Alaska ARES

ARRL Form FSD-157 On-Line

1. Nature of Activity:

Communications Emergency.

Amateurs supplied communications required to replace or supplement normal communications means.

Alert.

Amateurs were deployed for emergency communications, but emergency

situation did not develop.

Special exercise.

Amateurs supplied communications for a parade, race, etc.

Test or drill

A training activity in which amateurs participated.

 

2. Brief description of activity:

2004 Jr Yukon Quest for young mushers 14-17 years old

 

 

3. Places or areas involved:

Fairbanks to Twin Bears and back 120 miles

 

 

4. Number of amateurs participating:

20

 

5. Event start date/time:

Feb 7, 2004 8AM

 

6. Event end date/time:

Feb 8, 2004 4PM

7. DuratIon of event:

Hours: 32

 

8. Total man-hours:

Man-hours: 320

 

9. Number of repeaters used:

2

 

10. EstImated manpower cost (man-hours times $lOIhr):

US$: 3200

 

11. EstImated cost of equIpment used (hand-heids, repeaters, etc.):

US$: 18,086

 

 

12. Total estimated cost of service (add amounts from lInes 10 and 11):

US$: 21,286

 

13. Nets andlor frequencIes used (Including repeater call signs):

444.60 finples ling from start/finish to Net Control at the Comm Center. 144.88 main repeater, KL7KC repeater system, 146.79 repeater, 147.12 repeater. KL7KC Net Control Callsign.

 

 

14. Number of messages handled: continuous

 

15. Names of agencies receMng communications support:

Jr Yukon Quest Yukon Quest Canada Yukon Quest Alaska

 

16. Please list call signs of amateurs who were major participants:

KE4ITP AD4BL KL7EBF KL7YU KL1FD KLILPN WL7CRD WL7CRE AL7EX

KLIAZ KLIJP NITX KLIBE KLOOZ WL7CRE WIL7UB NOEGH KCOCWG KLtoc~

WL7CES KLOUE

 

 

17. Other comments:

We also had the assistance at the start by the Eielson AFB Civil Air Patrol Cadets who coordinated comms between the staging area and net control. We had the largest field of entrants thus far so the history of the event.

 

 

Name of Amateur Radio organization providing service:

Arctic Amataur Radio Club

 

 

Location of organization:

City or town: Fairbanks State: AK

 

Your name and callsign:

Name: Linda Mullen Calisign: AD4BL

 

 

Your address and telephone:

Street: 4555 Melan Dr N

City: Fairbanks State: AK Zipcode: 99712

Phone: 907-488-7046

 

 

ARRL appointment(s), if any: SEC STM ORS OES TC

 

 

Your email address: ad4bl@arrl.net

 

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