3894Re: [ScoutRadio] Radio Merit Badge Class at National Scouting Museum
- Sep 7, 2011We have a youth net on a local repeater here in the San Francisco Bay area. It is at 2pm local, so that will be available on EchoLink during your 3:30-4:30 period. More details here:My Radio MB class all checked in on that net.Consider contacting special event stations. There should be several on the air for the 9/11 anniversary, and those are much easier to find that just calling CQ. My class on was on SKYWARN Recognition Day, so we worked a few National Weather Service stations.==Walter UnderwoodVenture Asst. ScoutmasterTroop 14, Palo Alto, CAK6WRUOn Sep 7, 2011, at 6:16 AM, Allan R. Batteiger wrote:
Irving TX, just West of Dallas ( former home of Dallas Cowboys).
The scouting Museum is right next door to the BSA National HQ.
On 9/7/2011 8:08 AM, Bob Bruninga wrote:
> Given this Scout list is national/international, ... where is Irving? And or
> the National Scoiuting Museum? Thanks, Bob
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> Subject: [ScoutRadio] Radio Merit Badge Class at National Scouting Museum
> Hi all,
> The Irving ARC will be holding another Radio Merit Badge class at the
> National Scouting Museum this coming Saturday, September 10th. I am asking
> here for help making the required on-air contacts with the boys at this
> We will be using HF throughout the day for but local contacts will be on
> either the 146.72 or the 442.400 repeaters. We will have an HF station
> running throughout the day between 10 and 4:30 from the Museum deing general
> Ham Radio demos on or near the Scout frequencies but the official Scout
> contacts for badge credit will be from about 1-2P and 3:30-4:30 US Central
> Daylight time time. We will again be using the K2BSA/5 call thanks to Jim
> Wilson of BSA National, the new K2BSA call manager.
> While adult scout leaders/hams would be fine for these local repeater
> contacts, it would be great if you had some scouts who would like to
> participate in talking with other Scouts on the air.
> You can give me a call on my cell before Saturday to coordinate,
> 214-403-1464. email is n5hyp@....
> Looking forward to hearing from you and working with you.
> Tom Schuessler, N5HYP
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