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Re: New Radio Merit Badge Requirements

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  • ravennaelectronics
    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 included. Best Regards,
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 24, 2008
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      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
      included.

      Best Regards,
      "Doc" AC8AL

      --- In ScoutRadio@yahoogroups.com, "Bill Ragsdale" <Bill@...> wrote:
      >
      > Dear Scouters:
      >
      > BSA issued new editions of ALL of the merit badge pamphlets on
      August
      > 1, 2008. The Radio Merit Badge requirements have changed, mostly
      for
      > 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
      editions.
      > In some cases, however, the new editions do contain new
      information,
      > and new requirements. If the copyright date in the new pamphlet is
      not
      > 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
      who
      > started before the new books were issued may complete the badge
      using
      > the old requirements. Those starting work on the badge after the
      new
      > books were issued, may, until December 31, 2008, use either the
      old or
      > new requirements, at their option.
      >
      > Here is a link to markup showing the changes:
      > http://usscouts.org/mb/changes/mb093-08.asp
      >
      > Here is a link to the new requirements:
      > http://usscouts.org/mb/mb093.asp
      >
      > Bill Ragsdale
      > K6KN, trustee W6BSA
      >
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