Cape Cod Amateurs Assist With Communications for Dave Birtwell Walk for Alzheimer’s

On Saturday, May 18, amateur radio operators from the Falmouth Amateur Radio Association and the Barnstable Amateur Radio Club provided communications support for the Dave Birtwell Walk for Alzheimer’s at Scusset Beach State Reservation in Sandwich.
Jon, N1ILZ, was net control. Irish, KC1TNX, staffed the Med Tent. Doug, N1OEI, and Stephen, KC1QEM, provided communications for two golf carts to move supplies and assist walkers in need of a ride. Rich Fox, KC1TCA, and John Grullon, KC1SAT, staffed water stops while Barry, KB1TLR, monitored the walk turn-around, keeping folks on course. Ham Radio Team Captain Chris, WA1CMR, teamed up with Walk Captain Jamie Crowell in a third golf cart to monitor the course and to help where needed.
Despite the inclement weather the amateurs got the job done, receiving numerous thanks from the walk organizers and compliments on their professionalism. The hams are looking forward to assisting the Alzheimer’s Walk again next year. —Chris Ranney WA1CMR

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