VERY SHORT TIME AWARDS LISTING
1. The ARRL Website has a pretty big listing of Special Event Stations, many of which offer a certificate. Best way to get a listing of the awards is to specify a start and stop date in their web form. Use the "search" function in your web browser to look for the word certificate.
2. CQ Magazine also publishes a list of special events, some of which offer certificates.
|Starting Date||Ending Date||Country||Name of the Award||FREE DOWNLOAD||Source|
|1 July 2013||31 Dec 2013||Croatia||CROATIA 28th EU STAR AWARD||DH1PAL/9A3SM|
|1 July 2013||31 Dec 2013||France||Diplome of YL France||DH1PAL|
|1 August 2013||31 January 2014||England||The Leicester R.C. Centerary Award||G4SJX|
|1 August 2013||17 November 2013||Russia||Ekaterinburg-290 Diploma||X||K1BV Research|
|1 September 2013||1 December 2013||Ukraine||150th anniversary of the birth Volodymyr Ivanovych Vernaskyy||X||PA3CUZ|
|1 September 2013||31 December 2013||Ukraine||"50 years of Vinnitsa TV Tower"||X||OH3GZ|
|23 September 2013||13 October 2013||Italy||Longarone 1963-2013: 50 Years In Order Not To Forget||X||LY5J|
|1 October 2013||31 October 2013||Italy||1st Diploma of Radio Group Florence||X||LY5J|
|1 October 2013||31 October 2013||New Zealand||ZM90DX Special Event Operation Award||X||DH1PAL|
|1 October 2013||31 October 2013||Italy||Giuseppe Verdi Bicentenary Award (1813-2013)||X||QRZ.com|
|1 October 2013||31 December 2013||Ukraine||Genichesk - 70 Diploma||X (postage)||QRZ.com|
|1 October 2013||15 October 2013||Romania||900th Anniversary of the City of Oradea||X||OH3GZ|
|3 October 2013||6 October 2013||Italy||Festa della Marineria La Spezia||X||EA1WK|
|12 October 2013||27 October 2013||Italy||Certificate GT- ERA||X||PA3CUZ|
|13 October 2013||13 November 2013||Canary Islands||Diploma 30 Aniversario URE Chasna 2013||X||PA3CUZ|
|13 October 2013||31 December 2013||Italy||Italian Telegraphic Convention Award||X||OH3GZ|
|15 October 2013||15 December 2013||Russia||100th Anniversary of Birth of Mikhail Fedorovich Feofanov||X||QRZ.ru|
|16 October 2013||15 November 2013||Belgium||OQ4CLM Award||X||LY5J|
|23 October 2013||31 October 2013||Kingdom
|Arab Cycling Championship Certificate||X||PA3CUZ|
|23 October 2013||10 November 2013||Poland||The Diploma Action "Award 1956"||X||DH1PAL|
|1 November 2013||30 November 2013||Greece||The SX1GTC Medallion||X||K1BV Research|
|1 November 2013||10 November 2013||Ukraine||70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Kyiv||X||UT4UP|
|1 November 2013||31 December 2013||Poland||640 Years of Ostroleka||X||K1BV Research|
|3 November 2013||3 November 2013||USA||Extra Hour Special Event Station||X||ARRL|
|8 November 2013||31 March 2014||Russia||Winter Olympic Games Sochi 2014||X||SP9JPA and others|
|9 November 2013||10 November 2013||Colombia||200th Anniversary of the Independence Of Cartagena Award||X||PA3CUZ|
|11 November 2013||30 November 2013||Spain||5th Diploma Quixotes||K1BV Research|
|1 December 2013||31 December 2013||Belgium||YOTA Award||X||ON2TD|
|1 December 2013||31 December 2013||Russia||110th Anniversary of RAEM - Series by 4 Russian Clubs||X - most||SP9JPA|
|10 December 2013||31 December 2013||Poland||Dyplomu jest S'rodkowopomorski OT PZK (OT-22||X||K1BV Research|
|Starting Date||Ending Date||Country||Name of the Award||FREE DOWNLOAD||Source|
|1 January 2014||31 January 2014||Denmark||European Men's Handball Championship 2014||X||DH1PAL|
|11 January 2014||26 January 2014||Italy||Marconisti del C.S.I.R.||K1BV Research|
|26 January 2014||14 February 2014||Romania||X||QRZ.com|
|1 February 2014||28 February 2014||Italy||Thirty Years Of The Founding Diploma INORC||PA3CUZ|
1 July to 31 December 2013
CROATIA 28th EU STAR AWARD
This award is issued by the Croatian Amateur Radio Association (HRS) to
celebrate the entry of the Republic of Croatia into the
full membership of European Union as their 28th member.
The award is issued to all licensed amateur radio operators and SWLs.
Requirements: contact at least 15 different special 9A28* call signs plus 15 countries who are members of European Union on any band or mode in period from July 1st to December 31st 2013.
Award fee is 5 € or 8 USD. Money transfer should be made to HRS bank account:
Zagrebaèka banka, d.d. Paromlinska 2, 10 000 Zagreb
SWIFT: ZABAHR2X (CROATIA – 28 EU STAR AWARD)
IBAN : HR4323600001101561569
Send a log extract of the required 30 stations along with evidence of payment should be sent to HRVATSKI RADIOAMATERSKI SAVEZ, Dalmatinska 12, HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia.
Tks DH1PAL and Mato 9A3SM. 7/25/13
1 July to 31 December 2013
FRANCE DIPLOMA of YL France
Contact a maximum number of YL operators from the list of operators on all bands and all modes (including relays) during the period of 1 July to 31 December 2013. Each such YL contact has a point value (see below) and 3 levels of the award are available depending on they points you have earned.
All French YLs, including those from Monaco (3A), and Yls from
French overseas territories may participate in the activation of this award. If
you with to be added to the list, contact email@example.com
This award can be earned by any station with an official amateur license, a licensed SWL listening or listening SWL number, and may be earned by OM or YL. The event begins on 1 July 2013 until 31 December 2013.
The contacts can be done in all HF and VHF bands 80m and 2m all modes, except contests and activations. In the case of F0 stations, relays are allowed.
The stations to contact should be those YLs forming the list of operators shown below. (Check website for additions.)
Each QSO must contain the call sign of the station contacted or heard, the date, time, frequency, mode.
List of Operators
|3A2MD Laura CW, SSB
F0EOG Pauline VHF
F0GLR Danielle VHF
F1EOY Mado SSB, VHF
F1FMI Monique SSB
F4BMR Françoise SSB
F4DHK Françoise SSB
F4DHQ Sophie SSB, VHF
F4GDI Christine RTTY, PSK
F4GPA Aline SSB
|F4GQW Cecilia SSB
F4HBC Maryse SSB
F4NIP Danielle SSB
F5BSB Anne SSB, RTTY
F5JER Claudine CW, SSB
F5JVH Simone SSB
F5MSS Lydia SSB
F5RPB Evelyne CW, SSB
F5UAY Marie SSB
F6BAT Maria SSB
This list may change during the abovementioned period by adding YLs
YL SSB = 10 points
YL CW = 100 points
YL RTTY, PSK = 50 points
YL VHF USB = 100 points
YL VHF FM = 50 points
LEVELS OF THE AWARD
Diploma Bronze: 200 points
Diploma Silver: 500 points
Diploma Gold: 1000 + points
Apply to: Claudine F5JER at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject reading "list QSO_diplome" .
