9AFF Activator Class II award

9AFF Activator Class II award
  • Sub.Award Program : WWFF
  • Club of : ==Not-Club==
  • Country for award : Croatia
  • Type of Award-Trophy: Digital
  • Award or Trophy: Award
  • Begin of due Date: Sunday, 25 June 1995
  • End of due Date: Friday, 31 December 2100
  • Date of record : Sunday, 11 September 2016
  • Deadline for Application: Friday, 31 December 2100

Rules

9AFF Program covers the entire scope of protected nature in Rep. of Croatia: Strict Reserves (majority); National Parks; Special Reserves; Nature Parks. A Reference List includes 101 protected areas (9AFF reference) in Rep. of Croatia. In order to promote ham radio activity, 9AFF Program founders issue a special diploma "Croatian Flora Fauna Award" for those who participate in the 9AFF Program. Establishing contacts with between 9AFF operations and the rest of the world, is letting the world know such protected and endangered natural habitats exist. In a symbolic way, a QSO with 9AFF is promotion of natural habitats and the message - the nature needs our care and protection.

 

Croatian Flora Fauna Award, rule

 

1. Ham radio CROATIAN FLORA & FAUNA AWARD is available to all licensed hams & SWLs, who achieve the following:

- establish QSO with various 9AFF regions (hunters), or

- activate 9AFF regions by transmitting from such regions (activators), listed in 9AFF program;

 

2. Validity: all contacts since 25 June, 1995 are valid.

 

3. No limits to frequency or mode of operation, however, all contacts must comply with amateur radio communication legal requirements. No repeater QSOs count.

 

4. To win certain degrees or levels, applicants must provide the following:

(a) Proof of QSOs made (hunters) with 9AFF protected regions from 9AFF list, or,

(b) Activate a certain number of reference regions (activators), as follows... (See Activators)

5. 9AFF Program participants may apply for any of 9 degrees (levels) of 9AFF Diploma (Plaques), or apply for several ones in single application. 9AFF Diploma is issued in electronic format.

The electronic 9AFF awards are free-of-charge sent as *.jpg attachments to applicant's email address.

 

A)

9AFF Awards for chasers + SWL

Class = Different 9AFF references

Class I = 30

Class II = 25

Class III = 20

Class IV = 15

Class V = 10

 

9AFF Plaque (on wooden base) for both chasers and activators are 25 EURO each. The electronic 9AFF Plaque and Honour roll are free-of-charge sent as *.jpg attachments to applicant's email address.

 

B)

9AFF Plaques for chasers + SWL

 

9AFF Honour Roll = 97 9AFF ref.

25 Euro*

The size of Plaque is 23x18cm, base is a wooded, the front from the thin yellow metal, photo and all 3 logo in color.

 

(25 Euro = 35 USD = 18 IRC)

9AFF Plaque I = 80

9AFF Plaque II = 60

9AFF Plaque III = 44

 

Good to know: We haven't obligation to pay for shipping costs. If you like to get 9AF Plaque by post (registered mail), cost of sending is 10.0 Euro (~7 IRCs). In case you did not send for postage (ie, only 25 Euro for plaque), we'll find another way to send you a plaque ... But this takes time ...

 

Note*: Before any transaction, visit:

Payment instructions: bank or Paypal

 

 

6. Applications (for Activators and SWL) are to be sent with 9AFF reference list to 9AFF Award manager 9A2MF:

e-mail: franjo.maticic(at)pu.t-com.hr

or 

Franjo Matičić

Istarska 6 

HR-52474 BRTONIGLA

Croatia

 

Award hunters are to make QSOs with activators operating from 9AFF protected regions. Proof of QSOs made, or 9AFF references collected, should be made available for certain diploma level(s)..

 

7. QSOs made are proven by photocopies of QSL cards in possession, or a submitted printout from the web record at http://www.9aff.sova-projekt.hr. Both methods of proof (QSLs or/and e-Log) for 9AFF references are allowed.

 

8. Costs of printed (paper) award are the following: 5 Euro (6 USD or 4 IRC) for award hunters; if several award levels (2,3,4, or all 5 levels) are applied for at the same time, then the following fees apply: 8, 11, 14, or 17 Euros for all 5 levels...

 

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Activators are hams operating from 9AFF protected regions, or from their outer rims..

