We’ll be sharing the KB4SA call sign with Pinewood Christian Academy again this year for the ARRL School Club Roundup. Phone, PSK31 and CW will be worked on 40 through 10 meters. If you hear PCA calling CQ, or any school for that matter, be sure to say “hello” and...Read More »
KB4SA is excited to be operating from this year’s Fall Festival at Orange Park Town Hall Park. Radio and internet operations will begin at 10:00AM and continue through 5:00PM, Saturday, October 15.
TO RECEIVE A COMMEMORATIVE CERTIFICATE OF SPECIAL EVENT STATION N4G SEND AN SASE TO:
Scott Roberts – KK4ECR
2361 Oak Hammock Ln
Orange Park, FL 32065
Members of the Clay County Amateur Radio Emergency Service and Florida Army Military Auxiliary Radio System will celebrate...Read More »
Jamboree on the Air 2015 is in the books. One HF station and two VHF stations were put into action as more than a dozen young scouts took to the airwaves for 18 contacts. Five of those contacts were with other JOTA stations in Michigan, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and New...Read More »
KB4SA will be on the air again for Jamboree on the Air (JOTA) this year. Operations will begin at 0900 17 OCT from Black Creek Trail on Fleming Island. All scouting units that are interested in participating should contact Joe Bassett (KB4SA Advisor) at email@example.com.
Priority will be given to Scouts...Read More »
ClayARES Training AEC Joe Bassett (W1WCN) visited Cub Scout Pack 128 to share the fun of amateur radio. Twenty Cubs and Webelos learned about propagation, phonetics and prowords. By all accounts everyone had a good time with plenty of questions answered and 5 states (Michigan, Texas, Indiana, Arkansas and...Read More »
This weekend at the Merit badge fair we had 26 scouts pass the Radio merit badge. It was a great weekend and we all had a great time....Read More »
The location for KB4SA during the Jamboree on the Air will be at Black Creek Park on Fleming Island, US17 South (the entrance is just north of Black Creek).
The operation will begin at 8:00AM and finish at 3:00PM.
Please send a us a message on our Contact page if you plan...Read More »
On July 12, we set up a station at Camp Echockotee for the Cub Scouts Day Camp. We had 8 groups of 1 to 2 Packs in each group come through for a lesson about Ham Radio. Joe Bassett, W1WCN, did an awesome job of demonstrating how radios work. Here...Read More »
KB4SA is pleased to announce that the Scout Amateur Radio Station will be at St. Johns River Base at Echockotee for this year’s Black Creek Merit Badge Fair March 15 & 16. The station will be setting up and operating Friday afternoon and evening for demonstration. Saturday will have merit badge classes...Read More »
Jamboree on the Air Thought Starters provides ideas to help prepare Scouts for Jamboree on the Air. The information has been compiled from years of JOTA participation.
More than 195 stations are currently registered with the ARRL for participation in the 2012 Jamboree on the Air!Read More »
The KB4SA Amateur Radio station will be operating from Clay County on October 20th 0830-1300 (or until the last Scout has had opportunity to make a contact) at Black Creek Trailhead, US 17 South just before Black Creek. All Scouts and Scouting Units in the North Florida Council are encouraged...Read More »
October 6, 2012
JACKSONVILLE DOG FANCIERS’ ASSOCIATION, INC
6932 Morse Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida
The KB4SA station will be operating from the Orange Park Amateur Radio Club hamfest location from 8AM to 1PM.
Everyone is welcome to come check out our station....Read More »
Written by Special to Clay Today Thursday, June 28, 2012 – 06:00
ORANGE PARK –The North Florida Council of the Boy Scouts is creating an amateur radio station, KB4SA. KB4SA encourages, equips and prepares young people to be vibrant citizens and dynamic community leaders through the use of amateur radio...Read More »
KB4SA is on the air. Listen for us on the National BSA frequencies….Click Here for Frequencies...Read More »
On May 5, 2012, Amateur Radio Station KB4SA activated for the very first time from Camp Echockotee in Orange Park Florida. Peter Duzant, K4PAD was the first operator on station to use the call sign KB4SA. The first contact was made with the National Boy Scout Of...Read More »
The Boy Scouts of America introduced a Morse Code Interpreter Strip today. You can see the full information here http://www.k2bsa.net/2012/05/morse-code-interpreter-strip/...Read More »
Well, May 12th is almost here and soon the ionosphere will be filled with Scouts in search of contacts to complete their merit badge requirements. Here are the frequencies (+/- 5KHz for QRM/QRN).
80m – 3.690 & 3.940 MHz
40m – 7.090 & 7.190 MHz
20m – 14.290 MHz
On April 27, Mark Abramowicz, NT3V, did a news story about the Inaugural Event for Amateur Radio Station KB4SA. Below is the news story..
The KB4SA station is planning on making it’s 1st QSO on May 5, 2012 with the National Scouting Museum. The callsign for K2BSA will be K2BSA/5.
The link to the K2BSA site is:
Click on “On The Air” located in the top menu.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Scott Roberts, KK4ECR firstname.lastname@example.org (904) 759-7812
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, THE NORTH FLORIDA COUNCIL CHARTERS AMATEUR RADIO STATION KB4SA – INAUGURAL EVENT ON MAY 12, 2012.
Clay County, Florida (April 12, 2012) – Boy Scouts of America, The North Florida Council announces the charter of amateur radio station,...Read More »
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