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  1. Who's down for Saturday, August 17 for a night run on the next full moon? Suggesting Log Corral to the saddle and back or Sunflower Mine Loop, but leaving it to the group. Vote in the poll and sign up! Log Corral Trail: Rated Moderate + due to the rock garden in the canyon. Big waterfall is by-passable now. The rest of the trail is easy up and over the saddle and on down to the lake. Just there a couple weeks ago, and the trees and bushes were nicely trimmed. Sunflower Mine Loop: Rated Difficult due to a variety of challenges: rock crawl in the creek, long climb out of creek, areas with moguls, short sections of shelf roads. The trail is very scenic as it winds back into a canyon, and offers neat views of the highway at night. Meet-up: Saturday, August 17, 2019 @ 6:00 PM at the Baja gas station (Chevron) on Hwy 87 and Fort McDowell Rd: Map link here... Note: You may want to get gas first someplace else cheaper! These trails recommended for experienced 4x4 enthusiasts. Vehicle Minimums: All vehicles are required to meet state legal requirements, (i.e.: current registration and insurance) Have functional seat-belts for each occupant Must have suitable recovery points front and rear Each vehicle must have a CB Radio in good working order High-clearance 4x4's with low-range 33"+ aggressive all-terrain or mud-terrain tires Select-able or constant lockers front and rear OR at least limited-slip rear axle Vehicle Recommendations: Skid plates on important areas such as transfer-case & gas-tank, rock-rails, aftermarket differential covers, high-clearance metal bumpers, winch, trimmed wheel wells, low axle gearing, upgraded axle shafts, 4:1 transfer case, 35"+ tires, roll-cage. CB Channel: 4 Ham Frequency: 146.46 MHz Trail Leaders: Number 7 & dzjeepchic Attending: gearhead CAVU2 SonoranWanderer Unknown Quantity hurricane
  2. Where do you want to go offroad in 2020? The Offroad Passport Team has already started shaping up some really great trip ideas that we are going to lead this fall, and in 2020. Like every year, we're planning a year in advance so you guys can get time off from work, or whatever, and go. And again this year, we're reaching out to our members to help round out the trips & events calendar. This is a club, and to keep it going, we need participation in the form of folks leading or co-leading trips. We are looking for people with trip ideas, who are willing to lead a trip with our support. We can help with planning, permits, posting in the forum, routes, maps, GPS tracks, etc. (we love this stuff ). No guarantee, but most likely we'll sign up for your run or alt-lead it because that's how we roll. NEW this year, we need people willing sign up as Alt-leader. Alternate leaders will take over leadership of a trip if the original leader gets sick, or for whatever reason, can't go, or needs to meet later, or whatever. The Alt-leader would be fully supported with gpx tracks, maps, review of the the trip plan, any permits, etc. We hope to eliminate last minute cancellations. The more people willing to try their hand at leading a trip of any kind, the better! In fact, day runs and one night camp-outs are the most popular; most people can't take off for a week, except maybe once a year. We think it would even be awesome to see us start having meet-n-greets, BBQ's, or similar non-wheeling events here and there! So now is the time to let us know what trails you'd be up for leading this fall or in 2020. We had such great response last year; let's keep it going! We want to see this club really take on a life of it's own! Post in this thread or PM us. Thanks in Advance to Everyone!
  3. We had a very productive Trip Planning Meeting this morning, so we'd like to gauge everyone's interest in these trip ideas. These are not all necessarily for 2018, we just want to know your interest in general. Vote for as many as you want, and be sure to vote in the other 2 in this forum as well!
  4. We had a very productive Trip Planning Meeting this morning, so we'd like to gauge everyone's interest in these trip ideas. These are not all necessarily for 2018, we just want to know your interest in general. Vote for as many as you want, and be sure to vote in the other 2 in this forum as well!
  5. We had a very productive Trip Planning Meeting this morning, so we'd like to gauge everyone's interest in these trip ideas. These are not all necessarily for 2018, we just want to know your interest in general. Vote for as many as you want, and be sure to vote in the other 2 in this forum as well!
