Category Archives: EMCOMM

Clovis Big Hat Comm Volunteers Needed

Clovis Big Hat Day Century Ride – Communications Support
 
When
Saturday April 5, 2014. Time: TBA
 
Where
Starts in Clovis CA. – Route TBD

Mission: 
To provide health and safety communications between rest stops and event coordinator.
 
Manpower needed:
~12-15+ communications volunteers.
 
Contact:
Contact Rob Mavis for more details and if you wish to volunteer. Sign up online by clicking:Clovis Big Hat Ride 2014 Comm Volunteer Signup
 
Rob Mavis AE6GE – 559-272-6791 or ae6ge@k6arp.org

Sanger Blossom Trail 2014 – Comms Needed

 Sanger Blossom Trail 2014 – Communications Volunteers Needed

Sanger Blossom Trail 10K Walk/Run

When
Saturday March 1, 2014. Time: Approx. 7:00am to 11:00am

Mission:
To provide health and safety communications between water stations, observation posts, and event coordinator.

Manpower needed:
~12-15 communications volunteers.

Contact:
Contact Rob Mavis for more details and if you wish to volunteer. Sign up online by clicking: Sanger Blossom Trail Comm Volunteer Signup form.

Rob Mavis AE6GE – 559-272-6791 or ae6ge@k6arp.org

March of Dimes March for Babies 2013 – Comms Needed

 March of Dimes March for Babies 2013 – Communications Volunteers Needed

When
Saturday April 20, 2013. Time: 7:00am to ~12 Noon

Mission:
To provide health and safety communications between rest stops, carts and event coordinator.

Manpower needed:
~15+ communications volunteers.

Contact:
Contact Rob Mavis for more details and if you wish to volunteer. Sign up online by clicking: March of Dimes 2013 Comm Volunteer Signup form.

Rob Mavis AE6GE – 559-272-6791 or ae6ge@k6arp.org

Shinzen Run 2013 – Comms Needed

 Shinzen Run 2013 – Communications Volunteers Needed

When
Saturday April 27, 2013. Time: TBA

Mission:
To provide health and safety communications between Observation Posts and event coordinator.

Manpower needed:
~5-6 communications volunteers.

Contact:
Contact Rob Mavis for more details and if you wish to volunteer.

Rob Mavis AE6GE – 559-272-6791 or ae6ge@k6arp.org

Clovis Big Hat Days Centenial Ride 2013 – Comms Needed

 Clovis Big Hat Days Century  Bicycle Ride 2013 – Communications Volunteers Needed

When
Saturday April 6, 2013. Time: TBA

Mission:
To provide health and safety communications between rest stops, SAGs and event coordinator.

Manpower needed:
~7-12 communications volunteers.

Contact:
Contact Rob Mavis for more details and if you wish to volunteer. Sign up online by clicking: Clovis Big Hat Day Century Ride Volunteer Signup form.

Rob Mavis AE6GE – 559-272-6791 or ae6ge@k6arp.org

California Classic Bike Ride 2013 – Comms Needed

 California Classic Bike Ride 2013 – Communications Volunteers Needed

 

When:
Saturday May 18, 2013. Time: Various throughout the day (assignment times vary)
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Mission:
To provide heath and safety radio communications for the event. Positions include water stops and observation posts.
Manpower Needed:
15+ communications volunteers
Contact:
For more information email Rob Mavis ae6ge@k6arp.org (559-272-6791)
Click To sign up for the event: California Classic Bike Ride Comm Volunteer Signup form
Once you have signed up, you will be added to the California Classic Comm email list, where you will receive information, instructions and assignments.

Sanger Blossom Trail 2013 – Comms Needed

 Sanger Blossom Trail 2013 – Communications Volunteers Needed

Sanger Blossom Trail 10K Walk/Run

When
Saturday March 2, 2013. Time: 7:00am to 11:00am

Mission:
To provide health and safety communications between water stations and event coordinator.

Manpower needed:
~7-10 communications volunteers.
More may be needed, will have more details after meeting on 2/15.

Contact:
Contact Rob Mavis for more details and if you wish to volunteer. Sign up online by clicking: Sanger Blossom Trail Comm Volunteer Signup form.
Rob Mavis AE6GE – 559-272-6791 or ae6ge@k6arp.org

Upcoming Public Service Events

Upcoming Public Service Events

As spring approaches so do the Public Service Events for 2013. Participation of local amateur radio operators in these events not only provides a valuable service assisting with the health and welfare of the public and event participants but also gives us a chance to hone our communications skills. Skills that we will need in the event we are called to assist in an EMCOMM capacity.

  • March 2 – Sanger Blossom Trail Run (Sanger)
  • April 6 – Clovis Big Hat Day Century Bicycle Ride (Clovis)
  • April 20 – March of Dimes March for Babies (Woodward Park, Fresno)
  • April 27 – Shinzen Run/Walk (Woodward Park, Fresno)

If you are interested in participating and assisting with radio communications for any of the events, please contact Rob AE6GE, ae6ge@k6arp.org.

Off the Front Bike Ride Comm Support Recap

K6ARP.org
October 13, 2012

Off The Front –Forward Advantage Charity Bicycle Ride Event Recap

Saturday October 13, 2012 the Clovis Amateur Radio Pioneers with the assistance of the Fresno ARES group provided radio communications support for the 2012 Off the Front Charity Bicycle ride. Due to road construction the event was modified and shortened for this year. The routes consisted of a 45 Mile, 25 mile and a 11 mile ride.

Amateur personnel provided radio communications for three rest-stops, 3 SAG (supply & gear) vehicles and the command post. Thank you to the volunteers who helped out:

  • Rob Mavis AE6GE
  • James Christopherson KI6IHB
  • Randy Scroggins KI6NHT
  • Karl Kramer W6TUI
  • Gary Gleim W6OCW
  • Chris Johnson KJ6OUG
  • Gwen Blomgren KO6Y
  • Glen Blomgren AF6CY
  • Joe Cabral KJ6TYS
  • Richard Pack KE6SHL
  • Mike Gunn KJ6EQV

All volunteers were treated to a great BBQ tri-tip sandwich lunch at the conclusion of their assignments.

Valley EMCOMM Provides Support to Tour de Fresno

K6ARP.org
September 23, 2012 

Valley EMCOMM Provides Communications Support for the 2012 Tour de Fresno

 The Clovis Amateur Radio Pioneers provide radio communications support for the 4ht annual Tour de Fresno Charity Bike Ride on Saturday September 22nd, 2012.and requested communications support for the areas of the course where there was limited or no cell phone coverage.

Rob Mavis AE6GE coordinated communications for the designated portion of the event. Volunteers were enlisted from the various amateur radio groups from around the Fresno/Clovis area. Five rest stops, in areas of the course where there was limited or no cell phone coverage, were provided communication support by the group with Rob manning the command post and acting as net control.

Participating in events like this not only allow us to provide a public service, but also provides training and prepares us for emergency service communications for if and when the time comes.

Thank you to the volunteers that participated in the event:

  1. Rob Mavis AE6GE
  2. Drew Baker K6DTL
  3. Glen Caine N6HEW
  4. Joe Cabral KJ6TYS
  5. Dan Puitt AE6SX
  6. Chris Johnson KJ6OUG