MS Walk report

This year, the Scarborough MS Walk was held on Sunday April 18th, 2010, with most of the activity in the morning hours beginning at 8:30 AM

The weather was good; and the turnout of people was also good. There were fifteen Amateur Radio operators available this year.

  • James VE3EMT, acted as our main headquarters control station.
  • The headquarters once again was at the lunch room of Cedarbrae Collegiate at Markham Rd and Eastpark Blvd.
  • Arpad VA3VAD was James’ backup and liaison person with the headquarters staff.
  • Peter VE3FJI was situated at the entrance to the park area, not far from the headquarters area.
  • Gord VE3GIH was at the base of the Lawrence/McCowan bridge area.
  • Lance VA3LDX was situated at the Thomson Park watering station.
  • Dean VA3DBD, was located at the quarter mile mark as indicated on the bike & walk trail.
  • Christian VA3CEQ watched over the Birkdale sidewalk area at the Birkdale Ravine entrance.
  • Tom VE3BTR, kept watch over the Birkdale Centre watering station.
  • John VE3POJ, acted as our mobile trouble shooter & rover.
  • Benita VA3VAJ was positioned on the walkway where the stairs from Thomson park rise up to the Brimley Road area.
  • Robert VE3VAJ took up a position at the cross-walk lights from Thomson Park leading across Brimley Road.
  • Ray VE3ZXC, assisted with communications from the weary walker van.
  • The weary walker van once again was provided by a local Chrysler dealer.
  • Rudie VE3OUA, a white caner operator, made the attempt to walk the route which was ten kilometres for walkers.
  • Peter VA3PRW assisted Rudie and walked with him.

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SARC 2m net, 2010-04-19

Here is the list of Tuesday evening check-ins:

VE3FJI        Peter
VE3PA       Bill
VE3CNA    Gord
VE3BTR     Tom
VE3VAD    Arpad
VA3LMS    Luc
VA3DBD    Dean
VA3SIF     Joy
VE3VXY    Ralph
VE3GLU    Paul
VE3IGD     Ian
VE3WTR   Edgar
VE3KO     William
VE3KCO   Earle
VE3ING    Rahman
Host:  VE3IEL  Bob
Call used: VE3WE
Repeater used:  VE3RPT

SARC 2m net, 2010-04-13

Check-ins:

VE3PA Bill
VE3VXY Ralph
VE3FJI Peter
VA3LMS Luc
VE3YDB Bernadine
VE3MDS Morris
VE3CRU Bill
VE3CNA Gord
VE3WTR Edgar
VE3CVS Guenther
VE3MSS Marius
VE3OBU Bert
VA3IGD Ian
VE3KO William
VE3KCO Earle

Hoat: VE3IEL Bob
Call used: VE3WE

SARC 2m net, 2010-04-06

Check-ins:

VE3PA        Bill
VA3GR       John
VE3SF       Ron
VE3FJI       Peter
VA3DGD    Douglas
VE3CRU    Bill
VE3KCO    Earle
VA3CJE    Cyril
VE3CNA   Gord
VE3WTR   Edgar
VA3TYQ    Mike
VE3ILG     Rahman
VE3SOY   Rod

Host:  VE3IEL  Bob
Call used:  VE3WE