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SAR OP - Search and Rescue Drill

  • 27 Mar 2021
  • 10:00 AM
  • 28 Mar 2021
  • 8:00 AM
  • 33.279326,-116.061465 North of S22 West of Truckhaven


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Search and Rescue Drill

Saturday March 27, 2021

Area of Operation

Primary Basecamp Coordinates   33.279326,-116.061465

Secondary Basecamp Coordinates  33.277625,-116.053576

stay tuned for further basecamp options

Level 2 Op - All members encouraged

Op Overview: 

If you have ever attended a Land Ops style search and rescue drill you know that this is a unique exercise in navigation, search and communications.

Veteran members attend to assist SAR field operations
New members attend to join a team and experience this unique drill.


Special COVID Considerations. This is an outdoor activity and the social distancing will clearly not be a problem. The orientation will be spacious. More COVID info specific to this op will be posted prior to the event.

LOCATION BASECAMP to be announced 

Basecamp Notice: Basecamp is rough camping. Please provide your own toiletry plans.

Attendance Goal
Ideal team size is 12-20 Vehicles. 

Special Comms Teams 
Spec Comms and Overwatch teams may be developed based on overflow attendance.

Who Should Attend (all experience levels)
This is an excellent opportunity for members of all experience levels (new and veteran) to join together for a unique adventure. 

Vehicle Communications
Vehicle to vehicle comms will be 2 meter for hams and/or FRS for non-hams. Freqs to be announced
2 meter primary frequency = 145.555 MHz
FRS = channel 1 (no privacy code)

Net Control Communications

  • VHF/UHF - Vehicles will communicate with net control on 2 meter and/or UHF depending upon crossband repeater setups.
  • HF – nets will be based on available operators
  • APRS – turn it on if you have it for shared awareness
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