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Los Gatos Childrens's Christmas and Holidays Parade

Date: 12/04/10 Start: 10:00 AM End: 01:00 PM Location: See full description
Credential Credit (What's this?): No


They start closing the streets at 0900 hrs so come early to get a parking place.

The ARES group will have a meeting at 1000 hrs for last minute instructions and assignments at the net control station at the Bank of America parking lot on North Santa Cruz Ave. and Almandera Ave.

Parade starts at 1100 hours.

Parade ends about 1300 hours.

What to bring: Handy Talkie (5 watts) and extra battery, ARES vest, Headset or speaker mic (recommended as the noise level from the bands is high), dress in layers, this is a rain or shine event.

Operating frequency:   Primary - 147.480 MHz simplex, Alternate 147.555 MHz simplex.  Have your radios set to these frequencies.

Operating positions:  (some may already be taken)

Net Control                 Cal Hoagland              W6CRH
Net Control Scribe
Field Loc #1
Field Loc #2
Field Loc #3                Jack Marshall              K6CAJ
Field Loc #4                Peter Hertan                KJ6HSK
Field Loc #5
Field Loc #6                Mark Schnepper          KI6TTB
Field Loc #7
Frank’s Shadow
Roamer North
Roamer South             Richard Ruh                KJ6KEW
Relief Operator

Parade Communications Coordinator - Cal Hoagland    W6CRH

Assistant Coordinator - Bert Fry    K6BRF

This event is a low key fun event.  Come on out, we need the help to keep the parade going as planned.

To sign up to help contact Bert Fry by e-mail at or


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