Buck Radio Control Club Rules
1) Flyers may only use the frequencies/channels designated in the Channel/Frequency Sharing Plan. Members who violate this rule may be removed from the club.
2) All flyers must have in his/her possession a current AMA license and a club membership card.
3) Any club member may bring an occasional guest flyer to the field (limit is 2 times a season), provided the guest has a current AMA membership, and the guest follows all field rules. The club member shall be responsible for his guest’s actions.
4) Radio controlled airborne activity shall have absolute priority use of the flying field. Control line and free flight activity shall be permitted only if so conducted to not interfere with or cause a hazard to R/C activity. Control line flying shall be conducted well away from the R/C flying area and parked automobiles.
5) Young children (12 years and under) shall not be allowed in the pit area if not closely and continuously supervised by the parent. Young children shall not be allowed on the flying field at any time. Do not allow young children to wander unescorted at any time.
6) Spectators are allowed in the pit area and on the flying field when invited by a full club member.
7) Under no conditions shall a transmitter be turned on before the frequency identification clothespin has been attached to the frequency board. Return the clothespin to your field box after your transmitter has been turned off.
8) Tuning and range checks shall be kept to a minimum during high activity periods.
9) A supervised transmitter impound shall be employed during open contest activity or other activity when so designated by the club safety officer of field marshal.
10) All two-cycle glow and gas engines shall be equipped with a muffler at least as quiet as the stock muffler.
11) Engines started and operated in the pit area must be positioned to prevent exhaust oils from accumulating on other models, equipment, or park automobiles.
12) During high activity periods, beginner or novice flyers must employ the assistance of an experienced flyer. If you’re in doubt, get assistance.
13) Turns after take-off and approaches for landings shall be conducted in such a manner to prevent flight over the pit, spectator, or parking areas.
14) A flyer shall not willfully and deliberately fly his model in a careless, reckless, or dangerous manner.
15) Maneuvers of any sort shall not be performed over the pit, spectator, or parking areas. 16) The flyer of a dead stick approach shall clearly and loudly warn all persons of his dead stick approach, and shall, from that moment until landing, have right-of-way over all other aircraft.
16) Do not taxi toward the pit area at a fast rate of speed. It is preferable to stop your model and stop your engine before model enters pit area.
17) When retrieving a model stranded in the landing area, announce clearly and loudly your intentions, and retrieve the model in a timely manner.
18) Vehicles other than field maintenance vehicles shall not be driven onto the flying field.
19) Do not litter the field. If you brought it here, take it along home with you.
20) You are responsible for any and all actions by yourself, your guests, and by your children. This includes damage to property including aircraft and equipment. Any question of value of good damaged or destroyed in the event of a dispute may be resolved by a committee appointed by the president for the occasion.
21) There shall be no running or horseplay in pit area.
22) All members and guests must leash their pets and clean up after them.
23) Any accidents or injuries of any kind (includes property damage, medical claims of any kind, injuries to people and pets) shall be reported to any club officer with 24 hours, who shall report it to the president as soon as possible.
24) Do not fly near the apartment building or any other houses and buildings. Remember, your plane is probably farther away from you than you realize. Let’s keep a positive image by being good neighbors.
25) Any infraction of the above rules can be brought to the attention of any of the club officers and shall become official club business and shall be handled per the by-laws.
CHANNEL/FREQUENCY SHARING PLAN
Any member of the Buck R/C Flying, Car & Truck Club found violating this Channel/Frequency Sharing Plan may be removed from the club. Use of equipment operating on frequencies other than those listed below (or 6 meters without proper licensing) is a violation of the AMA Safety Code.
For Model Aircraft Use ONLY
72 MHz band
Channel Nos. 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60
Frequencies: 70.01 to 72.99 (0.02 spacing)
6 Meter/50 MHz “Ham” band
6 Meter/53 MHz "Ham" band
Frequencies: 53.1, 53.2, 53.3, 53.4, 53.5, 53.6, 53.7, 53.8
75 MHz band
Channel Nos: 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90
Frequencies: 75.41, 75.43, 75.45, 75.47, 75.49, 75.51, 75.53, 75.55, 75.57, 75.59, 75.61, 75.63, 75.65, 75.67, 75.69, 75.71, 75.73, 75.75, 75.77, 75.79, 75.81, 75.83, 75.85, 75.87, 75.89, 75.91, 75.93, 75.95, 75.97, 75.99
27 MHz band
49 MHz (range too short for aircraft)
Frequencies: 49.830, 49.845, 49.860, 49.875, 49.890