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Event Details

Event Type Merit Badge
Title Radio Merit Badge at the Kennehoochee/ Atlanta Radio Clubs Hamfest
Location 2245 Callaway Road, SW, Marietta, GA 30008  Show Map
Start Date Start Time Stop Date Stop Time
6/3/2017 0900 6/3/2017 1500
Open for Registration Last day to Register
5/1/2017   6/1/2017
Sessions
(# badges a single scout can attend)
Fees
(cost to attend event)
For
(Who is invited)
1 $0.00 any scout who wants to attend
Council District Type Unit
Atlanta Area Council Silver Comet Troop 1294

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Sponsor Information
The Kennehoochee Amateur Radio Club and the Atlanta Amateur Radio Club will be holding their annual Hamfest at Jim Miller Park in Marietta, GA.







A hamfest is an event similar to a flea market for Amateur (Ham) Radio Operators. There will be booths set up selling and demonstrating new and used ham radio equipment. The event will be attended by Amateur Radio Operators from around the southeastern US.







Besides selling equipment, there are demonstrations of amateur equipment and forums related to the hobby.







All Scouts and Scouters wearing their Class A Uniform will be admitted to Jim R Miller Park for free.  FAMILY MEMBERS ACCOMPANYING SCOUTS ARE ALSO ADMITTED FOR FREE. 
Description
Counselor Information
Unit Sign-up Instructions
Scouts and Scouters are required to wear Class A Uniforms for admission. Failure to wear the uniform will mean that you will be required to pay the standard cost of admission to the event. Entrance Fee is $6. Scouts, please bring a signed Blue Card to the event. All requirements for the Radio Merit Badge will be completed in one day.







Please read the Radio Merit Badge Pamphlet and do the  work in the Radio Merit Badge worksheet and bring it to the class.
Payment Instructions for the Unit
Directions to the Event
The event will be held at Jim R Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Road, SW, Marietta, GA. This is the Cobb County Fairgrounds. 



When the Scouts and their accompanying family member arrive at the parking lot of the fairground, they will check in at the ticket booth. By being in their Scout Uniform, they will be given entrance to the park at NO cost.



The Merit Badge Class will be on the other side of the A & B buildings at the end of the overhead trolly inside of the open pavilion.

I request participants bring their lunch, especially if there any dietary restrictions due to allergies, ethnic or religious restrictions. The only food on site is fair type food.



 
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