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April: Public/Community Service Events

Saturday and Sunday, April 21st and 22nd
‘MS-150′
Help is ALWAYS needed with a little event known as the MS-150. It’s a little bike ride that runs between Houston and Austin. It is an early start Saturday and a late end Sunday. You can sign up via email at bpms150 at the domain n0xfd dot com.

More Information:
http://bpms150hams.org
http://main.nationalmssociety.org/site/TR/Bike/TXHBikeEvents?sid=3590&type=fr_informational&pg=informational&fr_id=17896

Saturday, April 28th
‘No Label Triathlon’
This Triathlon is a 300 meter swim / 14 mile bike / 3 mile run. It is an early start and an early end. Everyone will be on their way by noon at the absolute latest. It will be at the No Label Brewing Co., 5373 1st Street, Katy, Texas. (yes brewery, and yes, samples available)

More Information:
http://www.itrievents.net
https://maps.google.com/maps?q=5373+1st+Street,+Katy,+Texas

Sunday, April 29th
‘Kemah Triathlon’
This two distance event weekend consisting of a Sprint (0.5 Swim, 20K bike, & 5K run) and an Olympic (1.5K Swim, 40K bike, & 10K run) distance events. They will run at the same time. It is an early start, we should be done no later than 2:00PM. It will be centered around the Kemah Boardwalk.

More Information:
http://www.onurleft.com/KEMAH_TRIATHLON/WELCOME_TO_THE_KEMAH_TRIATHLON_IN_KEMAH,_TEXAS_-_ALCATRAZ_QUALIFIER.html

Thanks goes to Sid (N5ZKD) for his organization and Scott (KT5SR) for passing this email.

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  1. April 8th, 2012 at 20:56 | #1

    These positions are needed still (04/16/2012):

    Break Point SAT 1A SAG Stop (D14 SW) has no operators, should have at least 2 (1 day) – (Tom S. K5LOT is the amateur at this site)

    Break Point SAT 2A SAG Stop (D14 SW) has no operators, should have at least 2 (1 day) – (Gerald M. KF5EYC is the amateur at this site)

    Amateur for Sat Lunch in Belleville (1 day) – (Art C. KE5OBY is handling the SAG Stop with Chuck M. N5GCQ)

    Supply 2 needs a 2 day operator

    Jeff W. – KE5FGA
    ARRL STX District 14 EC
    ARRL STX Assistant EC Operations
    TX STATE RACES ID 21-201-U

    The pre-meeting for the MS-150 is as follows:

    Wednesday April 11 – 7:00PM Houston, TX – NMSS Offices
    Saturday April 14 – 9:00AM Houston, TX – NMSS Offices
    Monday April 16 – 6:00PM Austin, TX – NMSS Offices

    Additional location information on the meetings is at http://bpms150hams.org/posts/2012-general-meetings/

    The meetings will include an overview of ride communication, confirmation of assignments, t-shirts, and other information. Attendance is highly encouraged for those working in a communications roll.

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