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 Monday of each month (except January) and visitors are always welcome. 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 – Radio and Electronics Team Leader (Acting)

 Looking for JOTA / JOTI info?

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?

AU Logo Design 2015 Final

When is JOTA / JOTI In 2015? Answer: 17 & 18 October 2015
The 2015 JOTA-JOTI theme is “The Earth is Yours.” The focus is on environmental responsibility. The Earth is Yours – so take good care of it.

Please register your Victorian (VK3) JOTA / JOTI site to get your JOTA / JOTI Badges. To register your Victorian JOTA /JOTI site click here.

You can also click on the JOTA tab at the top of the page  to get JOTA / JOTI information and badges…and to find  lots more information for JOTA / JOTI .  Click on the tab above.

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.

Amateur Radio Assessments are available at 3 levels including Foundation, Standard and Advanced. (AOCP(F), AOCP(S) and AOCP(A)

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.

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Marine Radio Operator Training and Assessment

Australian Maritime College (AMC), Office of Marine Communications (OMC) have advised that commencing mid July 2015 the marine radio operators certficates of proficiency are undergoing a name change.

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 increasing popularity in recreational boating and the extensive VHF radio networks provided across popular coastal waters around Australia, training and assessment in  SROCP / MROVCP is already  proving popular.

Like everything in the modern world, just when you think you have your head around it, someone changes the name.  For more information regarding changes to the marine operators certificate names see the blog posting

This training will be in addition to our established WIA authorised Amateur Radio training and assessment capability.

Please keep an eye on the SRESU web site, MyScout, and Scout Central – Join in Adventures for further announcements.

Philip Adams – SRESU Training Officer

Updated 25/8/2015 – PA.