Announcing Northern California JOTA April 16 - 18, 2010
Join Boy Scouts of America in celebrating 100 years
In 1910 the United States Congress officially chartered the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). During 2010 BSA will be celebrating its 100th year anniversary as an organization. They San Francisco Bay Area Council of BSA is hosting a centennial anniversary celebration jamboree at the Alameda County Fairgrounds April 16-18, 2010. Part of the celebration includes two "Jamboree on the Air" stations were amateur radio will demonstrated to youth and adults Scouts from across the Northern California Area. The public is invited to come and visit the Scouting Jamboree. Information is available at:http://www.100thanniversaryjamboree.org
The station will be demonstrating HF voice and code operations, VHF/UHF voice repeater operations, satellite communication, radio direction finding, and, CW practice stations.
The station (WZ6BSA) will be on the air April 16 noon to 5 M, April 17 from 9 AM to 5 PM, and April 18 from 9 AM to 12 noon (all times given are Pacific Daylight Time (UTC - 7 hours)):
40 M 7.190 SSB 7.030 CW
20 M 14.290 SSB 14.060 CW
147.540 FM Simplex
W6CX IRLP: 3057
N6LDJ IRLP: 7712Satellite AO-51 (when in view of Pleasanton, CA)145.880 FM uplink435.150 FM downlinkno PL tone required
This station is sponsored by the Twin Valley District, of the San Francisco Bay Area Council, of the BSA, LARK members, and enthusiastic volunteers. We can always use help in operating the station during the times listed above. We are looking for great operators and if you can help out, please contact Mike Allison (kn6zt@...) and let him know when you can help. If you can't make it to the fair grounds, please get on the air and talk to Scouts for their 100th anniversary.