In order to be granted permission to use the Club Call W8FFF, first you must;
Reside in the USA's 8th Call
Region *** and, hold a valid US Amateur Radio License.
If you meet the above to criteria then you should; Contact the Club Trustee and request membership.
Once membership approval is granted (in writing) via OVF's Executive Officers; an eligible candidate may be granted approval to operate with said club callsign.
The Ohio Valley FISTS club callsign shall only be used within the CW Band Plans only.
*** Stations residing outside of the 8th call region (visitors) are very
welcome to operate (from Club Headquarters only) located in Huntington, WV at
the Museum of Radio and Technology, provided; that permission has been obtained
in writing via the Executive Board.
Any Call Region - Operator (visitor), is welcome to Operate our Club
Station when visiting us locally, provided; that you have previously registered
and hold a valid Amateur Radio License.
When operating "alone, on your own" you are only entitled to operate
within your license class privileges. If not alone, but are accompanied
by another valid, licensed operator, you can then operate the frequencies allowed
by the higher class operator
The Trustee can provide you with Original QSL Cards - at cost - to
you, plus - Postage and any other directly related items or
materials. Where applicable, send us your SASE's accordingly.
You may compose your own QSL Cards
You are expected to QSL all Club Contacts (during an event)
You are responsible for the contacts you make (logs, qsling, all acquired
All QSL Cards shall contain Club Name & associated Fists Numbers
You must submit your logs to the Trustee in a timely manner. Once you have
completed a full sheet, please submit via US Mail.
Print Log Sheet - CLICK Here
NON-EVENT qso's - you should QSL via FISTS Buro to your callsign, or direct
(NO QSLing via Trustee - Club call)
The Trustee is NOT a, or your, QSL manager. Please be responsible
FISTS International CW Club Bureau
All contacts you make with other Fists is worth 3 International Fists Club points
which count towards the various awards
Welcome ! Now go and have some fun!
|Club Liabilities and Obligations
All members shall adhere, agree, abide and follow the afore mentioned
Guidelines. In NO fashion shall W8FFF - Trustee, be deemed responsible
or be considered accountable, for any monetary liabilities encountered
here within, other than by himself.