Re: Two Maine Scout Camps establish Sched
I like the pizza idea. Any chance of posting source files or photos
of what you've done?
73, Frank KR1ZAN
--- 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
> 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,
> 4. How to get a Ham License or Radio merit badge.