Distance Records Rules
- The competition is designed to foster friendly rivalry for 'Bragging Rights' within the Club.
- We will update the records when we receive and authenticate a claim.
- The purpose of Distance Records is to encourage experimentation by club members and to recognise the technical achievement of amateurs who work new record distances.
- For the contact to be 'recorded' it must be between 2 Bundaberg Amateur Radio Club Members who are financial members at the time of the contact.
- Contacts must be simplex in nature. i.e. NOT using repeaters etc.
- Contacts must be a full exchange and acknowledgement of callsigns and signal reports, including some information that cannot be predicted by either operator.
- Information must be exchanged in full on the air and not by any means of backup such as a different band, telephone or Internet.
- Distances are calculated from latitude and longitude supplied by the claimant
- Claimants agree that the Committee's decision on their claim will be accepted as final.
- Records in the following categories will be recognised:-
Home Station/ Portable - to include all contacts made by any station, other than those in the categories below.
Mobile - for contacts made by mobile stations. i.e. BOTH parties must be mobile to claim this category.
[Vehicle to home or portable station is classified as a 'Home Station/Portable contact'].
How to Claim a record
Use this link to a PDF Claim Form & email it to the club for verification.