RE: [scoutradio] Digest Number 273
>>She was also told that folks should not "caravan" to various eventseither!
A "caravan" to any Scouting event is against Scout policy (see the guide to
However, the reality is that most units leave from the the same parking lot
in their community at the same time, stop & the same rest areas when
necessary, & miraculously arrive at the Scouting event at the same time!!!
The FRS issue is pure bunk. Tell her shes wrong on the radio issue.
Tom "polarcub" Bosworth
From: Michael Derek Barnett [mailto:mdb@...]
Sent: Sunday, May 12, 2002 2:06 AM
Subject: Re: [scoutradio] Digest Number 273
Je Saturday 11 May 2002 20:38, ray@... skribis:
> One of the leaders in my Cub Unit just cameThe only way this could be happening is if the FRS radios in question are
> back from a council training session. She
> was told that "FRS Radios should be kept at
> home... should not be brought to Council Events
> or Camp." They interfere with Camp Freqs (150's mhz +/-)
transmitting harmonics on those frequencies. I'd have to go look up the FRS
frequencies again, but I sincerely doubt this is a widespread problem, if it
even exists at all. Certainly sounds like bunk, as a previous poster pointed
> She was also told that 1. folks should not "caravan" toBunk, too. What business is it of theirs anyway?
> various events either!