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  • Albert Furlow
    Read the K2BSA page about what is planned..I see APRS.. AL KA1FFO ________________________________ From: Javier Henderson To:
    Message 1 of 35 , May 18, 2012
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      Read the K2BSA page about what is planned..I see APRS..
      AL KA1FFO


      From: Javier Henderson <javier@...>
      To: ScoutRadio@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Friday, May 18, 2012 8:21 AM
      Subject: Re: [ScoutRadio] Icom America Announces K2BSA Sponsorship

       
      This is good news.

      I have to ask, with Icom being the exclusive sponsor of ham radio gear at Jamboree, and given that they don't have any APRS gear, does this mean that there won't be any support for APRS at Jambo?

      73,
      -jav k4jh

      On May 17, 2012, at 10:38 PM, Frank Krizan <frank.krizan@...> wrote:

      > Jim Wilson, K5ND, has posted the following (May 17, 2012) from the Dayton Hamvention at www.k2bsa.net
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      > Icom America and the Boy Scouts of America today announced a sponsorship agreement for the K2BSA operation at the 2013 National Scout Jamboree. Icom will be the exclusive amateur radio transceiver and repeater sponsor for the Jamboree. In addition, Icom America will sponsor an amateur radio station loan program for local Boy Scout councils beginning this year.
      >
      > You can see the full press release at this link (http://www.k2bsa.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/PR-ICOM-Jamboree-V4.pdf) "Icom America announces K2BSA sponsorship", and on the Boy Scouts of America website. (http://scouting.org/Media/PressReleases/2012/20120518.aspx)
      >
      > This is yet another major step forward in the advancement of Radio Scouting.



    • KB3CVS (Tom)
      I tend to listen to 145.330, however the best way to contact is via email. -Tom-
      Message 35 of 35 , Jun 18, 2012
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        I tend to listen to 145.330, however the best way to contact is via email. 

        -Tom-

        On 6/14/2012 7:07 AM, Stephen M. Shearer wrote:
         

        Do you also know about Science and Radio Merit Badge Camp at Chester County Council {PA}?

        Check out http://hsr-bsa.org/sarmbc1.2.htm

        Steve

         

        From: ScoutRadio@yahoogroups.com [mailto:ScoutRadio@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Albert Furlow
        Sent: 14 June, 2012 6:38 AM
        To: ScoutRadio@yahoogroups.com
        Subject: [ScoutRadio] SCout FD sites .

         

         

        Tom,

        I did not.. i might just have to come to that FD site with.

         

        I have a few boys asking about radio. Next week while we are at summer camp i am bring several rigs. 

         

         

        AL KA1FFO

         

        SEVERN,MD

         

        What repeater do you listen to?

         

         


        From: KB3CVS (Tom) <kb3cvs@...>
        To: ScoutRadio@yahoogroups.com
        Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2012 4:17 PM
        Subject: Re: [ScoutRadio] Icom America Announces K2BSA Sponsorship

         

         

        Albert - you are aware, Baltimore Area Council has a Scout Venture Crew 7388 that specializes in Amateur Radio in the Baltimore area?

        -Tom-
        http://crew7388.com


        On 5/18/2012 7:10 AM, Albert Furlow wrote:

         

        Cool...

         

        I am still bring my VX8R while I am at the JAMBOREE.. 

         

        so when it net time when we are there?

         

        AL KA1FFO

         

        Troop Baltimore Contingency...

         

         


        From: Frank Krizan <frank.krizan@...>
        To: "ScoutRadio@... ScoutRadio@..." <scoutradio@yahoogroups.com>
        Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2012 10:38 PM
        Subject: [ScoutRadio] Icom America Announces K2BSA Sponsorship

         

         

        Jim Wilson, K5ND, has posted the following (May 17, 2012) from the Dayton Hamvention at www.k2bsa.net

        Icom America and the Boy Scouts of America today announced a sponsorship agreement for the K2BSA operation at the 2013 National Scout Jamboree. Icom will be the exclusive amateur radio transceiver and repeater sponsor for the Jamboree. In addition, Icom America will sponsor an amateur radio station loan program for local Boy Scout councils beginning this year.

        You can see the full press release at this link (http://www.k2bsa.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/PR-ICOM-Jamboree-V4.pdf) "Icom America announces K2BSA sponsorship", and on the Boy Scouts of America website. (http://scouting.org/Media/PressReleases/2012/20120518.aspx)

        This is yet another major step forward in the advancement of Radio Scouting.

         

         


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