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Oct 05, 2017, 04:47 PM
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SBSS October Thermal Contest


WHAT: South Bay Soaring Society October Thermal Contest

When: Sunday, October 29, 2017 (Rain Date: Nov 6)

WHERE: Brigantino Field, Hollister, CA

Pilots meeting is 9:15 so we are going to be starting to set up by 8:30.

NOTE: If you need transportation to the back of the field where we will be flying, please let us know since only 4 vehicles are permitted inside the fence. We will try provide a shuttle, if needed.

ROUNDS: 4

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

RES (e,s,f)

Nostalgia/Nostalgia Like (e.g. Vista) limited to 3 functions

Electric Thermal Duration (ETD)

COST: $10.00 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 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 on the right
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Oct 27, 2017, 09:39 PM
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Time Change Sunday AM


Remember to fall forward an hour for the contest Sunday. We will be setting up and would appreciate help at 8:30A
-tim
Oct 28, 2017, 08:40 PM
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Time Change


Daylight Savings Time does not end until November 5th. But.....If you can get there about 8:30 tomorrow, it does really help with gear set up. And is greatly appreciated.
Dave
Oct 28, 2017, 08:46 PM
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SBSS October Thermal Contest


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Originally Posted by Tim.Ellis
Remember to fall forward an hour for the contest Sunday. We will be setting up and would appreciate help at 8:30A
-tim
Dear Tim,

Just to let you and everyone who will be attending the SBSS October 29th Thermal contest

at Brigantino Park in Hollister, CA.

Sunday, November 5, 2017 - Daylight Saving Time Ends

When local daylight time is about to reach

Sunday, November 5, 2017, 2:00:00 am clocks are turned back 1 hour to

Sunday, November 5, 2017, 1:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour earlier on Nov 5, 2017 than the day before.

There will be more light in the morning.

https://www.timeanddate.com/time/change/usa/hollister

Cheers,
Oct 30, 2017, 01:33 PM
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October contest moved to Sunday, Nov. 5


Check this thread for go/no go decision by 6:30 AM on Nov.5. Rain is predicted, but who knows??
BobB
Oct 30, 2017, 10:36 PM
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OK. Don't forget the time change.
Dave

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bob Brown
Check this thread for go/no go decision by 6:30 AM on Nov.5. Rain is predicted, but who knows??
BobB
Nov 05, 2017, 08:33 AM
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Let's fly!


Only rained about 0.2 in here Friday. None yesterday, clear now, light wind. Contest is on.
Bob
Nov 13, 2017, 03:16 PM
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Results


Here are the results for the contest:

OPEN EXPERT:
1. Rich Spicer
2. Dave Murphy
3. Tim Ellis

RES EXPERT:
1. Bob Brown

ELECTRIC THERMAL DURATION:
1. Price Dempler

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