VK QRP Club
CW Operators' QRP Club Inc
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Tri Bander Award

Object:
The object of this award to promote QRP CW operation.

Qualification:
To qualify for the award simply make QSOs’ on all 3 bands 80, 40 and 20 meters and earn at least 5 points on each band. This equates to a minimum total of 9 contacts or a maximum total of 15 contacts.

The award is open to all Amateur Radio Operators.

Commencement:
The Award will be made to stations which achieve successful QSOs on or after 1st September, 2011.

Points:
Points will be awarded to claimants as follows:

1 point per contact if that contact is made with a station which is NOT a VK QRP Club (CW Operators’ QRP Club Inc.) member, and

2 points per contact if that contact is made with a station which IS a VK QRP Club (CW Operators’ QRP Club Inc.) member.

Mode:
All contacts are to be made using CW only.

Power:
The station claiming the award must only use QRP power (not to exceed a maximum transmitted power of five watts), and

The receiving station may use any legal power level.

To claim the award:
The following will be required to claim the award:

Photocopies of QSL cards received.

These are to include:
Date of contact,
Mode,
Band & Frequency,
RST (both given and received),
Power,
Claimants’ station callsign, name VK QRP Club member number (if applicable) and location,
Other Station callsign, name VK QRP Club membership number (if applicable) and location, and
Time of the contact in UTC.

Note: For those Amateurs who do not make use of QSL Cards,
please contact the Awards Manager to arrange an alternative method of verification
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Claimants are to include their postal address for forwarding of Awards.

Cost:
The award will be sent FREE in both PDF and JPEG formats.

If an award certificate is required via post please contact the Awards Manager (see below)
and the cost will be advised.

Award Applications:
Please send award claims to:

VK QRP Club
CW Operators' QRP Club Inc.
Tri Bander Award  Manager

Garry Cottle VK2YA #121
96 Luttrell Street
Richmond NSW 2753
AUSTRALIA

Or via email to:
vk2ya 'at' wia 'dot' org 'dot' au

email addresses are provided in "spambot-confuser" format:
Please replace 'at' and 'dot' as appropriate.