Tuesday, 24 April 2018

WANZ FT8 Award

After qualifying for the FT8DMC Award for Japan, decided to try for the New Zealand Award.
According to the award rules, I need 4 ZL1 QSOs, 3 ZL2  QSOs, 2 ZL3 QSO and 1 ZL4 QSO.

I was only missing a ZL1 and a ZL2, so a bit of FT8 work on 40 m tonight and I had them in the log :)

ZL1BQD              2017-09-12  10:28  40M   FT8      ZL1   
ZL1BDW             2017-09-16  04:39  30M   FT8      ZL1   
ZL1MVL              2017-09-16  04:22  40M   FT8      ZL1   
ZL1BRL               2018-04-24  07:31  40M   FT8      ZL1   
ZL2AUB              2017-08-31  08:19  80M   FT8      ZL2   
ZL2IFB                2017-09-02  22:42  17M   FT8      ZL2   
ZL2WD                2018-04-24  08:00  40M   FT8      ZL2   
ZL3TRR               2017-09-02  23:50  20M   FT8      ZL3   
ZL3TE                  2017-09-03  11:27  80M   FT8      ZL3   
ZL4AD                 2017-09-01  08:15  80M   FT8      ZL4   

Result:

WANZ-WANZ:          10/10 ZL stations

Applied via the UAAC award software. Received promptly an email from the award manager, ZL1MVL Ian (who is one of the qualifying contacts made!)

Here is the award, downloaded from the EPC website







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