FISTS Down Under - Awards

The FISTS Down Under Award is earned by accumulating 50 points. 

For this award contacts with any FISTS Down Under (FDU) member in ZL or VK since the inauguration of FISTS Down Under on 1 June 1998* are worth one point. Contacts with FDU affiliated club stations are worth five points each.  (Currently ZL6FF, VK2FDU, ZL2SWR and VK4RC/VK4IZ.)  This award is available for all FISTS Club members worldwide.  A station can only be claimed once. - Note, the one point for working a FDU station is the same for all members, (i.e. there is no premium for working outside one's country.)

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The FISTS Down Under Prestige Award

The FISTS Down Under Prestige Award is earned by accumulating 100 points or more.

For this award contacts with any FISTS Down Under (FDU) member in ZL or VK since the inauguration of FISTS Down Under on 1 June 1998* are worth one point.  Contacts with FDU affiliated club stations are worth five points each. (Currently ZL6FF, VK2FDU, ZL2SWR and VK4RC/VK4IZ.)  This award is available for all FISTS Club members worldwide.  However for Australian and New Zealand claimants a FDU club station can only be claimed once, while for claimants elsewhere, a FDU club station and each member can be claimed once on each of three recognised amateur bands, including the WARC bands.

Stickers will be available to add to the award for 150, 200 and 250 Points.

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Note:
Contacts, with a FISTS Down Under station with a FISTS number below 9000 prior to 1 June 1998 will count, but only if FISTS numbers were exchanged at the time.

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Check sheets for all FISTS awards are available free on request. Please click here

 

The system of recording contacts and applying for the FDU award are the same as for all the other FISTS awards except that logs should be forwarded to:

Postal Address:

The FDU Award Manager,
Nigel Hardy ZL2TX,
P.O. Box 15078,
OTAKI 5542, New Zealand

E-mail: fdu.fists@gmail.com

      

There is no charge for the award although donations towards the costs involved are always welcome and acknowledged.

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Other FISTS Awards

The are many other FISTS awards available to both FISTS members and non-members.

These awards include the Century Award Series, Worked All States Award, The Millionaire Award and many others.

For a complete and up to date list of all available awards, Please Click Here

 

 

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