Introducing our brand new award.
23.Sep.2006
Revised 26.Jan.2007
The Japan Amateur Satellite Association Board


On behalf of the JAMSAT(Japan-AMSAT) board, it is my great honor to draw your attention to our brand new award, named JAMSAT Five Stars Award.


[Award Rule]

1.Purpose:

Issuing of this award is intended to get more higher activity of radio amateur communication over satellites and eventually to have more fellows in this field and protect the frequency allocation given to the amateur satellites use.



2.Award name:

In English: JAMSAT Five Stars Award



3.This Award is opened for world wide, with following terms and conditions.:

a.The applicant is required to establish a QSO with five(5) different stations over five (5) different
      Satellites.(Total 25 QSL Cards by different station are required)


b.One specific satellite is counted once, even the QSO was made on different mode or band on the
      same satellite.


c.Valid only 2way QSOs. Cross mode QSOs are not valid on this award.


d.The QSOs using Digital mode and SSTV are valid, however you are requested to get QSL Cards.
      (e-QSL is not acceptable)


e.No specific endosement (eg. CW, SSB) is provided.



4.Valid QSOs:

QSOs made after the January 1st, 2006 00:00 UTC are valid.



5.Application format:

As for the application, no specific format is provided. You can use your own QSO list, however it is recomended to use a format of ARRL or JARL. Please send your GCR, certified by 2 radio amateurs, but please DO NOT send QSL cards to us. (We can not take any responsiblity against it.)



6.Fee on the application:

From abroad, Ten(10) "NEW" IRCs should be sent with the application form. For the domestic application, 800yen should be remited by Postal Money Order. (If you are member of the JAMSAT, then 400yen is applicable.)


This is not a duty, but your any donations to build new amateur satellites will be most welcomed by us. If you were agree with this, then please add some amount on top of the award application fee. JAMSAT will surely remit those your warm donations to the AMSAT-DL and/or AMSAT-NA accordingly. (Please understand that the JAMSAT-Board is entitled to divide the sum of donations for each party and project.)



7.Please forward your application to the following.:

JAMSAT AWARD OFFICE

For the attenion of Mr. S. Murakami

PO Box 26, Mizushima Post Office,

Kurashiki, Okayama 712-8691, Japan



8.Query

If you have had any query, please send your message by e-mail.

   madoguchi@jamsat.or.jp