The Cornish Award

The Cornish Award from The Cornish Radio Amateur Club

The Cornish award is offered by the Cornish Radio Amateur Club in
recognition of the applicant having worked the prescribed number
of resident Cornish Amateur Radio Stations operating from their
locations within the County of Cornwall, either fixed, mobile or portable

The award offers three levels of achievement for both HF & VHF

One point is given per QSO made;

any or all amateur bands and modes may be used within each Class, but SIMPLEX
contacts ONLY are eligible so no repeater, Satellite or Internet contacts will be counted.

There is no time limit, take as long as you link.

CLASS ONE – Amateur Bands 1.8 to 50MHz

Level One – 30 points.
Level Two – 20 points.
Level Three – 10 points.

CLASS TWO – Amateur Bands 144MHz and above

Level One – 15 points.
Level Two – 10 points.
Level Three – 6 points.

The award fee is £5.00, $10 US [No cheques in US$], or
10 IRC’s.

Cheques drawn in Sterling [UK-£] only,should be made payable to
Cornish Radio Amateur Club.

All contacts must be made using the same callsign, but /M /MM
or /P is acceptable. But,no claims from M3xxx and G7aaa for example
you will need to work the required number under an individual call.

Claims are welcomed for single mode, single band, /M etc, but
equally claims may be mixed.

Claims, in the form of a log extract, should be certified by an
officer of a radio club, or two licensed amateurs, that the log
has been inspected and agrees with the contacts.

Similar details apply for the SWL award, with the exception that
the claim should be a log extract, showing not only the Cornish
station heard, but also the station being worked.

Claims, together with the appropriate fee, should be sent to:-

Cornish Award Manager,
P.O. Box 100,
TR1 1RX started.


The Club meets at the Old School at School Lane, Gweal An Top, Redruth, Cornwall  commencing at  around 1930Hrs      on the first and the third Thursday evenings of each month.

For information regarding the Club, Amateur Radio generally, or the
Licence requirements and tuition, please contact:

Ken Tarry G0FIC (Chairman)

Tel: 01209-821073


For general information, please contact:

Steve Holland G7VOH (P.R.O.)

Tel: 01209-844939


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