Events

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


2-3 March 2019     ARRL International DX – Phone Contest

Callsign: GB100GP.
Where: Gilwell Park, London.
Description: The Amateur Radio SASU intend to take part in the contest.
Link: ARRL DX-Phone Contest Rules


30-31 March 2019    CQ World Wide WPX Contest

Callsign: GB100GP.
Where: Gilwell Park, London
Description: The Amateur Radio SASU intend to take part in the contest.
Link: CQ World Wide WPX Contest Rules


13-14 April 2019    CQ World Scouts Contest

Callsign: Each competitor has their own.
Where: All over the World.
Description: A Worldwide contest for Scout stations organised by the Scouts of Brazil.
Link: CQWS Rules


8-9 June 2019    Beaver & Cub Fundays

Callsign: GB100GP
Where: Gilwell Park.
Description: Many activities including Radio Orienteering.
Link: Fundays


 June 2019     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


12-14 July 2019    Gilwell 24

Callsign: GB100GP
Where: Gilwell Park, London.
Description: 24 hours of fun and adventure.
Link: Gilwell 24


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.
Read more: World Jamboree and NA1WJ
Link: http://https://k2bsa.net/world-jamboree-na1wj/


25-28 July 2019    Gilwell Park Centenary

Callsign: GB100GP
Where: Gilwell Park, London.
Description: Members of the Amateur Radio National SASU plan to operate GB100GP for the days around the anniversary, 26th July.
Link: john.gascoigne@scouts.org.uk


28 July – 7 August 2019    13th Haarlem Jamborette

Callsign: PA13HJ (13th Haarlem Jamborette)
Where: Spaarnwoude, between Haarlem and Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Description: With 9 different sub activities, we’ll introduce Technology to the scouts. From (radio) fox hunting, geocaching, kit building, etc. One of the sub activities is Amateur Radio. Scouts are allowed to make their own two-way radio contacts within the Summit and worldwide.
Read more: PA13HJ on www.QRZ.com
Link: https://www.haarlemjamborette.nl/


7-8 September 2019    Gilwell Reunion

Callsign: GB100GP
Where: Gilwell Park.
Description: The Amateur Radio SASU will be running a “trade stand” advertising the unit. Please come along and support us.
Link: Gilwell Reunion 2019


 September 2019     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


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!


26-27 October 2019    Scarefest

Callsign: GB100GP
Where: Gilwell Park, London.
Description: An amateur radio station is planned.
Link: Scarefest


10-12 January 2020   Winter Camp

Callsign: GB2GP.
Where: Gilwell Park.
Description: Many activities including Radio Orienteering.
Link: Winter Camp 2020


15-16 February 2020   Thinking day on the Air

Callsign: There will be many stations each with their own callsign.
Where: All over the World.
Description: Similar to JOTA but run by the Guides.
Link: TDOTA


July 2021    16th World Scout Moot

Callsign: n/a
Where: Larch Hill, Ireland
Description: An amateur radio station is being planned.
Link: Moot 2021