  6. We're getting ready to plan the Trips & Events Calendar for 2018, and we wondered if you guys would be interested in having some input to the process? Members often mention some really great ideas as to places to go and things to see, so we thought maybe you would. If you are interested, would you rather attend a meeting or post your ideas in a thread on the forum? Should both be an option? Please vote in the poll so we can decide if a Trips & Events Ideas Meeting and/or thread is something we should do. Thanks you guys!
  7. Ill be checking this out with a couple friends not members here. Natural Restorations is holding this cleanup event. Any interest? I was thinking maybe singing in and heading right to cove 3 for off-roading and cleanup. Anyone interested? Want to give back a little? Everyone is meeting at the Butcher Jones Picnic area at 8am. Cleanup runs from 8am to 1pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/607304322805448/
  8. This thread is to gauge interest in doing an Offroad Passport entry in the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade in Fountain Hills. If enough people want to do it I'll get an entry form. I'd like at least 7 - 10 rigs, and I can provide 2 of those, so at least 5 more... We would all need to be staging early (7 am I think?). Oh, and you'll be back home by noon so you won't miss turkey and all the trimmings! Let me know if you want to do it!!
  9. Message from Nate at ARTEC Industries: We are excited to announce the GRAND OPENING of our new location in Northern Utah. Come join us on Saturday April 30th, 2016 from 10am to 1pm at 585 N 700 W, North Salt Lake, Utah 84054. Special Guest Ian Johnson from Xtreme Offroad on Powernation will be joining us, signing autographs, and hanging out. See machine demonstrations of our NEW 4 kilowatt Fiber LASER as well as some of our other in-house machinery. Lots of fun for the whole family including a vehicle SHOW-N-SHINE, food, games, bounce house, face painting, plus more. We will be doing lots of GIVEAWAYS including some big prizes. Get great deals on our products as well. For more information, follow the event page on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/events/902239743227922/ See you here next weekend and don't forget to SHARE this with your friends!
  10. In an email from TreadLightly!: We Need Your Help! Join us for a stewardship event to clean up White Tanks Mountains! Help keep target shooting areas open for continued use. Every Volunteer Counts! Please bring water, work gloves, hat, sunscreen, trash pinchers, buckets and wear long pants and sturdy shoes. 4WD and OHV vehicles are useful. When: Saturday, April 16th, 2016 Time: 8:00am – 2:00 pm Where: White Tanks Mountains (Miller Road) Click here for map RSVP: Sign up online Directions: The White Tanks Project Site is located off of I-10 and Miller Road. Off I-10 take exit 114 to Miller Road, turn right on Miller Road, left on Tonopah Salome Hwy, keep left at the fork passed the trail service yard and follow posted signs to project site. Volunteers will also be on site providing more information and directions. Parking: Park in rows as directed by signs and volunteers when signing parking along a road, park only on one side of the road to prevent blocking traffic. Drive cautiously wherever you go on this day. Safety first! Additional Information:The area is very popular with recreational target shooters because of its close proximity to the Phoenix area. Unfortunately, this area is also prone to illegal dumping, littering, and debris that needs to be cleaned up. Questions? Email Evan@treadlightly.org Thank you to these partners in education and stewardship for supporting this effort!
  11. Our Pets Policy: Many of our members have pets who enjoy adventuring as much as we do. For the love of pets, we have had to come up with these policies about them, because our aim is to keep everybody in the group happy! Our priority is the safety of our members and their enjoyment of Offroad Passport trips and events. Friendly, non-vicious, non-disruptive pets are welcome on most trips. They must be on a leash and in the owners' control at all times. Pet owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets (pick up their poo) in a timely manner. Members whose pets exhibit threatening or disruptive behavior during an outing, such as biting, growling, snapping, barking, chasing, taking food, begging for food, etc. will be asked to keep their pet in their rig or at their camp, away from rest of the group for the duration of the trip. Pets that repeatedly disrupt or threaten group safety will be excluded from future trips and events. Thank you for helping us keep Offroad Passport a Pet-Friendly Club by acknowledging these few simple guidelines!
  12. 12/19/2015 Hero Offroad Toys Drive - Hosted by 4 Wheel Parts - Phoenix Location Saturday, December 19, 2015 10 AM to 3 PM 2202 S. 7th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85034 Join us as the entire Central Arizona gathers to help give a huge boost to a local Toy program (TBD). We will have a fun filled day to show off your rigs, climb the RTI Ramp, win some nice Raffle Prizes all to raise awareness of Hero Offroad and the Toys program. Help us fill up a "Deuce" and have some fun with your local offroaders. Phoenix 4 Wheel Parts will have a donation bin at their location if you can not make it the day of the event.
