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Jan 15, 2016, 05:43 PM
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South Bay Soaring Society January Thermal Contest


Its a NEW YEAR and this is the FIRST contest of the season.

WHAT: South Bay Soaring Society January Thermal Contest

WHERE: Brigantino Field, Hollister, CA

WHEN: Jan 31 @ 9:00am

ROUNDS: 4

CLASSES: OPEN (expert (e), sportsman (s), fledgling (f))

RES (e,s,f)

2 Meter woodie

Electric Thermal Duration (ETD)

COST: $5.00 per class (correct change appreciated)

For LSF compatibility: All pilots will fly the same tasks (5, 9,12 and 14 min) in order. Pilots will be broken into two groups without regard for class. Each group will fly MoM style. We will use a fly one-time one mode of operation.

DIRECTIONS: Take 101 south past Gilroy to Hwy 156. Take 156 East toward Hollister. When 156 turns Northward, follow signs toward Hollister (right turn). Field is on the right about 1 mile further on
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Jan 26, 2016, 08:30 PM
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I know it is pretty early to make a decision about this Sunday contest, but be sure and check back Saturday evening and Sunday morning. Rain and winds in excess of 10 mph are forcast currently.
Bob Smith
Jan 29, 2016, 10:24 AM
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I know it is pretty early to make a decision about this Sunday contest, but be sure and check back Saturday evening and Sunday morning. Rain and winds in excess of 10 mph are forcast currently.
Bob Smith
Thanks for the heads up Bob.
Jan 30, 2016, 06:41 PM
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The NWS forecast for Hollister says rain until 10 AM, then showers, winds up to 15 mph.
Jan 30, 2016, 07:46 PM
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Same forecast I saw. I will review again tonight, but not looking good. Check back at 7 AM
Jan 30, 2016, 08:23 PM
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Tomorrow's contest is now cancelled. Rain until mid morning and high winds are forecast.
Jan 30, 2016, 09:34 PM
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Acknowledged.
Jan 31, 2016, 12:37 AM
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Disappointing, hopefully the weather will be better for next weekends' contest.
Rick


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