Parque Natural Las Batuecas-Sierra de Francia (EAFF-0102)

Parque Natural Las Batuecas-Sierra de Francia (EAFF-0102)


Las Batuecas, Spain (ES)
On Sunday 7th April 2024 at 17:28 UTC, Markus IN3ADF, a radio amateur from Italy, made contact with Guille EA4IZ, a radio amateur from Spain, who was operating from the Parque Natural Las Batuecas-Sierra de Francia (EAFF-0102), on the 20m amateur radio band.

Guille was at the summit of Peña de Francia (1728 metres asl) while he was at the reserve and made a total of 29 contacts for the Summits on the Air (“SOTA”) group.

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The Parque Natural Las Batuecas-Sierra de Francia (EAFF-0102), is a protected area of 31,534 hectares located in the autonomous community of Castile and Leon, in the south-west of the Salamanca region of western Spain. In 2000, the area was designated as a Natural Park, and in 2015, it was designated as a Special Area of Conservation (SAC). Prior to its designation as a Natural Park part of the area was designated as a Special Protection area under the EU's Birds Directive in 1988. It is part of the Natura 2000 network and is an IUCN Management Category IV area.

Natura 2000 aims to protect many of Europe's most vulnerable and threatened habitats and species. and an IUCN Management Category IV area Is an area to protect particular species or habitats and are managed to prioritise this objective.
On Sunday 7th April 2024 at 17:28 UTC, Markus IN3ADF, a radio amateur from Italy, made contact with Guille EA4IZ, a radio amateur from Spain, who was operating from the Parque Natural Las Batuecas-Sierra de Francia (EAFF-0102), on the 20m amateur radio band.

Guille was at the summit of Peña de Francia (1728 metres asl) while he was at the reserve and made a total of 29 contacts for the Summits on the Air (“SOTA”) group.

The Parque Natural Las Batuecas-Sierra de Francia (EAFF-0102), is a protected area of 31,534 hectares located in the autonomous community of Castile and Leon, in the south-west of the Salamanca region of western Spain. In 2000, the area was designated as a Natural Park, and in 2015, it was designated as a Special Area of Conservation (SAC). Prior to its designation as a Natural Park part of the area was designated as a Special Protection area under the EU's Birds Directive in 1988. It is part of the Natura 2000 network and is an IUCN Management Category IV area.

Natura 2000 aims to protect many of Europe's most vulnerable and threatened habitats and species. and an IUCN Management Category IV area Is an area to protect particular species or habitats and are managed to prioritise this objective.
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Links: www.naturaspain.com, www.protectedplanet.net, www.cqgma.org, sotl.as
By: Mike_bjm

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