Strip can be worn by Scouts and Scouters demonstrating their knowledge and expertise with ham radio operations. Also recognizes the member’s availability for communication services for events and activities as well as for emergencies.
Emblem is worn on the right sleeve, in position 3 or 4, under the US Flag (position 1), patrol emblem or den emblem (position 2). If a unit award is present in position 3, the rating strip is worn in position 4.
Eligibility: all registered youth members and adult leaders who also hold a valid amateur radio license, of any class, issued by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), are eligible to wear the Amateur Radio Operator Rating Strip.