Boy Scouts and Amateur Radio

There’s been a lot of chatter lately about Scouts and ham radio. It sounds like there are a handfull of summer camps that have amateur radio stations that are active. I have been meaning to register with the local Boy Scouts of America council as a Radio Merit Badge councelor… but have not done so yet. Scouting is a great program and if you can expose the young Scouts to amateur radio early on, there might be some success in recruiting future hams.

Check out a new 99 Hobbies interview with Gary Wilson, K2GW. Gary talks about how amateur radio can enrich the Scouting expierence:

Read a recent story from the ARRL website on Ham Radio Scout Camp Calling Protocol:

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