Re: [scoutradio] how JOTA activity will be distributed across the bands
- Jeff, I would treat this exactly like a field day exercise. I would involve members of your local amateur radio club to help. Remember this is a possible source of recruitment for them as well (the scouters). Also remember that you have a 1000 foot (300m) radius to work with. Read this months QST about the Canadian 35A station in Ontario. That might help you as well. Contact the league and above all contact your district leadership.YiS,Bill Stewart, W2BSA, Venturing Crew 80----- Original Message -----From: Jeff BurnsTo: Scout RadioSent: Friday, June 15, 2001 13:43Subject: [scoutradio] how JOTA activity will be distributed across the bandsI just found out that the JOTA event I am planing might become the main
event for the fall camporee. That means I will have over 300
participants. I am trying to figure out what the maximum number I can
The limiting factor may be the number of transmitters I can set up at
the camp without them interfering with each other. To get several
transmitters operating at the same time they will be forced to use wide
separation in frequency. At Field Day I know this will work because
there will be stations to work all across the bands. What I do not know
is how JOTA activity will be distributed across the bands. I know that
all of the JOTA stations can not work on the recommended frequencies,
but I am not sure how much spread to expect. Can anyone give me some
Also how much activity is there on modes besides SSB? If I set up a
PSK31 station on 80m will I find any JOTA activity?
AD9T - Jeff Burns
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