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The 2019 YLRL certificate will be called the 2019 YLRL FAVORITE Book CERTIFICATE! This one should be a lot of fun!  In 2019, let’s find out what everyone’s favorite book is.

  Here are the rules for this new award:

1.  Talk to YLs and exchange your favorite book.  If you don’t have a favorite book just choose a book to give out.
2.  You will need to collect 15 books.  All 15 books must be different.
3.  You will need one YL for each book. You can only use a book once.  You can only use a YL once.
4.  All contacts must be made during the 2019 year (January 1 - December 31, 2019).
5.  Contacts may be made on any band the YL is licensed to be on, and any mode including SSB, all digital modes, Echo-link, and repeaters. 
6.  Favorite books must be exchanged over the air.  You cannot e-mail someone after the contact and ask them for their favorite book. 
7.  Contacts may be made during nets only if the net control allows it.
8.  Report the following for each contact:
Date, time, band, first name, QTH, FAVORITE BOOK.
9.  Send your list, in alphabetical order, to the Certificates Manager at any time during the year, but no later than the end of January 2020 to receive your certificate.
10.  This certificate is available ONLY to YLs. 
A few hints on the books
1.  Be specific in your choice of your favorite book.
2.  If you don’t have a favorite book, go to a website and look at all the different books. Then choose one that is unusual.
Applications may be submitted by:

e-mail  to:   
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Val Lemko, VE5AQ
1125 Iroquois St. W.
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
Canada, S6H 5C1


You can download our Annual Award Application in PDF format here