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WELCOME TO THE 2022 HAM PUBLIC SERVICE NC EVENT PAGE


THE 2022 LIST OF PUBLIC SERVICE EVENTS IS TAKING SHAPE. SOME EVENTS ARE NOT CONFIRMED YET AND ARE LISTED FOR PLANNING PURPOSES. PLEASE CHECK BACK FREQUENTLY FOR UPDATED
INFORMATION.


For 2022, event signups are being managed from the Events page on the reestablished HPSNC.org website. The event list will be maintained here for reference as well.


Unless marked as "Virtual or To be confirmed", here are the events you can sign up for today from the Events page on the HPSNC website found here: HPSNC Events

2022 NCBC Summer Rally
Reschedule - Now, August 14, 2022 - Sunday. Please sign up again.

This charity-focused bicycle event features 22, 39, and 62 mile routes. SAGS and Rest Stop Hams are needed.
* Location: Shearon Harris Visitors Center, 3932 New Hill Holleman Road, New Hill, NC 27562
* Ham Coordinator: Brian Young (KA9QJT)
* Website: NCBC Website

2022 Bike MS: Historic New Bern Ride
September 10-11, 2022 - Saturday and Sunday

This 2-day bike ride is the premier event of the season and attracts over 2000 participants annually.
If you are going to volunteer for this event, we recommend making overnight accommodations as early as possible.
Mobile stations (SAGs) and rest stop stations are needed to cover 30, 50, 75 and 100 mile rides each day. This event benefits the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
* Location: Union Point Park, 210 E Front St, New Bern, NC 28560
* Ham Coordinator: Brian Young (KA9QJT) for Triangle-area Hams only
* Website: Bike MS: Historic New Bern Ride 2022
* Facebook (Optional): Bike MS Ham Radio Support group

2022 Bikefest
October 1, 2022 - Saturday

Sponsored by the Carolina Tarwheels Bike Club, this event benefits the promotion of bike related activity and awareness. SAGS and Rest Stop Hams are needed to cover 35, 62 and 100 mile routes.
* Location: 106 E. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough (near the Orange County Court House), NC 27278
* Ham Coordinator: Jeremy Lindsley (K2HJX)
* Website: BikeFest

2022 Le Tour de Femme
October 8, 2022 - Saturday

This women's only ride benefits the Rex Hospital Angel Fund and the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. Mobile stations (SAGs) and rest stop stations needed to cover 15 mile, 50k and 100k routes.
* Location: Carolina Brewing Company, 140 Thomas Mill Rd., Holly Springs, NC 27544
* Ham Coordinator: Jeremy Lindsley (K2HJX)
* Website: Le Tour de Femme

2022 Fall Rally
October 16, 2022 - Saturday

This bicyce event benefits the National MS Society. Mobile stations (SAGs) and rest stop stations needed to cover multiple routes.
* Location: Carolina Brewing Co., 140 Thomas Mill Rd., Holly Springs, NC 27544
* Ham Coordinator: Jeremy Lindsley (K2HJX)
* Website: NCBC Website

To participate in public service events, volunteers must have the following equipment:

* Dual band (144/440) 25 watt (min) mobile transceiver
* A 1/2-5/8 wave well-grounded dual band mobile antenna
* A working cell phone for calling 911 in case of emergencies.
* A reliable, long-lasting power source like a fully charged 12v battery with a capacity of at least 35 amp hours.
* If you are serving as a mobile ham support vehicle, a valid drivers’ license and a properly insured, reliable vehicle. If possible, the vehicle should be able to transport at least one person and one bicycle either with a bike rack or inside the vehicle.

Other helpful, but not required, equipment includes:

* A GPS/Mapping device (cell phone or other)
* 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, the Comet BN-24 or SMA-24, the Diamond RHF40 or SRH77CA, or a similar high gain model.
Dick Bitner Benevolent Fund
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