Get Your Park ON! Rules

GENERAL RULES: Operators are required to follow rules of their countries, within restrictions of their licenses, and to follow rules set forth by WWFF and its national organizations.

ELIGIBILITY: Get Your Park ON! is open to all WWFF Activators and Hunters worldwide.

DATES: October 10, 0000 UTC through October 18, 2359 UTC

VALID QSOs: Activators and Hunters throughout the World can exchange QSOs with each other. Park-to-Park QSOs are encouraged between Activators.

BANDS: All authorized Amateur frequencies; however, activity should center on frequencies suggested in WWFF program rules. ( Section 14.5)

MODES: All amateur modes are permitted.

SUGGESTED CQ: Activators should call “CQ Earth Science Week” on SSB, and “CQ ESW” on CW and digital modes regularly throughout the activation.

EXCHANGE: Only signal report is required. WWFF Reference ID (e.g., KFF-1234, ONFF-1234) may be included by Activators optionally.

LOGS: All Activators are expected to submit their logs to their assigned person (may vary by country) for upload to the WWFF system. Credit for all Hunters and Activators will accrue as normal WWFF QSOs.

ACHIEVEMENT CERTIFICATES: A special achievement certificate will be available for all Hunters working at least 25 different WWFF References and to Activators with successful activations (44 QSOs) from at least 7 different WWFF References. And as is normally permitted, multiple visits can be made to reach 44 QSOs for a successful activation. Request a certificate by email to