SARA POTA ACTIVITY DAY #1 June 11, 2022
Objective: Encourage SARA members to get on the air as hunters or activators for Parks on the Air as part of the SARA POTA Challenge 2022.
- 7:30 AM SARA 2nd Saturday Breakfast at Perkins 2050 Frontage Road W in Stillwater
9:00 AM Members interested in joining together for park activations meet in the Harbor Freight (old Herbergers) parking lot across from Perkins. We’ll break into small teams of 3-4 people and head out to POTA entities from there. All are welcome. Activators can activate on your own as well, from other POTA entities.
- 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM – activations – see https://pota.app/#/ for spots
- 5:30 PM Dinner gathering – Acapulco Restaraunte Mexicano 1240 Frontage Road W, Stillwater
NEW INFORMATION: All 75 Minnesota state parks and state recreation areas will offer free admission to everyone on Saturday June 11!
Area POTA Entities:
- Gateway Overview State Trail K-9385 – MN
- Browns Creek State Trail K-9386 – MN
- Mississippi River National Recreation Area K-3381 – MN – Coon Rapids, MN to Hastings, MN
- Afton State Park K-2466 – MN – FREE ADMISSION Saturday
- St. Croix & Namekagon National Wild & Scenic River K-0673 – MN – St. Croix Boomsite and upriver – MN & WI
- William O’Brien State Park K-2530 – Marine on St Croix, MN – FREE ADMISSION Saturday
- MN Interstate State Park K-2493 – Taylors Falls, MN – FREE ADMISSION Saturday
- Kinnickinnic State Park – K-1457 – WI – Permit required
- Willow River State Park – K-1481 – WI – Permit required
- St. Croix Wetland Management District – K-0604 – New Richmond, WI
- Osceola Bedrock Glades State Natural Area – K-8216 – Osceola, WI
- WI Interstate State Park – K-4249 – St. Croix Falls, WI
Monitor SARA Repeater 147.060+ DCS 026N for live activation updates and inter-team communications!
2-meter Simplex: 147.555 – activators will try to work 2 Meters for Technicians and Park-to-Park contacts
Activators will work 40 Meters & 20 Meters primarily. Some will likely try 15 Meters and possibly 10 Meters.
This SARA Activity will have an international flavor not just on the air but in person. Brad Harris VE3MXJ will be in town for the weekend! Come out and say hello, ay!