  13. 12/5/2015 3PM Hunter's 17th Annual BBQ 625 S. Smith Rd. Suite 1, Tempe AZ 85281 Here is the short scoop. When: Saturday, Dec. 5th 3:00 PM - till we close it down. (Usually about 7-8) Where: Hunter Offroad 625 S Smith Tempe, Arizona, 85281 This is a pot-luck style event. Needed most are the BBQ grills and tables. Everyone brings a little bit of food, and there is plenty for everyone. One huge pot luck. Bring a pack of burgers, a pack of hot dogs or soda. Bring a side dish, bean dip or ketchup, etc. Got a BBQ grill? Bring it and be a hero. Grills are always needed. Bring some cash for raffle tickets, T-shirts and other little items. I have some long sleeve shirt T-shirts left from last year and looking to get more black "shop" edition shirts. Bring some chairs to sit in, an a table to on if ya got it. Oh, don't forget the camera. Check below for all the info. I will be "Stuffing the Buggy" again this year for the a Toy Drive for the Sheriff's Office. It has become pretty succeful and a great tradition. Here's are basics and how-to rules for the BBQ, for all of you newbies coming for the first time; or for those of you, cant remember the last one .. If there are changes, they will be added here. Watch the "update" date to see if anything has been added. Notes will be added. (Such as more tables or if I need more BBQ grills, because you can never really have enough tables and BBQs) - First Rule - Food. Everyone brings a little. Biggest tailgate, or flat fender pot-luck party. Everyone will have a lot. Bring a side dish, bring a few bottles of ketchup, plates, drinks what ever. If you can, post what you are bring here so some folks can get an idea what you are bringing. One thing I ask.... If you buy meat, try and buy matching buns, helps cut down on being too lopsided. Bring a cooler with ice and have a friend bring sodas or water. You get the idea. - Why its done: Goes back to the roots of the very first one - Allows everyone a chance to meet other Jeeper's and other 4wheeler's and swap ideas, check out other rides and get ideas, make friends and have a good time. Most fun you will have with your 4x4 in parking lot. There are a lot of new faces this year and should be plenty of new people from other clubs. So feel free to spread the word. - RTI Ramp - It will be good times as usual on the Ramp. Show everyone what you got. See if you improved over last year. Or just have fun and flex out for the camera. A rule to remember: I may have 2 ramps this year. Also, if you plan on going "all out" on the ramp, make sure you put the word out so we can give you room and get the cameras ready. - The Infamous "Screw 'Em Raffle - I am always looking for items and business to promote for donate, 4x4 related or not. If anyone here has a local business, regardless if its 4x4 related or now, contact me if, still in the communuty and like to help get the word in regards to the raffle or having a vendor booth space. The Raffle Overview. 1 Dollar a Ticket. 12 for 10 bucks *If you wear a Hunter Offroad T-shirt, you also get a free raffle ticket. *If you deck out your ride in Christmas decoration, you will also get free ticket for that. Personal Beverages at the BBQ? Only thing I ask, remember, it is a family event, so take care and mind your self. It is private property so you can enjoy. If you like to bring some cold ones and talk shop with your buddies, go ahead and play nice and be prepared to share with the host. And my standing rule goes, I may or may not tell you what is my soda... Selling Stuff Swap Meet ideas. I have no problem if you want to sell some of your parts. Helps you and osmeone else get some good stuff.. Thats what this is all about. Only rule, don't bring so much stuff, that is takes up room in the parking lot for people to park. If you have something bigger, leave it on the street. I want to save room for folks to setup their chairs, and allow as much room for people to park as possible in the lot. Usually a Jeep in a place will still have some room in front, behind or besides to display stuff. That's fine. I need BBQ's. And Ill say it again, Im gonna need some BBQs. And tables for the food... always do. More the better. From the past, 5 normal size grills can cook all we need in the time to feed everyone. Be a hero and bring a grill. We are always looking for volunteers to help. Also, anyone want to run the kitchen area? I have found it does help to have a little direction. If You wantto bring a BBQ, please send me a message Email: hunteroffroad@aol.com or call 480-557-7577 Do not to forget to bring Tables and chairs to sit on too for you and for others. Also, I will need BIG tables for Kitchen Area. Contact me if you have some. Will need at least 4 to 5 3x8 tables. That should cover the bulk of it. This post will be the one I update so check it for the news. Best Regards, John "Hunter"
  14. This event is cross-posted from our sister club 4x4 Ham. Note that only the first post from the original thread is shown. Click here for the full thread... ---------------------------- This Saturday folks. Here's the link: http://www.superstitionsuperfest.org/ ---------------------------- Please click here for complete information on this event or to sign-up...
