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Event Details

Event Type Merit Badge
Title Kennehoochee Amateur Radio Club/ Atlanta Radio Club Hamfest at Cobb County Civic Center
Location 548 South Marietta Parkway SE, Marietta, GA 30060  Show Map
Start Date Start Time Stop Date Stop Time
6/2/2018 0830 6/2/2018 1500
Open for Registration Last day to Register
5/1/2018   6/1/2018
(# badges a single scout can attend)
(cost to attend event)
(Who is invited)
1 $0.00 any scout who wants to attend
Council District Type Unit
Atlanta Area Silver Comet Troop 1294

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BSA Radio Merit Badge Class

The Kennehoochee Amateur Radio Club and the Atlanta Amateur Radio Club will be holding their 89th annual Hamfest at the Cobb County Civic Center, 548 South Marietta Parkway SE, Marietta, GA 30060.

A hamfest is an event similar to a flea market for Amateur (Ham) Radio Operators. There will be booths set up selling and demonstrating new and used ham radio equipment. The event will be attended by Amateur Radio Operators from around the southeastern US.

Besides selling equipment, there are demonstrations of amateur equipment and forums related to the hobby.

All Scouts and Scouters wearing their Class A Uniform will be admitted to Jim R Miller Park for free.  FAMILY MEMBERS ACCOMPANYING SCOUTS ARE ALSO ADMITTED FOR FREE. 
Counselor Information
Unit Sign-up Instructions
Scouts and Scouters are required to wear Class A Uniforms for admission. Failure to wear the uniform will mean that you will be required to pay the standard cost of admission to the event. Entrance Fee is $6. Scouts, please bring a signed Blue Card to the event. All requirements for the Radio Merit Badge will be completed in one day.

Please read the Radio Merit Badge Pamphlet and do the work in the Radio Merit Badge worksheet and bring it to the class.
Payment Instructions for the Unit
Entrance to the hamfest will be free to Scouts in Class A Uniforms and their family. The normal entrance fee to the hamfest is $8 but the entrance fee is waived. 

Directions to the Event
The Radio Merit Badge Class will be held at the Cobb County Civic Center, 548 South Marietta Parkway SE, Marietta, GA 30060. Class begins promptly at 8:30 am so please arrive early for class.

Scouts participating in the class should bring a lunch. Lunches can also be purchased at the snack bar from food vendors. If you have special dietary requirements, they may not be able to be met with the snack bars available on site.
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