Re: 50th anniverary JOTA camporees throughout USA
- 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.
--- 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
> 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
> might be an article in a Spring, 2007 edition of QST for
> TNX es 73,
> Bill Morine, N2COP
> ARRL NC Section Public Information Coordinator
> Member - ARRL National Public Relations Committee