Scouts and Scout leaders: Please download the flyer for this event for more information on how to register.
Jamboree on the Air: This event allows Boy Scouts and Girls Scouts to use local and international Amateur Radios to contact other scouts around the world. Any age scout is welcome to attend or just watch. Fully trained and licensed Amateur Radio Operators will be present to assist with contacts.
Jamboree on the Internet: This event allows Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts to use a special Instant Message Service to contact other scouts around the world.
Date: Saturday, October 20, 2012
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM (Last Radio Transmission is 1:00 PM)
Fulton County Sheriff’s Department
Emergency Operation Center (Back of Building)
2712 State Highway 29, Johnstown, NY 12095
10:00 AM: Introduction to this Event and Amateur Radio
10:45 AM: How Radios Communicate using the Ionosphere
11:20 AM: How to get an Amateur Radio License (Sample Questions)
For more information on this events visit: http://www.scouting.org/jota and http://scout.org/en/information_events/events/jota/the_55th_jota_2012