Category: Event Reports

Report from Samaritans Charity Cycle Ride 14 May 2017

Thanks to the members that were able to support this event.  We had a good turnout of riders considering the preceding weather (heavy rain). We used the Red Barn watering point as the RF control for this event as this

Report from Sandringham Charity Horse ride Sun 07 May 2017

Thank you to the members that were able to assist at this event. Even though the weather was somewhat cool in a brisk Northerly breeze around 250 riders took part over this popular multi-distance pleasure horse ride. We had a

Report from Houghton Charity Horse Ride 23rd April 2017

Thank you to all the members that were able to assist at this event.  We ran a good net on 2m with coverage easily on 5W from the control location. Just over 200 riders took part on a cool but

Thanks re support for High Tides 12/13 Jan 2017

Thanks to all group members that were able or on standby, to assist with the operations relating to the recent high tides. In the end the Environment Agencies forecasting bought the initial flood warnings down to flood alerts on both

Update re group called to assist with supporting comms Hunstanton 12 Jan 2017

Thank you to members that were able to offer support for this activity.  In the end due to changes in forecasts and weather the planned deployment did not take place. Members need to remain on standby as further activity is

Report from group AGM 6th Nov 2016

The groups AGM took place on Sunday 6th November. There was a good turnout of members and the committee were re-elected en-bloc. Items discussed included purchasing a trailer for transport of equipment, use of CTCSS tones, digital modes, mapping software

Report from Sandringham Charity Horse Ride 09Oct2016

Thank you to all members that turned out to assist at this event.  We had a very large number of entries with over 200 riders taking part. We ran a shortened mast with a 2m Slim Jim used to provide

Report from Hardingham Horse Ride 18th Sep 2016

Thanks to all the team that made the long journey to the other side of Dereham for this event.  It was outside our normal operational area but supporting one of our West Norfolk ride organisers. We had just 130 riders

Report from Wissey Half Marathon 4th Sep 2016

Thank you to all the members that came out to assist on this one. After a break of a couple of years it all became very familiar again. Good RF coverage from  a high spot in the middle of course

Report from Hillington Charity Horse ride

Thanks to members that assisted on this one.  In the end just under 50 riders took part over some parts of West Norfolk that we have never operated in. We ran a slightly modified base arrangement into a shorter tripod