(The award sponsor has provided a spreadsheet template to help with award record keeping.)
Tks DH1PAL 6/4/13
1 August 2013- 31 January 2014
England Leicester Radio Centenary Award
This is a Short Term Award from 1st August 2013 to 31st January 2014 which celebrates the 100th Anniersary of the Leicester Radio Society 1913 - 2013. The award is open to all licenced amateurs and Short Wave Listeners for working/hearing our special event station GB1OOL, our 4 club calls, and individual club members to earn a total of 100 points.
GB1OOL = 50 points
G3LRS = 10 points \
G2AA = 10 points \ ____ These could be GX i.e. GX3LRS GX2AA etc.
G5UM = 10 points /
G6XRS= 10 points /
Plus 10 points at 2 points per club member per band / mode minimum of 5 member/band/mode
Total 100 points
See GB1OOL on QRZ.com for list of spot frequencies where Leicester Radio
Society members might be found.
No QSL cards are required but a "signed" log extract must be sent by email to: email@example.com
Claims will be checked against the various station logs. The award can be returned as a pdf file for £3.00 payable to the LRS PayPal account via our website http://www.g3lrs.co.uk/ or sent by regular mail service for £5.00 again payable via our website.
E-mail (Award Manager Mike G4SJX) firstname.lastname@example.org
Tks G4SJX 8/2/13
1 August to 17 November 2013
RUSSIA Ekaterinburg-290 Diploma
The 290th anniversary of the City of Ekaterinburg is celebrated from 1 August to November 17, 2013 There will be days of amateur radio activity of Ekaterinburg and operation of special radio stations from all parts of the city.
Requirements: earn 290 points by working special radios all 7 districts. One QSO with each district is needed, and you may replace the missing area by a contact with the special event stations R290EKB, R290EK, R290E.
Multiple radio contacts are permitted using different bands and with different modes. CW, SSB, PSK and RTTY. Each contact with radio amateurs of Ekaterinburg (SV 01-07) = 5 points and 10 points are given for the special radio series R290. Radio contacts are counted during the period from 1 August to November 17, 2013. Send log extract to: Vladimir Sumin Vamirovic RV9CQ, P.O. Box 111, Ekaterinburg-7, 620007, Russia.
Diplomas will be issued both in electronic form and in hard copy on request of the applicant. For reception of the paper diploma please send postage stamps 100 rubles to the specified address.
List of special stations:
R290ECH, R290EOR, R290EOC, R290ELE, R290EVI, R290EZH, R290EKI, R290EKB,
R290E-active from 1 August to 30 September 2013.
Other radio stations operate from 18 August to November 17, 2013.
Tks QRZ.ru 8/23/13
1 Sept to 1 December 2013
UKRAINE 150th anniversary of the birth Volodymyr Ivanovych Vernaskyy
The award celebrates the 150th anniversary of the birth of the Ukrainian mineralogist and geochemist who is considered to be one of the founders of geochemistry, biochemistry and of radiogeology. His name commemorates a Library in Kiev and Ukrainian Antarctic research station in Antarctica. Work the special memorial station EM150KV or EM150KV/a just one time to earn the Award " Akademik Vernadskyy -150 ". The station will be active from 1 September to 1 December 2013. (QSL manager is UT1KY.)
The award is free of charge and will be delivered as an electronic document which can be printed by you. Send contact data to email@example.com
Make sure that you include your complete name that will be on the certificate.
Tks PA3CUZ 10/23/13
Correction tks AA1VX 10/25/13
1 September to 31 December 2013
UKRAINE "50 years of Vinnitsa TV Tower"
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the construction of the Vinnitsa TV Tower, the UR4NWW club station will be active between 1 and 30 October 2013, using the special call sign EN50N on all HF and VHF amateur radio bands and all modes. QSOs with club members and those from the Vinnitsa region may be made between 1 Sept and 31 December 2013.
Requirements: Earn 100 points.
a. During the days of special activities, station EN50N = 50 points for the diploma (this is a required QSO),
b the station members of the club WW = 25 points.
c. radio stations from the Vinnitsa region (first N in the suffix from UR) = 10 points.
The application must contain the name, return address and a log extract
showing all the usual QSO information. Send an e-mail with the log extract to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Same station may be contacted if on different bands, different modes, or on different days for award credit. The list of members of the amateur radio club WW is available on the website http://clubww.qrz.ru . Contacts must be made between 1 September to 31 December 2013.
Tks OH3GZ 10/3/13
23 September to 13 October 2013
ITALY "LONGARONE 1963-2013: 50 Years In Order Not To Forget"
The village of Longarone was destroyed in the Vajont disaster on October 9,
1963, when a landslide from Monte Toc released some 50 million cubic metres of water
over the top of the Vajont Dam. Longarone lay in the immediate path of the wave
of mud and water which swept into the valley below. 1,909 villagers were killed.
Longarone was rebuilt following the tragedy and is now once again a thriving
community. This is the 60th anniversary of the disaster.
The local section A.R.I. Cadore, remembers and honors the victims of the disaster of Vajont on its 50th Anniversary. It destroyed Longarone and nearby villages Day: from 00,00 on 23rd September to 24,00 on 13th October 2013.
1. Bands: 20, 40 and 80 metres CW, SSB and digital modes.
2. Score: each qso will be given the progressive number, that will be useful for the check and for the accurate scoring of each QSO.
3. Each contact with the partners of the four organizing groups equals one point; each qso with the names of the sections IQ3CR (Belluno), IQ3FL (Feltre) and IQ3PN (Pordenone) = 3 points, while each QSO with the "Jolly" (wildcard station) IQ3DD (Cadore) =5 points.
4. Each station can be contacted just once a day per each band and the mode is not important.
5. On October 9, 50th anniversary of the disaster, the connection with the station Jolly IQ3DD will be worth a double score.
6. In order to give everybody the chance to get connected with the Jolly station, the station Jolly itself will be at the disposal of station contacts during the first ten minutes of each even hour/qrp ( for example, from 10,00 to 10,10, from 4,00 pm to 4,10 pm etc.)
7. In order to receive the certificate you have to get at least 15 points (10 points for foreign stations) and you are obliged to make a contact at least once with Jolly station or alternatively with the name of at least 2 sections.
8. For the SWL category, use the same scores and same rules of the OM cathegory; in this way you cannot reach the log more than with one listening a day per each ban and the way is not important.
9. Stations declaring themselves QRP must declare the power used according to what is possible and to the "QRP" code.
10. Logs must be preferably in "cabrillo" format and must be sent to the following email address: email@example.com no later than 30 November 2013.
For names valid for the certificate, rules and other information look at http://aricadore.it .
The certificate will be sent for free and the applicant must be sure to
show their name and e-mail address plainly in order not to make mistakes.
Everybody connecting the Jolly station will be sent a special QSL via bureau.
Tks LY5J 10/15/13
1 - 31 October 2013
ITALY 1st DIPLOMA OF RADIO GROUP FLORENCE
The award celebrates the first year of this club . Contact hams who belong to the Group Radio Florence or its club station
All HF bands may be used, except WARC bands and the modes of SSC, CW and Digital.
Members will call: CQ CQ GRF - Diploma in Radio Group Florence
The club station will call: CQ CQ GRF iq5qe - Diploma in Radio Group Florence
"Jolly" (wild card stations) will call: CQ CQ calling station Jolly GRF Name - Diploma in Radio Group Florence.
