The Taranaki Award 2016

Taranaki Award 2016 Sample

  1. The Award will run from 27th October  till  1st November  2016  Inclusive
    It is available to all Amateurs and short wave Listeners.
  1. Contacts may be made on any band, any mode. Each station may be worked ONCE ONLY for each separate application for the Award.

Compulsory contact with Special Station   ZL6RFA    5 points
           (We are retaining our call sign from our previous Rhododendron Festival award )

Contact with Taranaki Club Stations

  • New Plymouth          Branch 27      ZL2AB            3 points 
  • Waitara                      Branch 47      ZL2TO            3 points 
  • South Taranaki         Branch 87      ZL2QF            3 points 
  • Inglewood                 Branch 19      ZL2PT             3 points   
  • Hawera                      Branch 14      ZL2HWA        3 points
  • Opunake                   Branch 32      ZL2ANN         3 points

  Each additional Taranaki station (A Station whose base is in Taranaki)  1 point
  Copy of log and fee of $5.00 to arrive before the  15th November
  Total Points needed for award  25 points

Paper logs and electronic logs both welcome. Electronic can be sent to or
and paper logs to:

The Award Custodian
New Plymouth Amateur Radio Club
c/o TEMO
45 Robe Street
New Plymouth  4310

  • Logs must be signed and include full name, call sign,address of operator, and show final score (points claimed) The senders email address in the message header will count as a signature.
  • Logs must be legible. No logs will be returned.
  • Electronic logs may be in cabrillo,spreadsheet (.xls, numeric .ods), document (.odt .doc .docx) or ADIF
  • Decision of the contest manager will be final, and no correspondence will be entered into.

Log to include:

DATE  TIME  BAND  MODE CALLSIGN  Sig report (HF) Name  QTH   Points

A summary page should be prepared showing:

Name, Call sign, Points claimed for each certificate if multi band or multi mode and payment value stated

Payments can be made to TSB account: 153942 0001086 00
Please add your  Call sign & T Award as a reference
Please make cheques out to New Plymouth Amateur Radio Club

Fee including return Postage
Certificate   $5.00 each

Overseas station requires only 6 points and DO NOT HAVE TO MAKE the COMPULSORY CONTACT.
Overseas award application Fee US $6.00 or fair equivalent NO IRC or STAMPS PLEASE

The Award Certificate will be a Print of painting of Mt Taranaki/ Egmont
(New Print each year)

Taranaki stations will be available  each day on National System and local repeaters, and will try and come up when possible.

Taranaki Award Net  –   3.660 MHZ +/-   8 pm each evening
The ZL Awards Net  –   3.677 MHz   from 9  pm each evening

In Conjunction with the Taranaki Award
We will be running the the Dan Wilkinson Memorial Contest