[amsat-bb] New Satellite Award from JAMSAT
Thu Aug 17 05:31:08 PDT 2006
On behalf of the JAMSAT(Japan-AMSAT) board, it is my great
honor to draw your attention to our brand new award, named
JAMSAT Five Stars Award.
Issuing of this award is intended to get more higher activity
of radio amateur communication over satellites and eventually
to have more fellows in this field and protect the frequency
allocation given to the amateur satellites use.
This Award is opened for world wide, with following terms and
1.The applicant is required to establish a QSO with five(5)
different stations over five (5) different Satellites.(Total
25 QSL Cards required)
2. One specific satellite is counted once, even the QSO was
made on different mode or band on the same satellite.
3. Valid only 2way QSOs. Cross mode QSOs are not valid on
4.The QSOs using Digital mode and SSTV are valid, however
you are requested to get QSL Cards. (e-QSL is not acceptable)
5.No specific endosement (eg. CW, SSB) is provided.
6. QSOs made after the January 1st, 2006 00:00 UTC are valid.
7. As for the application, no specific format is provided.
You can use your own QSO list, however it is recomended to use
a format of ARRL or JARL.
Please send your GCR, certified by 2 radio amateurs, but please
DO NOT send QSL cards to us. (We can not take any responsiblity
8. Fee on the application
>From abroad, Ten(10) "NEW" IRCs should be sent with the
For the domestic application, 800yen should be remited by Postal
Money Order. (If you were member of the JAMSAT, then 400yen
9. Donatios are welcomed
This is not a duty, but your any donations to build new amateur
satellites will be most welcomed by us.
If you were agree with this, then please add some amount on
top of the award application fee.
JAMSAT will surely remit those your warm donations to the AMSAT-DL
and/or AMSAT-NA accordingly.
(Please understand that the JAMSAT-Board is entitled to divide
the sum of donations for each party and project.)
10. Mailing address--Please forward your application to the
JAMSAT AWARD OFFICE
For the attenion of Mr. S. Muramaki
PO Box 26, Mizushima Post Office,
Kurashiki, Okayama 712-8691, Japan
If you have had any query, please send your message by e-mail to:
Mikio Mouri JA3GEP
President of the Japan-AMSAT (JAMSAT)
August 17, 2006
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