Point requirements: 100
Each member/station may be contacted only once per band.
Each link confirmed gives the number of points earnaed:
Members of GRF
QSO with IQ5QE
QSO with IQ5QE/p
QSO "Jolly" Station
QSO with IQ5QE from Zone 5
Once you achieve the requirement for the award, you may continue to reach the commemorative plaque, which requirements of 300 points.
To assign official score, you should submit your complete log. Data needed are as follows: DATE, TIME, NAME, MODE. The log should be submitted in electronic format, preferably in the model of a spreadsheet, in the example that follows. They will also accept paper logs sent to our address Radio Group Florence, PO Box 9, I-50065 Pontassieve (FI), no later than 30 November 2013.
It is advisable to send log inclusive of all connections and your email for achievement of the diploma and also some extra contacts just in case there was any connection is not confirmed. You'll still be informed of the score achieved, in order to continue to accumulate ranking points.
The award will be electronically sent in PDF format via email. A paper version of the award is available if you wish, and the cost will be 5€ and the award will be sent by regular mail. The sending of the plque is by mail, and will upon payment of a refund of 10 € to pay for the shipment.
ANNEX A: Example log to be sent
DATE QSO UTC NAME MODE 15/09/2013 10:00 IQ5QE/P CW 15/09/2013 11:00 IW5DAX SSBE-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tks LY5J 10/15/13
1 - 31 October 2013
New Zealand ZM90DX Special Event Operation Award
The award celebrates the 90th anniversary of Kiwi DX and is designed to encourage operators from around the world to try out some new modes. This award recognises operators who are able to operate on multiple bands and modes, as well as overcome the distances and unique propagation challenges that come with being at the bottom of the pacific.
Requirements: accumulate a minimum of 90 points by working / hearing special event station ZM90DX on various Bands and Modes.
Bands and modes of use include all amateur radio bands (WARC included) SSB, CW and Digital modes in accordance with the band plan. (RTTY, PSK, JT65 etc count for digital.)
Each QSO with ZM90DX earns points on the following basis:
a. 160m = 15 points
b. 80m = 10 points
c. 40m, 30m, 20m, 17m, 15m = 5 points
d. 12m, 10m = 10 points
e. 6m and up = 20 points
You may work multiple 'slots' to accumulate points for the award. ie: four 80m SSB QSOs on four different dates = 40 points.
This award will be issued in four levels, Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum
a. Bronze for accumulating 90 points
b. Silver for accumulating 150 Points
c. Gold for accumulating 180 Points
d/ Platinum for achieving GOLD AND working ZM90DX on 9 Bands
All contacts must be two way communications. Repeater or Internet assisted
QSOs; for example Echolink or IRLP contacts do not count towards the
The award is open to SWLs also. SWL logs must contain QSO data consisting of Call, Date, Time and Mode of the station working ZM90DX.
The Award will be issued in PDF format only, and is free of charge. To claim the award, Email your log extract to email@example.com Make sure your e-mail includes your full name and callsign! Apply on or before April 30, 2014.
Tks DH1PAL 10/15/13
1 - 31 October 2013.
ITALY Giuseppe Verdi Bicentenary Award (1813-2013)
2013 is the year that marks the extraordinary event of the bicentenary of the birth of Giuseppe Verdi. He was an absolute genius of the nineteenth century, who left the world a huge poetic, theatrical and musical heritage. Verdi was the inheritor of the great traditions of Italian melody , and this makes his music universally loved. For this reason A.R.I. Fidenza radio club decided to make this award and a special QSL available to celebrate the important event.
Earn the award by contacting members of the ARI Fidenza Radio Club in each of 3 operating sites on different weekends which are connected with the life of Verdi. A special QSL card will be used to confirm the contacts. A full list of members is available at: http://www.arifidenza.it/Lasezione_soci.asp
The Symbolic sites: radio activity is also planned with the club callsign
IQ4FE / P from some of the symbolic sites of Verdi's land :
a. Roncole Verdi (1st October weekend)
b. Fidenza (2nd October weekend)
c. Busseto (3rd October weekend)
Activation dates may change: the updated information will be available on our
Bands used by IQ4FE / P will be: 40m, 20m, 15m SSB, CW and Digital modes.
If you connect club callsign IQ4FE / P from all the symbolic sites activated, you will receive free of charge the Diploma of the Verdi Bicentenary in PDF format. (If you wish the printed award sent to you by mail,
Upon request, as long as stocks hold out, you will be able to receive a
special QSL card with postage stamp of Giuseppe Verdi and special postmark of
the Bicentenary of the birth.
Additional information and updates are available on our website www.arifidenza.it , in the "Contest & Meeting" page.
For those of you who wish the Verdi Bicententenary QSL with postage stamp of Giuseppe Verdi and special bicentenary postmark note that it will be shipped only via DIRECT (no bureau.) For this reason it is required a fee of:
- Italy: Euro 5,00 and SASE ;
- Europe: Euro 7,00 ($ 10,00) and SAE ;
- Outside Europe: Euro 10,00 ($ 15,00) and SAE ;
The sending of the contribution can also be done by:
- Bank transfer (IBAN IT58C0335901600100000069203 - BIC: BCITITMX)payable to ASSOCIAZIONE RADIOAMATORI ITALIANI - FIDENZA
- or by Paypal, specifying "contribution QSL Verdi"
In case of insufficient contributions, the QSL will be send via Bureau.
Internet Site: http://www.arifidenza.it/LaSezione/Verdi200/Verdi200_eng.asp
Member List: http://www.arifidenza.it/Lasezione_soci.asp
Tks QRZ.com 10/6/13
1 Oct to 31 December 2013
UKRAINE Genichesk -70.
The diploma is sponsored by the administration of the Genichesk City Council to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Genichesk from Nazi invaders during WWII . Earn a total of 70 points during the period 1 October to 31 December 2013.
Each amateur station of the city of Genichesk and the Genichesk region =10 points. Repeat QSOs are permitted on different bands and modes for the award For contacts made during the special days of activity, point values are doubled. Applications for certification must be sent to: Valery Nikolaevich Yakovlev, Molodezhnaya st., 41 .Rovnoe village .Genichesk district , Kherson region.75530, Ukraine.
The Diploma is free, but sponsor asks only that you pay postage. For Ukraine
stations the charge is 7grn. in Ukraine and $% or equivalent to foreign
During special days of activity, all you will need it to make is five QSOs with radio stations of Genichesk region . The application and payment in the amount of UAH 15 in Ukraine and 5 USD for all other applicants can be sent to: Bay Anatoly Kolkhoznaya st.,78 .Partizany ,Genichesk district , Kherson region 75550, Ukraine,
List of call signs in the Genichesk region: UR3GI, UR0GN, UR3GJ, UV1GJ, US7GH, UR8GS, UT7GR, UR5GG, UR7GN, UR7GY, UW1GU, UT2GX, UR4GH, UR4GS, UR5GBB, UR5GCK, UR5GCM, UR5GEU, UR5GEV, UR5GGS, UR5GLU, UR5GMM, UR5GOC, UR5GOD, UR5GOO, UR5GPC, UR5GRD, US1GAC, US1GBV, US1GDF, US1GDE, US1GDP, UR6GZL, UR6GWH.
