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Old 04-14-2011, 10:23 AM   #1
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Default Pattern By the Bay 2011, 4/30 - 5/1/2011, Richmond, CA

This is a mirror of a post on RCG - just trying to get the word out:

"Have you ever try combining a pattern contest & vacationing at the same time? If not, then you owe it to yourself to attend our Richmond contest on April 30th & May 1st. Derek Koopowitz & Adrian Wong are proud to present the “Pattern by the Bay Contest”.

Our club BARCS – Bay Area Radio Control Society – is located next to the San Francisco bay.

3155 Goodrick Ave, Richmond, CA. 94801 for Mapquest/Yahoo Maps or GPS

GPS Coordinates are: 37°58'56.96"N and 122°21'46.57"W

6 rounds of AMA/ FAI will be flown. For FAI, 4 rounds of P-11 & 2 rounds of F-11 will be flown with the best 3 of P-11 & the best F round to total up for the final score.

The field will be available for practice on Friday after 11:00 am. Come early to practice, then take your wife or girlfriend for a sumptuous meal, & shopping in the beautiful down town San Francisco.

Contest flyer will be added to the NSRCA District 7 page shortly.

Some clarification respecting FAI:

FAI pilot will have the options of either flying all 6 rounds of P, or, 4 rounds of P & two rounds of F. However, the last two rounds will be normalized with the F's K-factor.

Again, the best 3 of P and the best 1 of F will count.

For more info, please contact either CD Derek Koopowitz – derekkoopowitz@gmail.com, or, Adrian Wong – adriancwong@earthlink.net


Original Thread w/ photos, etc:

Btw the BARCS field is a sweet location with great views of the bay and Mt. Tamalpais.
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Old 05-02-2011, 11:38 AM   #2
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Great weather at the contest!!!

Sportsman (Was decided in the last round!)

Bill Polits 4000
Lawrence Tougas 3985


Ron Davies 4000
Chris Belden 3847


Jacob Boracca 4000
Dale Olstinske 3954
Bjorn Lehnardt 3799
Bob Hixson 2869 (Flew one day)


Jon Carter 4000
Bill Sneed 3833
Luke Peng 3796
Bob Obregon 3730 (Flew one day)
Roy Speights 3649
Dick Belden 3645
Frank Capone 2791 (Flew one day)


Don Atwood 4000
Adrian Wong 3512

FAI flew 4 rounds of P on Saturday and two rounds of F on Sunday.

PS: It was rumored that this was the first of NorCal contests to have all contestants on 2.4 ghz.

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