Welcome to the website of the Scout Radio and Electronics Service Unit (SRESU).
The SRESU is a service unit of the Scouts Australia, Victorian Branch. Established to provide radio and electronics related services for Scouts, the SRESU provides health and welfare communications for large Scouting activities, helps Scouts obtain amateur radio licences by running theory classes and examinations and is responsible for co-ordination of the annual event Jamboree On The Air (JOTA) and Jamboree On The Internet (JOTI) in Victoria.
The SRESU has 3 portable amateur radio repeaters, VK3RSR, VK3RSS and VK3RSD which are used for these activities.
The SRESU also has two fixed repeaters VK3RSA and VK3RSB located at Emerald and Mt St Leonard.
Membership of the SRESU is open to all members of Scouts Australia, Victorian Branch who have an interest in radio or electronic activities. An amateur radio licence is NOT a prerequisite for membership.
The SRESU meets on the second Monday of each month (except January) in Box Hill and visitors are always welcome. For more information please email the Secretary via our Contact Us page.
Branch Activity Leader – Radio and Electronics
Amateur Radio Training
The SRESU Training team invites you to the following training. Read more information about Amateur Radio Training.
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 can be conducted by approved WIA Assessors.
Qualified amateur radio operators may apply for the Amateur Radio badge which may be worn on the uniform.
Philip Adams – SRESU Training Officer