The 56th Jamboree on the Air will take place on 19 and 20 October 2013.
This year’s theme is: Let’s Share!
The JOTA is an annual event in which Scouts and Guides all over the world speak to each other by means of amateur radio contacts. Scouting experiences are exchanged and ideas are shared, via the radio waves.
ALL ARRAMGEMENTS HAVE BEEN MADE AND THE FOLLOWING STATIONS WILL TAKE PART,
4S7RS RSSL Main Station helping Scouts Headquarters at Nayakanda Maha Vidalaya, Wattala- Operators 4S5SC Jayantha and 4S7VG Vasantha and others.
4S7PL Girl Guide Headquarters Colombo, 4S7PL Prathana, 4S7RD Harenn and 4S6ABC Bharath.
4S7AA Bhurani International Scvhool, Bambalapitiya 4S7AA Asgar
4S6WAS School for the Blind Ratmalana 4S6WAS Senarath, 4S7NI Nishantha,
4S7DZ D.S. Senanayake Vidyalaya, Colombo Dimuthu.
4S7NL Furgusson School Ratnapura 4S7NL Nayomi, Wijay 4S7VJ,
Kule 4S7KG , Uthpala 4S7UV.
4S7JL St. Anthony’s College Katugastota Kandy, Jaliya 4S7JL.
4S7SKR Mario at Matara.
The VHF activity wil be on the Nuwara Eliya repeater on 145.600 and Yatiyantota B 145.650 Both 1600 shift. Simplex frequencies will be 145.500 and 145.550
HF Operations will be centered around 7060 kHz for domestic use and higher bands for International.
The Council wishes to thank everyone for their support. A special work of thanks to Jayanatha coming all the way from Polonnaruwa with the HQ station.
Start off time is Saturday 0400 UTC frm Wattala.
Hope the activity will be a lot of fun for all. Just a reminder to all operators of JOTA stations, that it is not correct to allow unsupervised operations. The licensed operator must be in the shack. Please inrouduce correct procedure and help the children to enjoy their Jamboree.
4S7VJ Wije 071-1514 498
4S7VK Victor 071-8328 336
4S7JL Jaliya 077-2378 108
G. V. A. Goonetilleke
Radio Society of Sri Lanka.