 

9. Activators wishing to participate in 9AFF Program, or its award program, should provide proof on their activity:

- proof of minimum 100 QSOs made from certain 9AFF region; such activity logs in ADIF format should be email to 9AFF Program Manager at email florafauna(at)inet.hr.

- proof of concrete activity from 9AFF Reference, that activity verification is applied for (undoubted photos, protected park entry tickets, a saved GPS-reading, etc.)

- after verification of submitted data, 9AFF Program manager shall notify 9AFF Award manager on concrete activation status, forwarding a received ADIF-activity log for submitting on 9AFF eLog.

- if activator, for any reason, dos not submit documentation on this activity, such activation will be recognized for hunters who made contacts, but such activator shall not be included into 9AFF diploma program.

 

10. If certain 9AFF reference region is activated by several activators using one single call sign, wishing to be recognized as single, individual activation, then such activators need to establish the following number of QSOs:

 

C)

Number of activators in the group = Minimmum of QSOs from each 9AFF references = Multi callsings

Single call sign/multi operators = 1 callsign = 100 QSO/callsign

2 operators = 200 QSO = 160 QSO/9AFF reference (instead of 200 QSOs)

3 operators = 300 QSO = 210 QSOs

4 operators = 400 QSO = 250 QSOs

5 operators = 500 QSO = 280 QSOs

6 operators = 600 QSO = 300 QSOs

 

11. After completed activation from Article 10, other than proof from Article 9, 9AFF Program manager should receive a group photo of all operators wishing to be recognized as single, individual activators.

12. Activators of certain 9AFF reference, provided they comply with conditions set forth in Article 10, are also deemed to have qualified for category Chasers.

 

D)

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Activators = Different 9AFF references

 

9AFF Honor Roll

9AFF Plaque I = 40

9AFF Plaque II = 30

9AFF Plaque III = 20

 

Awards

Class 1 = 17

Class 2 = 14

Class 3 = 11

Class 4 = 8

Class 5 = 5

 

*Good to know: We haven't obligation to pay for shipping costs. If you like to get 9AF Plaque by post (registered mail), cost of sending is 10.0 Euro (~7 IRCs). In case you did not send for postage (ie, only 25 Euro for plaque), we'll find another way to send you a plaque ... But this takes time ...

 

13. If during (the first) activation from certain 9AFF reference an activator does not accomplish a minimum 100 of QSOs, then such contacts are valid for hunters, and such failing activator can re-activate this particular 9AFF region to complete the missing numbers of contacts, to achieve the minimum required (100). Applying for recognition in such a case, an applicant should specify day(s) of previous activation from the same 9AFF reference. No limit in time span, or period of re-activation. Re-activation from already recognized activation reference, an activator does not have any QSO minimum to achieve in re-activation.

 

15. Recognition and dedication to 9AFF Program, as well as acceptance of 9AFF rules, all activators prove by printing or labeling their QSL cards with 9AFF reference numbers from the date of rules publication. All participants in 9AFF Program are expected to contribute to promotion of 9AFF program. Activities from protected regions should be in compliance with guidelines received from authorities in charge of protected regions.

 

16. 9AFF participation is on voluntary basis, and all participants should adhere to and comply with these Rules.

 

17. Non-compliance to 9AFF Rules is sanctioned by reprimand; after 3 reprimands received, a participant is excluded from 9AFF Program. More aggravating infringement of 9AFF basic rules, or its non-compliance, is sanctioned by permanent expulsion 9AFF Program.

 

18. Sanctions from Article 16 are voted in by majority of 9AFF staff vote.

Address for Application

6. Applications (for Activators and SWL) are to be sent with 9AFF reference list to 9AFF Award manager 9A2MF:

e-mail: franjo.maticic(at)pu.t-com.hr

or 

Franjo Matičić

Istarska 6 

HR-52474 BRTONIGLA

Croatia

 

Award hunters are to make QSOs with activators operating from 9AFF protected regions. Proof of QSOs made, or 9AFF references collected, should be made available for certain diploma level(s)..

 

7. QSOs made are proven by photocopies of QSL cards in possession, or a submitted printout from the web record at http://www.9aff.sova-projekt.hr. Both methods of proof (QSLs or/and e-Log) for 9AFF references are allowed.

8. Costs of printed (paper) award are the following: 5 Euro (6 USD or 4 IRC) for award hunters; if several award levels (2,3,4, or all 5 levels) are applied for at the same time, then the following fees apply: 8, 11, 14, or 17 Euros for all 5 levels...

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