Girl Scout Amateur Radio Patch Requirements -
Junior Girl Scouts:
- Learn what Amateur Radio is.
- Who are Amateur Radio operators and what are some
public services they perform?
- How do you become an Amateur Radio operator?
- Visit an Amateur Radio operator or invite him
or her to demonstrate radios to your Troop.
- Find out about Amateur Radio clubs and if (or
when), they give classes to become an Amateur Radio
- Learn how radio waves travel.
- Find out how Amateur Radio operators can communicate
with hams in other countries who do not speak English.
Make a list of some of the "Q" signals
- Learn how "traffic messages" are handled.
- List some of the ways to have fun being an Amateur
Cadette Girl Scout or Senior Girl Scout:
- Complete the Junior Girl Scout patch requirements.
- Draw a block diagram which includes a transceiver,
microphone, antenna and feed line.
- Draw 10 schematic symbols often used in radio
diagrams and explain what each part does.
- Explain the difference between an open circuit,
a closed circuit and a short circuit.
- List 5 typical Amateur Radio call signs.
- With the help of a local Amateur Radio operator,
talk to and properly log at least two voice, or
two Morse code, contacts.