Calendar of upcoming SCOTA Camp Activations

Date Start Date End Location Camp Name Adult Youth Power Official Camp Designation Registrar
OVID, NY, United States
Grid: MN82gj,, -76.521622
DXCC: K,   ITU:06-08,   CQ:03-05
12 1800 C1 NO KNY-00118-C1 STEPHEN FELL,
Challenge trophy camporee . over 1800 scouts registered for over 200 stations. Hams will be demonstrating what they love the best about ham radio. all bands all modes.
Hodgen, OK, United States
Grid: EM24ps,   34.7772901, -94.698397
DXCC: K,   ITU:06-08,   CQ:03-05
Cedar Lake SP
11 15 E1 NO KOK-00169-E1 BSA Troop 20 ARC,
Cedar Lake SP in the Ouachita Mtns. Plan to operate on 40/20 meters SSB. Will also operate 6m FM on Mena, AR Repeater and 6m FM simplex on 52.525. Also operating VHF FM on Talihina, OK and Cavanal Mtn repeaters. HF Radio is Xiegu CS108G+ at 10W w/dipole antenna. FM Radios are Yaesu VX-7R (5W) and Leixen VV-898E at 25W w/J-pole antennas. Will have Philmont crew trekking the Horsethief Spring Trail loop and staying in contact with base camp on the Talihina and Cavanal Mtn repeaters.
Platte City, MO, United States
Grid: EM29oi,   39.3531, -94.7693
DXCC: K,   ITU:06-08,   CQ:03-05
PCARG Field Day
15 7 C1 NO KMO-00114-C1 Keith Kaiser,
Venture Crew 2273 will participate with the PCARG in the their annual Field Day event.
Mill Creek, OK, United States
Grid: EM14ph,   34.310153, -96.723187
DXCC: K,   ITU:06-08,   CQ:03-05
Kerr Scout Ranch
4 12 E1 YES KOK-00190-E1 BSA Troop 20 ARC,
Scout Summer Camp. Will operate off and on throughout days and evenings on 40/20/17/15/12/10 meters as propagation dictates. Radio is Xiegu CS108G+. Will use Z11 ATU and OCFD antena at about 15-20’ elevation. Will most likely operate QRP battery at 10W, but will bump up to 45W (MiniPA-50 amplifier) if commercial power is available. Will be running Radio MB in evenings, so Scouts will be on the air after 2300 UTC.
, PA, United States
Grid: FN21kc,   41.1112, -75.094
DXCC: K,   ITU:06-08,   CQ:03-05
Resica Falls Scout Reservation
8 60 E1 YES KPA-00125-E1 Kevin Maxson,
Operating from camp as time allows. Using a Yaesu FT-857D, Super Antenna MP1C and battery power. 14.290MHz (20m) preferred. Hope to work you this summer! 73 de KD4MAX, Troop 55, Great Falls, VA
Cowlesille, NY, United States
Grid: FN02st,   42.811407, -78.420551
DXCC: K,   ITU:06-08,   CQ:03-05
Schoellkopf Scout Reservation
2 5 C1 NO KNY-00133-C1 Donald A Sonnefeld,
Operates every Tuesday from 19:00 to 21:00 Eastern
Loveland, OH, United States
Grid: ,   ,
DXCC: K,   ITU:06-08,   CQ:03-05
Camp Friedlander
3 25 C1 YES KOH-00157-C1 Cynthia Kuntzman,
Will attempt to make contacts with other scouts when our troop is at summer camp. We will have 2 hand held btech radios, echolink, and possibly another connection. We are Troop 50 from Springboro Ohio
Vic Ely, MN, United States
Grid: EN48jc,   48.087734, -91.202792
DXCC: K,   ITU:06-08,   CQ:03-05
Boundary Waters Canoe Area
3 6 E1 NO KMN-00023-E1 BSA Troop 20 ARC,
Boundary Waters Canoe Trek. Will set up at daily campsites and make QSOs until 0130 UTC daily on trek. Itinerary will take us to Knife Lake, then back southeast through Ima Lake and Lakes 4, 3, 2, and 1 to pickup point. Will most likely work 40/20 meters due to time of day and latitude. Radio is Xiegu CS108G+ at 10W off batteries. Antenna is OCFD and will (hopefully) be up around 30-40’ daily. Hoping that one or two stations will try to work a schedule with us every evening on the trek so
Power Values:

E1 - 100% battery
E2 - 100% solar
E3 - Generator
E4 - Other (Wind, water, etc)
C: Commercial electrical power

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