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30th Sea Otter Classic 2020 – Amateur Radio Support – Rescheduled – New Date to be Announced

Please note that the times and details are subject to change, but we will keep you updated if you volunteer. Please keep in mind that end times are estimates. In most cases the event will end earlier, but if we have a significant incident, demobilization may go much later.



Frequency – Back Country will be using will be a 2 meter ham frequency with an odd offset, and Carmelo (the Carmel Valley Route) has a primary tactical repeater for command operations, and WB6ECE and KI6PAU as a alternate ham command communications options. Please see the IAP (Incident/Event Action Plan) for details.



IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS

Note – the IAP (Incident/Event Action Plan) contains frequencies and operational details for the event and gets updated frequently. The Ham Radio Operations Guide is pretty static

MAPS & ROUTES

Fort Ord Back Country


Saturday 4/13

Sunday 4/14


Carmel Valley

NOTE: THESE ARE LAST YEAR’S DOCUMENTS AND WILL CHANGE – IF YOU WANT TO SAVE PAPER, WAIT BEFORE PRINTING THESE DOCUMENTS
Most of these are here for reference only and much will be similar to last year


VOLUNTEER ASSIGNMENTS as of 4/10/2019

Below is the volunteer assignments based on your preference and the current plans.

NOTES

  • Your assignment may change before the event based on conditions. We’ve already had last minute changes in volunteers. Please be flexible in case we have to change your assignment.
  • Assignments are for the full period. If you’re late we can’t let you in and there is no way to allow you to leave early unless it is an emergency.
  • In most cases, you’ll be teamed up and your car may be left behind during the event. Please prepare your vehicle so it may be parked and secured during the event.


  • BkC – Back Country – Fort Ord Public Lands (FOPL)
  • Base – Remote base location on the Carmel Valley Route
  • Field – Field location in the Fort Ord Public Lands
  • NCS – Net Control Station
  • Road – Carmelo – Gran Fondo Carmel Valley Route – Road event
  • Rover – Carmelo – Carmel Valley Route – Mobile/SAG Support
  • + – Option to Support this as an alternate assignment

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