From 2013 the “The Frozen Continent” Certificate is released by IK3GER and it’s free. It will be sent via email (PDF or JPEG format file) to the Hams who request it to the Manager IK3GER: firstname.lastname@example.org
The “THE FROZEN CONTINENT” award issued in 2 classes is available OM/SWL who will be able to satisfy the conditions provided for class 1 or class 2.
The award is.
Class 1: at least 3 QSO/HRD with different stations based in Antarctica. Stations from the Falklands, South Georgia, South Orkney, South Shetlands and other Antarctic islands are not valid for the purpose of this award
Class 2: spell the words “THE FROZEN CONTINENT” by using the last letter of different Italian callsigns but excluding foreign operators operating portable in Italy. QSL from San Marino (T7), SMOM (1A0) and the Vatican (HV) are not accepted for this award
At least 1 QSO/HRD with a station based in Antarctica. Don’t forget that Stations from the Falklands, South Georgia, South Orkney, South Shetlands and other Antarctic islands are not valid for the purpose of this award. QSO/HRD validity 1.1.1985. Endorsement may by requested for SSB, CW, MIXED, DIGI etc. It is mandatory to send to the manager photocopy or scan of the QSL cards of the Antarctic stations only.
Just send your application by email to the award manager IK3GER and you will get the Award right away.
TNX Paolo Corsetti, IK3GER