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Event Details

Event Type Merit Badge
Title GARS JOTA Fall Frequency Festival
Location 368 Grayson Highway, Lawrenceville, GA  Show Map
Start Date Start Time Stop Date Stop Time
10/18/2014 9:00am 10/18/2014 3:00pm
Open for Registration Last day to Register
8/11/2013   10/16/2014
(# badges a single scout can attend)
(cost to attend event)
(Who is invited)
1 $0.00 any scout who wants to attend
Council District Type Unit
Northeast Georgia Apalachee Crew 73

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ActivitySessionLocationPrerequisitesMin. AgeClass FeeMax in ClassSeats AvailableCounselor 
Radio All DayClass 1None11301 Mr Steve Back P.E.
Sponsor Information

Gwinnett Amateur Radio Society

and Venture Crew 73

for our

Fall Frequency Festival

and the 57th Annual

Jamboree on the Air

Saturday, October 18th, 9am to 3pm

at VFW Post 5255 in Lawrenceville


 Scouts and Adults of All Ages are Welcome

Jamboree On The Air (JOTA) is a world wide scouting event held the third Saturday in

October each year.  Scouts from all over the world will join with amateur radio operators

and have the opportunity to talk to other scouts in countries all around the world.

No training is required and a patch is available.


As part of this worldwide event, we are hosting a Fall Frequency Festival.  

Come join us for hot dogs and talk to Scouts across the country and around the world.



Activities will include:

Fox Hunt games (radio search and recovery)

Hot dogs, chips, and drinks

Amateur Radio Stations – make contact with Scouts around the world

Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) command trailer tours

Radio Merit Badge classes

Boy Scouts – Earn a Merit Badge in a Day

Come to the JOTA Fall Frequency Event and earn the Radio Merit Badge

No pre-requisites, no fees



Radio Merit Badge Class schedule

8:30am                Check in

9:00am                Class begins

12:00pm              Break for lunch

1:00pm-2:30pm   Make radio contacts around the world

Counselor Information
Unit Sign-up Instructions
If you plan to attend the class, please register so that we can plan ahead for materials and food.

Scouts must bring a signed Blue Card and a copy of the Radio Merit Badge booklet

Payment Instructions for the Unit
This event is FREE

Scouts and Adults of All Ages are Welcome

For more info, contact

Steve Back or Jeff Lee, Venture Crew 73,


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