Jamboree On The Air (JOTA) is the biggest world Scout and Guide event (around 750.000 participants in 2010) and can certainly be one of the most exciting annual activities in which you can participate.
Many licensed amateurs will have had exposure to amateur radio through an association with the Scout or Guide movement.
The mission of the JOTA is to bring scouts and guides from all over the world together by means of electronic communication, creating awareness, understanding and friendship with people outside their normal living environment. Stimulating interest in the technology used for the communication and developing the understanding and knowledge of these technologies."
This category of articles is designed to assist amateur radio operators who are new to JOTA, to become involved this enjoyable and rewarding weekend activity. There are information and tips on setting up a JOTA radio station from operators with many years experience.
The information provide in the associated articles, is of a general nature and the reader should determine what is applicable to their own situation. The St George Amateur Radio Society Inc and / or the writer does NOT accept responsibility for any action taken based on the information provided.