5th Prittlewell Scout Group is in Prittewell in Essex, England Nr Southend on Sea.
The Radio is used at Scout Camps and Radio Scouting like the JOTA, See Below
Radio Scouting, JOTA & JOTI
Beavers, Cubs and Scouts can get a lot from Radio Scouting.This works well with the Global Challenge getting to talk to Scouts from around the world in events like JOTA and JOTI. Out Scout Leaders Call Sign is 2E0SCE we only have 70cm 2M 6M and 10M but hope to have HF soon.
Radio scouting allows you to build friendships with Scouts in other countries and to find out more about their civil and scouting life. Often, these contacts last for years and build the base for upcoming group trips and camps
Jamboree On The Air (JOTA)
The JOTA is an annual event in which Scouts and Guides all over the world speak to each other by means of amateur radio contacts. Scouting experiences are exchanged and ideas are shared, via the radio waves.
Jamboree On The Internet (JOTI)
JOTI is an international Scout Meeting on the Internet it takes places every year on the third weekend of october. During the weekend, thousands of Scouts from all over the world meet and communicate with each other over the Internet. They use Internet Relay Chat (IRC) e-mail, other chat programs, useing mics, web cams, digital cameras.
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