Radio Merit Badge patch

Radio Merit Badge Class Registration

Radio Merit Badge patch


You may still register below to be placed on a waiting list.

Are you interested in helping people during disasters? Want to learn about satellites and high tech electronics? Want your computer to connect around the world via wireless? Think it would be cool to talk to Astronauts in space? Then explore the world of wireless communications through Radio Merit Badge!

To help you complete the badge in one day, a Radio Merit Badge class will be held Saturday, January 10, 2015. The class is limited to the first fifty Scouts who register. Adults interested in learning about radio are welcome to participate.

Date: Saturday 10 January 2015

Time: 8:45 AM to 3:00 PM

Location: Armstrong Hall, The College of New Jersey (2000 Pennington Rd, Ewing NJ 08628-0718)


Cost: The class is free.

Hereís what you need to do in advance:

  1. Register online by clicking HERE.
  2. Read the 2008 or newer Radio Merit Badge pamphlet pages 1-67 and 89-91.
  3. Print a copy of this Radio Merit Badge Workbook.
  4. Draw the chart of the Electromagnetic Spectrum (Requirement 3 a, b, c) in the Radio Merit Badge Workbook before the class. That way youíll be less rushed during the class.
On the day of the class:
  1. Report to Armstrong Hall by 8:45 AM on Saturday morning. If your leaders or parents arenít staying, make sure that you are picked up at 3:00 PM.
  2. Bring the following to the class:
    1. A signed copy of the permission form.
    2. A fully completed Merit Badge Application card for Radio Merit Badge signed by your Scoutmaster.
    3. Your printed copy of the Radio Merit Badge Workbook.
    4. Your completed chart of the Electromagnetic Spectrum in the workbook.
    5. Evidence of any requirements you may have completed in advance.
    6. A bag lunch and drink.
    7. A pen and pencil.
    8. A notebook or clipboard to write on.
    9. Proper uniform, good behavior and interest!
    10. A $5 voluntary donation at the door to cover expenses is appreciated but not required.
If you have any questions about the class, please DO NOT call The College of New Jersey.