Local scouts to participate in international Jamboree on the Air

The Boy Scouts of America’s 54th annual Jamboree on The Air will be held Saturday, October 15 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Cache County Sheriffs Complex, 1225 West 200 North in Logan.The Jamboree on the Air will be on the 3rd floor, Room 3. Jamboree on the Air (or JOTA) is an annual event in which Scouts from all over the world can speak to each other by means of amateur radio contacts.The purpose is to meet each other, share their scouting experiences, exchange ideas, learn from each other and gain a mutual understanding via the radio waves. Three radio stations will be set up and a licensed amateur radio operator will be present at each of the radios to help with the operation. The Jamboree On the Air is co-sponsored by the Bridgerland Amateur Radio Club. For more information call Cordell Smart at 764-1335.

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