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The K1BV DX Awards Directory - Online

Most recent update:   25 March 2015
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Very Short Time Awards - typically valid from just a few days to a few months:
(This page changes almost daily.  Check it out frequently.

Added: Country Name of Award Starts Ends Info Provided by:
22 December 14 Poland 85th Anniversary of PZK and 80 Years of IARU Membership 1 January 15 30 April 15 QRZ.com 3Z8PZK
15 January 15 England International Air Ambulance Week Awards 19 September 15 28 September 15 M0HEM
18 January 15 Poland The 22nd Steam Locomotive Parade in Wolsztyn Award 25 April 15 5 May 15 PA3CUZ
18 January 15 Switzerland HB125FMS - 125th Anniversary of Monte San Salvadore Funicular 1 March 15 31 March 15 PA3CUZ
26 January 15 Canada VE Day Award 1 May 15 30 May 15 PA3CUZ
28 January 15 Russia VICTORY - 70 1 January 15 30 May 15 QRZ.ru 
23 February 15 Netherlands 125th Anniversary Vincent van Gogh's Birth (PA125VVG) 11 May 15 7 June 15 PA2CVD
27 February 15 Ukraine 190th Anniversary of the birth of Alexander Fedorovich Mozhaiskogo 6 March 15 9 March 15 UT7AW
27 February 15 Latvia 390th Anniversary of Town of Liepaja ? February 15 31 July 15 K1BV Research
1 March 15 Netherlands 5th activation of Windmill "the Old Mill" at Ondemolen Netherlands (PA05MILL) 9 May 15 10 May 15 QRZ.com
1 March 15 Andorra 35th URA Anniversary Diploma 1 March 15 31 May 15 K1BV Research
1 March 15 England International Marconi Day 25 April 15 25 April 15 PA3CUZ
1 March 15 England International Museums Weekend 20 June 15
27 June 15
21 June 15
28 June 15
PA3CUZ
1 March 15 Brazil 450th Anniversary of the City of Rio de Janerio Award 1 March 15 31 March 15 K1BV Research
1 March 15 Poland 20th Anniversary of Grodziski Klub Krotkofalowcow SP5PMU 1 March 15 31 March 15 UT7AW
6 March 15 France TM5CW Telegraph Diploma 5 January 15 5 May 15 CW News
6 March 15 Russia The Great Victory Plaque 3 May 15 10 May 15 QRZ.ru
6 March 2015 Lithuania Lithuanian 25th Independence Day (LY25LY) 9 March 15 15 March 15 K1BV Research
9 March 2015 Italy Diploma G.I.R.F. 2015 1 March 15 15 March 15 PA3CUZ
9 March 2015 Moldova Martisor Diploma `1 March 15 31 March 15 PA3CUZ
9 March 2015 Ireland St. Patrick's Day Award 17 March 15 17 March 15 PA3CUZ
10 March 2015 Russia Memorial Diploma Pobeda-70 (Victory 70) 3 May 15 10 May 15 PA3CUZ
10 March 2015 Italy Diploma SANREMO 7 March 15 22 March 15 PA3CUZ
10 March 2015 Spain Diploma San Fermin 2015 (Running of the Bulls at Pamplona) 30 June 15 5 July 15 PA3CUZ
10 March 2015 Germany April Fools Award 1 April 15 1 April 15 PA3CUZ
11 March 2015 Russia 35th Master World Cup Cross Country Skiing 2015 In Syktyvkar 13 March 15 20 March 15 OH3GZ and QRZ.com
14 March 2015 Italy Centenary Aqueduct Pugliese (II7AQP) 24 April 15 26 April 15 QRZ.ru
14 March 2015 Italy Italian Navy Coastal Radio Stations Award 2015 7 March 15 22 March 15 OE1UHA
14 March 2015 Spain World Down Syndrome Day (EH3DWN) 13 March 15 22 March 15 QRZ.com
18 March 2015 Russia 120 Years of Radio 31 March 15 30 April 15 QRZ.ru
18 March 2015 Belgium ON1418KNH WWI Award 1 April 15 30 April 15 QRZ.com
18 March 2015 Russia Crimean Spring Award 16 March 15 31 March 15 RU6K
18 March 2015 Italy Diploma of the Procession of the Mysteries in Trapani 8th Edition 29 March 5 4 April 15 UT7AW
18 March 2015 Ukraine Days of Activity "Our Soldiers Vinnichiny" 2015 20 March 15 23 March 15 --
19 March 2015 Poland Spring with BEM Award 14 March 15 17 May 15 UT7AW
21 March 2015 USA Mississippi QSO Party Award 4 April 15 5 April 15 W5XX
25 March 2015 USA Chenango Valley Amateur Radio Association 50th Anniversary 1 April 15 20 May 15 QRZ.com
25 March 2015 Italy International Marconi Day (2) 25 April 15 25 April 15 IK3GER
25 March 2015 Italy Maritime Radio Day 2015 14 Apr 15 15 Apr 15 IK3GER

