Introducing our brand new award.
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.
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.
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)
b.One specific satellite is counted once, even the QSO was made on
different mode or band on the
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.No specific endosement (eg. CW, SSB) is provided.
QSOs made after the January 1st, 2006 00:00 UTC are valid.
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
If you have had any query, please send your message by e-mail.