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Birthday Certificates to Work For

The 2017 CLARA Birthday Bash Certificates.

CLARA has arranged for five different certificates to be made available to all radio amateurs who qualify, according to the following conditions.

 These are:

Contact with any 10 YL’s 
Contact with any 10 CLARA Member YL’s – (special certificate )
Contact with any 25 YL’s 
Contact with any 50 YL’s
Contact with any 50 amateur radio stations, YLs and Oms

Work 10 YLs

(only 1 certificate per person)



Work 25 YLs

(only 1 certificate per person)



Work 50 YLs

(only 1 certificate per person)



General Rules

1. All contacts must be made during the 2017 year (January 1 - December 31, 2017).

2. Contacts may be made on any mode consistent with your qualifications, including SSB, CW, digital modes, Echo-Link, and via remote or repeater systems.

3. All logging information must be completed during a single contact. You may not use e-mail or other methods to complete a log entry.

4. Only with the explicit permission of a Net Control Station may eligible contacts be made during the normal operation of a net.

5. It is suggested that entries be recorded on the available logging sheets, which can be downloaded from the CLARA website. Alternatively, computer logs which contain the required information may be submitted via e-mail.
a: That information includes – your serial number, date, time in UTC, at least first name of contact, QTH, Band, mode, and whether or not a CLARA Member, and serial number of contacted ham.

6. These certificates are available to all radio amateurs, YL’s and OM’s.

7. You may only work for 1 certificate in each category, except for the 10 CLARA members. You may work for both certificates but all the CLARA members must be different for each one.

8. Logs must be received by Val no later than January 31, 2018.

9. If you have no computer service and require a mailed out certificate, please enclose a 9x12 Stamped SASE and send to the address below.

Submit logs to:
Val Lemko VE5ACJ
1125 Iroquois St. W.,
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan ,
Canada S6H 5C1

or e-mail to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Submission via e-mail is encouraged. You will be able to print out your certificate at home. They may also be downloaded on a “thumb drive” and colour printed at another location. We are hoping to send out many certificates.

Download the contest logging sheets here.  You may fill out the form on line, or print it out and fill it in by hand.

Hope everyone has fun with this Challenge.