Jamboree on the Air. Start your planning for October 17, 18, 19.
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Jamboree on the Air

Station Registration Open

57th JOTA --- 3rd Weekend in October --- 17, 18, 19

The USA JOTA Station Registration system is now open. You can register your station at 

You can also sign up at the World JOTA-JOTI website at 

As you're preparing for your JOTA event, we recommend the resources published on the K2BSA website, the web pages, and at 


Jamboree on the Air and Jamboree on the Internet are events operated by the World Organization of the Scout Movement. We encourage you to like the JOTA-JOTI Facebook Page. You can also find a great deal of information on the official World JOTA-JOTI Website.

Here's the 2014 World JOTA-JOTI Logo. Designed by Taufik Umar Prayoga from Indonesia

JOTA Website Update

The web pages have just been updated with the 2014 JOTA logo. Check out the updated fact sheets at You also can find planning calendarsradio merit badge class materialsvideos, and more.

We recommend the K2BSA.Scouting Facebook page and the World JOTA-JOTI Facebook page to keep up with the dialogue and all that's happened around Jamboree on the Air and Radio Scouting.

Radio Scouting Items

You can now purchase Radio Scouting name plates, caps, and shirts. Go to the Radio Scouting page for links to the vendors.


The K2BSA Amateur Radio Association operates to extend the reach of amateur radio within the Scouting Movement. It provides support to all Radio Scouting activities, chiefly through communication. It operates at the National Jamboree and the call sign is available for use during other Scouting events. You can find more information at their website.
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Radio Scouting @ Philmont

Bud Turner, N1ROE, provided an insightful report on his use of amateur radio during a trek at Philmont. You can find it at  Great insight for the next time you're at Philmont.

ARRL Field Day & Scouting

Ben Kuo, KK6FUT, reports on a very successful ARRL Field Day event where 23 Scouts earned the Radio Merit Badge. They had some great press coverage as well. Check out the full story at 

JOTA Patch Ordering

This year BSA Supply Group will be fulfilling orders for JOTA and JOTI Patches. As soon as they are set up with patches, we'll forward the ordering number and information. Stand by on the 2014 Patches.

You can still order 2013 patches at

Icom Station Loans

As part of their sponsorship of Radio Scouting, Icom America has provided 10 complete amateur radio stations for loan to local Scout councils to support merit badge workshops, summer camps, and Jamboree on the Air. They have been in use for over two years now and provide superb support to Radio Scouting. You can learn more at Icom Station Loans.

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