amateur radio station HB9S of the World Scout Bureau
in Geneva operates again this JOTA from the Geneva
Scout Centre "Les
Perouses" on the outskirts of Geneva for
the full JOTA weekend.
46° 12' 18" 38 N, 6° 2' 19" 17 E.
the location on a map, click here
find QTH locators, click here.
station will be run by an international team of Scout
radio operators as well as Yves, HB9AOF, station manager
and Richard, PA3BAR, World JOTA Organizer.
a bit of luck, you may be able to make a contact using
your local repeater station and just a portable radio.
At HB9S, you can speak directly with the camp participants
and the World Scout Bureau staff. You may send requests
for pre-arranged contacts (skeds) in advance to the
station manager by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note the propagation predictions when selecting
out at which time you can hear HB9S.
a contact with HB9S may sometimes take some patience.
Usually many stations are calling at the same time.
The operators will do their very best to make contact
with Scout stations worldwide and speak to Scouts
in as many languages as possible.
can see here on our electronic plot map the actual
contacts that HB9S is making during the JOTA weekend.
Also, when one or more of our transmitters is active,
you will see the "On Air" indication together with
our actual transmit frequency when you click the web-logbook