24 Hours in the Old Pueblo MTB Race24 Hours in the Old Pueblo
This is one of the premier mountain bike races in the US. 24 continuous hours of mountain bike racing on a 16 mile course in the Southern Arizona desert. Amateur Radio Operators provide the primary communications for racer health and welfare throughout the event interfacing with race organizers and Southern Arizona Search and Rescue who provide primary medical support.
The event is located North of Oracle on Willow Springs Ranch Road.
Amateur operators are needed to for:
Mobile rovers. (Auto, ATV, motorcycle, etc...)
Stationary aid stations.
Bike rovers. (Half of the course is off limits to motor vehicles.)
Pedestrian rovers. (HIGHLY NEEDED)
Come join what is arguably the best public service event in Arizona. Watch 24HOP town grow from a population of 0 to over 10K over night.
You will have fun, guaranteed!
Comms Volunteer website is at: http://www.rstclub.org/24hop.html
This is a video I made last year: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCvzIYssz3I
This is a link to the race sponsor: http://www.epicrides.com/index.php?contentCat=5
Contact KY7K@arrl.net if you would like to play.