August 17, 2012

Nusantara Award

Nusantara Award

General Rules : 
1. Nusantara Award will be issued to licensed amateurs and SWL around the world for all for all 2 way contacts on HF bands (160m – 10m) including WARC bands. Contacts made after August 17, 1945 count for this award. 
Repeater, satellite, eQSO, Echolink or other relay methods are NOT permitted.
2.a. Basic award is issued for contacting 10 different islands which must include a minimum of 5 out of 6 main islands of Jawa / Java, Sumatera / Sumatra, Kalimantan / Borneo, Sulawesi / Celebes, Irian / Papua, and Bali. 
2.b. Endorsement sticker will be issued in increments of 10 for additional islands worked.
3. All islands claimed for the award must appear on a map and has a name.
4. QSL card must have printed name of the island from which the operation took place. For major or large islands, the name of a town or city on the island, or grid locator maybe sufficient. Please contact award manager when in doubt. 
4.a. Please note that not all islands in this program have an IOTA Reference Number. Small islands, individual coastal islands, island in bay, in lake, in river and in estuary or which cannot be classified in IOTA Program might be still accepted for this award. 
4.b. Group of islands with the same IOTA reference count for separate islands for this award, e.g. Bangka and Belitung are two separate islands for this award (OC-144)
5. Claim must be accompanied by QSL card list (GCR) furnished with the call signs of stations worked, dates, times, bands, modes and island name. Alternatively a list of stations worked with a copy of the QSL cards can be used as well. Applicants using e-mail, may attach the list and scans of the QSL cards. All QSL cards must be in possession and must be produced upon request for inspection.

Application :
1. For DX station, the fee is 8 IRC, or 6 USD, or 5 Euros, for basic award. Endorsement fee is 1 IRC or 1 USD, or 1 Euro regardless of the level claimed. The fee covers the award and postage.
2. There is no fee for handicapped operators or SWL
3. Payment can be made by Paypal (preferred) or cash/IRC (at your own risk), Send the application and fee to Award Manager :

Stephan Busono W2FB (for DX)
3 Margaret Drive, Somerset, NJ 08873 USA
E-mail / Paypal : sbusono(ad)
Adhi Widodo YB3MM (For DX and Indonesia) :
PO Box 6, Pandaan 67156 Indonesia
E-mail / Paypal: yb3mm(ad)

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