The League now awards its “Amateur Radio Service to Scouting Award” certificate to recognize active Scouting leaders who make significant contributions to providing Scouts with a memorable and valuable Amateur Radio experience. Several of the awards already have been presented. The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) last year included the ARRL award within its family of 19 Community Organization Award partners. Uniformed Scouters who have been recognized for their service to Scouting youth in the community may wear the BSA square knot insignia.
The Amateur Radio Service to Scouting Award was officially established through a resolution that the ARRL Board adopted at its 2013 Annual Meeting. It builds on the long relationship between the BSA and ARRL that began with the development of the Wireless Merit Badge in 1918
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