      

  Annual Period Awards - earn these awards for contacts during 2015: 
(These are only the newest additions, check the entire list.)

 

Added: Country Name of Award Dates: Info Provided by: 
6 April 14 Germany European CW Club - "Snakes and Ladders" On the air game 1 Apr 2014 to 31 March 2015 UT7AW
11 May 14 Russia 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Sevastopol 9 May 2014 to 30 April 2015 QRZ.ru
8 July 14 Germany 50th Anniversary of the Rhine-Ruhr DX Club (RRDXA) 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015 DH1PAL
29 October 14 Italy Diploma - The Great War 1915 - 1918 Calendar Year 2015 IK2EBP
11 December 14 Germany` Bode Diploma Calendar Year 2015 DH5MM
14 December 14 Germany --BRAVE Radio Friends Series -- Calendar Year 2015 DE3EAR
19 December 14 Germany 100th Anniversary of the Cottbus Hospital 1 May 2014 to 30 April 2015 K1BV Research
19 December 14 Czech Republic 750th Anniversary of the Czech Budejovice Calendar Year 2015 Czech Monthly Bulletin
24 December 14 Germany 20th Anniversary Diploma BV Saxony / OV Collmberg Z91 Calendar Year 2015 DIG Bulletin #1847
31 December 14 Germany 65th Anniversary of the DARC Calendar Year 2015 DH1PAL
31 December 14 Germany "Hurther Twin Cities Diploma" (HPD) DOK G50 1 January 2015 to 31 April 2016 DH1PAL
15 January 15 Bulgaria All Saint's Award Calendar Year 2015 QRZ.ru
18 January 15 Russia Stalingrad Ring 2015 Calendar Year 2015 PA3CUZ
18 January 15 England Coastal & Tidal Award 2015 (Worked All Britain Series) Calendar Year 2015 PA3CUZ
18 January 15 Germany The Gellert Diploma Calendar Year 2015 PA3CUZ
25 January 15 Denmark OZ90IARU Award Calendar Year 2015 ON4CAS and PA3CUZ
25 January 15 Hungary 10 Years of SOTA Hungary Award Calendar Year 2015 QRZ.com
26 January 15 Australia ANZAC Award 15 April 2015 to 31 December 15 WIA
26 January 15 Romania The IARU-90 Diploma (1925-2015) 1 February 2015 to 31 December 15 YO3JW
18 February 15 Italy Diploma "Great War Centenary on Vicentino Front" 4 May 20-15 to 4 November 18 QRZ.com
23 February 15 Brazil 70th Anniversary of the end of World War II (PR70FEB) Calendar Year 2015 QRZ.com
6 March 15 Uzbekistan 100 Years of Radio in Uzbekistan Calendar Year 2015 QRZ.ru
10 March 15 Italy Diploma Laghi Italiani 2015 Calendar Year 2015 PA3CUZ

Permanent Awards -Generally Not Time Limited.  Always check for a beginning date for contacts. 
 (These are only the newest additions, check the entire list.)

