Thursday, January 24, 2013

Boy Scouts OK Amateur Radio Operator Uniform Patch

Youth and adult members of the Boy Scouts of America who hold FCC amateur radio licenses may now wear a special "rating strip" on their scout uniforms. According the the ARRL Letter, the strip recognizes the Scout or Scouter’s availability as an Amateur Radio operator for communication services for events and activities, as well as emergencies. This follows last year's introduction of a Morse code interpreter strip.