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DIRTY PARTS SPONSORED EVENTS

 

JUNE 22-24, 2018

 



DIRTY PARTS
is proud to sponsor:
Outdoor Adventure USA
2018 SummerFest
and Field Day Event

This will be a OAUSA family event involving three days of camping in the mountains of Los Padres Nationa Forest (elevation 7500 feet), an official ARRL Field Day competition, and one or more trail runs. We will also offer all levels of Amateur Radio license testing on Sunday, June 24.

There will be a pot luck and Dutch Oven cook-off on Saturday evening combined with wine tasting.

For those who want to explore the area, there are hiking trails and hundreds of miles of off pavement roads, including some of the more challenging, (Miller Jeep Trail). The camp site is accessible by 2WD and all vehicles are welcome.

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you wish to attend during the day to participate in the Field day event (not staying overnight) there is no charge. Everyone who wants to so participate is welcome!!!

GENERAL INFORMATION

PLEASE NOTE:
At the group site, there will be a 10 vehicle limit, meaning that the first 10 campers to sign up will get a spot to park your vehicle at the group campsite. Trailers count as vehicles. To avoid having to pay a double fee for your trailer and your vehicle, you can leave your trailer at the camp and park your vehicle at the vehicle overflow (for a small fee - $10.00.) If you are not in the first group of 10 sign-ups, you can still camp at the group spot, but will have to park your vehicle in the vehicle overflow area. The camp host makes regular daily runs through the campsite to make sure that we do not exceed the vehicle limit.

DATES
June 22-24, 2018 (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)

LOCATION
MCGILL CAMPGROUND, CA - Group Site #2
Cuddy Valley Rd
Frazier Park, California 93225

McGill is part of Los Padres National Forest and managed by the US Forest Service. The campground sits in a mixed conifer forest in the Pinos Mountains, at an altitude of 7,500 feet and is about a one hour drive from from LA.. Campground temperatures are typically 15 to 20 degrees cooler than the Los Angeles Basin.

The area is in the northeastern part of Los Padres National Forest and offers over 1,200 miles of maintained trails. Much of the forest is primitive and has 10 designated wilderness areas.

FACILITIES
fire ring
vault toilets
picnic tables

***Note***: There are no RV hookups and no water

GPS LOCATION COORDINATES AND ELEVATION:
34.81277 N, 119.10357 W
34° 48.766 N, 119° 06.214 W

Elevation : 7500

DIRECTIONS:
Take I-5 North to Frazier Mountain Park Road exit. Go west on Frazier Mountain Park Road for 7 miles to Cuddy Valley Road. Bear right at Cuddy Valley Road. Continue 5 miles to the Y in the road and veer left for 5 more miles to McGill Campground entrance on the right side of the road. More detailed directions are available here: viewtopic.php?f=212&t=4157

AMATEUR RADIO TESTING
Click the following link for information on the Amateur Radio testing: viewtopic.php?f=212&t=4156

FEES:
The fee is per vehicle for the entire three days and will reserve you a spot in the group campsite for both nights. The site can accommodate tents and small trailers. Due to the very limited space in the campsite, large RVs cannot be accommodated.

$70.00 -in advance for any vehicle
$75.00 -for a “drop-in” (Showing up without notice.)

HOW TO MAKE PAYMENT:
Payments will be taken via the “Donate” button at the bottom of any page on the OAUSA website. For other payment arrangements or questions, PM DaveK. Fees are refundable up to 14 days prior to the event with no penalties.

RADIO CALL-IN INFORMATION
For each of the three days of this event we will be monitoring the Frazier Mountain Repeater.

Frazier Mountain Repeater
Frequency and offset: 447.860-
PL: 141.3

 

 

For any questions about the event, fees, or camp location,
please email Dave Kupfer at K6DTK@oausa.net

 

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