Amateur Radio Operator Rating Strip

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{{Alert|A ''[http://www.fcc.gov/encyclopedia/general-mobile-radio-service-gmrs/ General Mobile Radio Service (GMRS)]'' license is not an ''Amateur Radio Service'' license and does not fulfill the requirement for this award. Only current ''Technician-'', ''Technician Plus-'', ''General-'', and ''Extra-''class (including, any grandfathered ''Novice-'' and ''Advanced-''class) '''''Amateur Radio Service''''' licensees are valid.}}
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|name= Amateur Radio Operator Rating Strip
|name= Amateur Radio Operator Rating Strip
|image = Amateur Radio Operator Rating Strip.jpg
|image = Amateur Radio Operator Rating Strip.jpg
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|caption = This patch is worn right sleeve of the uniform, below the U.S. flag and any patrol/den emblem or unit awards.
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|caption = This emblem ([https://www.scoutshop.org/shop-by-scout/boy-scouts/insignia/insignia-cloth/amateur-radio-operator-rating-strip-emblem-617431.html No. 617431]) is worn on the right sleeve of the uniform,<br>below the U.S. flag and any patrol/den emblem or unit awards.
|created = February 15, 2013
|created = February 15, 2013
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|level = All levels, youth and adult
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|level = Any registered youth or adult member
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{{Quote-source|The amateur and amateur-satellite services are for qualified persons of any age who are interested in radio technique solely with a personal aim and without pecuniary interest. These services present an opportunity for self-training, intercommunication, and technical investigations.|[https://www.fcc.gov/wireless/bureau-divisions/mobility-division/amateur-radio-service ''Amateur Radio Service''] (Federal Communications Commission)}}
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== Notes ==
== Notes ==
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{{Alert|'''A GMRS license from Radio Shack is not an amateur radio license and does not fulfill the requirement for this award.'''<br>Only the current Technician, General, and Extra Class licenses and the grandfathered Novice and Advanced licenses from the FCC are valid amateur radio licenses.}}
 
==Requirement resources==
==Requirement resources==
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*[http://www.arrl.org/ The National Association for Amateur Radio]
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*[http://www.arrl.org/licensing-education-training Amateur Radio Relay League (ARRL)] &mdash; the United States' national association for Amateur Radio
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* [https://www.fcc.gov/wireless/bureau-divisions/mobility-division/amateur-radio-service/operator-class Operator Class Licenses] &mdash; FCC.gov
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== See also ==
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* [[JOTA-JOTI|Jamboree On The Air-Jamboree on the Internet]] - annual world-wide Scouting and amateur radio event
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* Morse Code [[Interpreter Strip]]
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* Merit Badges: [[Astronomy]] - [[Aviation]] - [[Communication]] - [[Drafting]] - [[Electricity]] - [[Electronics]] - [[Journalism]] - '''[[Radio]]''' - [[Weather]]
==External links==
==External links==
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*[http://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2013/01/24/amateur-radio-operators-wear-your-smarts-on-your-sleeve/ Scouting Magazine online article]
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*[http://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2013/01/24/amateur-radio-operators-wear-your-smarts-on-your-sleeve/ Amateur radio operators: Wear your smarts on your sleeve] January 24, 2013 ''[http://www.scoutingmagazine.org Scouting]'' Magazine's ''Bryan on Scouting'' blog article &mdash; Blog.ScoutingMagazine.org
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*[http://www.arrl.org/news/bsa-to-offer-amateur-radio-operator-rating-strip BSA to Offer Amateur Radio Operator Rating Strip] January 18, 2013 ARRL announcement &mdash; ARRL.org
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*[https://www.fcc.gov/wireless/bureau-divisions/mobility-division/amateur-radio-service FCC &ndash; Amateur Radio Service] &mdash; FCC.gov
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*[https://www.scoutshop.org/shop-by-scout/boy-scouts/insignia/insignia-cloth/amateur-radio-operator-rating-strip-emblem-617431.html Amateur Radio Operator Rating Strip Emblem (No. 617431)] &mdash; ScoutShop.org
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* [https://www.k2bsa.net/ K2BSA Amateur Radio Association] - supports Radio Scouting activities for the Boy Scouts of America &mdash; K2BSA.net
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*[https://filestore.scouting.org/filestore/jota/pdf/QST_June_2013.pdf Jammin' and Hammin' with the Scouts] June 2013 ''[http://www.arrl.org/qst QST]'' magazine article &mdash; Scouting.org
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* [http://scota.us Scout Camps On The Air] &mdash; scota.us
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* [http://www.amateurradio.com/activating-sotas-at-philmont-scout-ranch/ Activating SOTA’s at Philmont Scout Ranch] July 21, 2016 ''[http://www.amateurradio.com AmateurRadio.com]'' article &mdash; AmateurRadio.com
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* [https://members.scouts.org.uk/supportresources/4356/communicator-activity-badge/ Communicator Activity Badge] The Scout Association (United Kingdom) &mdash; Scouts.org.uk
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Current revision

Amateur Radio Operator Rating Strip has been discontinued. (See Discontinued awards.)
A General Mobile Radio Service (GMRS) license is not an Amateur Radio Service license and does not fulfill the requirement for this award. Only current Technician-, Technician Plus-, General-, and Extra-class (including, any grandfathered Novice- and Advanced-class) Amateur Radio Service licensees are valid.


Amateur Radio Operator Rating Strip

This emblem (No. 617431) is worn on the right sleeve of the uniform,
below the U.S. flag and any patrol/den emblem or unit awards.
Created:February 15, 2013
Level:Any registered youth or adult member
Shortcut:
ARO

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The amateur and amateur-satellite services are for qualified persons of any age who are interested in radio technique solely with a personal aim and without pecuniary interest. These services present an opportunity for self-training, intercommunication, and technical investigations.
Amateur Radio Service (Federal Communications Commission)


Amateur Radio Operator Rating Strip requirements

  1. Be a registered youth or adult member with a valid amateur radio license, of any class, issued by the Federal Communications Commission.

View the change list (history) of these requirements. The text of these requirements may be locked. In that case, they can only be edited
by an administrator.
Please note any errors found in the above requirements on this article's Talk Page.

Notes

Requirement resources


See also


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