The amateur radio station, K2BSA, officially opens on Monday, July 15 at 1 PM.
Operating Hours are 8 AM to 8 PM with the following exceptions:
7/16, Tues – Opens at 11AM after Arena Show
7/20, Sat – Closes at 3 PM
7/21, Sun – Opens at 11 AM after religious services.
7/23, Tues – Closes at 4 PM
For those Scouts already amateur radio operators, the Nightly Net enables enthusiasts an hour of airwave access.
Scouts ready to explore the amateur radio world, the station offers an introductory tour that includes 10 minutes on-air with someone anywhere in the USA. There are seven stations that will allow over 400 Scouts per day to get the experience. The entire Radio Merit Badge can be completed at the Jamboree with two opportunities available to take the FCC Ham Radio License Test. Classes are offered at 9, 10, 11 AM, and 12 and 1 PM. This is one of only a few merit badges that you can complete at the jamboree.
POC:k2bsa…see k2bsa facebook for additional information. https://www.facebook.com/K2BSA.Scouting