How to get the AWARD:

The Associazione Radioamatori Italiani – Sezione di Tortona establish, from the date 01 July 2012 (00.00 UTC) to the date 31 July 2012 (23.59 UTC) and at the international level, the Award

"Apollo Space Program - From the Earth to the Moon"

which will be issued to OM and SWL, in order to commemorate and help to keep alive the memory of the space program that has revolutionized the life of mankind.

This award is unique. - Future editions will not be made.

1.) The Award "Apollo Space Program - From the Earth to the Moon", hereinafter referred to as "ASP", will be given to all OM and SWL in possession of valid license and operating for amateur stations in the emission modes and power permitted by the regulations of the country in which it operates.

2.) All QSOs must be made within the amateur radio frequencies licensed by the State in which it operates. - Any request for the Award that might be compared to connections made outside the limits of local license will be refused.

3.) The application for the award "ASP" is an automatic recognition of the faculty of the Award Manager to check the reliability of the statements in the request and, if necessary, refuse the grant of such diploma

4.) All QSOs must be performed using the same mode of emission by the two correspondents.

5.) The official confirmation of QSO is the Station Log. - It must contain only the QSOs useful for application for the Award. - It is suggested to use the Log ASP/Log001.- Also will accept written or electronic Log.
The SWL must write the following information in the Log:
- Date - Time (UTC) - Frequency - Mode - Name of the calling station (see Part II - 6)

6.) Bands and emission modes accepted for graduation "ASP" are as follows:

80 meters SSB, CW, PSK31, RTTY
40 meters SSB, CW, PSK31, RTTY
30 meters           CW, PSK31,           
20 meters SSB, CW, PSK31, RTTY
17 meters SSB, CW, PSK31, RTTY
15 meters SSB, CW, PSK31, RTTY
12 meters SSB, CW, PSK31, RTTY
10 meters SSB, CW, PSK31, RTTY

7.) To achieve the Award “ASP” should have connected a combination of amateur stations. The combination is as follows:
IQ1TW (Club Station of ARI Tortona) + 3 stations among those listed:
On 20 July, on the occasion of the first moon landing, the OM to connect the station IQ1TW can
directly ask the "ASP" Award without connect the other stations.

8.) Each station can be connected only once a day in the same Frequency and same Mode.

9.) The requests of Award “ASP” must be sent to the Award Manager 1Z1XBB - Pier Paolo Liuzzo at the following address:

Pier Paolo Liuzzo
Strada Fornaci 23 / A
15057 Tortona (AL)

or by e-mail: