- Radio Merit Badges earned in 2013 = 7,208
- Amateur Radio Operator Rating Strips sold in the past 12 months = 6,833
- Morse Code Interpreter Strips sold in the past 12 months = 1,208
The number of Radio Merit Badges earned represents a new record. The previous record was 7,190 in 2009.
Great work by all the Radio Merit Badge Counselors and their efforts at introducing the fun, technology, and magic of amateur radio to Scouts! Thank you.