Re: [Scoutradio] Re: youth scouting/radio web pages
That's a neat idea, it's cheap and easy, and no license needed!!!
Bob Bruninga wrote:
> I took one of the small single channel FRS radios and put it in a tin-can
> with a tin lid and rubber band around the PTT. Range was about 100
> 2) A good on-line self study for the Radio Merit Badge. Text andInteresting... I've been wondering if it might be possible to offer
> fill in the blanks, multiple choice, etc. There are a couple of
> sites, including a link off the ARRL page, for some studies. The
> site should include various forms to facilitate drawings.
> Instructions on how to find a Radio MB counselor.
merit badges electronically. What problems could there be? Getting
others to do the work for them? Of course, they'd still have to have
the QSO and visit a ham shack.
I have given some Scouts partials at Scout Fair, then mail the last
requirement to me for sign off. I also talked with one young ham on
the air to complete some requirements. That was a unique way to earn
a merit badge!
Bill Jeffrey AA6J
Radio Merit Badge Notes
- AsABat wrote:
>proving it was done by a registered Radio Merit badge councelor, having
> Interesting... I've been wondering if it might be possible to offer
> merit badges electronically. What problems could there be? Getting
> others to do the work for them? Of course, they'd still have to have
> the QSO and visit a ham shack.
the partial/merit badge card, and the signature, and as your said not
knowing if hey did it or their parents did it.
Scott (Advancement Comittee member of BSA Troop 273 in Stow Ohio)