ASIAN-AFRICAN CONFERENCE AWARD (AACAWARD)

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INDONESIA




The first large-scale Asian–African or Afro–Asian Conference—also known as the Bandung Conference — was a meeting of Asian and African states, most of which were newly independent, which took place on April 18–24, 1955 in Bandung, Indonesia. The twenty-five countries that participated at the Bandung Conference represented nearly one-quarter of the Earth's land surface and a total population of 1.5 billion people. The conference was organised by Indonesia, Burma, Pakistan, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), and India and was coordinated by Ruslan Abdulgani, secretary general of the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.                    (Tks WIKIPEDIA)

This is a permanent award which recognizes the 60th anniversary of the first Asian-African Conference which was held in 1955. The award can be claimed by any worldwide Amateur Radio Station with a valid, active license. Participants should contact Amateur Radio Station froms from the 28 countries that participated  in the Asian-African Conference in 1955. The award will be available for contacts with at least 15 of the 28 countries, one of which must include a QSO with an Indonesian Amateur Radio Station.

The List of participating countries of Asia Africa Conference 1955:
1. AFGHANISTAN   T6
2. CAMBODIA    XU
3. CHINA    B
4. EGYPT    SU
5. ETHIOPIA    ET
6. GHANA    9G
7. INDIA    VU
8. INDONESIA    YB
9. IRAN    EP
10. IRAQ    YI
11. JAPAN    JA
12. JORDAN    JY
13. LAOS    XW
14. LEBANON    OD
15. LIBERIA   EL
16. LIBYA    5A
17. MYANMAR    XZ
18. NEPAL    9N
19. PAKISTAN    AP
20. PHILIPPINES    DU
21. SAUDI ARABIA    HZ
22. SRI LANKA    4S
23. SUDAN    ST
24. SYRIA    YK
25. THAILAND    HS
26. TURKEY    TA
27. VIETNAM    XV
28. YEMEN    7O
Any participants who make QSOs with stations from more than 15 of the listed countries are eligible for a special endorsement sticker on the award.

The award Fee of USD$10 for each award should be made through PAYPAL (account ye60aa@yahoo.com on behalf ASIAN AFRICAN CONFERENCE AWARD.
Applications should be made to:
     Email: ye60aa@yahoo.com     Or PO.Box 1090 Bandung 40010 Indonesia

The log sheet must be completed with an extract from your log showing all QSO data of the participating radio amateur member, as mentioned in the valid amateur radio license.

The award may be specially endorsed to show any one band or mode was used to make all of the contacts needed for the award. Participants may claim more than one award. In this case, an individual log sheet must be submitted for each claimed category. If multiple awards are requested, each QSO may be used to claim only one category (NO DUPLICATE !)

Since some countries have more than one prefix in the call sign, all valid prefixes are applicable for claiming the AAC Award (Example: Indonesia : YB/YE, YC/YF, YD/YG, YH).

The bands used for claiming this award include 10, 12, 15, 17, 20, 40 and 80 meters. Digital modes will be carried out using RTTY, PSK, or JT-65.

An EXCEL log sheet form is provided. Applications can also be self-made. The information should include data of the station, operator, and completed QSOs.

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