Marine Corps Marathon: Assistance needed (Correction)
mcfadyenusa at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 3 17:35:12 CDT 2005
Correction: SSN is NOT required.
--- Iain McFadyen <mcfadyenusa at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Good Day Tacoistas!!
> As discussed at Tippys on several occasions, and at Roccos following the
> meetings, AMRAD has made a commitment to provide the communications
> at one of the Aid Stations along the route of the Marine Corps Marathon on
> Sunday October 30.
> Priority one, as of today, is to gather names of those people who will be
> assisting at the site. Apart from Frank K0BRA and myself KI4HLV, we need a
> more volunteers to man the site. Peoples names have to be submitted, to
> the MCM organisers to do preliminary security checks.
> Duties may include:...
> ** Operating the Packet terminal, keying in information at a PC keyboard.
> ** Operating a VHF station, and participate in a directed Voice Net.
> ** Providing support for the two operators above, by assisting with the
> operation of either system, setting up/tearing down the station, maintaining
> power source, running messages back and forth from the radio station to the
> Chief Medic at the site, etc...
> Would those persons interested in helping us provide this station please
> to me as soon as possible with
> full name,
> home address.
> And if you plan on taking a vehicle onto the route, the vehicle description
> (eg: GMC Sonoma , pickup, Red) and license plate details. Otherwise,
> can be left at the gathering point (near the Navy Annex), and we can
> carpool/"vanpool" from there to the assigned location. Vehicles left near
> Navy Annex do not require to be registered.
> We hope to recruit at least two volunteers, but more volunteers will be
> Time is now of the essence, so please respond as soon as you can, and thanks
> for volunteering. We'll have a great time! As well as the necessary badges,
> box lunches are provided by MCM to registered volunteers.
> Frank and I also plan on having a workday at the Lab, to work on the Van and
> prepare for the event. This is probably going to be on Sunday 9 October, so
> please mark your calendars!
> Iain McFadyen KI4HLV
> Secretary, AMRAD.
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