Jamboree‐on‐the‐Air/Internet (JOTA/JOTI 2017) at Pacificon 2017

Mount Diablo Amateur Radio Club and Boy Scout of America Mount Diablo Silverado Council-International Committee are presenting Jamboree-on-the-Air (JOTA) 2017 and Jamboree-on-the-Internet (JOTI) 2017 at Pacificon 2017 (http://www.pacificon.org/).

The JOTA is an annual event in which Scouts and Guides all over the world speak to each other by means of amateur radio. Scouting experiences are exchanged and ideas are shared, via the radio waves. Each year about half-a-million Scouts and Guides “get together” over the airwaves for the annual Jamboree-on-the-Air (http://www.scouting.org/jota.aspx and http://jotajoti.info/).  JOTI is a similar event but uses the Internet.

Date:   Saturday, October 21, 2017;   Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Place: PACIFICON, San Ramon Marriott, 2600 Bishop Drive, San Ramon, CA

Cost:   $7 includes JOTA patch and general admission into Pacificon for Cub Scout and Boy Scouts (ONLY for Youth in full uniform or adult leader accompanying Scouts in full uniform). Kit building has additional cost (see below).

Registration:  Registration required at: http://www.kintera.org/autogen/home/default.asp?ievent=1176837

Note:  Lunch will NOT be provided, so bring your own.





Questions:  Contact Rand Mahoney / KK6BBT, Meridian District Executive at rand.mahoney@scouting.org