The 2013 National Scout Jamboree held at the Summit Bechtel Scout Reserve is now history. During the 10 days of the Jamboree the 42 K2BSA staff members conducted 2,604 amateur radio demonstrations, made 1,958 contacts with other stations, taught Radio Merit Badge classes resulting in 339 Scouts earning the badge, conducted fox-hunting activities for over 100 Scouts, made a contact with the International Space Station, and launched four high-altitude balloons. Watch the overview video below or click on the report cover to see the full report.
Here’s a Google Earth map with the call signs and locations of many of the stations that K2BSA contacted during the Jamboree. Click on the image to see it full size. The coverage generally conforms with the population of the USA.
Bob Bereit, K3RMB, has produced an excellent video of the K2BSA operation at the 2013 Jamboree as well as covering many of the other events at the Jamboree. Check it out!