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Help is needed for the 2016 Udder Century Bike Run on Sunday, June 5, starting and stopping at Donley's Wild West in Union Illinois.

This run is organized by the McHenry County Bicycle Club.

The ride starts at 7:00 AM, and stops by 5:00 PM.

Hams supply rider and logistics support, called SAG (Support and Gear), consisting of riding the routes, assisting riders and notifying the event coordinators of any problems.

The bike club will reimburse for mileage.

We will provide ham friendly maps and a reference sheet.

Other handy, but not required equipment:



Snacks- PB&J, bananas, oranges, and other munchies will be provided at
the rest stops.

Rain Gear


Air Compressor with Schrader and Presta adapters

Accurate tire gauge

Basic tool kit

Bicycle rack

Full tank of gas BEFORE the event!

Even if you can only spare a few hours, your help is needed and
appreciated! Please pass this on to those who might be interested.

New HAM? Come out and join us! This is a great way to "Play Radio"!

Please pass this on to those who might be interested in helping out.

Please contact me with any questions or comments.

Wendell Smith
wjsmith@ameritech. net
815-245-9325 cell

2016 Field Day

When: June 25 - 26, 2016
Setup: Friday June 24 at 1 pm
Continued setup Saturday June 25 at 9 am
Operation Saturday 1 pm to Sunday 1 pm, 24 hours

Where: Emricson Park, Woodstock. West Hilltop Pavillion

What: 4 Stations, Class 2A Operation
HF Phone, HF CW, VHF/UHF, GOTA/digital stations
Socializing, Fun, Dinner Saturday evening

Further Info:

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