- The Award will run from 27th October till 1st November 2016 Inclusive
It is available to all Amateurs and short wave Listeners.
- 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
The Award Custodian
New Plymouth Amateur Radio Club
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