• 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 M0LMK

M0LMK

Member #2
Full Member
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Activation 1:

10/05/2017 - Woburn Forest - IO92RA

A nice week with the family at Woburn Center Parcs and an ideal opportunity to throw up a HF antenna and start towards this award. A simple setup using my FT-857 based manpack and an endfed 1/2 wave for 40M thrown into the trees!

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Activation 2:

13/10/2017 - Thetford Forest - JO02HJ

Another week away, this time at Elveden Center Parcs. This time with an FT-450D and an endfed 1/2 wave for 40M thrown into the trees with the help of my new throw bag and line.

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