Natural Parks, Natural Reserves and Protected Landscapes award
CTFF Portugal DPRN award
DPRN is a permanent award. It is to all amateur radios and SWL proving made contact with at least 10 amateur radio stations, installed in different territories of National Parks, Nature Parks, Nature Reserves or Protected Landscapes of Portugal recognized by ICN – Portuguese Institute for Conservation of Nature and Biodiversity and all Parks, Reserves and Protected Landscapes approved by regional government of Azores and Madeira Islands.
This national award follows the international award “WFF – World Flora Fauna” http://www.wff44.org and has the support of its responsible ones. Award Promoter is official WFF representative for Portugal. DPRN is part of WWFF program too. WWFF http://www.wwff.co/p/wwff-members.html
All Portuguese references in WFF award were supported by DPRN and are the same references for Portuguese Award.
All HF Bands, 50 MHz and 144 MHz are valid.
Modes: CW, PHONE and DIG (RTTY, PSK31,…). However the QSO made through any type of repeaters will not be considered.
All contact made from 01 July 2008 are valid and must appear on QSL card with number and name of Park, Reserve or Landscape. The numbers are attributed by sequential order of the responsibility of the award promoter.
It is not necessary the delivery of QSL cards at the award request, provided that the activation has been previously validated and activators has sent us logs from activity. However any HAM must be have these QSLs in case any of them can be claimed by the Award manager”.
Minimum of 10 confirmed references. Can be requested Cork award for 25 confirmed references (Stand By). Endossement for any 5 references after basic award. Special trophy for all references confirmed.
Before any request, ask information by email.
The award cost is 5€ for paper matter (10 references confirmed). For 25 confirmed references, award matter is CORK and price is 10€ (Stand By). It is necessary paper matter award first. Endossement are free, only need send us SASE with sufficient postage.
Award Manager: Ant? Guerreiro, DPRN Award Sitio de Belo Romao, CX 99-R 8700-065 Moncarapacho - PORTUGAL