Tks QRZ.com/db/EN70GH 10/6/13
1 - 15 October 2013
ROMANIA 900th Anniversary of the City of Oradea
This year, the city of Oradea celabrates 900 years from it’s first documentary certification – VARADINUM 1113, through the Festival Oradea, in 2013 at the XXII edition. The amateur radio amateurs of Oradea will publicize this anniversary on the air by introducing an anniversary diploma. This diploma is granted to all Romanian or foreign radio amateurs, which during the period 1 October 2013 to 15 October 2013 will make radio contacts with 5 different stations from Oradea, who use the special call YO900xxx and one obligatory contact with YR900ORA, which will be active especially for this event.
For SWL stations ( only receiving stations) the award will be earned by a complete recording of QSO data, namely the special call and the stations from Oradea, but only one call sign received correctly.
Diplomas will be granted for radio conections (QSO’s) in HF,UHF, VHF using all bands or modes. The diplomas will be separate for HF and for VHF-UHF categories.
The diploma is issued in electronic format and is free and can be obtained after sending the request and the log extract to the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org .
A printed award is available and requests for it should be sent to the following address: Lovas Ferenc – YO5OED, Oradea 410481, Str. Dimitrie Cantemir nr.77, Bl. C-4, sc.E, ap.90, Romania. The price for YO stations is 5 lei and for foreign stations 3€ .
The list of radio stations from the city of Oradea witch will be active and
are important for geting a diploma is as following:
YO900AIR, YO900ALI, YO900AMF, YO900AMH, YO900BAT, YO900BRE, YO900BRZ, YO900BWQ, YO900BYV, YO900CTY, YO900LT, YO900OAW, YO900OBA, YO900ODL, YO900ODT, YO900OED, YO900OFP, YO900ONJ, YO900OQZ, YO900OVM, YO900PCX, YO900PCY, YO900PFJ, YO900TO.
Tks OH3GZ 10/2/13
3 - 6 October 2013
ITALY Festa della Marineria La Spezia
From the 3rd to 6th october 2013 the third Festa della Marineria, a bi-annual event dedicated to the art, culture, science and traditions of the sea, will take place in La Spezia, Italy. In 2013 the event will be a special one distinguished by the final stage of the Mediterranean Tall Ship Regatta dedicated to Tall Ships which depart Barcelona, Spain at the end of september.
A special free participation award (pdf format) will be sent for making contacts with II1FM.
a. Italian stations need 3 QSOs on different days or band or mode.
b. European stations need 2 QSOs on different days or band or mode
c. All others, outside Europe need just 1 QSO
Send your request with all the usual log data via e-mail to: email@example.com
Check the log online at : http://www.arilaspezia.it/pages/log-online-ii1fm.php
More details about this festival: http://www.festadellamarineria.com/
Tks http://ea1wk.blogspot.com.es/ 9/27/13
12-27 October 2013
ITALY Certificate GT- ERA
The members of the "Group telegrapher ERA " and "Association
ERA" will be active from 12 to 27 October 2013 to provide contacts for
their award: GT- ERA which is open to all amateurs who enjoy the CW mode.
Contact members of the "Group telegrapher ERA" to earn points during this period. The award is free of charge, and available in 3 levels and will be issued as an e-mail attachment to all stations which have earned the needed number of points.
15 points = Bronze
30 points = Silver
60 points = Gold
A QSO with a member of the Association E.R.A. = 1 point
A QSO with a member station E.R.A.in Sicily = 2 points .
A QSO with a member of the "Group telegrapher ERA " = 3 points
A QSO with a station having any suffix ERA is worth 5 points.
Send an e-mail with an ADIF file attached with the information on the stations worked and include the point values for each station, and the total of points earned plus the level of the award you apply for. It should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org .There is no charge for the award. It is not necessary to send the cards , but for those who wish to have an exchange of the same, should send it to members ERA connected through the service bureau Swiss , or must specify on their QSL Via : HB USKA Bureau. Any direct cards should be requested directly to amateur radio ERA connected and the various addresses can be found on QRZ.com . If the request is self addressed stamped envelope .
Tks PA3CUZ and LY5J 10/22/13
13 October to 31 December 2013
ITALY Italian Telegraphic Convention Award
The ARI Club Roman Castles on the occasion of the first Italian Telegraphic Convention, has established an special Award, free to all.
a. BRONZE AWARD - 45 points;
b. PLATE AWARD - 70 points;
c. GOLD AWARD - 100 points.
a. Special Event Station II0CW will operate only in CW, with score of 5 points per contact;
b. Special Event Station IQ0AP will operate only in digital modes, with score of 5 points per contact;
c. During the Convention, Sunday 13 October 2013, every contact with the II0CW and IQ0AP are worth a score of 10 points;
d. Friend Call signs have a score of 2 points for CW contacts, and 1 point for digital mode.
A list of "friends" callsigns can be found at: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/72816333/Elenco%20Qrz%20coinvolti%20con%20il%20Diploma%20II0CW%2004-10-2013.pdf
You may make one contact for each station for each band for each day.
Look for Italian station calling: CQ CQ de QRZ. ITC AWARD.
Send a copy of your log with a summary of the scores in order to obtain the diploma. It must be sent no later than1 February 2014, to Award manager IZ0WAW Claudio, to the following e-mail: cqii0cw [at] gmail.com
E-mail: cqii0cw [at] gmail.com
Tks OH3GZ 10/8/13
15 October - 13 November 2013
Canary Islands Diploma 30 Aniversario URE Chasna 2013
The diploma "30 Aniversario URE Chasna 2013 " is sponsored by members of the group to raise awareness of the long history of the South Regional Section of Tenerife, Canary Islands. It is available to licensed amateurs of any country. Bands: 80 to 10 meters using SSB. Requirements: To earn the award will require a minimum of 22 contacts with any stations which will spell the phrase " 30 ANIVERSARIO URE CHASNA 2013 " where " 30" and " 2013 " will be a statement each .
The special event station ED8URE will be a MANDATORY contact to earn the
award and will also act as a placeholder to replace any missing letter and will
start from the Regional Section .
Diplomas will be emailed in PDF format with NO charge. For those who want a printed diploma, the fee for printing and mailing costs will be 5€.
A special QSL for ED8URE will be sent for all contacts.
The log can be downloaded from the website of urechasna.com
Application: The lists of contacts must be submitted indicating contacted station , date, time , frequency and data required in the log to the following email address: email@example.com before December 15, 2013
Tks PA3CUZ 10/22/13
October 15 to December 15, 2013
RUSSIA 100th Anniversary of Birth of Mikhail Fedorovich Feofanov
The award is sponsored by the Radio Club "Impulse" and issued to to those stations who contact radio amateurs of the Volgograd region, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Mikhail Fedorovich Feofanov - legendary radio operator Tsaritsyno-Stalingrad-Volgograd.. The time period for the award is from October 15, 2013 to December 15, 2013 and the applicants must earn 100 or more points in that time. .
a. QSOs with the special event station R100MFF = 25 points, using any mode. This contact is obligatory.
b. QSOs with other stations of the Volgograd region (4A, 4B) – CW = 10 points, other types of modulation = 5 points.
c. Any stations who have QSL cards for earlier contacts with Mikhail Fedorovich Feofanov prior to 25 April 1994 (when his call sign was UA4AA, U4AA), = 100 points are added, and the contact with R100MFF isn't obligatory.
