Rubithon Medical And Radio Plan
This was on IH8MUD:
RUBITHON 2008 MEDICAL AND RADIO PLAN
ALL TRAIL LEADERS
Several participants have contacted me with their Medical training and are willing to step forward if needed. Please Identify these and any other person in your group with First -Aid training, EMT, Nurse, Doctor, etc. Also any Ham Radio operators Keep safety as a priority. Seat belts! No alcohol on trail, little kids un-supervised, etc.
Bruce Shoff- In Rubicon Springs Wed. eve. On trail by foot Thurs. and Fri
Jerry Refner- In Rubicon Springs Tues. eve
Eric Agee-(Paramedic) In Rubicon Springs Tues. Eve
Mark Dunne-(Paramedic) Wed. Wentworth Run
Ed Woods-(Paramedic) On trail Wed. and Thurs.
MEDICAL EMERGENCY: (CB Ch 1), (Ham 151.625 CSQ)
Error on the side of caution. If you cannot contact any of the above Medics. Treat person to severity of event. If there is any doubt get them off the trail as quickly as possible. Life or death we will activate the 911 system. If you are requesting a Helicopter and the above listed Medics are not with you the following safety rules must be followed;
Good description of location. GPS lat. and long.
Minimum 50 feet by 50 feet clearing with NO OBSTRUCTIONS
Follow directions from copter crew
Cover eyes and face from blowing debris
Do not approach copter from uphill or tail side
Make eye contact with pilot before approaching
Medical Group Radio to Radio 151.625 or CB CH. 1
Bruce Shoff Medic 1
Jerry Refner Medic 2
Eric Agee Medic 3
Mark Dunne Medic 4
Medical Emergency- Contact Medics on (151.625 CSQ)
Requesting Air Support use Ham Repeater Ka6gwy 146.805 mhz rec. 146.205 mhz trans. Pl 123hz
UHF Rubicon repeater 444.9875 rec. 449.9875 trans pl 107.9 hz linked to Ka6gwy repeater
Air To Ground: CALCORD AIR OPS 156.075 All 4 Medics have CALCORD AIR OPS capability
BRUCE SHOFF AND MARK DUNNE WILL BE CAMPED JUST NORTH OF HELISPOT.
JERRY REFNER AND ERIC AGEE WILL BE CAMPED JUST NORTH OF KITCHEN NEAR RIVER
Since we are right behind the wagon run, we are safe. Andy Pollack is a Dr.
This is good to know.
Also, just as an FYI, 151.625MHz is not an amateur frequency, but probably a regular public service one. We can listen on that frequency, but can normally can't TX on it.
Remember I am right behind you. I finally got a HT and will be monitoring all sorts of stuff. :D
CSQ is an abbreviation for 'Carrier SQuelch'. It's another name for PL tones (which is technically Private Line Tone, which is the name Motorola gave it) or CTCSS. I think CSQ is the GE version of PL. I dunno, but I think they are similar in steps to PL, but I'll have to look into it more.
hand held Cb
Robbie, I also have two hand held CB radios, in addition to my mounted CB unit. I will bring them as back up and if you need a CB while you are walking and spotting.
Got the following reply from Bruce Shoff:
Bruce Shoff wrote:
> CSQ means 'carrier squelch no tone required'. I'm not a HAM but I hope this answers your question.
> Have a safe trip, see you on the Con.
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