EAA Radio's Fast
Eddie was sent into the campground on a BOSE Cart (a mobile
public address system) minutes after arriving from Pennsylvania,
to spread the word about the new camping rules and give
attendees set up in the Sears parking lot in Oshkosh. EAA, in
cooperation with local businesses, are operating satellite
camping areas until the EAA campgrounds can accept more
Finding a dry spot in the EAA Campground
has been a challenge for campers and the volunteers who are assisting
attendees as they arrive. The randomness of acceptable locations for
tent, pop-up campers, and motor homes has caused the usual lines between
camping areas to be blurred. People with and without generators, and
those with pets are now camping side-by-side.
EAA is thanking everyone for their
patience and the great spirit that has been shown by all. An upcoming
dry stretch of weather should allow the campgrounds to slowly recover
but EAA is asking people to avoid driving on campground roads as they
are in a fragile state. Campers with generators are being asked to
observe an unofficial curfew of 10:30 pm, and pet owners should keep an
extra eye on their pet's whereabouts and behavior.
EAA Vice President of Membership Adam
Smith said, "Most Oshkosh visitors already do this as a part of
their DNA. But we're all in this together, so a little extra courtesy is
a great thing as we head toward opening day."
to view regular updates on the status of camping and aircraft parking.