Amateurs of the Volgograd region need to contact at least 100 QSOs during
this period to earn the award. Repeated contacts with the same station are
allowed on different bands and modes (CW, SSB, DIGI). SWL OK.
The anniversary radio station will be on air from October 15, 2013 to December 15, 2013.
From November 1 to November 8, 2013 are special days of activity of R100MFF.
The diploma is issued free of charge, only in electronic form.
Send log extract in any text format via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and make sure the Subject is shown as "Award Request".
Tks QRZ.ru 10/3/13
16 October to 15 November 2013
Belgium OQ4CLM Award
This is the 32nd annual award honoring the Canadian and other Allied Armies which acted in the liberation of Belgium during World War II. Special Event Clubstation OQ4CLM in Knokke-Heist will be active from 16 October 2013 to 15 November 2013 all bands and modes.Make one contact with OQ4CLM to earn a FREE OQ4CLM award. (SWL OK). Send your details( name and callsign or swl number) to email@example.com and they will send you the FREE award via email in PDF format, dimension A4. You may apply for the award until December 31, 2013. The station is planned to be active on 14, 21 and 29 MHz bands.
Tks Algis LY5J 10/24/13
23 - 31 October 2013
Kingdom of Bahrain Arab Cycling Championship Certificate
On the occasion of the Arab Cycling Championship that will be held in Bahrain between 23 - 31 October 2013, a Special Event Amateur Radio Station A91ACC will be active on all HF bands. A special award certificate will be available free of charge in the form of a PDF document which may be printed by the applicant.
Part 1: from 22 Oct 2013 to 24 Oct 2013 00:00 - 2400
Part 2: from 28 Oct 2013 to 29 Oct 2013 00:00 - 2400
1- Award certificate for each QSO for VHF.
2- Award certificate for each HF band after receiving the QSL card.
All confirmed QSO's with A91ACC will receive an award (PDF Format) signed by the president of Bahrain Cycling Association H.E. Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Alkhalifa.
Event Manager: A92AA - Fawaz Sulaibeekh
QSL Manager: IZ8CLM - Salvatore Rapacciuolo
Tks PA3CUZ 10/24/13
23 October to 10 November 2013
POLAND The Diploma Action "Award 1956"
Sponsored by the School Amateur Radio Club SP3PGR active in the Garment
Industry School Complex, 1st Secondary School in Poznañ
and its Manager Jacek Behrendt SQ3OPM. The award is available to all licensed
stations, individual and club foreign stations as well as short wave listeners (SWLs).
Bands and modes: all bands in compliance with IARU R1 HF Band Plan available modes of : CW, SSB, DIGI.
a. Each individual and club station from Poznan or Budapest are awarded points, as follows:
b. special event station SN1956PW = 20 points,
c. club stations = 10 points (they give report RST + letter „C"),
d. individual stations = 5 points (they give report RST + letter „S").
Requirements for the award:
a. Polish and Hungarian stations need 100 points,
b. Other European stations need 50 points,
c. Non-European stations need 30 points.
The Diploma is free in PDF format. At least one QSO/HRD Is required with the special event station SN1956PW. QSOs with a given station may be repeated on another band or another mode one time per day. Stations in Poznan or Budapest may earn the Organiser Diploma for making at least 25 QSOs.
Applications containing your callsign, name, surname (name of the club), e-mail address and the list of your QSOs/HRDs should be sent to e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org . The deadline for sending of applications expires on 17th November 2013.
Tks DH1PAL 10/24/13
1 - 30 November 2013
GREECE The SX1GTC Award
The special event call sign SX1GTC is the official commemorative station celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Greek Telegraphy Club (GTC). This station will be activated during the month of November 2013. The first 30 radio amateurs who contact SX1GTC on the most bands (1 contact per band counts) will be eligible for a medal, which will be mailed to them absolutely free of charge. The next 30 stations will be awarded with an attractive diploma, also free of charge.
This activity is devoted to the memory of our young colleague SY2ALT who recently passed away.
QSLs may be sent via the: SV QSL BUREAU, PO BOX 3564 10210 ATHENS GREECE or LOTW.
Internet: http://qrz.com/db/SX1GTC or http://www.raag.org/displayITM1.asp?ITMID=84&LANG=EN
Tks K1BV Research 11/13/13
1 - 10 November 2013
UKRAINE 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Kyiv
Special event call sign EN70KYIV is dedicated to the celebration of the 70th anniversary of liberation of Kiev from Nazi occupation during the Great Patriotic War in 1941-1945. The city of Kiev was liberated on November 6th, 1943. In order to receive the diploma it is sufficient to make just one radio contact with radio station EN70KYIV.
Tks QRZ.com /Alex, UT4UP 11/1/13
1 Nov 2013 to 31 Dec 2013
POLAND 640 Years of Ostroleka
The award celebrates the 640th anniversary of the town of Ostroleka. Earn a total of 640 points for communication with the station club and club members , including one mandatory contact with the special event station SN640OKA using and band or mode. Two mandatory contacts needed with members of the club.
Polish operators with category III license may obtain the award after obtaining a minimum of 320 points for contacts with the station club and club members , including one mandatory contact with the station SN640OKA any band or mode and a minimum of 1 mandatory contact with a member of the club.
Communication with the station SN640OKA can repeated using any band or mode HF / VHF radio, and all such communications will be counted only as one time for a band or broadcast without the possibility of duplication of the next day (eg 5 x QSO band ssb 80m = 1 time ) . Digital Communications emissions will count on a RTTY x1, bpsk/psk31/psk63/psk125 x 1 - change the transfer speed is not considered a change in the type of mode.
Communications with members of the club only count one time with each member of the club.
· Special Event station SN640OKA = 300 points for each QSO.
· Members of the club SP5KVW = 20 points for each different member.
Send a log extract via electronic form to the address email@example.com no later than January 14 , 2014. On request, you can receive a paper copy of the award , though the basic form is in the form of an electronic format.
List of club members each worth 20 points:
1 SP5GJH George
13th SP9BFC Roman
In addition, the 10 most active award hunters ( who report the highest number of points . Calculated according to the rules of diploma ) will be awarded with prizes in the form of a commemorative coin " 640 ducats Ostroleka " . 8 for licensed amateurs and 2 for SWLs.
Awards will be issued no later than February 2014.
Abbreviation of Conduct for diploma
1 Meet the conditions of a diploma in the period from 1.11.2013r . until 31.12.2013
2 Wait until the publication of the list of verified positive signs compliant with the diploma (based on the verification of the station logs and logs greeting sent by members of the club ) . The list will be announced on the 01/07/2014
3 Send an electronic application form ( any - PDF , doc, Adif , Cabrillo ) and specify the scope of participation ( shares diploma or share awards including the " ducat", and how to obtain a diploma ( or PDF electronic form ) . Deadline for applications 01/14/2014 the
4 Wait for the announcement of the final verification and delivery of diploma and possibly reward
Tks K1BV Research 11/7/13
3 Nov 2013
USA Extra Hour Special Event Station
Nov 3, 0000Z-0600Z, W8BAP, Chillicothe, OH. Scioto Valley Amateur Radio Club.
Frequencies: 28.445 14.280 7.250 3.860.
Certificate is offered, please send large envelope SASE..
Jim Boyce, KD8BWV, 604 W 5th St, Chillicothe, OH 45601.
This is the second annual special event station to celebrate the return to Standard Time.
