Yukon Quest Sled Dog Race


 1. Nature of activity:
Special exercise

 2. Brief description of activity:
Yukon Quest International Dog Sled Race

 3. Places or areas involved:
Fairbanks, Alaska - Dawson, YT, CA - Whitehorse, YT, CA

 4. Number of amateurs participating:
56

 5. Event start date/time:
Feb 9, 2002

 6. Event end date/time:
Feb 23, 2002

 7. Duration of event:
351

 8. Total man-hours:
3510

 9. Number of repeaters used:
5

10. Estimated manpower cost (man-hours times $10/hr):
$35,100.00

11. Estimated cost of equipment used (hand-helds, repeaters,
etc.):
$56,830.00

12. Total estimated cost of service (add amounts from lines 10
and 11):
$91,930.00

13. Nets and/or frequencies used (including repeater call signs):
KL7KC   146.67  146.79 146.82  146.88 147.21  146.52  3890
    packet  145.01  147.69

14. Number of messages handled:
continuous tactical and data

15. Names of agencies receiving communications support:
Yukon Quest Alaska   Yukon Quest Canada  Canadian Radio
Fairbanks Daily News Miner  Yukon Quest Store
School Children of Fairbanks   Public world-wide

16. Please list call signs of amateurs who were major
participants:
KL1AG KL1AE KL1AZ WL7AYA KL1BH AL7BJ WL7CPS WL7CRD WL7CRE WL7CIV
WL7CJH WL7CIZ WL7CRG WL7CQS KL7EBF KL7EDK AL7EX AL7FQ KL1FH AL7FG
KL7GL KL1GL KL1GM KL1HA WL7HU WL7HV KL0IS AL7IK KE4ITP KL7JM
WL0JM KK4KY WA4LKX KK7LM KL0LO KL7MAX  KL0PF AL7P KL0QS NL7QK
KL7QY AL7RH KL0RN WL7TP WL7UB WL7VO KL0VG KL0WH NL7WO AL0W NL7XH
AL7XT KL7XO WL7YS KL7YX

17. Other comments:
We provided safety comunications for muchers, race officials, and
aircraft.  We provided weather forcasts and conditions for the
Quest Air Force.   We manned 10 check-points, many in remote
locations. We manned the main communications center in Fairbanks
24/7 for the duration of the race.  There we answered 2 VHF
radios, packet, HF, and several phones.  We manned the fax
machine, many reports being send via fax when radio conditions
were not good.  We were responsible for imputing all the data on
the official website.

Name of Amateur Radio organization providing service:
Artic Amateur Radio Club

Location of organization:
Fairbanks Alaska

Your name and callsign:
Linda Mullen, AD4BL

Your address and telephone:
4555 Melan Dr N
Fairbanks, Alaska 99712
907-488-7046

ARRL appointment(s), if any:
Alaska SEC  STM  ORS OES TS APRS

Your email address:
ad4bl@mosquitonet.com

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