Shameless Plug For Scouting - Ham Radio Newsletter, OCARG EAGLE
- With the owner's permission, I'd like to make a pitch for (free)
subscriptions to the OCARG EAGLE, a monthly email newsletter for
Scouting hams and hamming Scouters. We are just finishing our fifth
year of publication and now have well over a hundred subscribers in
six nations and 20 states. While originally a newsletter for the
Otschodela Council (Oneonta, NY) Amateur Radio Group (OCARG) KZ2BSA,
the EAGLE's subscriber list expanded since, as far as we know, we are
the only ham-Scouting newsletter published and ham-Scouters
world-wide like to share their experiences and knowledge.
The EAGLE is not unlike Scouting magazine in that it gives ideas and
experiences for programs, but is tailored for amateur radio in
Scouting. We publish most anything related to ham-Scouting including
anecdotal information, news, tips, emergency preparedness, useful
online links we've found, JOTA and Jamboree info, and a host of other
subjects. While we often obtain material from the BSA National Office
and the ARRL's Field and Education Services division, most of our
articles come from voluntary reader contributions which make for
Subscriptions are free, there are no ads, no spam, no solicitations,
no nothing except the newsletter in attached PDF format. The
subscriber list is as carefully protected as a State Secret and all
editions are sent out as Blind CCs to prevent a ready-made list for
Archived copies are available at
http://homepage.mac.com/k2frd/ocarg.htm although the archives go back
only to January 2003.
Subscriptions may be obtained by a simple email request to me at
I hope we may add your address to the subscriber list. I believe you
will find the EAGLE informative, educational, and entertaining.
Yours in Scouting and 73 de Fred K2FRD/VO2FS
OCARG EAGLE Publisher
73 de Fred K2FRD, VO2FS
Free Subscription To OCARG EAGLE, a newsletter for ham radio Scouters
http://homepage.mac.com/k2frd/ocarg.htm for info.