Monday, 17 August 2015

YRARC Members QSO Awards Program

This award was introduced on June 6th, 2006 at 9PM EDT by Bob Morton VE3BFM (now VE3WY).

Purpose: Work as many York Region Amateur Radio Club members on as many different amateur bands as possible.

Contacts: Once per amateur band regardless of mode. Repeater contacts can be counted (no cross-band contacts).

Exchange: Callsign and name.

Eligibility: Must be a licenced amateur radio operator

  1. Member - must be a member of the York Region Amateur Radio Club
  2. Non-member - any amateur not a YRARC member
Points: 1 point for each contact with a club member. A club member is a member of YRARC at the time of the QSO, even if that person is not a member at the time of application for the award. Check the 2015 list for members at the time this was posted.

Amateur Bands: All Canadian amateur bands

  • Certificate for a minimum of 50 band-contacts
  • Certificates for additional multiples of 50 band-contacts (e.g. 100, 150, 200, ...)
  • Presentation of certificates at club meetings
Start Date: June 6, 2006 21:00 EDT

Submissions: Log books not required. A spread sheet record page is sufficient. Submit log pages to Bob Morton VE3WY by email or at club meetings.

Winners: So far, it seems that the first and only club member to win the QSO award is Neil Macklem, VE3SST, who was presented with the certificate by Bob VE3BFM (now VE3WY) at the October 3rd, 2006 Club Meeting (from the minutes of the November 2006 Splatter).

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