These are the rules concerning the C.IS.A certificate ( for amateur
radio operators ) or log and confirm ( for shortwave listeners ) different
radio stations from Islands of Canada. All contacts must be with fixed,
portable or mobile stations on Canadian interior or exterior islands.
Maritime mobile QSO's near islands do not count for this award.
The award is issued in different classes as follows for the certificate:
Class V 05 islands
Class Iv 10 islands
Class III 15 islands
Class II 20 islands
Class I 25 Islands
The fee for the award certificate is a follows:
VE/VO/VY $4.00 CDN dollars
USA $4.00 USA dollars
DX stations $5.00 USA dollars
SEE NOTE AT BOTTOM OF PAGE REGARDING PLAQUES, SHIELDS, SCROLLLS AND TROPHIES EFFECTIVE DEC 4, 2010
To qualify to receive the black aluminum plate engraved and screended in
gold, you must work a minimum of 50 different islands of Canada. There are
endorsements above 50 for 75, 100, 125, 150, 175, and 200 islands.
The fee for the black aluminum plates with a gold underlay is $35.00 CDN
for VE's; $35.00 USD for USA and $40.00 USD for DX stations. The fee for the
COMPLETE mounted on ebony/black marble finish wood with a size of 9" X 12"
and weighing about 1100 grams / 2 pounds is $55.00 CDN for VE's; $55.00 USD
for USA and $60.00 USD for Dx stations.
The Canadian Islands Award of Excellence requires confirmation of 300 or
more Canadian Islands BUT all geographic areas of Canada (VE1-9), VO, VY
must be represented. The fee is the same as the 50 plaque. Endorsements are
available for $3.00. Check with VE3XN for endorsement levels you wish.
The Island Activator Award is issued free of charge to the top annual island
Send log data. DO NOT SEND QSLS. The Maple Leaf Radio Society reserves
the right to check on any claimed QSL/contact.
Clearly print or type the callsign and your name as you wish it to appear
on the cerificate or plaque:
Your callsign: ____________________________
Your name: ____________________________
Address to which the certificate or plaque is to be sent:
Zip Code/Postal Code: _________________
Please make your cheque or money order payable to Garry V. Hammond.
Foreign checks/cheques must be drawn on a US bank. Sorry, no foreign
currencies can be accepted due to high bank charges. A copy of the latest
island list is available for $2.00 form VE3XN or VE3TPZ. A business
sized SAE is always appreciated.
Thanks for your thoughtfulness.
DEC 5 2010