  15. It's the 6th Annual 4Peaks Cleanup, Hosted by Copperstate 4Wheelers and TRAL. WHERE: Take Beeline Hwy. (SR. 87) North from the valley to past mile marker 203 & just before 204 - turn Rt. on Four Peaks Rd (FR143) and go ~ .8 mile to the staging area - you can't miss it. WHEN: November 7th, 2015, from 8:00am - 4:30pm - ****NOTE**** there will be a morning and an afternoon cleanup session - 8:00 - 12:00 & ~2:00 - 4:30. WHO: Everyone and Anyone wanting to help clean up the area and join in the Fight to help keep OUR PUBLIC LANDS Open and Accessible for ALL. 4WD and OHV Enthusiasts and Clubs, Volunteer organizations (ie: TRAL), Boy Scouts, etc. Etc., and for the First time……Organized Participation from the "Shooting Community" - Thanks to Rio Solado Sportsman's Club, and Layke Tactical!!! We're Very Happy to have you involved!!!! REGISTRATION: Will be held at 8:00 am (or before), and another at 1:30pm +/- for the afternoon participants. WHAT TO BRING: Weather appropriate clothing; closed toe shoes; gloves; hat; sunscreen; water; food and snacks; trash pickers, rakes, shovels, hoes; though we will have lots on hand - trash bags (contractor bags are preferred) just in case; trash cans - solid or collapsible - very helpful for holding bags open; trucks and trailers for transporting trash to the staging area RAFFLE: There will be a raffle for each cleanup session - tickets given out at registration for morning session, and again for those doing the afternoon cleanup - drawings to be held at ~12:30 & 4:45. There will also be a special raffle just for the kids in attendance - please be sure to get tickets for them. LUNCH ETC: Lunch will be provided for up to 500 registered volunteers, THANKS to Tread Lightly. Porta-Johns will be on site. SAFETY: There will be a short Safety briefing immediately following/ during registrations - please pay attention and follow the guidelines set out. Tonto National Forest will be issuing a "NO SHOOTING" Order for the area for the day, and Tonto, AZGFD, and County Law Enforcement will be present. SAFETY IS ALWAYS OUR PRIMARY CONCERN!! TRASH DISPOSAL: This year we will have 4 - 40 yard roll-off dumpsters (Thanks to Republic Services and TRAL), as well as tractors to help load them. Trucks and trailers will be making rounds to the sites to help transport trash, but again, if you have trucks or trailers please bring them if you can. VENDORS: Are encouraged to come out to help, and also show off their Products/ Services, and Rigs - it's a Great Opportunity to connect with the volunteers. AND: We are planning A, or multiple (depending on interest) trail rides/ runs for the late afternoon/ evening. We may be asking for additional Trip Leaders depending on participation. If you plan on going, Please pack accordingly - ie: food, drinks, gear, weather appropriate clothing etc. etc. etc. ********HUGE THANKS TO ALL WHO ARE HELPING SUPPORT THIS EVENT, AND THOSE WILLING TO GIVE THEIR TIME AND HARD WORK TO MAKE THIS A SUCCESS!!!!!********* HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE! https://www.facebook.com/Fourpeakscleanup
  16. This event is cross-posted from our sister club 4x4 Ham. Note that only the first post from the original thread is shown. Click here for the full thread... ---------------------------- http://cal4wheel.com/panamint-valley-days Location: Panamint Valley, 27 miles north of Trona, CA 36.130645, -117.345079 We're celebrating 30 years of having fun in the Panamints with all your friends and family; all those great sunrises and sunsets. All those flyovers, the rain, the snow, and W, the great starfield at night, really seeing the Milky Way. All this makes Panamint Valley Days so fun and great to spend time with all your friends and family. ALL THE GREAT MEMORIES: Stone Canyon, and the stone face in Stone Canyon, Lemoigne Canyon and the Cabin, Tuber Canyon, Happy Canyon, Hall Canyon, the historical runs to the Charcoal Kilns and the run to Skidoo, breaking in of Isham Canyon, Surprise Canyon and winching up Surprise Canyon's waterfalls in the water, and spending the night at the site of Panamint City. The Food: Ruff Rock Run Café – the deep pit BBQ cooked meat, the omelets and the eggs cooked to order - and the coffee every morning (for 18 years) and STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE AT THE RAFFLE !! AND A LITTLE BIRD TOLD ME THAT STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE WILL MAKE A COME BACK AT PVD 15 !!!!! For the