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Preliminary Pony Express 2020 Re-Ride Radio Operator Assignments

PRELIMINARY - RADIO OPERATOR ASSIGNMENTS FOR 2020 PONY EXPRESS WEST TO EAST RE-RIDE
Revised - April 16, 2020 @ 8:30pm
NOTE: All Pony Arrival Times are shown in PDT and a 24-hour format to eliminate confusion
Woodfords, CA to Carson City, NV 31.4 miles in 5:00 hours, averaging 6.28 mph Section 1
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Pony and Radio Operator Routes Radio Op Assignments
Thu, Aug 27 1300 0.0 0.0 0.0 At Woodfords, CA (Arrive in Nevada) Ben Echavarria - K7BBE,
Daryl Haines - KE7HXD
Follow Pony
Carson City to Fort Churchill 32.0 miles in 4:45 hours, averaging 7.11 mph Section 2
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Thu, Aug 27 1800 0.0 0.0 31.4 Leave St. Charles hotel, west side, Curry at 3rd St Jim Marshall - K6LR,
Walt Nowosad - WA7LTS,
Don McRoberts - W3DRM
Follow Pony
Fort Churchill to Top Gun Raceway (Shurz Hwy) 31.5 miles in 4:15 hours, averaging 7.41 mph Section 3
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Thu, Aug 27 2245 0.0 0.0 63.4 Departs North side of Fort Curchill State Park & goes S on Hwy 95 Jim Marshall - K6LR,
Walt Nowosad - WA7LTS,
Don McRoberts - W3DRM
Follow Pony
Top Gun Raceway (Shurz Hwy) to Sand Springs/Sand Mtn 26 difficult miles in 3:30 hours, averaging 7.42 mph Section 4
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Fri, Aug 28 0300 0.0 0.0 94.9 Departs Top Gun to Sand Springs/Sand Mtn Gary Lefler - KG7ZLQ,
Greg Rossi - KJ7GVZ
Follow Pony
    0.0 0.0 0.0 At Simpson Pass (Radio Relay is here) Dan Rice - KE7UQL
Radio Relay
Sand Springs/Sand Mtn to Cold Springs 33.5 miles on Hwy 50 in 5:00 hours, averaging 6,7 mph Section 5
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Fri, Aug 28 0630 0.0 0.0 129.9
Departs toward East on Hwy 50 near Sand Springs/Sand Mountain to Middlegate
Dave Hendricks - W7DDY
Follow Pony
          Fairview Peak - Radio Relay Tom Rees - KB7XL,
Kevin Ryan - W6AAE
Radio Relay
    0.0 0.0   Middlegate to Cold Springs Dave Hendricks - W7DDY
Follow Pony
Cold Springs to Hwy 722 at Railroad Pass West 36 miles in 5:00 hours, averaging 7.2 mph Section 6
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Fri, Aug 28 1130 0.0 0.0 154.5 At Hwy 50 at Cold Springs restaurant, 1 mile N of PX Gazebo to Smith Creek Jeff Cauhape - K7BCV
Sue Cauhape - KI7CTT
Follow Pony
          Desatoya / Basque Summit - Radio Relay TO BE FILLED
Radio Relay
          Smith Creek to Railroad Pass West Jeff Cauhape - K7BCV
Sue Cauhape - KI7CTT

Follow Pony
Railroad Pass West to Grubb's Well 59 difficult miles in 8:00 hours, averaging 7.37 mph Section 7
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Fri, Aug 28 1630 0.0 0.0 190.4 Departs on Hwy 722 toward East (Railroad Pass West to Austin Campground) Lynn Jenkins - KG7CXR
Follow Pony
          Grass Valley Road - Radio Relay Mike Sherrick - NZ7G,
Natalie Sherrick - N7JKM
Radio Relay
          Austin Summit - Radio Relay Keith Gordon - K7KSG,
Frank Kostelac - N7ZEV,
Linda Kostelac - KC7IIT,
Robert Nelson - WA3PAD
Radio Relay
          Rye Patch Canyon - Radio Relay Rick Bischoff - K7ET
Radio Relay
          Dry Creek Canyon to Grubb's Well Kevin Moore - W7NHP
Follow Pony
Grubb's Well to Overland Pass West in the Diamond Mts 44 miles in 6:15 hours, averaging 7.04 mph Section 8
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Fri, Aug 28 2000 0.0 0.0 249.5 Grubb's Well to Garden Pass Bob Yandow - K7GUU
Follow Pony
Sat, Aug 29 0030     293.4 Garden Pass to Overland Pass West
          Roberts Creek Ranch - Radio Relay Doug Lundgren - N7CBL
Radio Relay
Overland Pass West to Ibapa, ID 144.0 difficult miles in 18:15 hours, averaging 7.89 mph Section 9
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Sat, Aug 29 0645 0.0 0.0 437.4 Depart Overland Pass West in Diamond Mts, North of Eureka to Schellbourne Road Ken Head - KE6FTM,
Randy Head - KE6REY

Follow Pony
          Newark Valley (Strawberry) - Radio Relay Craig McVeay - N0CSM,
Lorna McVeay - KM4DOE
Radio Relay
Sat, Aug 29   0.0 0.0   Leave Schellbourne Road, cross Hwy 93 and go east on paved road to Ibapah, Utah John Abrott - KD7NHC,
Gerry Miller - KJ7GEZ
Follow Pony
          Telegraph Summit - Radio Relay Les Robison - N7GWT,
ENARS Members

Radio Relay
          Kern Mountain - Radio Relay TO BE FILLED
Radio Relay
Sun, Aug 30 0100 0.0 0.0 437.4 PX Trail continues easterly to Ibapah, Utah leaving Nevada End of Nevada Section of
the Pony Express Re-Ride