[amsat-bb] Scouting's jamboree on the Airr this weekend.

Rich/wa4bue richard.siff at verizon.net
Tue Oct 14 18:46:36 UTC 2014

K4AMG club just did a kind of JOTA last night for CUBS.  We had 15 young men 
and 4 leaders.  The Cubs did an exercise spelling their names using the 
PHONETIC ALPHABET and each one took a turn on the High School Repeater W4FOS 
talking to a WF4R.  They did great and seemed to have a great hour on the 

We thank Bill WF4R for his kind good deed.

Pres K4AMG.org

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tom Schuessler" <tjschuessler at verizon.net>
To: "'AmsatBB'" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 9:47 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Scouting's jamboree on the Airr this weekend.

Hello all,

This coming weekend, October 17-19, is the 57th annual Jamboree on the Air,
a World Scouting Organization event linking Scouts to Scouts internationally
via Amateur Radio. There will be hundreds of JOTA stations on the air this
weekend, most on HF and local V/U repeaters but some of us will also attempt
satellite contacts as well.

I will be managing a rather large event at the National Scouting Museum in
Irving, TX, EM12. We will be operating as K2BSA/5. Aside from HF and V/U,
Echolink and IRLP, we are hoping to make a few satellite contacts as well.
Our operation will be limited to 1500-2200Z on the 18th so our satellite
opportunities are limited but for sure we will be on an afternoon SO-50 pass
and hopefully an earlier AO-73 pass as well.

Please look for K2BSA/5 and any other JOTA stations on the birds and give
them a shout.

Tom Schuessler
Irving Amateur Radio Club Scout Radio Coordinator
214-403-1464 (Cell)
n5hyp at arrl.net

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