Portuguese Islands Plaque program, aims to increase the interest of all Amateurs
Radio and SWL`s
with Portugal CT,
Azores CU and Madeira CT3 Islands.
This Plaque is issued to any licensed Amateur station and SWL`s, that make
proof to have contacted or heard with
a minimum of 25 (twenty five) amateurs stations on different islands.
This Plaque is made in aluminium on two colour,15cm x 20cm and is confirmed
with a base of wood.
The contacts made with amateurs stations operating from islands count from
January 01, 1985.
Every Portuguese islands
active before is valid for
this Plaque, (P.I.P.)
The references for this Plaque, are classification
(6) different groups:
– Islands North of Tejo ; TJ
– Island of Tejo ; ST –
Islands South of Tejo ;
– Islands of Azores ; MD –
Islands of Madeira Is; XX –
Islands of Macao .
the contacts with islands
from Macao, only valid to 20/Dec/1999)
Will be issued endorsement for 10 new islands confirmed. The endorsement
are free, the
interested applicants must send a certified list and a SASE or SAE and 1
the DX-operators will be credit the respective operation references.
This Plaque is conferred only on HF
(SSB,CW and MIXED) the list be certified by
official Amateur Radio organization, or DX association, or by two
Amateurs, in any case the Plaque Manager can request the QSL cards for
verification, if needed.
All applications must be sent to the Portuguese Islands Plaque Manager.
Jorge Santos, P.O. Box: 189
cost of this Plaque will be:
for Portugal, Azores and
3.000 pts for Spain .
or $16 USD for
or $20 USD for the
rest of the World.
The fee, including all airmail charges and expenses.