Tks ARRL 11/1/13
8 Nov 13 - 31 March 14
RUSSIA Winter Olympic Games Sochi 2014
This series of awards are offered to honor the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia. The period of contacts begins in November 2013 and continues to March 2014. Radio amateurs around the world are invited to participate.
a. 00:00 UTC November 8, 2013 Closing time : 24.00 UTC 31 March 2014
b. The main purpose of these awards is to help publicize the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi. This goal is achieved by offering special radio commemorative QSL-cards and Awards.
c. Lists of specific radio stations are published on the website of the RAF Organizing Committee no later than 15 December 2013 .
d. Special event stations R1980M R1980L will be active from 8 November 2013 to 7 February 2014 .
e. The period of activity of all the other special radio stations from will run from 1 January to 31 March 2014 .
General conditions and requirements for all Awards.
a. QSOs may be made on all amateur bands ( 160m , 80m, 40m, 30m, 20m, 17m, 15m, 12m, 10m , 2m, 70cm, 23cm ) using any mode (Phone, CW, Digital).
b. All awards are free and are issued in electronic form ;
c. An application for any certificate can be completed and issued online. Go to Award programs http://ok2014.ru/?&sel_lang=english . There is a facility at this site for you to make online applications and you can immediately claim/receive the award in electronic form. Applications can also be sent to the address firstname.lastname@example.org .
d. If you wish to receive the awards in paper form, contact Loukashov Valentin RK6AX, P. O. Box 77, 354200 , Sochi , Russia for details and cost.
"OLYMPIC GAMES SOCHI 2014 "
Issued for contacts with special radio call sign series R2014x ( one letter in the suffix ) .
Grade III - SOCHI ( one contact with each of the stations R2014S, R2014O, R2014C, R2014H, R2014I). A total of 5 call signs .
Grade II - OLYMPIC SOCHI ( one contact with each of the call signs R2014O, R2014L, R2014Y, ., R2014I). Contacts with R2014S , R2014I, R2014O are counted twice. A total of 9 call signs.
Grade I - OLYMPIC GAMES SOCHI ( one contact with each of the call signs R2014O, R2014L, R2014Y, ., R2014H, R2014I). Contacts with R2014C, R2014I, R2014M, R2014O, R2014S counted twice. A total of 12 call signs .
Special radio call signs R1980M ( Moscow ), R1980L ("LENINGRAD", new St. Petersburg ) and , R7378TM, R7975TM, R7979TM can replace any two missing letters . For example, the words "Olympic Games Sochi» the call sign R1980M can substitute for the letter O ( twice) , and the letter C R7378TM ( twice).
Award "OLYMPIC WINTER SPORT"
Issued for contacts with special stations using the radio call sign series R22xxx and R11xxx ( three letters in the suffix ) .
Each combination of three letters in the suffix is devoted to the Winter Olympic or Paralympic sport. (R22xxx is for winter Olympic sports , and R11xxx is for the Winter Paralympic sports . A total of 21 stations will represent the 21 sports. These call signs have been assigned as follows:
R11ALS - Alpine Skiing
R22CUR - Curling
R22SNB - Snowboard
R22SKJ - Ski Jumping
R22SKE - Skeleton
R22SPS - Speed Skating
R22STR - Short Track
R11WCU - Wheelchair Curling
The award is issued in three classes :
a. "Bronze " - for contacts with the special call signs representing, 9 dedicated sports.
b. "Silver" - for contacts with the special callsign representing 14 sports.
c. "Gold " - for contacts with the special callsign representing 18 sports .
The special radio call signs R1980M ( Moscow ), R1980L ( "LENINGRAD", new St. Petersburg ), R7378TM, R7975TM, and R7979TM can replace any missing two of the sports. For example , R1980M can replace R11ICH, and R1980L can replace R22SKE.
Award «OLYMPIC MARATHON»
Issued for contacts with special stations operating on the air after the Olympics.
Earn 500 points .
QSOs with any Russian radio stations that use temporary special call signs. and whose work is dedicated to the Olympic Games in Sochi ( Look for those stations whose call sign uses the numbers 2014 , 22 , 11 , 0000 , and also the torchbearers R7378TM, R7975TM, R7979TM).
The same station may be contacted on different bands or using different modes for award credit.
a. Contact with any radio station R2014x, R22xxx, R11xxx, Rx22xx, Rx11xx (Where x - letter ) , as well as any non-system radio = 1 point.
b. Contact with radio stations of Sochi using the prefixes RC22xx, RO22xx, R2014S ( where x - a letter) = 4 points.
c. Contact with the radio stations R1980M, R1980L, R7378TM, R7975TM, R7979TM = 4 points.
The amount of points earned may be multiplied by the factors shown below
depending on your location:
a. Russia , Europe - times 1
b. Asia and Africa - times 2
c North America - times 3|
d. South America , Australia and Oceania - times 4
Radio stations earning 1000 , 1500 and 2014 points will be awarded with special Awards .
E-mail: (award custodian) email@example.com
Internet: http://ok2014.ru/?&sel_lang=english (Online issuance of awards, English page)
Tks SP9JPA 11/30/13
9 - 10 November 2013
COLOMBIA 200th Anniversary of the Independence Of Cartagena Award
Contact stations operating from Cartagena, Colombia during the period 9-10 November 2013. Look for activity on 10, 15 , 20, 40, 80 meters and exchange signal reports.
Each contact will be worth 1 point , stations in their callsign zone HK1 will be worth 3 points but station 5K1C will be worth 5 points. At least 2 QSOs with 5K1C are required to earn the award. A toal of 25 points are needed to qualify for the award.
The diploma in A4 format can be requested in either digital or traditional paper format. The electronic award may be earned by sending an e-mail with all contact information (station, date, time, band) and your full name to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com . For a printed award sent by mail, the fee is $US5 which should be mailed to Diego Martinez - c / Montsia , No. 5-A 43820 Calafell (Tarragona ) Spain. Apply on or before December 9, 2013.
Tks PA3CUZ 10/23/13
Nov 11 - 30, 2013
SPAIN 5th Diploma Radio Club Quixotes
The Radio Club International Quixotes are offering their fifth Diploma in Honor of Women in ham radio. During the period from November 11, 2013 at 18:00 EA until November 30, 2013 at 24:00 EA. All stations in the world in possession of an amateur license or authorization to operate Amateur Radio are eligible.
A. HF: 40 and 80 meters in phone in the segments recommended by the IARU.
B. Look for stations calling "CQ CQ CQ Radio Club Fifth Diploma in Honor of Women's ham radio".
C. Requirements: Earn at least 400 points.
D. Points are given as follows:
1. participating stations operated by Women's Radio Station Club International Quixotes EA3RCQ = 4 points,
2. other participating stations, either employees or partners of the Radio Club International Quixotes = 2 points.
3. The special event station EH3MRA = 10 points.
E. QSOs with the same station contacted on the same day of a different band are OK.
The special event station will be on air from 27 -28 to 29 November and may worked on 40 and 80 meters only once per day and band.
F. Special Award is available to the participating station who earns the highest score of all the participants.
G. The result of the scores will be listed on the website Quixote Radio Club International www.radioclubquijotes.org .
H. The Log of the contest:
To be eligible for the special prize it will be necessary to submit a summary
sheet along with your list of contacts made. Otherwise, a simple checklist will
Data required for the log includes: Callsign, First Name, Last Name, phone, email and address current and station worked, date, time, band and points received.
