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Re: Need a JOTA Station?

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    Scott, No less true today than then. It still works better to take a station to them than to expect them to come to you. Hope you are still as excited to set
    Message 1 of 21 , Nov 30, 2012
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      Scott,
      No less true today than then. It still works better to take a station to them than to expect them to come to you. Hope you are still as excited to set up today as you were then! It pays great dividends, even if we cannot tell in the same year.
      Leland


      --- In ScoutRadio@yahoogroups.com, "Scott Johnson" <scott@...> wrote:
      >
      > ...and I'm not even involved in Scouting! Just thought I'd offer to help
      > because it sounded like a good thing to do, and because I was a Scout once.
      >
      > My daughter is a Girl Scout. They don't do ham radio, they do cookies. :)
      >
      > Scott
      >
      > --
      > Scott Johnson (scott@...) (s.johnson@...)
      > ICQ: 30730876 ICBM: N33 45 50.6 W84 49 31.3 (+- 3dB)
      >
      > > -----Original Message-----
      > > From: Jon Pearl W4ABC [mailto:w4abc@...]
      > > Sent: Thursday, October 10, 2002 5:16 PM
      > > To: scoutradio@yahoogroups.com
      > > Subject: Re: [Scoutradio] Need a JOTA Station?
      > >
      > >
      > > Well... I was a bit worried. I guess my percentages aren't quite
      > > as bad as
      > > yours!
      > >
      > > As of late, out of a hundred Amateur Radio Operators who are
      > > confirmed to be
      > > involved in Scouting, I will manage to see less than ten that are
      > > willing to
      > > bite at the prospect of joining this list. I scour all the nooks and
      > > crannies looking for new prospects. Some of you were no doubt willing
      > > recipients of one of my mailings, while others found their own way here.
      > >
      > > Don't take it personally, Bro'.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > "Life Happens!"
      > >
      > > YIS
      > >
      > > Jon Pearl W4ABC
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: "kd4dcy" <scott@...>
      > > To: <scoutradio@yahoogroups.com>
      > > Sent: Thursday, October 10, 2002 3:59 PM
      > > Subject: [Scoutradio] Need a JOTA Station?
      > >
      > >
      > > > After hearing recently about JOTA, I decided to volunteer. I have e-
      > > > mailed several people around the metro Atlanta, GA Scouting community
      > > > with my offer to set up a temporary special event station at any
      > > > convenient location so that all area Scouts could visit and operate.
      > > >
      > > > Unfortunately, despite repeated e-mails to five addresses:
      > > >
      > > > rmoyer@... (National Coordinator)
      > > > helmsstucc@... (Sweetwater District)
      > > > kberryhomes@... (Sweetwater District)
      > > > cbrown43@... (Sweetwater District)
      > > > aacmke@... (Atlanta Area Council)
      > > >
      > > > I have received NO REPLIES. ZERO. This is unfortunate, since if I'm
      > > > going to be any help at all, I need to use this weekend to pull
      > > > together gear and antenna systems.
      > > >
      > > > So, since Atlanta doesn't seem to need any help, I would like to
      > > > extend my offer to any Scouting organization within a two hour drive
      > > > of Atlanta. If you'd like a station set up for your Scouts, just
      > > > contact me via e-mail or by phone at (678) 468-9626. I'd like to
      > > > help, because this promises to be a great experience for the kids.
      > > >
      > > > Looking forward to hearing from you.
      > > >
      > > > Scott Johnson
      > > > Amateur Radio Station KD4DCY
      > > > Douglasville, GA
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Check out the UK Radio-Scouting page here at Yahoo!Groups.
      > > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/radio-scouting-uk
      > >
      > > Now that you've got new licensees in your unit, why not have them
      > > subscibe to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ScoutRadioYouth
      > >
      > > Visit "Operation On Target BSA" Mountain Top Signaling:
      > > http://www.ontargetbsa.org/
      > >
      > > Great list of Scouting/Amateur Radio web sites:
      > > http://www.k1dwu.net/ham-links/clubs.-.scouting.phtml
      > >
      > > Visit the "Adventure Radio Society" http://www.natworld.com/ars/
      > >
      > > ScoutRadio start page:
      > > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/scoutradio (Email archives - member
      > > email addresses - change your subscription details, etc.)
      > >
      > > Post message: scoutradio@yahoogroups.com
      > > Unsubscribe: scoutradio-unsubscribe@yahoogroups.com
      > > List owner: scoutradio-owner@yahoogroups.com
      > >
      > > SCOUTING and AMATEUR RADIO - FUN FOR ALL AGES
      > >
      > > Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
      > >
      >
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