School Club Roundup

October 21-25, 2019

School Club Roundup (the Fall Edition) is back October 21-25! The goal of SCR is to exchange QSO information with club stations that are part of an elementary, middle, high school or college. Non-school clubs and individuals are encouraged to participate.

Sponsored by the ARRL, its Hudson Division Education Task Force and and the Long Island Mobile Amateur Radio Club (LIMARC), SCR serves to foster contacts with and among school radio clubs.

Award certificates will be issued for the following US and DX categories:

Schools: Elementary, Middle/Intermediate/Junior High School, High School and College/University
Non-school Clubs

For more information about School Club Roundup, visit

Source: ARRL School Club Roundup website
October 1, 2019


ARC at Indiana University Celebrates NACC Awards

The amateur radio club at Indiana University, K9IU, in Bloomington, IN recently received their plaques for the North American Collegiate Championships in SSB and RTTY.

Jamboree On the Air Information

Mark Your Calendars for 2019 JOTA-JOTI October 18-20

New Patch Design Announced

The new patch logo design is at   Feel free to download and use in your promotional materials. The BSA Scout Shop is currently manufacturing the patch and should announce availability and order number soon.

JOTA-JOTI Station Registration

The 2019 Registration System is Available

You can register your station at  Select "sign up now."

The 2019 World JOTA-JOTI patch is available at  They also have a JOTA-JOTI neckerchief. Free shipping to USA for orders over $99 USD.

New BSA National JOTA Task Force Chair

Bill Stearns, NE4RD, has been named the BSA National Jamboree on the Air Task Force Chair. Bill has activated a number of JOTA and Scout Camp stations from the Montana Scout Council. He's the Radio Scouting correspondent on Amateur Radio Newsline and has served on the 2017 National Scout Jamboree K2BSA Staff and on the 2019 World Scout Jamboree NA1WJ Staff. In fact, if you watched any of the social media including live videos during the World Scout Jamboree, you can credit his hard work to make all that happen. Please welcome Bill to this important task supporting amateur radio in Scouting activities.


August 27, 2019

ARRL Foundation Scholarship Program Application Window Opens on September 1

Applications for the 2020 ARRL Foundation Scholarship Program will be accepted between September 1 and December 31, 2019. All applicants must be FCC-licensed radio amateurs, and many scholarships have other specific requirements, such as intended area of study, residence within a particular ARRL Division, Section or state, and license class. Applicants should review the scholarships and check off the ones for which they are eligible.

If you complete an online application, you must also email a PDF of academic transcripts from your most-recently completed school year by January 13, 2020.  Applications not accompanied by transcripts will not be considered.  The ARRL Foundation Scholarship Committee will review all applicants for eligibility and award decisions. Scholarship recipients will be notified in May 2020 via USPS mail and email.

For more information, visit the ARRL Foundation Scholarship Program page.