I. The Log must be submitted before the date December 15, 2013 (date of
postmark maximum). Award fee is E1 or three postage stamps of the 0.37 euros value..
J. ADDRESSES TO SEND THE LOG
1 - Radio Club International Quixotes (PO Post), PO Box 24054, CP08080 - Barcelona, Spain
2 - Radio Club International Quixotes (Radio New Headquarters Club), CC Can Verdaguer, Street Piferrer No. 94-100, CP 08016 - Barcelona, Spain.
3 - Via E-mail manager (EA3GMM). (Manager) firstname.lastname@example.org
YL members authorized to give points towards the award:
Ana - EA1IT, Blanca - EA2BE, Charo - EA1AYG, Dolores - EA1BKO, Elisabeth - EA1DLH Maria Ascension - EA2BLF, M ª Carmen - EA1BQR, Maria del Mar - EA2DGT, M ª Dolores EA5HSD Pilar - EA1AJS, Sacri - EA2BRW, Sandra - EA4AMJ, Visi - EA1DQA, Maria Carmen-EA4FPT Ana Maria - EA5HRC, Beatriz - EB1LY, Claudine - EC5BME, M ª Carmen - EA8GL M ª Lourdes - EA8BJJ, Margarita - EA6KQ, Mary - EA8BWD, Paquita - EA5GQK, Rosa Maria - EA5HRM, Piedad - EA5FB, Elena - EA7MV, Ana Maria - EA8CYA, Sonia - EA5HUS, Marian - EA2AJS, Maria Jose - EA5GRC, Monica - EA7JHR, Carmen - EC1CQO, Ana - EA2DJKFulgencio - EA3ERI, Pako - EA3GMM, Emilio - EA3DDG, Carlos - EA3GZS, Manolo - EA3BCK Jose Luis - EA5AZ, Federico - EA8DN, Enrique - EA4DCU, Paco - EA4BFP, Francisco - EA7VG Vítor - CT1ILO, Carlos - CT1EEC, Radio Club - EA3RCQ, Special Station - EH3MRA.
Tks K1BV Research 11/14/13
1 - 31 December 2013
Belgium YOTA Award
During the entire month of December 2013, a group of stations will be active using their national call signs, plus "YOTA", which stands for "Young Operators on The Air". The idea for this is to break the ice for some youngsters and take the microphone in the hand. As seen over the years the YOTA-group is growing fast and every week more youngsters are asking to participate. Let us all make YOTA popular in our hobby and let us all help to encourage these youngsters enjoy the hobby as much as we older amateurs do.
In order to encourage you with a reward for this encouraging behaviour, an award is available to any licensed amateur radio or SWL listener for his activity with these stations:
a. Bronze award : 5 YOTA stations worked
b. Silver : 7 YOTA stations worked
c. Gold: 10 YOTA stations worked
d. Platinum: Worked all YOTA stations as published on www.ham-yota.com
The award is free of charge, and will be sent to you as electronically as a
digital file which you may store or print on your own equipment. Only contacts during December 2013 are valid. Each station may be counted
only one time. All bands and all modes may be used. Send your log for those QSO’s
All logs will be published on ClubLog.
Distribution of the awards starts on 1 January 2014. The Award certificates will be personalized and sent in the form of .pdf files.
Tks ON2TD 11/1/13
RAEM 110th Anniversary
December 24, 2013 marks the 110th anniversary of the birth of the famed Russian Arctic Explorer Ernst Krenkel. During his career, he was a well known ham radio operator, and given permission to use a unique four letter call sign, RAEM, which was his call sign during several expeditions. He was also a doctor of geographical science and Hero of the Soviet Union.
His Arctic expeditions included service on the Graf Zeppelin airship
(1931), the icebreaker Sibiryakov, steamship Chelyuskin (1933-4) and the
first drifting ice station North Pole-1 (1937-8). He set a world record by
establishing a long distance communication between Franz Josef Land and
During the month of December 2013, numerous commemorative stations will be giving out contacts to celebrate his life. WPX hunters will have a field day as at least 27 different new prefixes will be on the air for this 30 day period. For award hunters, at least four Russian groups have announced awards and plaques for contacting the special stations.
1 - 31 December 2013
«RAEM-110» Award and Plaque
Any band/mode combination (CW, SSB, DIGITAL).
A special Plaque will be issued for a fee of US$45 to those who either earn four Awards, or contact all special-event stations from the RA110RAEM-RZ110RAEM series (21 stations) in a single mode. One missing contact can be replaced by a contact with RAEM or R110RAEM.
Send your log extract to and ask for payment information from Alex UA9OA email@example.com
Sample of the Plaque is displayed here: http://raem.srr.ru/committee/radio_plaque.php
Note: The following stations will also be active until the end of 2013:
Ernst T. Krenkel’s 110th Birthday Activity Days
1. Special-event stations:
The RAEM special-event station will operate during the Contest (in addition to the above stations). Contest website: http://raem.srr.ru/
1 - 31 December 2013
"W-RAEM-110" Award and
Issued by the Russian CW Club ( http://rcwc.ru/ ) to honour the 110th Birthday Anniversary of the great polar amateur radio operator Ernst Teodorovich Krenkel RAEM.
Work RAEM special-event stations during their Activity Days, from 00.00 UTC on 1 December to 23.59 UTC on 31 December 2013. Also the QSO’s made with the special-event stations and the Memorial Station (using the RAEM callsign) during the 42nd RAEM International Memorial Contest (29.12.2013) will be valid.
Any band (including WARC); CW only; each RAEM station counts only once.
The RAEM station operators may obtain the Award for their CW QSO’s
declared in their Award applications.
List of RAEM special-event stations:
1 - 31 December 2013
RUSSIA Ernst Krenkel RAEM Memorial Award
ssued by the CQCW Club to commemorate the 110th Anniversary of Ernst Krenkel RAEM in December 2013.
Applications will be collected and Awards will be sent to applicants
after 1 January 2014. Application deadline: 31 January 2014.
The applicants’ callsigns will be listed on the Club’s website: http://cqcw.ru/index.html
1 - 31 December 2013
"E.T. Krenkel – 110 Years" Award
Issued by the "Arktika" Radio Club for QSO’s (SWL) with the õõ110RAEM stations, the stations operating north of the Polar Circle and from the Antarctic, as well as the "Arktika" Radio Club members. Score at least 110 points in December 2013, as follows:
a. EM110RAEM, RK110RAEM, RL110RAEM, RN110RAEM, RW110RAEM, RY110RAEM,
and RZ110RAEM (all operated by the "Arktika" Radio Club members)
= 5 pts.
Any band/mode combination is valid. All digital modes count as one.
Electronic Awards are issued for MIX, CW, SSB, or DIGI modes, free of
charge. Applications with log extracts (also showing QTH’s of the
sub-polar stations worked) to the Award Manager: firstname.lastname@example.org
The "RAEM - is my callsign" Plaque is available on the same conditions for a fee of US$45. Details are available from the Award Manager.
Application deadline: January 31, 2014.
This final item is not an award, but is an announcement by the Russian
Amateur Radio Union (SRR), announcing "days of special activity"
for the stations which will be giving out contacts good for the awards
listed above. RUSSIA
110th Birthday of E.T. Krenkel RAEM Activity Days and Award The Soyuz Radiolubiteley Rossii (SRR) will carry out Activity Days from
December 1 to December 31, 2013 ( http://raem110.ru
). The following
special-event stations will be on the air: a. RAEM (only in the RAEM Memorial Contest on December 29, 2013)
This final item is not an award, but is an announcement by the Russian Amateur Radio Union (SRR), announcing "days of special activity" for the stations which will be giving out contacts good for the awards listed above.
