Science & Technology Badge


Badge Requirements


How to earn your badge:

To achieve this badge you need to choose from Options 3 or 4, then complete the all the tasks outlined under your chosen option. You should be aiming to work towards this badge over a period of 6 to 12 months.
 

Option 3: – Radio Communication
 

  1. Regularly take part in an activity involving in a method of radio communication. You should use the time to learn a variety of techniques and recording activity and develop your skills.
     
  2. Demonstrate a radio communication method to a group of young people.
     
  3. Talk about the rules or Codes of Practice for radio communication and how to use the equipment responsibly.
     
  4. Share your knowledge of radio communication alphabets and internationally recognised call signs and signals.
     

Option 4: - Electronics
 

  1. Regularly take part in an activity involving electronics. Use the time to learn a variety of techniques and equipment and improve your skills.
     
  2. Show and explain your project work in electronics to a group of young people. You’re not expected to play the role of an instructor and an appropriate adult should supervise your group.
     
  3. Discuss the safe working practices of electronics and how to use equipment responsibly.
     
  4. Demonstrate a detailed knowledge of circuits, components and the symbols used in electronics.


Only the requirements for core Radio Scouting activities have been included. The Options 1, 2, and 5 cover the Meteorology, Mechanics, Astronomy requirements.