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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 2, 2020 @ 2:29pm
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
Thurs, June 4 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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Thurs, June 4 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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Thurs, June 4 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, June 5 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, June 5 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, June 5 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, June 5 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, June 5 2000 0.0 0.0 249.5 Grubb's Well to Garden Pass Bob Yandow - K7GUU
Follow Pony
Fri, June 5 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, June 6 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, June 6   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, June 7 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