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    09/28/2011 | Scouts to Take to the Airwaves for the 54th Jamboree on the Air

    Each year, more than 500,000 Scouts in more than 100 countries take to the airwaves on the third full weekend in October -- and this year will be no different. The Jamboree On The Air (JOTA) is an annual Scouting and Amateur Radio event sponsored by the W
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    01/04/2011 | America’s Oldest Scouter: Woody Woodward, W7KOP (SK)

    Leonard Andrew “Woody” Woodward, W7KOP, of Mapleton, Utah, passed away December 25, 2010. He was 99. Woodward -- who, according to the Boy Scouts of America, was the “longest continuously registered Scouter” -- was involved with scouting for more than 87
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  • 10/30/2009 | Ham Radio Operators Assist in Catalina Island Rescue

    Around 9:45 on the night of October 23, while attending an overnight event at the Boy Scouts' Camp Emerald Bay on Santa Catalina Island, Karl Tso, KI6PCW, and his wife, Deborah Ava, KJ6CRZ, of Topanga, California, decided to climb a hill to check out the
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    10/08/2009 | Scouting Jamboree on the Air (JOTA)

    October 17 and 18 will mark the 52nd worldwide Scouting Jamboree on the Air (JOTA). Held the third full weekend in October each year, this is the premier operating event for Amateur Radio and Scouting around the world.
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