Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1909 (November) Scout "Headquarters Gazette" - Signaller Badge
"Same as for Boy Scouts."
1912 Handbook - Signaller

Pass tests in both sending and receiving Semaphore and Morse signaling by flag.
Not fewer than twenty-four letters per minute.
At least six messages (preferably spelt backwards). (Two points deducted for every letter omitted).
Read and give signals by sound, or make correct smoke and flame signals with a fire.  
Show method of signaling with the staff.

1920 (March) Girl Guide Badges and How to Win Them 1st edition - Signaller Badge

A Guide must read and send a message of 50 letters or blocks on semaphore flags in 2.30 minutes (rate four words a minute) and on morse flags, buzzer or tapper, and lamp in 3.20 minutes (rate three words a minute).
She must know the long numerals and check letters "Full stop" "End of message" "Message read correctly".
N.B. Marks should be given for correct style and angles.

1921 POR - Signaller Badge


A Guide must read and send a message of 50 letters or blocks on semaphore flags in 2.30 minutes (rate 4 words a minute) and on Morse Flags.

Buzzer or Tapper, and Lamp, in 3.20 minutes (rate 3 words a minute).

She must know the long numerals and check letters "Full stop," "End of message," "Message received," "Commencing sign."

N.B. - Marks should be given for correct style and angles.

1924 POR - Signaller Badge


A Guide must read and send a message of 50 letters or blocks on semaphore flags in 2.30 minutes (rate 4 words a minute) and on Morse Flags.

Buzzer or Tapper, and Lamp, in 3.20 minutes (rate 3 words a minute).

She must know the long numerals and check letters "Full stop," "End of message," "Message received," "Commencing sign."

N.B. - Marks should be given for correct style and angles.

1925 Girl Guide Badges and How to Win Them 8th edition - Signaller Badge

A Guide must read and send a message of 50 letters or blocks on semaphore flags in 2.30 minutes (rate four words a minute) and on Morse flags,  buzzer or tapper, and lamp in 3.20 minutes (rate three words a minute.)
She must know the long numerals and check letters "Full stop," "End of message," "Message received," "Commencing sign."
N.B. - Marks should be given for correct style and angles.
1927 (July) - Hints on Girl Guide Badges - 10th edition - Signaller Badge

A Guide must read and send a message of 50 letters or blocks on semaphore flags in 2.30 minutes (rate four words a minute) and on Morse flags,  buzzer or tapper, and lamp in 3.20 minutes (rate three words a minute.)
She must know the long numerals and check letters "Full stop," "End of message," "Message received," "Commencing sign."
N.B. - Marks should be given for correct style and angles.
1929 (July) - Hints on Girl Guide Badges 12th edition - Signaller Badge

A Guide must read and send a message of 50 letters or blocks on semaphore flags in 2.30 minutes (rate four words a minute) and on Morse flags, buzzer or tapper, and lamp in 3.20 minutes (rate three words a minute.)
She must now the long numerals and check letters "Full stop," "End of message." "Message received," "Commencing sign."
N.B. - Marks should be given for correct style and angles.

1930 POR - Signaller Badge


A Guide must read and send a message of 50 letters or blocks on semaphore flags in 2.30 minutes (rate 4 words a minute) and on Morse Flags, buzzer or tapper, and lamp, in 3.20 minutes (rate 3 words a minute).

She must know the long numerals and check letters "Full stop," "End of message," "Message received," "Commencing sign."

N.B. - Marks should be given for correct style and angles.

1931 POR - Signaller Badge


A Guide must read and send a message of 50 letters or blocks on semaphore flags in 2.30 minutes (rate 4 words a minute) and on Morse Flags, buzzer or tapper, and lamp, in 3.20 minutes (rate 3 words a minute).

She must know the long numerals and check letters, alphabetical and numerical signs (semaphore) "Full stop," "End of message," "Message received," "Commencing sign," "General Answer,"

N.B. - Marks should be given for correct style and angles.

1932 POR - Signaller Badge


Read and send a message of 50 letters or blocks on semaphore flags in 2.30 minutes (rate 4 words a minute) and on Morse Flags, buzzer or tapper, and lamp, in 3.20 minutes (rate 3 words a minute).

Know the long numerals and check letters, alphabetical and numerical signs (semaphore),  "Full stop," "End of message," "Message received," "Commencing sign,"  "General Answer."

N.B. - Marks should be given for correct style and angles.

1933 Hints on Girl Guide Badges - 15th Edition - Signaller Badge

Read and send a message of 50 letters or blocks on semaphore flags in 2.30 minutes (rate, four words a minute) and on Morse flags, buzzer or tapper, and lamp, in 3.20 minutes (rate, three words a minute).
Know the long numerals and check letters, alphabetical and numerical signs (semaphore), "Full stop," "End of message," "Message received," "Commencing sign," and "General answer,"
N.B. Marks should be given for correct style and angles.

1935 POR - Signaller Badge


Read and send a message of 50 letters or blocks on semaphore flags in 2.30 minutes (rate 4 words a minute) and on Morse Flags, buzzer or tapper, and lamp, in 3.20 minutes (rate 3 words a minute).

Know the long numerals and check letters, alphabetical and numerical signs (semaphore),  "Full stop," "End of message," "Message received," "Commencing sign,"  "General Answer."

N.B. - Marks should be given for correct style and angles.

1938  POR Signaller Badge


Read and send a message of 50 letters or blocks on semaphore flags in 2.30 minutes (rate 4 words a minute) and on Morse Flags, buzzer or tapper, and lamp, in 3.20 minutes (rate 3 words a minute).

