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PostHeaderIcon W.A.I.P. - Worked Al Italian Provinces V/U/SHF

A.R.I. (The Italian Amateur Radio Association) sponsor, starting from January the 1st 1959, the "W.A.I.P. VHF" award (H.A.I.P. for SWL), and from January the 1st 1975 the "W.A.I.P. UHF and SHF" awards, with also RTTY QSO starting from 01.01.1986, furthermore also PSK31 and all digital modes starting from January the 1st 2001.

The award can be requested by all the OM'S and SWL who are member of A.R.I. or a Radio Society which is member of I.A.R.U., and can demonstrate to have had QSOs with at least the requested provinces number.

All the Italian provinces are valid for the award.

For the following provinces are valid QSOs only after January the 1st 1993: Biella (BI), Crotone (KR), Lecco (LC), Lodi (LO), Prato (PO), Rimini (RN), Verbania (VB), Vibo Valentia (VV)

For the following provinces are valid QSOs only after June 15th 2004: Fermo (FM), Barletta-Andria-Trani (BT), Monza-Brianza (MB)

For the following provinces are valid QSOs only after February 4th 2016: Sud Sardegna (SU)


The "WAIP VHF/UHF/SHF" award can be issued to all OM or SWL that have QSO on CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK31, MGM with:

  • 144 MHz: 20  provinces for OM/SWL
  • 432 MHz: 15 provinces for  OM/SWL
  • 1296 MHz: 10 provinces for  OM/SWL
  • 2304 MHz & Up: 5 provinces for  OM/SWL

The WAIP award will be delivered to every OM/SWL who will send to the Award Manager:

1) A signed and dated letter with which the sender shows that all the national rules about operating a station have been accomplished.

2) Another separate list with all the claimed QSOs. It must contain date, time, mode of emission, frequency, call-sign of each of the worked station.

3) Copy of the amateur radio Licence

4) There is no need to send QSL cards, it's enough that the list of QSOs is certified by the national VHF manager or two others licensed amateur radio. The award manager may, in any case, ask for the original QSLs.

5) The award fee is 10,00 €, it includes package and postage.

For more info don't hesitate to e-mail or send a message to the addresses below.

ARI VHF Award Manager
IØJXX Sandro Marziali


I0JXX Sandro Marziali – Via Renzo da Ceri 157 - 00157 Roma - ITALY


Last Updated (Monday, 23 April 2018 08:48)