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JOTA 2019 Station Report Icom ID-51A Winner

Congratulations to Robert Crow, KA8CDC, reporting results for the K2BSA/8 station at the Ohio River Valley Council’s JOTA Fall Camporee. He wins the Icom ID-51A Plus2 VHF/UHF D-Star portable as a result of winning the drawing from all those entering a station report.

The drawing was conducted by RandomPicker.


Jamboree on the Air 2019 Report

The Jamboree on the Air Report of 2019 is published at USA JOTA Reports. Here’s the summary from William Stearns, NE4RD, Chairman BSA National JOTA Task Force.


While the reported numbers show a slight fall in overall participation, our calculations show that each station averaged an additional 13 people in attendance over last year This shows an aggregate increase of 24% attendance per station even with our reported stations being down from 266 in 2018 to 201 in 2019.

USA Jamboree on the Air Station Registration

We’ve decided to provide a USA Jamboree on the Air Station Registration System. This way we can directly publish station information to facilitate contacts and more readily provide information to those who have registered. It will also help us collect information after the event. You can register your station at

USA JOTA Station Registration Here

We’ve made this announcement here and via the JOTA Newsletter. You can find the latest edition and subscribe at JOTA Newsletter.

August 2019 JOTA Newsletter Published

The August 2019 Jamboree on the Air Newsletter has been published. You can find it at this link  While there, select the “subscribe” button and add your email to the list.