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, Fred Stevens K2FRD <k2frd@...> wrote:
> I had the privilege and honor to meet Lady Baden-Powell in 1965 while
serving on the resident staff at Schiff Scout Reservation, Mendham, NJ.
Being a bit younger, I had to opportunity to see her speak (I can't
really call it a personal meeting) at the 1964 BSA National Jamboree at
A very nice lady!
BTW, I LOVE the fact that Baden-Powell and Heinrich Hertz were born on
the same day. That cements the bond of Scouting and Ham Radio as much
as the old BSA First Class requirement to send and receve Morse Code at
3 words a minute. And Morse Code testing in the US ended on that day
It's almost inevitable that when I get an old-timer to talk to Scouts
during a weekday that many of them say that was how they first got into