[TCRA] FW: [Fwd: [Fwd: Birkie HAM radio operators needed]

Mike Metzdorf mmetzdorf at cloeren.com
Fri Feb 15 10:37:42 CST 2008


February 21-24
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-----Original Message-----
From: Michael & RuthAnna Metzdorf
[mailto:hallelujahministries at centurytel.net] 
Sent: Friday, February 15, 2008 10:24 AM
To: mmetzdorf at cloeren.com
Subject: Fw: [TCRA] [Fwd: [Fwd: Birkie HAM radio operators needed]


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Al & Joan Campos" <alcampos at ameritech.net>
To: "Tri County Repeater Association Members Email Reflector" 
<members at tcra.org>
Sent: Friday, February 15, 2008 8:31 AM
Subject: Re: [TCRA] [Fwd: [Fwd: Birkie HAM radio operators needed]


> ===Message From The TCRA Reflector===
>
> HI Guys, I am sorry if I missed it but what are the dates for the Birkie 
> please. I have a place in Jump River and have been looking for a reason to

> come up. This maybe my excuse to make the trip and bring along my antique 
> Raider Snow Machine.
>  AL Campos
>  KB9PVC
>  Milwaukee, WI
>
> Greg Hammerel <w9gdh at chibardun.net> wrote:
>  ===Message From The TCRA Reflector===
>
>
>
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: [Fwd: Birkie HAM radio operators needed
> Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2008 12:15:34 -0600
> From: Ed Jacobsen
> To: mark wien , Greg Hammerel
> , "A.J. Van Beest" , Jay
> Ferguson , John Lindburg
>
>
>
> Hi Guys,
> We need a few more operators to 'man' radio communications from the
> Birkie food stations to the race headquarters. If you know of any, would
> you please have them get in touch with Kris Larsen at
> k-h-larsen at centurytel.net
> Ed
>
> Note from Kris larsen
>
> My name is Kris Larsen, KB9KRH. I coordinate the amateur radio coverage
> for the Birkie. In fact, their are two nets set up for the race. The
> first is the medical net. It is used by the ski patrol for injured
> skiers. We do not have anything to do with that. The exception is the
> case of a lost skier or drop-out who needs transportation home but not
> to a medical facility. Then we get involved. Our net takes care of
> logistics. We help coordinate the movement of food, cups, heaters,
> propane, and anything else that might be needed at the many food
> stations. Each food station is set up with a best guess of what might
> be needed for the race. However, trail conditions change from year to
> year so needs also change. Stations can unexpectedly run out of
> supplies. Racers need food and drink, so we try to get it
> re-distributed as fast as possible.
>
> We have radio operators at each of eight food stations, the race start
> line, Birkie finish, Korteloppet finish, and net control set up
> mid-course at Double O. This command post also houses county and law
> enforcement radios.
>
> Also, I am short of operators at two stations.
> A handheld radio would be fine, but most of the stations allow our radio
> operators to drive in and operate mobile.
>
> Thank you for your interest. I am looking forward to seeing you at the
> Birkie!
>
> -- Kris Larsen
> k-h-larsen at centurytel.net
>
> -- 
> Ed Jacobsen
> 4900 Dake Rd.
> Webster, WI 54893, USA
> KB9KJE
> RACES/ARES DEC NW WI
> (715)349 2761
>
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>
> Allen E.Campos PhD.
> ===
> Tri County Repeater Association
> 145.470, Holcombe, WI
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