RAFFLE! This year we are again going to have the barbecue CATERED by CASEYS-STEAKS-N-BBQ from Ridgecrest. The menu: Hickory Smoked Tri-Tip - Smoked St. Louis Style Ribs, Corn on the Cob, Scalloped Potatoes, and Green Salad w/ Drinks Cost: $19.00 at 6:00 pm on 11/14/2015 Panamint Valley Days Runs This year’s EVENT is going to be full of RUNS!! We are dividing PANAMINT VALLEY into two parts: The west side and the east side of the Valley. East Side (Panamint Range) Jail Canyon Jackpot Canyon Pleasant Canyon South Park to Briggs Cabin Goler Wash Mengle Pass and Keystone Goler Gulch West Side (Argus Range - closest to camp) Lookout City Defense Mine Cummings Cutoff Snow Canyon Slate Range Crossing (historic) Isham Canyon More info can be found here ---------------------------- Please click here for complete information on this event or to sign-up...
  17. 10/24/2015: Offroad Passport Mud Springs Trail Clean-up Sponsored by Extreme Terrain Offroad Passport is the proud recipient of a ExtremeTerrain Clean Trail Grant! ExtremeTerrain strongly advocates for the responsible recreational use of off-road trails, and this is a great way to show your support too! We're doing a clean-up at Mud Springs Trail, focusing mainly on the staging area at the trail-head. Water, snacks and lunch will be provided (thanks ExtremeTerrain!). To keep us on budget we're limiting the number of people helping to about 25, including Offroad Passport staff. Lunch will be served after the work is done! Extreme Terrain is supplying the food and Offroad Passport is cooking up some hot dogs and hamburgers. There will be a raffle after lunch! Everyone who comes out to help clean will receive a free raffle ticket! Meet-up: 8:00 AM TheKSmith will lead a convoy the location Saturday morning. If you plan on convoying please let us know so he can expect you. Shell/Circle K on Shea Blvd & Monterey Dr., Fountain Hills, AZ (South side of Shea, West of Hwy 87). Map here: https://goo.gl/maps/d8dnQ Additional Info: Clean-up Location If you'd rather drive to the site on your own, from the intersection with Shea Blvd. (see map of meet up, above) take Hwy 87 (Beeline Highway) north to about 3/4 of a mile past mile marker 212. Make a right turn immediately after you cross the bridge at the bottom of the hill (highway sign that says Sycamore Creek). Cross the creek and follow the signs; we're hoping for a spot toward the right as you're going in. Tonto National Forest Volunteer Group Guidelines: We'll read the bulk of the items at the check-in area, but mostly it's all about safety, safety, safety! [*] Keep hydrated throughout the day! (We'll have plenty of water and energy drinks available at the check-in area) [*] Remember to eat to maintain blood sugar and electrolyte balance. (We'll have snacks available at the check-in area) [*] Wear cool, protective clothing that provides UVA/UVB protection, including long sleeve shirt, long pants, full brimmed hat/helmet, and sunglasses. (*We balked a little at the long pants and sleeves part, so the coordinator said you can wear short sleeves and shorts, but if you get scratched you can't sue the National Forest). [*] Wear proper PPE, eye protection and gloves. [*] Wear boots or shoes that support the ankle to prevent rolling or injury. Attending: dzJeepchic & Number 7 TheKSmith gcdaz - Meet at Shell lofreqjeff Reybie - Meet at Shell t535 - Meet at Shell Desert 4x4 - Meet at Shell Lichen - Meet at Shell Craigger - Meet at Shell Gunner - Meet at Shell . Post to this thread with the number of people in your group to sign up
  18. This event is cross-posted from our sister club 4x4 Ham. Note that only the first post from the original thread is shown. Click here for the full thread... ---------------------------- Meetup: 9:30 AM 4-Son's Convenience Store, at the intersection of the I-17 and Carefree Highway. (East of the 17 & North side of the Carefree Hwy). Talk in: Simplex - 147.520 Repeater - Shaw Butte 147.240 + offset 162.2 Tone Air down/up will be at the same spot on the west side of the Table Mesa exit off of the I-17, so this is RZR/ATV friendly. Many moons ago a novice off-roader traveled The Table Mesa area for the first time with aired down, street friendly tires. The newbie eagerly followed the experienced lead 4x4 down a trail that "looked like a lot of fun" and promptly tore open a side wall on the first hill. This trail forever became known (at least to him) as "The Flat Tire Trail", know to have been traveled at least once by "The Most Interesting Man in the World". A fun, narrow, hilly and tippy trail, Flat Tire is a nice, short detour on the way to Tip Top Silver Mine. Tip Top is a typical Arizona Ghost Town complete with dilapidated buildings and remnants of a silver mine. At it's peak, Tip Top had 500 residents, it's own post office and was one of Arizona's largest towns at the time. Expect a relaxed day with stock friendly trails with a lunch stop planned in Tip Top (BYOL). Hope to see you there! ---------------------------- Please click here for complete information on this event or to sign-up...