Added Country Name of Award: Info Provided byi:
7 January 15 Russia Solar Khakassia QRZ.ru
15 January 15 Russia Mining Factory Areas of the Chelyabinsk Region QRZ.ru
18 January 15 France DD-32 Diploma of the Department of Gers PA3CUZ
18 January 15 France Cathedrals of France Diploma PA3CUZ
19 January 15 Luxembourg The LARU LX Award LX3X
19 January 15 Kaliningrad Kaliningrad Regional SSR Division Series UF2F
25 January 15 Italy Leonessa d'Italia Award QRZ.ru
28 January 15 Russia Sochi - The Dark Night QRZ.ru
2 February 15 France Diploma of Coalfields QRZ.com
6 February 15 Switzerland The Geneve Award K1BV Research
6 February 15 Kaliningrad Added award" Kaliningrad Regional SSR Division Series QRZ.ru
6 February 15 Russia Flows the Volga River QRZ.ru
9 February 15 Russia Ufa Diploma QRZ.ru
9 February 15 Russia The "Togliatti" Diploma QRZ.ru
15 February 15 Russia Katav-Ivanovsk - 260 Years QRZ.ru
15 February 15 Belarus The Borisov Diploma QRZ.ru
18 February 15 Romania Romanian Fortress On The Air Award (RFA) YO6EX
27 February 15 France DD-11 Diploma of the Department of Aude REF Bulletin
6 March 15 Russia Yevpaty Kolovrat Diploma QRZ.ru
6 March 15 France DD-93 Department of Seine-Saint Denis Diploma K1BV Research
6 March 15 France DD-82 Diploma Tarn et Garonne K1BV Research
6 March 15 France DD-22 Diploma de la Bretagne K1BV Research
6 March 15 France DD-58 Diplome Du Department de la Nievre K1BV Research
18 March 15 Ukraine Green Ukraine QRZ.ru
25 March 15 Russia The Formidable Diploma QRZ.ru


Other Useful Data for Award Hunters: 

SOME AWARD PAGE LINKS


VERY SHORT TERM AWARDS !
(few days to a few months)
COUNTY HUNTING INFO

BACKGROUND - 
AWARD HUNTING

County Awards of 
the United States
RECIPES  
nothing to do with radio, 
just good eating.
LISTS - Counties, Provinces, Members, valuable for award hunting. ALL THE VERY SHORT TERM
AWARDS of 2014

ANNUAL TERM AWARDS
DURING: 
2013  2014 2015
 

 
ROMANIA

Romanian Fortress On The Air Award (RFA)

February 18, 2015 YO6RC

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS: 

I still need your help to let me know about changed rules and award fees, new awards, sponsors who don't reply to your applications, dead URL's, etc.  
Welcome, and feel free to explore a fascinating part of our hobby, one which provides challenges enough to keep you busy for several lifetimes.  
Award hunting is  great chance to put your QSL collection to work!

1. I'm  also the custodian of the USA-County Award sponsored by CQ Magazine and write the monthly Awards Column in that magazine. The first column appeared in the January 1998 edition.  I will need rules and samples of awards on a pretty regular basis. If your club or group sponsors awards, or you can send me good quality photocopies of awards that you have received, I need good quality samples or copies for this column. This is an excellent chance to gain world wide publicity for your groupSend material to: Ted Melinosky K1BV, 12 Wells Woods Road, Columbia, CT.  06237 USA

2. Foreign Postage - Bill Plum offers a wide variety of mint foreign postage and DXer supplies at competitive rates. Highly recommended. 

3. Join the Ham Awards Reflector.  ON4CAS has established a special e-mail delivered Reflector for all of us interested in the latest news regarding Awards hunting.  This is a great chance to meet other awards hunters and get news about ham awards delivered to your in- box on a daily basis. Follow the link above to get all the information you need.

4.

K1BV is a charter member of the Tonkin Gulf Yacht Club.  I  joined in August 1964 when I was 24 years old and the acting fire-control officer of the USS Valley Forge LPH-8. 
We used an analog computer (Circa 1939) to aim our 5 inch guns to shoot 50 pound warheads 10 miles.  It actually worked pretty well.   

Copyright 2015 by Ted Melinosky,
K1BV DX Awards Directory

E-Mail: k1bv12@charter.net


 

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