Maidenhead RF81 Rotorua Award.
Rotorua Amateur Club Inc
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- The name of this award is the Maidenhead RF81 Rotorua Award - in short The RF81 Award.
- The Award is the responsibility of Branch 33, Rotorua, NZART.
- The Award is for contacts into 98 Sub-squares and two contacts with the Club Station ZL1ROT.
- A certificate will be issued upon completion of contacts into five Sub-squares plus one contact with the club station ZL1ROT.
- Four Endorsements will be issued as the number of Sub-squares contacted reach 25, 50, 75 and 98. They will be known as the Geyser, Redwood, Lakeland and Mountain Endorsements respectively. The final Endorsement requires a further contact with club station ZL1ROT, making a total of 100 contacts for the full award.
- Contacts may be made on any Amateur band by any mode.
- Operators working from a Sub-square may claim that Sub-square for the own Award.
- Operators may be contacted before or after the Club Net (see Call Book) on 147.350 MHz. They will also operate on the Awards Net and other frequencies.
- The masterplan of Sub-squares will be held by the Award Manager. Copies, together with the Award Rules, will be circulated to the Award Net and other frequencies.
- The Sub-squares identification are: AL to GL, AM to GM, AN to GN, AO to GO, AP to GP, AQ to GQ, AR to GR, AS to GS, AT to GR, AU to GU, AV to GV, AW to GW, AX to GX, and AA to GA.
- Claims for Awards are required to show: date, station contacted, band and Sub-squares worked. SWLs are to quote both stations making contact and only one Sub- square is to be claimed from each contact logged.
- The Award will commence on March 25, 1988.
- The cost of the Award is five 40c stamps.
- Endorsements will be forwarded without further charge on receipt of SASE with claim.
- Claims for this Award and subsequent Endorsements are to be addressed to: The Award Manager, Rotorua Amateur Radio Club, 24 Iles Road, Lynmore, Rotorua 3201, New Zealand.
- This issue of the Rules of the RF81 Award is effective from May 1st, 2000.