If you’re a ham radio buff, the six-month wait until the next Jamboree on the Air feels like a lifetime.
Fortunately, there’s hope. Wait just two months and attend the American Radio Relay League’s annual Field Day on June 23 and 24.
Both events have ties to the ARRL, but unlike JOTA, the Field Day doesn’t have any direct Scouting ties.
Still, it’s a great opportunity to meet local amateur radio operators and ask them to get involved in the Jamboree on the Air in October. Plus, it’s a great way to introduce your Scouts or Venturers to the fun and technology of amateur radio.
Here’s the scoop: