• The "Portable Professional - Bronze Award" is many operators first award for portable operating. The criteria for gaining this award are as follows:

    • Only activations that have taken place after your ARPOC joining date are valid for claiming awards
    • Operate a station from 5 different portable locations (see section B of the Award Rules for the definition of a "portable location")
    • Complete a standard exchange with at least one station from each location (see section B of the Award Rules for the definition of a "standard exchange")

    To claim the award, applicants must:

    • Read the award rules before claiming an award - https://www.arpoc.org/rules/18-award-rules.html
    • Create a new thread in this forum section using their call sign as the title
    • Provide the date for each activation
    • Provide the name for each portable location
    • Provide the location of each portable location using the Maidenhead locator (6 digit) or GPS signed degrees format (DDD.dddd)
    • Provide at least one photograph showing their station and it's surroundings at each portable location

    Once an application has been verified, the applicant will receive a unique code that they may then use to download the award certificate via the awards portal.

HF Only & SSB Only LA4TTA


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An short trip my neighborhood forest to test some antenna setups this Saturday night..
Heard an mighty strong portable station from Italy on 20m so I had to answer him of course.
59 both ways with 10w. I love it when that happens with an P to P qso.
Also hat an chat with an gentleman from G country but quickly lost him to qsb.

Grid JP20re.
Os Norway
KX-3 and some wire antennas.


Sorry for bad image quality. I quickly got to dark for my mobile to take descent photos.