To reward your efforts for supporting Michigan State Parks and of course Amateur Radio we present the MSPOTA Activator Awards Program…..


Our award program sponsors for 2017 are:

Military 10-80m portable antenna – 

LiFePO4 Battery and charger. –

 Cobweb Antenna – MFJ


  • Each time you complete a 10 QSO minimum activation you will receive 5 MSPOTA Points.

  • Each QSO will add 1 Point to total. ( example – a given activation with 25 QSOs will be awarded 30 points total).

  • Total points earned (per logs submitted) will result in first, second and third place awards.

  • One winner per Ham Shack (multiple callsigns from one address will be combined as one entry.

  • One activation per day per MSPOTA park.

  • First and second place winners will have choice of award items.

  • Points will accrue from October, 1 to October, 1 in each event year – 2017 (short year), 2018 and 2019. (after October 1 points will accrue for the next event year.)   QSOs valid up to 2359z, Oct 1.

  • Please submit your logs no later than Tuesday Oct 3, 2017 to allow winners to be notified in time for HAMCON

  • Awards will be made at the Great Lakes HAMCON  in October of each event year.  (attendance encouraged)

  • Other awards may be issued based upon availability and at the discretion of the MSPOTA Admin Team.

  • Activations by the MSPOTA Admin Team – W8WDR, W8MSC and N8RSH are excluded from the awards program.