Events

Here is a list of the events that may be of interest to Radio Scouts. Events that have passed are left here for while for reference.

If you would like an event included, sent the details via the Contact page. Be sure to include the name of the event, callsign, the start & end dates, a brief description of the event and the part played by Radio Scouting, a link to the event’s web page and an email contact for the organiser.

10 June 2018     Practical Wireless 144MHz QRP Contest

Callsign: Each competitor has their own.
Where: Mainly in the UK.
Description: A friendly contest – Scouts may enjoy taking part.
Link: PW 144MHz QRP Contest


6-8 July 2018    Gilwell 24

Callsign: GB2GP
Where: Gilwell Park, London.
Description: 24 hours of fun and adventure.
Link: Gilwell 24


23 September 2018     Practical Wireless 70MHz QRP Contest

Callsign: Each competitor has their own.
Where: Mainly in the UK.
Description: A friendly contest – Scouts may enjoy taking part.
Link: PW 70MHz QRP Contest


20-21 October 2018     61st JOTA & 22nd JOTI

Callsign: There will be many stations each with their own callsign.
Where: All over the World.
Description: The main event in the Radio Scouting calendar.
Link: This site!


 22 July 2019 – 2 August 2019     24th World Scout Jamboree

Callsign: NA1WJ (North America’s 1st World Jamboree)
Where: Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve, West Virginia, USA
Description: The two main goals for the station are:
1 – Introduce the science, technology, fun, and magic of amateur radio operation to Scouts and Scout leaders from around the world.
2 – Serve as the amateur radio voice of the Jamboree via two-way radio contacts within the Summit and worldwide.
Link: https://www.k2bsa.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/WSJ-Amateur-Radio-Vision-V1.pdf


19-20 October 2019     62nd JOTA & 23rd JOTI

Callsign: There will be many stations each with their own callsign.
Where: All over the World.
Description: The main event in the Radio Scouting calendar.
Link: This site!


2021    16th World Scout Moot

Callsign: n/a
Where: Larch Hill, Ireland
Description: An amateur radio station is being planned.
Link: n/a