Amateur Radio Special Event Station K9BSA May 10, 2008 at Three Fires Council BSA Scout-O-Rama
Please pass this notice along to any interested scouts, scout leaders, troops, crews, and hams.
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Wheaton Community Radio Amateurs - Scout-O-Rama liaison
On Saturday May 10, 2008, the Wheaton Community Radio Amateurs (WCRA) of Wheaton, Illinois U. S. A.
will be hosting a special event amateur radio station for scouts and visitors attending the Scout-O-Rama (SOR)
of the Three Fires Council of the Boy Scouts of America. 5000 scouts (ranging 6 yrs to 18 yrs in age), leaders
and visitors are expected to visit the 120 demonstrations of scouting activities through the last century .
The theme is "A Century of Service". The WCRA will host an interactive multi-transceiver radio station where
scouts can get on the air with scouts worldwide. Radio Merit Badge will also be offered.
You are invited to call!
If you're in the Chicago area that date, you are invited to visit in person!
DATE: May 10, 2008
TIME: 1415Z - 2100Z (9 AM CDT - 4 PM CDT)
LOCATION: Cantigny Park, Wheaton, Illinois (about 35 miles west of Chicago) U. S. A.
GPS: N 41.85333 W 88.15982
FREQUENCIES + MODES: (Standard JOTA)
14.290 MHz SSB
14.060 MHz CW
7.190 MHz SSB
7.030 MHz CW
IRLP node 4119
Satellite: Various "birds" as available
145.39- MHz (WCRA 2m repeater)
D-Star 145.27 MHz (W9CEQ FRRL repeater [Aurora, Illinois], or call K9BSA)
ATV (2.4 GHZ, local range only)
QSL CONTACT: SASE. Mark Potter, W9UZ, WCRA - Scout-O-Rama QSL, PO Box QSL, Wheaton, IL 60189 U. S. A