09 Jun, 2023


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The International Association of the Railway Radio Amateurs
 (Fédération Internationale des Radio Amateurs Cheminots - F.I.R.A.C.)

issues this award to all radio amateurs and SWL's

on HF   at least 100 points for contacts with members of at least 10 different FIRAC groups,

on VHF  at least 25 points for contacts with members of at least 3 different FIRAC groups.

At present there are the following national FIRAC groups:

DL, F, G, HA, HB, I, LA, LX, LZ, OE, OH, OK/OM, ON, SM, SP, S5, UR, YO.

Each contact counts 2 points. Contacts with club stations count five points, contacts with MC members count 10 points.

Every station counts only once per band. Contacts by repeater or  internet - for example Echolink - are not valued.
The FIRAC member list (Rapid call book) is decisive. The rapid call book, a listing of the FIRAC skeds and the
application sheet can be downloaded from the FIRAC homepage:

Log extract and fee 5.- €  will sent to the award manager:

G 4 GNQ,  Geoff SIMS,  85 Surrey Street GLOSSOP  SK13 7AJ , Derbyshire