[amsat-bb] New Satellite Award from JAMSAT

Mikio_Mouri JBH02173@nifty.com
Thu Aug 17 05:31:08 PDT 2006

Hello, Alls,

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 
this award.

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 
against it)

8. Fee on the application
>From abroad, Ten(10) "NEW" IRCs should be sent with the 
application form.
For the domestic application, 800yen should be remited by Postal 
Money Order.  (If you were member of the JAMSAT, then 400yen 
is applicable)

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 

For the attenion of Mr. S. Muramaki
PO Box 26, Mizushima Post Office,
Kurashiki, Okayama 712-8691, Japan

11. Query
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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