FSD-157 – Walk MS: Anchorage 2022

Communication support for the Walk MS: Anchorage 2022.  Net control was located at the Anchorage ARC’s Radio Science and Operations Center (RSOC) located at 6721 Raspberry Road, Anchorage.  The walk event was conducted from the Lakefront Anchorage Hotel (start/finish) and included a participant walk around the Lake’s Hood and Spenard.

  • Assignments included:
    1 person – Net Control
    1 person – Event Director Shadow
    3 people – 3 hydration stops
    1 person – SAG
  • Places or areas involved:  Anchorage, Alaska, Spenard, at the Lakefront Anchorage Hotel and around the perimeter of Lakes Hood and Spenard
  • Number of amateurs participating:  6
  • Event start date/time:  May 14, 2022 / 0830L
  • Event end date/time:  May 14, 2022 / 1200L
  • Duration of event (hours):  3.5
  • Total person hours:  21
  • Number of repeaters used:  0
  • Estimated person-power cost (person-hours times $19/hour): $399
  • Estimated cost of equipment used (handhelds, repeaters, vehicles, etc.): $4,200
  • Total estimated cost of service: $4,599
  • Nets and/or frequencies used (including repeater call signs):  146.49 MHz simplex
  • Number of messages handled:  Continuous tactical traffic
  • Names of agencies receiving communications support:  National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • Call signs of amateurs who were major participants:

This communication support event was coordinated by Kent Petty, KL5T.

Equipment costs included estimated values of all HTs used, fixed/mobile/base stations, and fixed antennas.

Name of Amateur Radio organization providing service:  Anchorage Amateur Radio Club
Location of organization:  Anchorage, Alaska