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Re: Two Maine Scout Camps establish Sched

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  • kr1zan
    Ray, I like the pizza idea. Any chance of posting source files or photos of what you ve done? 73, Frank KR1ZAN Garland, Texas
    Message 1 of 2 , Jul 14, 2002
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      I like the pizza idea. Any chance of posting source files or photos
      of what you've done?

      73, Frank KR1ZAN
      Garland, Texas

      --- In scoutradio@y..., ray@s... wrote:
      > Camp Director, Wm "Paul" Fisher-KB1IEI
      > of Camp Bomazeen BSA (No Belgrade, ME) and
      > Ray Sirois, N1RY, of Camp Hinds (Raymond ME)
      > have established a weekly shedule on Wednesday
      > evenings for their joint demonstrations of Ham Radio
      > to scouts and staff at those respective camps.
      > For a several years, scouts have seen HF and VHF
      > demonstrated at Camp Hinds by N1RY, N1KAT,
      > KB1RFD, and others. The courses they teach have
      > netted many Radio Merit Badges, and about 20 new
      > hams within scouting circles.
      > Camp Hinds is usually hunting and pecking all
      > over 20 meters on HF Wednesdays from 7 to 8:30pm.
      > Intermixed with that operation is some linking up on
      > 2 meters with Camp Bomazeen on the 146.88
      > repeater.
      > Each week, in addition to a demo where the scouts
      > get to work 2m and 20m, the following is
      > usually covered:
      > 1. How Amateur Radio contrasts with
      > FRS, CB Radio and the Internet.
      > 2. The purpose of the
      > Amateur Radio Service.
      > 3. Ham Radio Pizza. Inside this pizza box, is
      > illustrated all the many pieces / facets of Ham Radio.
      > DX, Emerg Mgmt, Digital Modes, Contesting, Modes,
      > Public Svc, Kit and Antenna building, Satellites,
      > etc.
      > 4. How to get a Ham License or Radio merit badge.
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