Our Member TA3CX Coskun has been assigned as “COTA Comissioner” of World Organization of Independent Scouts at Sept 15th 2017. The organization WOIS is a global nonprofit civil institution strongly loyal to the roots of universal scouting.WOIS has been announced Camporee On The Air (COTA) activity in the 2018 World Program. COTA is a unique activity aiming scout to scout communication in HF bands. Similar to obsolete JOTA activities COTA will be organized for scouts but in a different approach. In his own words, TA3CX explains COTA as: “WOIS is the real scouting, thus COTA is new wireless activity for world scouts”.
Turkey is one of the active countries in WOIS services. At the assignment and promise ceremony in Istanbul five Turkish scout leaders have been assigned to various global services in WOIS. The badges are given by WOIS President Scoutmaster Agustin Sato.