About GxFF

What is GxFF

GxFF is the United Kingdom’s contribution to the World Wide Flora and Fauna in Amateur Radio awards program (WWFF) – it includes the four nations of the United Kingdom (of Great Britain and Northern Ireland) plus the three Crown Dependencies.

GxFF map
GxFF map

GxFF is used to represent the various call-sign prefixes, while FF is the indicator of a flora and fauna reference:

  • GFF – England
  • GDFF – Isle of Man
  • GIFF – Northern Ireland
  • GJFF – Jersey
  • GMFF – Scotland
  • GUFF – Guernsey
  • GWFF – Wales

Team GxFF also administer the British Overseas Territories:

  • VPFF [NA] – Anguilla, Bermuda, Monserrat, the British Virgin Islands and the Turks & Caicos Islands
  • VPFF [OC] – Pitcairn, Henderson and Ducie Islands
  • VPFF [SA] – Falkland Islands (etc) and British Antarctic Territories
  • ZBFF – Gibraltar
  • ZDFF – Saint Helena, Ascension Island and Tristan da Cunha & Gough Island
  • ZFFF – Cayman Islands


  1. The UK Sovereign Base Areas on Cyprus fall under 5BFF (Cyprus).
  2. Due to the access restrictions, no references are allocated on the British Indian Ocean Territory (Chagos Islands)

Who is GxFF

The GxFF team consists of the following five operators:

  • GxFF Coordinator – Adrian G1UBL
  • GxFF Log Manager – Carl 2E0HPI
  • GxFF Awards Manager – Ray M0DHP
  • GxFF Events Manager – Bob M0BOB
  • GxFF Webmaster – Andrew M0YMA

Please submit your activator logs to logs AT gxff DOT UK

You can also find GxFF on social media http://www.facebook.com/groups/gxffukfloraandfauna/

Details of the  WWFF  program, awards and a directory and map of all references including GxFF ones can be found on the WWFF website Detailed boundaries for most GxFF references can be found using DEFRAs Magicmap

Boundaries for GIFF References can be established using Northern Ireland’s DAERA viewer