Objective: Get 8 to 10 scouts to complete the requirements for Radio merit badge.
Where: At EOC in Niceville. We would have use of the radio room. We have also requested one of the breakout rooms for the instructional part.
When: On Saturday August 10, 2019, with a 3-hour period in the morning, lunch, and a 3-hour period in the afternoon.
What we would need to provide: Instructors, presentation, projector, big screen, HTs so we could run multiple contacts simultaneously, demo items for a table (books, hardware, QSL display, etc.)
Other: Have each scout make a 10 minute conversation “over the air:, which is one of the requirements for the badge.
Recommend 147.360 repeater, and 146.580 simplex, within range of the Niceville EOC. Time of the QSOs would be approximately 15:00 on Saturday.
If you can help, let Don Snyder, KN4CGX, Mike Behr, W4BZM; or Bruce Adams, KA5DLV know of your intent.