Harbison 50K Event 2021

The Harbison 50k director has reached out and we’re going to be providing communications again!

Here are the details you’ll need at this point:

When – Saturday, January 9th

Where – Harbison State Forest

Pre-event meeting – 6:00am at the Ranger Station in the middle of the park

Race Starts  – 7:00am from the field in front of the gazebo.

Primary frequency will be 146.400 simplex – make sure you have a good antenna!!

Secondary frequency will be 147.330 2m

As mentioned in the past, you must be prepared for ANYTHING with this event.  We’ve had freezing weather, flood, rain, snow, and spring temps in the 7 previous years we’ve supported this event.  Who knows what 2021 will throw at us!!

You must be able to get you and your equipment to any assigned position. 

Some positions will be able to close early.  Because this is a loop run, once the runners have completed the 2nd loop past your position, you’ll be able to request dismissal from Net Control.  For many of you this will still be well after lunch.  For most of us, it will mean 2pm – 4pm.

The event provides a sweep runner, Runner 100.  He will sweep behind the last runner THE ENTIRE RACE.  We will be tracking him the entire time.

Start preparing your gear, drinks, snacks, tarps, boots, flashlight, etc.  You’re going to need them.

This is one of the best and hardest events to work each year!!

Please contact me at n4tal@att.net if you’re interested in supporting this event this year 

N4TAL

Tammy Livingston

Event Coordinator

Columbia Amateur Radio Club

PS…  Make sure I have your call sign, tshirt size, and cell number.  If you have a spouse or significant other coming, I need theirs as well!!

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