The West Kent Amateur Radio Society (WKARS) Award
    
The West Kent ARS Award is available to any licensed amateur or shortwave listener SWL, whether a member of the Society or not, who submits proof of working or hearing members or callsigns of West Kent ARS on any band from 1.8Mhz to 430MHz.
 
Only direct Morse and phone contacts logged from the 1st of January 2000 are eligible for this award. Contacts via repeaters or other indirect means are not considered as counting toward this award.
  
Award categories
There are three levels of award category available; Bronze, Silver and Gold, each with a different level of points required for claiming an award certificate.

In addition to the above award categories, the certificate can be endorsed for the bands used in the contacts; HF, VHF or UHF and the modes used; Mixed, AM, CW, FM of SSB. 
  
Contact scores
The points required for claiming the separate award levels are;
Bronze             15 points
Silver               20 points
Gold                 25 points
 
Points for each station callsign worked or heard is awarded according to the following scale;
QSO with club station Gx1WKS, Gx3WKS, (maximum one call per claim)                        5 points
QSO with club special event call (see below for eligible callsigns, maximum one per claim)      3 points
QSO with past or present member of West Kent ARS                                             1 point
 
Eligible callsigns
Special event station callsigns;
GB0WKS,  GB0BMM,  GB8TS
  
Past and present members of West Kent ARS;
G0 DBL  DEV  DJC  EBS  EMZ  FSX  GCI  GKW  GNN  GUV  HAU  HAX  ICO  ILL  IQJ  MUT
G1 BGL  FQK  GJH  JBO  LTX  NZA  OBQ  PAZ  SWD  UNO  UTH  VTN  VZK  YLB 
G2 AOL  BGU  BT  UJ
G3 AIO  AMG  EDV  FVV  GWD  HCK  HOU  IOM  KIP  KOM  LMS  OGQ  OHV  PEY  RST  TLB  TLG  TXZ  XPX  YOU  YPY  ZYP  ZZD
G4 AY  IB  BIA  BKG  BMD  BOO BUO  BWH  CCQ  CNE  DFY  DIX  DRB  DRV  DYF  EMV  ERW  EUK  FDC  FGU  FWG  FYG  GTN  HUW  IBQ  IJH  JED  JFD  JZP  KIU  LNM  MXL  NAJ  NHP  OSH  OTV  OYW  PBF  PML  RPQ  RWT  SGI  SLD  UDW  UPI  XCZ  XDS  XIA  XRN  ZFP
G6 PS  TQ  BNJ  DUU  HFX  HTH  HVW  JUB  JZN  KLG  OOE  RHU  TBO  TBY  TKG  TWF  UBM  UBL UJY  ZBI 
G7 KNS 
G8 KG  VG  CAA  CDD  CDP  DHP  FFG  GYB  IJH  IWP  JXG  JZN  KHF  KNA  KOA  KPU  KPZ  KQJ  KUV  LGS  LGW  LMV  LSD  MLZ  NOB  OFO  OPT  ORZ  PHM  PSS  PWO  RUX  SAS  SFR  SRL  UEH  UFY  UJM  VHK  VMG  VQN  WLH  WZK  XSC  ZXC
M0 EDJ  HTF  IMA  KAO  NAY  NZA  PRV  RCQ  RXW  RYK  VIR  WAR  WTW  YOU  ZWW
M1 BDH
M3 UBM  SUZ  ZWW
M6 BQY  BQW  BRD  BRE  BYD  BYG  DWQ  DWU  DXK  DXO  FFH  GVZ  JVG  LVK  MPY  MVV  NAU  TFT  TVZ  VKH  YJK  YOU 
2E0 CMN  CQK  CQL  GCP  IAK  KJJ  MDU  VKH  VZJ  YOU  ZWW
GJ6TWF, GM2AOL, K3HZO, LA0DO, TA2BU,  TA4CNU,  VK6AIX, VK6VZ, ZL3PD, ZS6M, 5B4DN
 
Award claim procedure;
To claim an award certificate, send an extract from your log showing, for each contact for which you are claiming points, the date, time, callsign worked, band and mode. Include a declaration signed by yourself confirming that it is a true extract from your log.
 
No fee is charged for these award certificates, whether a member of the West Kent ARS or not.
 
Apply via email to; secretary@wkars.org.uk