  19. Hello all, The third annual Five-O Car Show is rapidly approaching on November 14th. The Gilbert Police Department has organized a car show fundraiser for the Special Olympics Unified Sports Program. The show will be at the San Tan Village Mall located at 2218 E. Williams Field Rd. Gilbert, AZ. Pre registration is $15 and the day of is $20. There will be lots of raffles and giveaways. We had some guys from this club as well as other clubs attend last year. The Jeeps and four wheel drives are always popular. The guys that brought out their expedition set ups were a hit. Online registration is open on our website below. Our Facebook page is up and running for updating everyone. Please pass the word about this event. The Special Olympic kids really need everyone's help with this very cool program. Feel free to contact me if you have any question about the event, being a sponsor or wanting to donate a raffle prize. We would love to have some more sponsorship from and for the wheeling community. Below are the links to the websites. There will be food trucks at the event and several police K-9 demos as well as SWAT and PD vehicle displays. Hope to see you out there!! http://www.fiveocarshow.com http://www.facebook.com/fiveocarshow Thanks, Benny. http://i1195.photobucket.com/albums/aa384/squinko/carshow2015.jpg' alt='carshow2015.jpg'>
  20. This event is cross-posted from our sister club 4x4 Ham. Note that only the first post from the original thread is shown. Click here for the full thread... ---------------------------- ANSR-92 and ANSR-93 High Altitude Balloon Flight Announcement @ CopaFest 2015 We welcome any HAMs that wish to participate in the chase and recovery ****Note the launch site may change if winds require it.*** Arizona Near Space Research (ANSR) is pleased to announce the flights of ANSR-92 and ANSR-93. These high altitude balloon flights will take place on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 9:00 A.M. The launch site will be CopaFest 2015, Ham Radio in the Desert Hamfest, 16000 Maricopa Road, Maricopa, AZ 85129. The site is at the Ak-Chin Ultra-Star Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle and Casino (Lat: 33 deg 1.67 min; Lon: 112 deg, 3.04 min) Two 2000 gram balloons will be launched, filled with hydrogen. The expected burst altitude will be 90,000 feet or more. The flights are anticipated to last about 2.5 hours from launch to touchdown. The spacing of the launches may be as much as 30 minutes depending on ground winds. These flights will be a demonstration flight for Amateur Television payloads and tracking beacons. Pima-Community College student built payloads will accompany the flights for a STEMSat Demonstration. Balloon-borne transmitters: ANSR-92: APRS KA7NSR-6, 144.34 MHz, :08 and :38 seconds APRS KA7NSR-9, 445.925 MHz, :15 and :45 seconds CW beacon on 147.515 MHz ATV Transmitter 2432 MHz (FM) Cross-band Repeater, input 145.56 MHz (162.2 Hz tone), output 445.525 MHz ANSR-93: APRS KA7NSR-8, 144.34 MHz, :20 and :50 seconds APRS KA7NSR-7, 445.925 MHz, :00 and :30 seconds CW beacon on 147.515 MHz Mesh Network Experiment (still pictures) 2390 MHz The ANSR Cross-Band Repeater will operate from ANSR-92. While contacts (especially DX) are welcome, please give priority to chase team members. Our mobile cross band Digipeater will repeat locally the beacons' APRS data to the 144.390 MHz standard APRS frequency and subsequently will be I-GATED to the Internet for out-of-area trackers. You can track the flight using the following links: http://aprs.fi/?call=KA7NSR-6 (or -7,-8,-9) Be sure to check http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Ballooning for updates to this announcement prior to the flight. Jack Crabtree, W7JLC ANSR President ---------------------------- Please click here for complete information on this event or to sign-up...
