Introducing JAMSAT Award

Revised 26 Jan.2007
Revised 28 Oct.2017 update on electric QSL, effective satellites
New rule applied form 1 Jan, 2018
Update for COVID-19 23 Feb 2021


**NOTE** JAMSAT will release new award to celebrate JAMSAT 50 years anniversary. So this award receives application by March 31, 2021.

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]
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.No specific endorsement (eg. CW, SSB) is provided.
f.QSL is accepted by traditional paper QSL card. In addition to it, electric QSL with used satellite information, such as eQSL.cc and LoTW can be accepted.
g.All QSO within valid license condition are accepted.

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 recommended to use a format of JAMSAT, 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 responsibility against it.)

Now we strongly recommend to send your JAMSAT award application with soft copy of QSLs to us electrically.

6.Fee on the application:
Due to post delivery problems to abroad under COVID-19, we shall send PDF style award to you electrically without any charges.

This is not a duty, but your any donations to build new amateur satellites will be most welcomed. If you were agree with this, then please let us know your intention to donate to us. We will give you how to donate via PayPal.  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.:
Electrical applicants: madoguchi@jamsat.or.jp

Post Mail applicants : JAMSAT AWARD OFFICE
For the attention 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.

9. Application Form

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