10:00 am to 1:00 pm
5-mile radius from 120 President AVE Fall River, MA. Check back for more details!
The radius is only 5 miles from the center point.
* Time: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm — Check-in starts at 9:45 am on the BCRA repeater, 145.150 MHz PL 123
* Location: The Foxes will be within a 5-mile radius of a location of 120 President AVE, Fall River, MA.
** Fox1 will activate at 10:00 a.m. on 146.565 MHz FM
** Fox2 will activate at 10:02:30 a.m. on 146.430 MHz FM.
Communications with “Fox Control” can all be done over the BCRA repeater, including checking in when you have found the fox. You may also speak with us in the control vehicle using physical distancing if you wish.
There will be TWO foxes – one manned by K1KOS, Sheldon, and the second in N1KJS’s Blue Toyota pickup, MA reg S196. Take a picture of Kevin’s truck and the sign in the window and text it to Kevin at 617-645-6614.
Check-ins starts at 9:45 a.m. on the BCRA repeater, 145.150 MHz PL 123. Chat and help on the repeater also.
There will be TWO foxes:
* Fox1 will activate at 10:00 a.m. on 146.565 MHz FM – manned (Sheldon’s Jeep Gladiator pickup, MA reg K1KOS)
* Fox2 will activate at 10:02:30 a.m. on 146.430 MHz FM – unmanned (Kevin’s Blue Toyota pickup, MA reg S196). When found, take a picture of Kevin’s truck and the sign in the window and text it to Kevin at 617-645-6614.
Both foxes will:
a) operate with a 5-watt signal,
b) will transmit 1 minute of tone followed by Morse Code ID and 4 minutes of silence.
The hunt will last until 1:00 p.m. or until all checked-in participants have found the transmitters, whichever comes first. When you have found the fox, your time and order of arrival will be recorded, and a personalized certificate will be emailed to each participant.”
Join us and have some good amateur radio fun!