Know the long numerals and check letters, alphabetical and numerical signs (semaphore),  "Full stop," "End of message," "Message received," "Commencing sign,"  "General Answer."

N.B. - Marks should be given for correct style and angles.

1939  POR Signaller Badge


1) Read and send a message of 50 letters or blocks on semaphore flags in 2.30 minutes (rate 4 words a minute) and on Morse Flags, buzzer or tapper, and lamp, in 3.20 minutes (rate 3 words a minute).

2) Know the long numerals and check letters, alphabetical and numerical signs (semaphore),  "Full stop," "End of message," "Message received," "Commencing sign,"  "General Answer."

N.B. - Marks should be given for correct style and angles.

1943 POR - Signaller Badge


1) Read and send a message of 50 letters or blocks on Semaphore flags in 2.30 minutes (rate, 4 words a minute) and on Morse flags in 3.20 minutes (rate 3 words a minute), on buzzer or tapper and lamp in 2.30 minutes (rate 4 words a minute).

2) Know the long numerals and check letters, alphabetical and numerical signs (semaphore), "Full stop," "End of message," "Message received," "Commencing sign," "General answer."

N.B. Marks should be given for correct style and angles.

1947 POR - Signaller Badge


1) Read and send a message of 50 letters or blocks on Semaphore flags in 2.30 minutes (rate, 4 words a minute) and on Morse flags in 3.20 minutes (rate 3 words a minute), on buzzer or tapper and lamp in 2.30 minutes (rate 4 words a minute).

2) Know the long numerals and check letters, alphabetical and numerical signs (semaphore), "Full stop," "End of message," "Message received," "Commencing sign," "General answer."

N.B. Marks should be given for correct style and angles.

1950 POR - Signaller Badge


1) Read and send a message of 50 letters or blocks on Semaphore flags in 2.30 minutes (rate, 4 words a minute) and on Morse flags in 3.20 minutes (rate 3 words a minute), on buzzer or tapper and lamp in 2.30 minutes (rate 4 words a minute).

2) Know the long numerals and check letters, alphabetical and numerical signs (semaphore), "Full stop," "End of message," "Message received," "Commencing sign," "General answer."

N.B. Marks should be given for correct style and angles.

1953 POR - Signaller Badge


1) Read and send a message of 50 letters or blocks on Semaphore flags in 2.30 minutes (rate, 4 words a minute) and on Morse flags in 3.20 minutes (rate 3 words a minute), on buzzer or tapper and lamp in 2.30 minutes (rate 4 words a minute).

2) Know the long numerals and check letters, alphabetical and numerical signs (semaphore), "Full stop," "End of message," "Message received," "Commencing sign," "General answer."

N.B. Marks should be given for correct style and angles.

1957 POR - Signaller Badge


The test may be taken in Morse (flags, buzzer, tapper, lamp, etc.), or semaphore.

1) Know the alphabet; read five blocks of five letters each with no mistakes.

2) Signal and receive short messages out of talking range.

Note: (I) The procedure signals given in the Girl Guides Association Signalling Leaflet are adequate for clause 2.

(ii) Style, rhythm, accuracy, and the ability to get a message through, should be aimed at rather than speed.

1960 POR - Signaller Badge


The test may be taken in Morse (flags, buzzer, tapper, lamp, etc.), or semaphore.

1) Know the alphabet; read five blocks of five letters each with no mistakes.

2) Signal and receive short messages out of talking range.

Note: (i) The procedure signals given in the Girl Guides Association Signalling Leaflet are adequate for clause 2.

(ii) Style, rhythm, accuracy, and the ability to get a message through, should be aimed at rather than speed.

1961 (July) POR - Signaller Badge


The test may be taken in Morse (flags, buzzer, tapper, lamp, etc.), or semaphore.

1) Know the alphabet; read five blocks of five letters each with no mistakes.

2) Signal and receive short messages out of talking range.

Note: Style, rhythm, accuracy, and the ability to get a message through, should be aimed at rather than speed.

1964 (March) POR - Signaller Badge


The test may be taken in Morse (flags, buzzer, tapper, lamp, etc.), or semaphore.

1) Know the alphabet; read five blocks of five letters each with no mistakes.

2) Signal and receive short messages out of talking range.

Note: Style, rhythm, accuracy, and the ability to get a message through, should be aimed at rather than speed.

1965 (July) POR - Signaller Badge


The test may be taken in Morse (flags, buzzer, tapper, lamp, etc.), or semaphore.

1) Know the alphabet; read five blocks of five letters each with no mistakes.

2) Signal and receive short messages out of talking range.

Note: Style, rhythm, accuracy, and the ability to get a message through, should be aimed at rather than speed.

1968 Guide Handbook - Signaller Badge


The test may be taken in morse (flags, buzzer, tapper, lamp, etc.) or semaphore.

1) Know the alphabet; read five blocks of five letters each with no mistakes.

2) Signal and receive short messages out of talking range.

Note: style, rhythm, accuracy, and the ability to get a message through, should be aimed at rather than speed.

1973 Guide Handbook - Signaller Badge


The test may be taken in morse (flags, buzzer, tapper, lamp, etc.) or semaphore.

1) Know the alphabet; read five blocks of five letters each with no mistakes.

2) Signal and receive short messages out of talking range.

Note: You should aim at style, rhythm, accuracy, and the ability to get a message through, rather than speed.

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