Re: New Radio Merit Badge Requirements
- Thank you for that update. I know many MB Counselors will be doing
the Radio MB as part of the JOTA activities in October, myself
--- In ScoutRadio@yahoogroups.com, "Bill Ragsdale" <Bill@...> wrote:
> Dear Scouters:
> BSA issued new editions of ALL of the merit badge pamphlets on
> 1, 2008. The Radio Merit Badge requirements have changed, mostly
> clarity, but remain fundamentally the same.
> The primary change to most of the pamphlets was the introduction of
> color photographs and diagrams, and new covers. The actual text and
> requirements, in most cases did not change from the previous
> In some cases, however, the new editions do contain new
> and new requirements. If the copyright date in the new pamphlet is
> 2008, the text in the pamphlet, including the requirements, did not
> change, only the cover and illustrations.
> Those Scouts working on any badges using the old requirements and
> started before the new books were issued may complete the badge
> the old requirements. Those starting work on the badge after the
> books were issued, may, until December 31, 2008, use either the
> new requirements, at their option.
> Here is a link to markup showing the changes:
> Here is a link to the new requirements:
> Bill Ragsdale
> K6KN, trustee W6BSA