Squares and Countries

These are the traditional ’4-2-70 Squares Awards’ and are intended to mark successful vhf/uhf achievement.
Initially, a certificate and one sticker will be issued. Further stickers will be issued as additional locator squares are claimed.The title of each award gives the number of locator squares and countries needed to qualify for the award.For example, to obtain the 144 MHz 40/10 award you must have QSL cards confirming contact with 40 locator squares including 10 countries on 144 MHz.

The following awards are available:

70MHz 20/4 144MHz 40/10 432MHz 30/6
70MHz 25/6 144MHz 60/15 432MHz 40/10
70MHz 30/8 144MHz 80/18 432MHz 50/13
70MHz 35/8 144MHz 100/20 432MHz 60/15
70MHz 35/10 144MHz 125/20 432MHz 70/15
70MHz 40/8 144MHz 150/20 432MHz 80/15
70MHz 40/10 144MHz 175/20 432MHz 90/15
70MHz 45/8 144MHz 200/30 432MHz 100/15
70MHz 45/10 144MHz 225/30 432MHz 110/15
70MHz 50/8 144MHz 250/35 432MHz 120/18
70MHz 50/10 144MHz 275/35 432MHz 130/18
70MHz 55/8 144MHz 300/40 432MHz 140/20
70MHz 55/10 144MHz 325/40 432MHz 150/20
144MHz 350/45 432MHz 160/20
144MHz 375/45 432MHz 170/23
144MHz 400/50 432MHz 180/25
144MHz 425/50
144MHz 450/50
144MHz 475/20

 

RULES:
  1. All contacts must have been after 31 December 1978.
  2. Eligible countries are those shown in the countries list printed in theĀ ’Year Book’.
  3. Stations are eligible for awards in the following categories:
    • Fixed stations.
    • Portable stations, any location.
    • Mobile stations, any location.
      Categories cannot be mixed.
  4. QSL cards submitted must be arranged in alphabetical order of the QTH squares claimed, and a checklist enclosed.