Bandera Ultra Marathon 100k 2012

(check out the post-event blog)

This page will be used to organize the info around the event that some of us from the Highland Lakes ARES and Highland Lakes Amateur Radio Club will be supporting. It will be updated as info is gathered. Also look for blog entries with a category of Bandera100-2012.

Handy links

Comm Guide   Event website

Comms Timeline

1PMDepart for BanderaGil and BrooksHLARC comm trailer and Gil's camper.
Fuel for generator.
Need to be set up before dark.
4-5pmRace briefing -- attend if possibleTeam (meaning all of our volunteers) or a representativeHCSNA - Group Lodge
2-7 PMPacket pickupAt HCSNA - Group Lodge
5-6 PMDinnerNo dinner shown on 2012 schedule ???
6:30 AMAt your positionsTeamAll equipment in the comm trailer.Turn it on, check it out.
7 AMComm checkEach comm position.
7:30 AMRace starts
Various timesDifferent segments finish and have awards
7:30 AMFinal cutoff for racers
10:30 AM ??Breakfast and awards -- not on the 2012 sheetOptionalHCSNA - Group Lodge

Comm Plan


Alpha – 147.280 positive offset – pl 156.7
Bravo – 442.7750 simplex – no pl
Charlie – 147.52 simplex – no pl
Delta -
Crossroads Inter-station: your team can figure that one out, let net control know what it is!
NOTE: Please pre-program your radios ahead of time.
Also, if you plan to use X-band – PL Encode and Decode will be required! We may also need to
coordinate frequencies, so stations do not overlap and interfere with each other!
Park Frequency – reference for monitor only 151.400 pl 110.9 Net control will have
communication with the park staff!
Packet: 145.01 simplex -  Software package and instructions to be sent under separate!

Race timeline


2:00pm – 7:00pm Packet Pickup (Hill Country SNA: at the Lodge)
3:00pm – 3:30pm 1mi Kids Run (Hill Country SNA: at the Lodge)
4:00pm – 5:00pm Trail BRIEF (Hill Country SNA: at the Lodge)

6:00am – 7:30am Packet Pickup (Hill Country SNA: at the Lodge)
7:30am Drop Bags (Hill Country SNA: at the Lodge)
7:30am START (Hill Country SNA: at the Lodge)
11:00am 25km awards (Hill Country SNA: at the Lodge)
4:00pm 50km awards (Hill Country SNA: at the Lodge)
6:30pm Cutoff : Lodge (2nd Loop)
8:30pm Cutoff : Nachos
10:30pm Cutoff : Chapas

1:00am Cutoff : CrossRoads in
3:00am Cutoff : CrossRoads out
5:00am Cutoff : Last Chance
7:30am Cutoff : Lodge (Race Closed)
7:30am – 2:00pm Tear Down (Yes, we always need help)
8:00am – 9:00am 100km Awards (Hill Country SNA: at the Lodge)

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