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TROY / MONACHE MEADOWS

  • 29 Jun 2024
  • 9:00 AM
  • Troy Meadows Campground 36.064142,-118.238679

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TROY / MONACHE MEADOWS
June 29, 2024

Land Ops Setup Team

will arrive Thursday June 27 and depart Sunday June 30

MOUNTAIN REGION
Level 2 Op - All members encouraged

PRE-REGISTRATION ENCOURAGED
UPDATED INFO 5-8-24

Members with larger trailers - Plan on staying in Troy Meadows campground. The operation will take place in Monache Meadows, about 45 minutes away.

OP DAY IS SATURDAY June 29, 2024


KEY COORDINATES 

Black Rock Station
36.094207,-118.264546

Access Road to Monache Meadows
(air down location)
36.156546,-118.241377

For those who want to stay top side in a FS campground
Troy Meadows is a campground located at: 
36.064142,-118.238679

Vehicle Communications

Vehicle to vehicle comms will be 2 meter for hams and/or FRS for non-hams. Frequencies 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

Important information:

Troy Meadow campground is almost 1.5 hours drive from hwy 395, and you will gain about 6,000 feet altitude driving up 9 Mile Canyon Road.  It is important to fill up with fuel in Pearsonville (Shell) before heading up 9 Mile Canyon Road.  It is recommended that you bring at least 5 gallons of extra fuel with you, since the Kennedy Meadow General Store sometimes is out of fuel, and they usually only have regular when they do.

Troy Meadow campground is a first-come campground so try to arrive on Friday afternoon if possible to secure a site.  The camping fee is $17 per night.  Some may wish to camp in Monache Meadow, and if you choose to do so, a recommended area to camp is at 36.200650,-118.176111 which is at the edge of the meadow, about a 45-minute drive from Troy Meadow campground.


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