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Re: 50th anniverary JOTA camporees throughout USA

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  • Gary Wilson
    Just wondering how others are progressing on this? I m working on a tentative JOTA weekend with Monmouth and Central New Jersey Councils at Monmouth s nearby
    Message 1 of 5 , Jan 16, 2007
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      Just wondering how others are progressing on this? I'm working on a
      tentative JOTA weekend with Monmouth and Central New Jersey Councils
      at Monmouth's nearby Quail Hill Scout camp.

      It should be a lot of fun.

      73

      Gary, K2GW

      --- In ScoutRadio@yahoogroups.com, "Bill Morine" <n2cop@...> wrote:
      >
      > Dear Fellow Radio Scouters:
      >
      > It's rewarding to read the favorable reports of how well JOTA went
      > this year. Now here's a thought for 2007. Since next Oct. 19-21,
      > 2007 will be the 50th anniverary of JOTA, what do you think about a
      > Radio Camporee in each ARRL section?
      >
      > Each section could invite
      > troops from the councils in their sections to a section-wide
      > camporee. Events could include on-air
      > operations from 0000Z Friday night continuously throuhg Sunday
      > morning, teaching the Radio merit badge, holding Tech Class license
      > training classes, and maybe a VE exam session Sunday morning.
      >
      > There are 71 ARRL sections - 71 potential Radio Camporees. Could
      be
      > a great Woodbadge project to organize one in your section.
      >
      > Your thoughts on such an idea would be appreciated with a
      > quick "yea" or "nay". If enough "Yeas" respond, I'll take the idea
      > to ARRL for consideration. If ARRL buys it, the Radio Camporee
      idea
      > might be an article in a Spring, 2007 edition of QST for
      publication.
      >
      > TNX es 73,
      > Bill Morine, N2COP
      > ARRL NC Section Public Information Coordinator
      > Member - ARRL National Public Relations Committee
      >
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