Welcome to Scout Radio and Electronics (SRESU) website.

The Scout Radio and Electronics Team (SRESU) is a Victorian based service and activity team within Scouts Australia. Established to provide radio and electronics related activities and communications services for all sections from Joeys through to Rover Scouts.  More information click here…

What do we do?

Our team:

  • supports many scout activities and events throughout the year
  • runs training courses and workshops
  • provides opportunities for skills development
  • helps new radio operators to build their own radio stations
  • sets up portable radio stations in halls and campsites (handy for activities and in an emergency)
  • has some communications and tracking equipment for hire.

More information on out next training or activity weekend, please click on events to the right of this page >

Looking for our Latest News?

See the Blog Page

When does the team meet?

Meetings held second Tuesday of each month (except January) and visitors are always welcome. For more information please leave a message via our Contact Us page.

Philip Adams – State Leader Radio.

Jamboree on the Air – Jamboree on the Internet (JOTA-JOTI)

Jamboree on the Air – Jamboree on the Internet (JOTA-JOTI) is the largest Scouting event in the world with over 1 Million Scouts participating across 150+ countries.  Scouts and Guides across the world connect with each other during JOTA – JOTI using the airwaves and the internet.

 New info on JOTA-JOTI  (click here)

2019 Australian JOTA/JOTI badge shown >>>

What is JOTA – JOTI? … (click here)?

Looking for JOTA – JOTI info?

When is JOTA – JOTI held?

The event is held the third (full) weekend in October.
The next JOTA – JOTI is 17th, 18th October 2020.

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, Scout Radio Callsign registration, registering JOTA Radio Operators and JOTI internet supervisors. We also distribute participation badges.

Scouts and Guides from all over the world discuss many topics of interest via Amateur (Ham) Radio. Click below for a sample.

Amateur Radio Training and Assessment

Looking to learn more about Amateur Radio?
More information Click Here.

The SRESU Training team invites you to discover  Amateur Radio Training via our web pages.

Qualified Amateur Radio operators in any section may apply for the Amateur Radio Badge which may be worn on the uniform.

SPOT Tracking

Do you know about SPOT?

SPOT Out of the boxDid you know you can hire spot for your next hike or journey? Please see our
SPOT Blog.

SPOT can be hired on a weekly basis (typically Thursday – Wednesday) from the team.

Marine Radio – Training and Assessment

DSCF5316Marine radio operators certificates of proficiency .

Many Scout Water Activity Teams are now equipped with VHF Marine radios. Radio and Electronics Team  schedule training and assessment days for Venturers (over 16 years), Rovers and Leaders to provide the required skills and qualifications to use Marine Radios.

Philip Adams – State Leader Radio

Updated 2 Feb 2020 – PA.