  21. So, you think you make a pretty mean salsa? Then Bring it! To the Offroad Passport Annual Salsa Contest, that is! This year's contest will be Saturday evening at the Cinders Event in conjunction with other activities & antics. Enter any or all of 3 categories! And even if you don't enter the contest, come mingle, sip a beverage, snack on Chips and Salsa - and VOTE for your favorites! Three Chances to Win: Best Tasting HOTTEST Best Non-Tomato That's right! Three Salsa Masters are going to walk away with Offroad Passport T-Shirts! So what are you waiting for? Get busy perfecting your salsa recipes, and sign up! FYI: Last year the salsa contest winners won by default - there were only 3 entries! If there aren't enough entries again this year then 2015 will be the last year of the salsa contest. 2015 Salsa Contest Challengers: gcdaz Eugene theksmith dzJeepchic stockjeep Rubidos Bradywgn71 Post to this thread to sign up!
  22. This event is cross-posted from our sister club 4x4 Ham. Note that only the first post from the original thread is shown. Click here for the full thread... ---------------------------- Join us the second Saturday in November for our annual trip to the Titan Missile Museum in Sahuarita, AZ. Each year 4x4 Ham holds a fall get-together at the base of the 80-foot tall discone antenna that is part of the a Cold War Titan missile complex located south of Tucson, AZ. The antenna is still serviceable, thanks to the efforts of the Green Valley Amateur Radio Club, and available for amateur use. In addition to working the antenna for the day, many folks participate in one of the guided tours of the missile site put on by Museum volunteers. This year, I'm organizing the trip from outside the Phoenix metro area. If anyone in the Phoenix area wants to put together a caravan to travel down, feel free to do so in this forum post. I'll be making the drive from the Alamogordo, NM area if anyone from the Borderlands wants to caravan. Otherwise, make your own way to Sahuarita, AZ by 9:00am Arizona time and we'll meet up in the parking lot at the base of the antenna near the coax connection. We should have radios running throughout the day until around 1600. Bring drinks/snacks and any radios you might want to try to hook up to the antenna, as we'll have ample opportunity to put various radios and modes on the air throughout the day. WHAT: Titan Missile Museum Activation WHEN: Saturday, November 14th, 2015 from 9am to 5pm. WHERE: Titan Missile Museum, 1850 W Duval Mine Rd, Sahuarita, AZ Hope to see you there! ---------------------------- Please click here for complete information on this event or to sign-up...
  23. This event is cross-posted from our sister club 4x4 Ham. Note that only the first post from the original thread is shown. Click here for the full thread... ---------------------------- Exhibits and Forums: Friday 3-8 PM; Saturday 8 AM-5 PM; Sunday 8 AM-12 PM For more information, go to http://www.hamconinc.org/ The convention is at the Torrance Marriott South Bay Hotel, 3635 Fashion Way, Torrance, CA. ---------------------------- Please click here for complete information on this event or to sign-up...
  24. This event is cross-posted from our sister club 4x4 Ham. Note that only the first post from the original thread is shown. Click here for the full thread... ---------------------------- CANCELLED DUE TO LACK OF INTEREST. ---------------------------- Please click here for complete information on this event or to sign-up...
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