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Jamboree On The Air


Jamboree On The Internet

In 1997 South Ayrshire Guiding and Ayrshire Scouting joined forces for the week-end to take part in JOTA and JOTI.

Details of last years event can be found on the 1997 report - Whats happpening this year - see below.

Carrick District Scouts

Ayrshire South Guides

Kyle District Scouts

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Where are we? Who's who this week-end?
Radio Station Technical details Computer Base Technical details
JOTA Contacts JOTI Contacts
More about Nether Auchendrane Guide Center

The event, organised by jointly Carrick District and Kyle District Scouts, is being held at the

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South Ayrshire County Guide Centre at Nether Auchendrane, near Alloway, Ayr

Ayr is located 30 miles south of the City of Glasgow in Scotland.

Alloway was the birth place of Robert Burns.

The Radio Station is being run by Girvan Amateur Radio Club and the JOTI Station by Bob McIntyre of Kyle District Scouts.

An additional page showing world times is available. This opens as another window and allows you to toggle between this page and the world times - useful when chatting on JOTI. Should the clock stop, simply reload the page.

For the technically minded:

The call sign for the week-end is


Carrick Scouts and Guides

The Radio Station comprises of a FT900 AT rig, trasmitting at 100w. The antenna system is a W3DZZ.

The Station will also be operating a Packet Station and on Sunday a Slow Scan facility.

The JOTI base is running on a laptop computer, hopefully as a server with another machine running on a network.

The server is a 133 Pentium with 24Mb RAM and the modem connection is at 33.6K The computer is linked through Bob's provider, to the Internet, using Netscape Communicator as a Browser and MIRC software being used to access IRC (Internet Chat Relay). The base is using one of the Scouting Servers and the #joti channel to chat with Scouts and Guides throughout the world. The handle being used by this station is kyle_uk and kyle1_uk

The pages are being updated by Bob on a regular basis using WebEdit.

Nether Auchendrane can be contacted throughout the week-end by E-Mail.

Jamboree On The Air Contacts
Date Call Sign Town Country Comments

Jamboree On The Internet Contacts
Date Call Sign Town Country Comments
16 October gt Rüsselsheim Germany  
  ChrisSBUK Nottingamshire UK  
17 Oct JOTCUR8 Curacao    
  lanecove3   Australia  
  Schetz1 Niederanven Luxembourg  
  scout-lux Monderdange Luxembourg  
  Ali_steve Spean Bridge Scotland  
  cash Virginia USA  
  Touru Blumenau Brazil  
  MaltScout Cospicua Malta  
  Mbg2_nl Waalwijk Holland  
  pc_4_troy Bulga Scouts NSW, Australia  
  pc_1_g Cessnock NSW, Australia  
  pc_3-short Bulga Scouts NSW, Australia  
  pc_5-007 Bulga Scouts NSW, Australia  
  pc_6-belv Bulga Scouts NSW, Australia  
  pc_7-gill Bulga Scouts NSW, Australia  
  pc_8-008 Bulga Scouts NSW, Australia  
  PIETER_nl   Holland  
  SHAZ   Australia  
  shortie Johanesburg South Africa  
  Winston3B Syndey Australia  
  Winston4B Syndey Australia  
  Zidane ? ?  
  rock Irene South Africa  
  pc_8_kid Bulga Scouts NSW, Australia  
  mykkbp22 KK Malaysia  
  jotcur12 Curacao   Wigbertson & Keith
  comish Michigan USA;  
18 October woot Canberra Australia  
  Beetle Cape Town South Africa  
  Rader Nowra N.S.W., Australia  
  Pionero Guatemala Guatemala  
  Annascubs Southern California USA  

Nether Auchendrane Guide Center

Nether Auchendrane is the South Ayrshire County Guide Centre, locates just to the south of Alloway, near Ayr.

The premises are new, having been opened in 1995, with an extension added in 1997. The facilities are excellent providing both indoor sleeping accommodation and camping facilities.

There is a well equipped kitchen, a general purpose room, accommodation for 24 youngsters and 6 leaders in the main building and the extension provides a small kitchen and activity room.

The facilities are fully equipped with showers and toilets.

The camp site is fully equipped with canvas for 40 people.

Click here to see Ayrshire Map
You can click on the map to look at Scout Districts in Ayrshire or to look at some pages about the towns and villages of the County.

Click here to see to learn more about Ayrshire Scouting .

Click here for the main Index Page of the Ayrshire site.

Author :- Bob McIntyre