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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|level = All levels, youth and adult
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{{Quote-source|The ''Amateur Radio Service'' is a voluntary, non-commercial, communication service; it may be used by qualified persons of any age who are interested in radio technique with a personal aim and without pecuniary interest.|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
==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/ Scouting Magazine article]
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*[http://www.arrl.org/news/bsa-to-offer-amateur-radio-operator-rating-strip ARRL announcement]
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*[http://wireless.fcc.gov/services/index.htm?job=service_home&id=amateur FCC &ndash; Amateur Radio Service]
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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 patch is worn right sleeve of the uniform, below the U.S. flag and any patrol/den emblem or unit awards.
Created:February 15, 2013
Level:All levels, youth and adult
Shortcut:
ARO

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The Amateur Radio Service is a voluntary, non-commercial, communication service; it may be used by qualified persons of any age who are interested in radio technique with a personal aim and without pecuniary interest.
— 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.

    The text of these requirements is locked and can only be edited
    by an administrator.
    Please note any errors found in the above requirements on this article's Talk Page.

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Requirement resources


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