Upcoming Events Needing Support

There are several upcoming events that desire ham radio support. Please consider joining us for these activities. They provide good experience that is applicable to emergency incidents, should we be called upon to provide services. It is a good chance to sharpen your skills and to check out equipment. And you will likely have fun doing it. The only requirements for the activities listed are an amateur radio license (Technician or higher) and a transceiver capable of operation on two meter FM. (If you do not possess a radio, yet, a loaner can be arranged). Sunday, October 10 Dayton River…

2021 Air Force Marathon Volunteer Update

Dear Volunteers, As you may or may not have heard yet, the 25th Air Force Marathon in-person event has been cancelled and will now be held as a virtual event. As one of our volunteers and supporters, we wanted to reach out directly and thank you for supporting our event over the last 25 years. Our team was very much looking forward to celebrating our 25th Anniversary with all of you in-person this year and we understand that this is disappointing news for all, our team included. We are planning on hosting a packet pick-up for local participants and we…

Youngs Dairy Bike Tour

It’s time again to seek volunteers for the Young’s Dairy Charity Bike Tour that will be on Saturday, September 11th. The ONE day tour covers several Ohio counties, comprising up to 100 miles, so a large number of ham radio operators will be needed. The tour starts at 8:00 AM on Saturday from Young’s Dairy, which is on Highway 68, north of Yellow Springs, and extends north to Bellefontaine Ohio and then returns back to Youngs Dairy. There is a bike path route for a portion of the return trip. We are not responsible for tracking riders on the bike…

Upcoming events

Aug 21, 22 Abi Khan Horse Challenge (Signup Link)           Contact Mike Crawford Sept 6 Holiday at Home Parade (Labor Day) (Signup Form)           Contact Shawna Collins Sept 18 Air Force Marathon           Contact Bob Baker

Xenia Marathon

Postponed due to COVID-19 Corona virus On Sunday April 5th  is the  Annual Ohio River Road Runners Club Full and Half Marathons.  Both events begin at 8:00am  at the NEW Xenia YMCA at 336 South Progress Dr in Xenia. The event winds around Xenia and then follows the bike path to Spring Valley and then comes back.  We will be needing 15-20 volunteers. Also bicycle-mobile operators would be helpful. Checkin/Net Control will be at the XWARN Communications Trailer, which will be setup at the YMCA starting at 6:30am, we will making assignments starting at 7:00am.   A directed Net will be…