AWARDS & CONTESTS
Contacts may be any mode, any band or mixed, with
applicants contacts all from the same QTH ( except as in VHF Section),
but contacts via repeaters, in WARO Nets or contests are not eligible.
No QSLs required. Send full log details certified by one other licensed
radio amateur to Awards Custodian:-Lynnette Mcdonald 25 John Street
Pukekohe 1800 New Zealand with sufficient postage for return of award.
ZL and VK stations work 10 WARO members resident
in New Zealand, DX stations work 5. Endorsement seals available to ZL
and VK stations for each additional 10 contacts DX stations 5. Contacts
with DX members of WARO qualify for endorsements but applications must
contain at least three ZL contacts.
Stations work 10 WARO members on VHF or UHF. (Repeaters allowed ) Endorsement seals for each additional 5.
ZL and VK stations list 20 contacts heard with WARO members, DX
list 10. Send full log details with call-signs of both stations. Endorsements
for each additional ten (five for DX stations).
NZWARO CENTURY AWARD
1. Applications to contain full log details of contacts with 100 NZWARO members (DX members included) dating from June 1 1987. DX stations may apply for a special DX Award listing 50 contacts only, with endorsements for further 10s until 100 contacts are achieved.
2. Contacts may be any mode, any band each member claimed must be a financial member of NZWARO at the time of the contact and may be counted once only.
3. Contacts made on repeaters and in nets will qualify, and Contest contacts made after June 1 1990 will be accepted.
4. No QSLs required. Send list of log details to
Awards Custodian Lynnette Mcdonald ZL1LL 25 John Street Pukekohe 1800
New Zealand with sufficient postage for return of award.
NEW ZEALAND MOUNTAIN BUTTERCUP AWARD
For contacts with licensed NZWARO members, resident, visiting, mobile, etc, in the 60 towns named in the official list. WARO members working mobile, portable, etc. may claim the relevant town for her own credit.
Basic award is available for list of 15 contacts with endorsement seals for each further five contacts up to the full 60 required. Applicants submitting a list of the full 60 valid contacts will receive a special endorsement making the award distinctive from those gained for the lesser number of contacts
Contacts may be any mode, any band or mixed and made from any QTH, but each YL worked must be a financial member of NZWARO at the time of the contact and must be within a 25 Km radius of the center of the town claimed.
Contacts made via repeaters, in nets and in contests will qualify and the same WARO members may be contacted in any number of towns.
Award dates from January 1 1989. Send applications after 30 contacts containing full log details with the name of YL and town where worked, signed by one other radio amateur, together with $2.00 to Custodian:- Lynnette Mcdonald 25 John Street Pukekohe 1800 New Zealand. An official list of towns required to be worked available from the Awards Custodian upon receipt of stamped addressed envelope. No QSLs required.
A different series of endorsement seals is available for each further
10 contacts (after the basic 60) using the same list of towns. The same
WARO members may be worked but each must be in a different town to where
previously claimed. Please send SAE with endorsement applications.
THE WARO ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
WARO Achievement Award.
are set out below:
The Award will take the form of the Myrtle Earland Memorial Rosebowl, which shall be retained by the winner for the succeeding year, together with a suitably engraved shield to be kept by the winner. Unsuccessful nominees may receive a certificate of Achievement.
Please Remember - it
is never to early to nominate a member for the NZ WARO Achievement
THELMA SOUPER MEMORIAL CONTEST
The Thelma Souper Memorial Contest will held on the
To qualify as a multiplier WARO MEMBER stations must have contacts with at least 10 different stations.
A Bonus Station using the WARO callsign ZL6YL will be in operation for random periods and will count as a multiplier one on each night of the contest if worked.
Club stations may be operated by multiples of YLs providing that they are WARO members and have licenses applicable to the band being operated. These stations count as one multiplier.
All radio regulations must be observed.
Please Note: Contacts made during the contest will count towards
the NZ WARO Awards.
Updated on 3rd August 2013