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2000 California Classic

Carriage Driving Event Pictures

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California Classic 2000 - Each year, HAMs have provided communications for the Carriage Driving Event that is held to raise "Ride to Fly" charity funds for the handicapped.  This years event was held on Palos Verdes.

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Getting organized and handing out assignments!  Here is an early morning shot of the net control station - W6AJP.  L-R:   Tony-KE6RUT, Karen-WD6BWM,  and three of the OCARC participants: Bob-KD6XO organizer for communications, Bruce-KC6DLA, and Tom-WA6PFA.

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Another shot of some of the 22 HAM Radio volunteers who helped provide communications. L-R:   Bob-N6HOJ, Bob-KD6XO communications organizer, Don-W6AJP net control, Bruce-KC6DLA, Vivian-KF6GZK, Tony-KE6RUT, and Tom-WA6PFA.

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One of the 40 carriages that participated on Saturday in the 2000 California Classic

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A view of Hazard #1 on the Obstacle Course with radio op Tom-WA6PFA (L) and two judges getting prepared for the event.

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Here is one of the carriages trying to navagate Hazard #1.

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A view of Hazard #3 with radio op Bruce-KC6DLA in the foreground.

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A view of Hazard #5. Bud-WA6VPP provided radio-comm at this hazard.

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Here is a view of a competitor entering Hazard #4.  Ken-W6HHC provided radio-comm at this hazard.

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A pair of horses come rushing into Hazard #4

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Advanced competitor Hardy Zantke (#48) navigates a pair of horses thru Hazard #4.  In the foreground is the hazard-judge, Greg-WB6KOV (but not playing with the radios this year).

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There was only one mishap during Saturday's events, Carriage #9 flipped during Hazard #5 and the runaway horse dragged the broken carriage.  Thankfully, nobody was seriously hurt.

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