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.


10-12 January 2020   Winter Camp

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


22-23 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


7-8 March 2020     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


28-29 March 2020    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


11-12 April 2020    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


13-14 June 2020    Beaver & Cub Fundays

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


14 June 2020     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


10-12 July 2020    Gilwell 24

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


4-6 September 2020    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 2020     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


17-18 October 2020     63nd JOTA & 24rd 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!


30 October – 1 Nov. 2020    Scarefest

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


Sumer 2022    16th World Scout Moot

(Postponed from 2021)

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