Technical info

Technical info for Planners

Emit control numbers – as of 25 Nov 2016
Check with Rob prior to your event for changes, and if you need to borrow MAROC’s.

Total of 65 controls which are all mounted on lightweight fibre-glass stakes:

96
129-140 inclusiveGrampEmitStakes
151-174 inclusive
221-248 inclusive

+ 2 Jokers that can be programmed to any number (to replace any failed or stolen controls)

For the summer series, night series (and other level D events) please use controls 130-140 , 230-248 inclusive (30 controls).

Starts and Finishes mounted on heavy duty aluminium stakes:

3x Start [N.B. one is currently labelled as “Check”]
3x Finish, all control number 249

GRAMP Ocad maps 
We keep a stash of up to date maps on our private Yahoo Group site. Contact the mapping co-ordinator to get yourself invited to join the group in order to access the maps and also check which version you should be using, how to get them printed etc etc.

Minor map corrections can be made by the club using OCAD v11 software on the club’s computer.  Please contact the mapping coordinator for advice.

Course planning 
Planners Guidelines Jan 11
Check the BOF website for full guidance on course lengths and standards and planning advice.
http://www.britishorienteering.org.uk/page/planners

Condes planning software
Check the Condes website for up to date guides and downloads. Gramp has a licence for Condes v9.  Rob Hickling can supply you with the club’s username and password for installing Condes version 9.

Purple Pen planning software
This software is free to use and can be downloaded from the Purple Pen website. It is easy to learn, intuitive to use, and is recommended for small events where you do not need the sophisticated options provided by Condes.

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