mobile alerts & VHF Services

Mobile Text Alerts

The Minnetonka Yacht Club will utilizes mobile service to more efficiently communicate with their members in the categories below. Members of MYC will be emailed a link to sign up for this service. Please email director@minnetonkayachtclub.org if you did not receive the link and would like to participate in this service.

 

Sailing groups receive race information (postponements, abandonment, etc.), Social Events receives any relevant information regarding social events (cancellations, time changes, etc.), and Pontoon Service receives any relevant information regarding changes to hours or operation of the daily pontoon service.

  • Monday Sailing

  • Tuesday Sailing

  • Wednesday Sailing

  • Saturday Sailing

  • Sunday Sailing

  • Social Events

  • Pontoon Shuttle Service

VHF

We are testing the use of VHF Channel 72 audio streaming.  Audio will only be available when communication occurs, which is typically before and during a race.

 This is an experiment to see how well this works and how much interest there is in using it.

Some hints on how to use (essentially stream an m3u file).

  • Windows 10 (Chrome prompts to download an ASX file, which can be opened with the free video player VLC to stream audio).

  • iOS works by using Safari automatically

  • Mac OS X 10.13 (High Sierra) using iTunes (Chrome allows the selection of the application to use, and appears to initially default to iTunes).

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