Tagged: Rainbow Council


Earn Your Ham Radio License Like a Boy Scout

Ham Radio and Boy Scouts have a long history together. Signaller was one of the original 14 “Badges of Merit” introduced in 1910. Wireless, introduced in 1918, became Radio in 1923, and remains a...


2016 Radio Scouting Calendar

A few years ago, a group of amateur radio operators formed a Radio Scouting committee for Rainbow Council BSA. Our mission is to introduce Scouts to amateur radio and other STEMĀ fields. Our committee met...


Merit Badge Training

Rainbow Council held a special training course for Boy Scout Merit Badges here in Joliet. I have been a counselor for several years, but never had any formal training on how to manage the...