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Mount Adams Endurance Horse Ride

The Mount Adams Endurance Horse Ride is a set of endurance rides ranging from 30 miles to 100 mile that are completed in 1 day.  W7RAG members support this ride by provide check point tracking and if needed emergency communications and coordination.  Usually a set of 7 locations are identified to be manned by radio amateurs.  The first two rides (100 mile and 80 mile) begin at 0530 and usually complete in the early evening. Below is an example of the routes used for the endurance ride.

To Volunteer for this event contact Terry KB7DRX at  


Klickitat/Glenwood Trek Horse Ride

 

To Volunteer for this event contact Terry KB7DRX at   

 

AARL Field Day

Field Day 2017 is June 24-25 beginning at 1100 local time Saturday and running through 1359 local time Sunday.  The primary objective of Field Day is to work as many stations as possible on any and all amateur bands (excluding the 60, 30, 17, and 12-meter bands) and to learn to operate in abnormal situations in less than optimal conditions.  W7RAG also uses the opportunity to introduce ham radio to the public with the intent of attracting interested folks to the Ham Radio Hobby.  All radio amateurs are invited to participate with W7RAG on Field day.

To volunteer or for more information for this event contact Rich N7TCO at  

 

Mt Adams Country Bike Tour

The Mount Adams Country Bike Tour is a set of Bike rides ranging from 11.5 miles to 105 miles that are completed in 1 day.  W7RAG members support this ride by provide check point tracking and if needed emergency communications and coordination.  Usually 8 to 9 radio operators are need to cover identified rest areas and accompany the SAG wagons All rides begin at 0700 and complete by 1730.  The 11.5 mile Family Loop is not show or covered by radio operators.

To Volunteer for this event contact Craig K7VEW at 

Glenwood Loop

Forest Loop

 

To Volunteer for this event contact Terry KB7DRX at   

 

Roy Webster Cross Channel Swim

The Roy Webster Cross Channel Swim is an annual even held on Labor Day where participants swim the Columbia River from Bingen Washington to Hood River Oregon.  W7RAG members support by providing communication between the Sternwheeler launch boat,  the sheriff and other government agency support boats and the finish/check out location. Operators need to be on location by 0530 for deployment to assigned locations. The event starts at 0730 and is completed by 1100.  Approximately 13 radio operators are needed to cover all identified assignments.

To Volunteer for this event contact Terry KB7DRX at