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Re: [scoutradio] Radio Merit Badge

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  • Ray J. Vaughan
    A quick Internet search for radio merit badge on Altavista found this: http://www.arrl.org/ead/scouthbk/ http://www.qsl.net/aa6j/radiomb/
    Message 1 of 39 , Apr 11, 2000
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      A quick Internet search for 'radio merit badge' on Altavista found this:

      http://www.arrl.org/ead/scouthbk/
      http://www.qsl.net/aa6j/radiomb/
      http://www.qsl.net/ae9k/radio.html
      http://www.rulek.com/troop923/merit_badges/radio.html
      http://www.crwflags.com/4rd/mb/radio-r.html
      http://t1250.oao.com/merit/RADIO.HTM
      http://www.neosplice.com/~troop67/mb093.htm
      http://www.mv.com/org/troop-266/radio.htm
      http://www.bytemeusa.com/scouts/radio/radio_merit_badge.html

      I know there' will be a lot of duplication there, but it may be a good start for you. Are you a ham? If not, check with some local hams, you'll need them for radio contacts anyway. Some might be willing to join you in teaching the classes.

      Good luck. And thanks so much for doing this.


      At 06:54 PM 4/11/00 -0700, you wrote:
      >Hi my name is max and I will be teaching the radio merit badge at a summer
      >camp this summer. any suggestions from anybody?
      >
      >Thanks Max.


      Ray J. Vaughan, MS, CBTE, CERT
      KD4BBM PG-7-15266
      http://www.rayvaughan.com/
      ray@...
      ray@...
    • mcarter
      thank you well spoke way to many things change without much thought on why they are like they are without regard to conciseness of the change Myron Carter,
      Message 39 of 39 , Mar 8
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        thank you
        well spoke
        way to many things change without much thought on why they are like they are
        without regard to conciseness of the change
        Myron Carter, KØJR
        myroncarterjr@...

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        On Sun, 3/8/15, k2gw@... [ScoutRadio] <ScoutRadio@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

        Subject: [ScoutRadio] Re: Radio Merit Badge
        To: ScoutRadio@yahoogroups.com
        Date: Sunday, March 8, 2015, 11:12 AM


         









        Just to correct some misunderstandings here,
        while Q signals are not used much on VHF or FM
        communications, and especially in VHF/UHF FM ICS based
        communications, they are still extensively used on Amateur
        HF, both on CW and in the Phone and Digital modes.

        While they had their origins
        in commercial Marine Radiotelegraph, they serve an
        additional purpose besides reducing the number of characters
        needed to be sent.  They also facilitate communications
        between persons who speak different languages.
        To prove my point, quick, how do you say
        "I acknowledge your message" in Serbo-Croatian? 
        I have no idea either, but both a Serbian Ham and I
        would both understand "QSL".

        Thus they are not going away and are included
        in Radio Merit Badge as a common amateur practice.

        73
        Gary Wilson, K2GW










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