Free Radio Merit Badge instructional slides in both PDF and Powerpoint
format can be downloaded from http://www.scouting.org/jota/radio_merit_badge.aspx. An optional Introduction Presentation
is also available if needed to kickoff a large event. Click the link below to go to this website in another
Note that these slides are dated 2012 and have been updated by
the BSA National Radio Scouting Committee to match the revised requirements in the August 2008 priniting of the color
Radio Merit Badge pamphlet. Previous versions of the pamphlet and slides are now out of date.
Additionally, student workbooks for the three classes may be downloaded
from the links below.
Other materials are also available in the files area of http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ScoutRadio/ . This is a great discussion and resource group for folks involved
with teaching Radio Merit Badge and other radio related Scout activities such as JOTA, summer camp and jamboree radio stations.
Downloadable Radio Merit Badge presentations from the BSA Website.
Download Module 1 Student Workbook
Download Module 2 Student Workbook
Download Module 3 Student Workbook
As an alternative presentation format, to print as supplemental visual aids, or for decorating a Scout Camp radio shack,
the posters used by K2BSA for the Radio Merit Badge class at the 2010 National Jamboree are also available. They might
also be printed and used for a Radio Merit Badge class where a computer projector might not be available, such as at a Troop
They can be dowloaded below as a zipped file with each poster as an individual PowerPoint slide and as a PDF.
Their alterantive work books are available to match them . You'll also need a radio frequency spectrum chart such
as the one given away by Icom.
Click here to download K2BSA Radio MB Posters zip file
Click here to download K2BSA Radio MB Workbook zip File
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