Welcome to Scout Radio and Electronics (SRESU) website.
The Scout Radio and Electronics Team (SRESU) is a service team of Scouts Australia, based in Victoria. Established to provide radio and electronics related activities and communications services for all sections from Joeys through to Rover Scouts. More information click here…
Meetings held second Tuesday of each month (except January) and visitors are always welcome. Please note our meeting location may change through 2016… For more information please leave a message via our Contact Us page.
We support many scout events and also run training events over the year. These events provide training, skills development opportunities. New radio operators are assisted to develop and practice their skills (always handy in an emergency) and to learn how set up portable stations (good fun and handy for scouting and contest work). More information on out next training or activity weekend, please click on events to the right of this page >
Philip Adams – State Leader Radio.
When is JOTA / JOTI In 2016? Answer: 15 & 16 October 2016.
The Scout Radio and Electronics Team (SRESU) is responsible for co-ordination of the annual event Jamboree On The Air (JOTA) and Jamboree On The Internet (JOTI) in Victoria, including station registration and participation badges.
What is JOTA / JOTI… Click here?
Amateur Radio Training and Assessment
Learn more about Amateur Radio Training
Amateur radio training is suitable for teen aged Scouts, Venturers, Rovers and Leaders. The Foundation AOCP(F) is a good place to start. Parents are also welcome to attend, amateur radio is a hobby that can be enjoyed across the ages. More information – Click Here.
The SRESU Training team invites you to discover Amateur Radio Training via our web pages.
The SRESU provides targeted training for older Scouts, Venturers, Rovers and Leaders. We welcome family members to attend our training as well. This is a wonderful hobby activity that can involve the whole family, both with in and beyond scouting. Amateur Radio Assessments conducted by approved WIA Assessors.
Qualified amateur radio operators may apply for the Amateur Radio Badge which may be worn on the uniform.
Australian Maritime College (AMC), Office of Marine Communications (OMC) have advised that marine radio operators certificates of proficiency have undergone a name change.
- MROCP has become LROCP – Long Range Operator Certificate of Proficiency
- MROVCP has become SROCP – Short Range Certificate of Proficiency.
Radio and Electronics Team are scheduling training days to provide additional valuable skills for Venturers (over 16 years), Rovers and Leaders to achieve these qualifications. With more VHF Marine radios being fitted to recreational boats and the extensive VHF radio networks provided across popular coastal waters around Australia, training and assessment in SROCP is already proving popular.
Please keep an eye on the SRESU web site, MyScout, and Scout Central – Join in Adventures for further announcements.
Philip Adams – State Leader Radio
Updated 21/8/2016 – PA.