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Caterham Guides Jamboree On The Air

60th Jamboree On The Air (JOTA) 21 & 22 October 2017

The Caterham Radio Group  will NOT be active for JOTA 2017


18 October 2008 (Saturday)
The CatRad JOTA team was active again for the 51st Annual Jamboree On the Air, on HF, VHF and Packet Radio over the Amateur Radio bands.
This year a total of 12 Guides, Brownies plus 2 Leaders visited us.
On HF 48 stations worked and 15 on VHF.
The total of 115 Greeting Messages Sent and 34 received.
CatRad Jota 2008 News Letter PDF format
51st UK JOTA Report 2008 PDF format
51st World JOTA Report 2008 PDF format


20 October 2007 (Saturday)
The CatRad JOTA team was active again for the 50th Annual Jamboree On the Air, on HF, VHF and Packet Radio over the Amateur Radio bands.
This year a total of 12 Guides, Brownies plus 1 Leader visited us.
On HF 35 stations worked and 14 on VHF.
The total of 78 Greeting Messages Sent and 41 received.
CatRad Jota 2007 News Letter PDF format
50th UK JOTA Report 2007 PDF format
50th World JOTA Report 2007 PDF format


21 October 2006 (Saturday)
The CatRad JOTA team was active again for the 49th Annual Jamboree On the Air, on HF, VHF and Packet Radio over the Amateur Radio bands.
This year a total of 12 Guides, Brownies plus 1 Leader visited us.
On HF 28 stations worked and 8 on VHF.
The total of 78Greeting Messages Sent and 39 received.
CatRad Jota 2006 News Letter PDF format
49th UK JOTA Report 2006 PDF format
49th World JOTA Report 2
006 PDF format


15 October 2005(Saturday)
The CatRad JOTA team was active again for the 48th Annual Jamboree On the Air, on HF, VHF and Packet Radio over the Amateur Radio bands.
This year a total of 15 Guides, Brownies plus 2 Leaders visited us.
On HF 45 stations worked and 21 on VHF.
The total of 139 Greeting Messages Sent and 70 received.
CatRad Jota 2005 News Letter PDF format
48th UK JOTA Report 2005
48th World JOTA Report 2005


16 October 2004 (Saturday)
The CatRad JOTA team was active again for the 47th Annual Jamboree On the Air, on HF, VHF and Packet Radio over the Amateur Radio bands.
This year a total of 23 Guides, Brownies plus 2 Leaders visited us.
On HF 50 stations worked and 26 on VHF.
The total of 188 Greeting Messages Sent and 109 received.
CatRad Jota 2004 News Letter PDF format
47th UK JOTA Report 2004
47th World JOTA Report 2004


18 October 2003 (Saturday)
The CatRad JOTA team was active again for the 46th Annual Jamboree On the Air, on HF, VHF and Packet Radio over the Amateur Radio bands.
This year a total of 27 Guides, Brownies plus 4 Leaders visited us.
On HF 37 stations worked and 12 on VHF
The total of 203 Greeting Messages Sent and 68 received.
CatRad Jota 2003 News Letter PDF format
46th UK JOTA Report 2003

46th World JOTA Report 2003


19 October 2002 (Saturday)
The CatRad JOTA team was active again for the 45th Annual Jamboree On the Air, on HF, VHF and Packet Radio over the Amateur Radio bands.
5 Guide Leaders, 18 Guides and Brownies from the Caterham companies were present for their Radio Communications Day. HF conditions were excellent.
CatRad Jota 2002 News Letter PDF format
45th UK JOTA Report 2002
45th World JOTA Report 2002


20 October 2001 (Saturday)
The CatRad JOTA team was active again for the 44th Annual Jamboree On the Air, on HF, VHF and Packet Radio over the Amateur Radio bands.
29 Guides and Brownies from the Caterham companies were present for their Radio Communications Day. HF conditions were excellent.
CatRad JOTA 2001 News Letter PDF format
44th UK JOTA Report 2001
44th World JOTA Report October 2001


21 October 2000 (Saturday)
The CatRad JOTA team was active again with the Caterham Guides on HF, VHF and Packet Radio over the Amateur Radio bands, from the home of Paul G4APL, Ann G7BSF.
33 Guides, Brownies, Guide and Brownie Leaders and District Commissioners were present. Those that were working towards their Radio Communication Badge were successful.
43th World JOTA Report October 2000


16 October 1999
The Caterham Radio Group participated in the 42nd Annual Jamboree On the Air on Saturday 16th October 1999 supporting the local Caterham Guides and Brownies Including 2 Rainbows and 3 Scouts.
34 Guides, Brownies and Cubs completed the required tasks to gain their Radio Communication Badge from the Guide Leader
The club call
G X 0 S C R was on air from 07:00 to 21:00 Caterham time.
We had an excellent day, including long contacts with Scouts in Australian  and Namibia West Africa.
In the evening the Guide Leader had three quality hours of what real Amateur Radio Dxing on 14 MHz was all about.
On 145MHz the guides passed over a 100 greeting messages.  HF report to follow when logs are analysed.
We were  active on Packet Radio world wide Convers channel 11, also on
2 metre FM and 40, 20, 15, 10 LF/HF Bands.
This event was supported by six CatRad members
42nd World JOTA Report October 1999


17 October 1998
The Caterham Radio Group participated in the 41st Annual Jamboree On the Air on Saturday:-
17th October 1998 supporting the local Caterham Brownies and Guides
32 Guides and Brownies (including 1 Rainbow and 1 Scout) attended.
Over a 100 greeting messages were sent
We were using the callsign GX0SCR and active on Packet Radio world wide Convers channel 11, also on 2 metre FM and 80, 40, 20, 15,10 LF/HF Bands.
This event was supported by six CatRad members
41st World JOTA Report 1998


19 October 1997
The Caterham Radio Group participated in the 40th Annual Jamboree On he Air on Saturday 19 October 1997
10 guides from the 9th Caterham and 18 guides from the 1st Caterham completed all the various tasks and gained their Communications Badge. The Guide ‘Helpers’ 6 from 9th and 2 from the 1st, gained a certificate of merit
40th World JOTA Report 1997


The following excellent Website contains all the World JOTA reports from 1961 to date. 
The Radio Scouting Library

GX0SCR manages to get a mention in some of the UK and World reports as detailed in the web links reports above.


For More Information Contact:
Paul G4APL
c/o Caterham Radio Group
Internet: catrad{at}theskywaves{dot}net