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Current Public Service Opportunities


WELCOME TO THE 2019 HAM PUBLIC SERVICE EVENT SIGNUP PAGE.

To sign up, click on the Sign Up button that follows each description.



THE 2019 LIST OF PUBLIC SERVICE EVENTS WILL BE POSTED AS CONFIRMED.

CHECK BACK FREQUENTLY FOR UPDATED INFORMATION.



Events you can signup for now:

2019 Fall Rally - Note the new date, due to expected weather on Oct. 20th!
November, 3, 2019 - Sunday - Holly Springs, NC

This bicycle event features 22, 39, 52 and 72 mile routes that benefit the National MS Society. SAGS and Rest Stop Hams are needed.
* Location: Carolina Brewing Co., 140 Thomas Mill Rd., Holly Springs, NC 27544
* Ham Coordinator: John Stone (K3RHJ)
* Website: NCBC Fall Rally
* TO VOLUNTEER, CLICK THE BUTTON BELOW



The most versatile pieces of equipment for working as a ham volunteer during public service events are as follows:

PRIMARY EQUIPMENT
* Dual band (144/440) 25 watt (min) mobile transceiver
* A 1/2-5/8 wave well grounded dual band mobile antenna

EXTRAS THAT ARE HELPFUL
* Dual Band (144/440) hand held transceiver
* Extra set of charged batteries
* Ear phones & speaker mic or boom mic/headphone set
* Higher gain antenna than the supplied rubber duck. For example Comet BN-24 or SMA-24 or Diamond RHF40 or SRH77CA. There are also many other hi-gain HT antennas available.
Dick Bitner Benevolent Fund

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