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The Alamo Area Radio Organization (AARO) is a nonprofit Amateur Radio organization, club call sign AA5RO, dedicated to assisting the community through radio communications, and the enjoyment, appreciation, and the sharing of knowledge and advancement of Amateur Radio.  The purpose of this site is to provide club news and messages from the AARO Board to club members, and to present information that might be useful to HAMs anywhere.

2016 Jamboree On The Air

2016 JOTA PAtch

Jamboree-on-the-Air, or JOTA, is the largest Scouting event in the world. It is held annually the third full weekend in October. JOTA uses amateur radio to link Scouts and hams around the world, around the nation, and in your own community. This jamboree requires no travel, other than to a nearby amateur radio operator’s ham shack. Many times you can find the hams will come to you by setting up a station at your Scout camporee, at the park down the block, or perhaps at a ham shack already set up at your council’s camp.

Texas Transportation Museum is Sponsoring a station/venue and San Antonio Radio Club will provide expertise and station equipment.

After participating in JOTA Scouts are encouraged to visit all of the museum displays at No Charge

When: Saturday, Oct. 15th from 10am to 5pm

Where: Texas Transportation Museum, 11731 Wetmore Rd. San Antonio, Texas

Fees: Scouts in Uniform and Scout Leaders will be welcomed at No Charge

RSVP is requested but not required

Contact: Bob Rodriguez (210) 887-6618 or by Email (bobrod@flash.net)