NVARC Public Service Event

2007 Groton Road Race

Thanks to AB1CV, AE1Y, K1EJ, K1GCM, K1JHC, K1SUB, K1WD, K1YTS, K1ZAK, KA1JVU, KB1CIC, KB1EET, KB1ESR, KB1JYD, KB1KEF, KB1KTP, KB1LRL, KB1LZH, KB1NEW, KB3AWM, KC1US, KD1LE, KD1SM, KD2S, KK1X, KT1I, N1BDA, KX1M, N1HTS, N1ICB, N1IW, N1MNX, N1MOR, N1QIT, N1RKO, N1VUQ, N1ZQY, NF1A, W1JJM, W1OJP, W1KQ, W1XP, WA1RHP, WO1N, WR1Y, and WW1HR for providing Amateur Radio support this year.

2007 is the 16th year of the Groton Road Race and NVARC has been providing radio communications support for the past 14 years.

We provided 46 radio communications positions; see the current assignments.

Photos courtesy Ed AE1Y:


Above: Net Control

runners pass NCS

Above: runners pass NCS

runners pass checkpoint 15

Above: runners pass checkpoint 15 on the 10k race

Ham operators should read the Amateur Radio Operator Briefing Sheets prior to race day and print and bring a copy with you on race day.


There are four NETs for the event:

Organizational net F1: 146.490 Mhz simplex
Course health and safety net   F2: 147.345 MHz, + offset, PL 100
Parking net F3: 145.550 MHz simplex
Finish line F4: 147.500 MHz simplex

Other materials you should review include:

Additional information about the race is available from the Groton Road Race site.

You may also wish to browse photos from the 2003 race and the 2006 race.

R. Swick, KD1SM
Updated: $Date: 2009-04-23 01:19:40 +0000 (Thu, 23 Apr 2009) $