You may have seen Bryan on Scouting’s post about the 2018 Merit Badge Rankings. If not, we recommend it to provide some perspective on this key element of the Scouting program. While there, go ahead and subscribe to keep up with all the news.
Reading down the page quite a bit, you can find the Radio Merit Badge ranked at 85 with the total number earned at 5,205. That’s down from 2017 at 5,840 and well down from the all time peak of 7,208 in 2013.
We know that many of you are running workshops and achieving great things in your district and council. Keep up the good work.
The chart below shows the number earned from 1980 to 2018. You can find further historical information at Radio Merit Badge History.