Scouting Solar Eclipse Viewing event

Submitted by KA2PBT on Fri, 08/11/2017 - 14:15

Boy Scout Troop 159 ( ) is planning a viewing event at Wallish Farms in West Milford. All Boy Scouts and Girls Scouts are invited to attend. Scott Wylie, WY1LIE, will be setting up an HF station and participating in the SEQP ( ) demonstrating amateur radio and promoting citizen science. The science part if the SEQP fulfills a requirement for a STEM award. Girl Scouts will be encouraged to explore the ARRL Radio and Wireless patch ( ) while Boy Scouts will be informed about the Radio Merit Badge. Please tell any Scout troops you are affiliated with and also please consider helping out at the event. Scouts attending will earn the BSA Eclipse Award This should be a fun few hours in a relaxed environment!