RUSSIA 110th Birthday of E.T. Krenkel RAEM
Activity Days and Award
The Soyuz Radiolubiteley Rossii (SRR) will carry out Activity Days from December 1 to December 31, 2013 ( http://raem110.ru ). The following special-event stations will be on the air:
a. RAEM (only in the RAEM Memorial Contest on December 29, 2013)
Tks to SP9JPA 11/27/13
10 - 31 December 2013
POLAND Dyplomu jest S'rodkowopomorski OT PZK (OT-22 ).
Commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Radio Club (OT-22) of the Polish
Association of Amateur Radio (PZK).
Make QSOs and earn 20 points with club and individual stations affiliated to OT-22. This action will take place from 10 December to 31 December 2013. You can use different bands and emissions.
A list of special activation stations valid for the award and the number of points awarded for establishing contact with these stations are as follows:
1. 3Z20SOT (SP1PEA) = 5 points (One QSO with this station is mandatory).
2. SP20SOT (SP1YKO) = 5 points
3. SN20SOT (SP1KNM) = 5 points
4. HF20SOT (SP1KYB) = 5 points
5. QSOs with individual stations who are members of Radio Club OT-22 = 1 point each.
Special award for stations who get the highest number of points for QSO with
all stations OT-22.
SWL stations should earn at least 20 points, including required SWL with 3Z20SOT.
Applying for the diploma:
a. - to get diploma in electronic form send request and log extract to email@example.com . (for free)
b - in paper form your request with log extract should be sent to address: S'rodkowopomorski OT PZK skr. poczt. 106, 75-950 Koszalin, Poland.
(The diploma cost is 8 PLN - payable in postage stamps).
Log should include: your call sign, award points for each station listed, call sign, date and time QSO, band, report and type of emisson. Please send logs to 31 January 2014.
Tks K1BV Research 11/29/13
2014 Very Short Term Awards
1-31 January 2014
DENMARK EUROPEAN MEN’s HANDBALL CHAMPIONSHIP 2014 (5P14EHC)
On the occasion of the European Handball Championship for Men January 12th – 26th, 2014, being hosted in Denmark, Danish radio amateurs will be active with special event call, 5P14EHC, during the period from January 1st to January 31st, 2014 All bands inclusive WARC-bands and all modes may be used, except cross-mode, cross-band contacts and contacts via repeater and echo-link.
An award is available for making contacts with 5P14EHC.
Gold award: QSO on 4 different bands regardless the mode
Silver award: QSO on 3 different bands regardless the mode
Bronze award: QSO on 2 different bands regardless the mode
B. European stations:
Gold award: QSO on 7 different bands regardless the mode
Silver award: QSO on 5 different bands regardless the mode
award: QSO on 3 different bands regardless the mode
All QSOs must be with the call sign 5P14EHC to get the award.
Electronic Award: Check your QSO’s in Club-log. Apply by sending an e-mail to award Manager OZ4CG (E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org ). You will get an e-mail reply with the requested award attached free of charge, so you can print it out yourself.
Paper Award: send a letter to QSL Manager OZ0J to get the paper-award, and specify which award you want. All awards to one address cost $US10 or 3 IRCs to cover our costs for printing the award and for envelope and return postage.
If you IRC’s in payment, they must be of the new "Water of Life" design which are valid until December 31st 2017. You may also pay via Paypal on our homepage www.5p14ehc.dk
If you have any questions about our award, please contact
us at email@example.com
Our log will be available at www.clublog.org/logsearch/5p14ehc
Please check out that the needed QSO’s for the award/s are in our log, before you send your award request. The deadline for award application is December 31st 2014.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tks DH1PAL 9/25/13
11 - 26 Jan 2014
ITALY Marconisti del C.S.I.R.
Leaving his home in Albino (Bg) Italy in May 1942, Luigi Testa , radio operator assigned to the 103rd Compagnia Radiotelegrafisti della Divisione Celere, participated in the tragic Russian campaign along with Italian Alpine troops and was taken prisoner and reported missing . After a daring escape from the prison camp, courageously and with great sacrifices, he made his way along with some fellow prisoners back to Italy in June 1943.
This year is the centenary of his birth and to remember Him, and especially to celebrate the sacrifice of the radio operators assigned to the Italian Expeditionary Corps in Russia (hereinafter ARMIR ) the ARI Albino, in conjunction with ARI Cuneo and the Radio Amateur Alpine Group organize a commemorative Award.
The commemorative Award that will be released to radio stations who request it and the confirmations of listening (QSL ) that we will send to all participants will be signed by the President of the Section of Albino, the President of the Section of Cuneo and also the Head of Radio Amateur Alpine Group.
1. Participation : OM and SWL all over the world.
2. Date and Time : From 00.00 UTC January 11 (Friday) to 23.59 UTC January 26, 2014 (Sunday).
3. Bands : 20, 40 e 80 meters.
4. Mode : SSB, CW, RTTY
5. QSO : Contact the accredited stations of A.R.I. – Branch of Albino. The same station can be contacted several times but on a different day or on the same day but using different bands or modes. The full list of accredited stations is located on www.arialbino.it and www.g-r-a-.jimdo.com.
5. Score :
a. SSB QSO with " jolly" station II1GRA = 5 points. QSO/HRD with head quarter station IQ2CP = 3 points. QSO/HRD with all others accredited stations = 1 point.
b. CW and RTTY QSO with " jolly" station II1GRA = 6 points.
c. QSO/HRD with headquarter station IQ2CP =4 points.
d. QSO/HRD with all others accredited stations =2 points.
6. Exchange : The station II1GRA, the station IQ2CP and all the accredited stations will send RS(T) and progressive QSO number. All the other stations will send RS(T) only.
7. Scoring Requirements:
a. Italian stations : 20 points (15 HRD for SWL).
b. European stations: 15 points (10 HRD for SWL).
c. Outside Europe stations: 10 points (8 HRD for SWL).
8. All requests for the award must be received not later then February 28, 2014 by regular mail to: Sezione ARI Albino – Award manager, P.O. BOX 63, 24021 Albino (BG) – ITALY.
Requests OK via e-mail (with attached log in txt format and copy of payment)
to the address email@example.com
a. Printed log or electronic file (txt file) with all your references (Call, Name, Surname and address) with the details of the QSOs as: Date, time(UTC), band, mode, station contacted, RS(T) sent, RS(T) received, progressive number received.
b. the amount of 10 euros or 15 usd (IRCs or stamps are not accepted).
c. or you can pay via Credit Card or PayPal the amount of 12 euros or 17 usd (with transaction fees) using the specific option in the Home Page on <www.arialbino.it > or using the website Menu option " Pay on-line".
Tks K1BV Research 11/15/13
26 Jan - 1 February 2014
ROMANIA 75th Anniversary of Ham Radio Activity In ARAD
Look for "YR85" prefixed Romanian stations which will be active from 26
Jan 2014 through 1 February.2014. Bands 80 through 10 meters including WARC bands. The
operations will however be focused on 80M .
You will be able to earn the YR85AA Award which is an official award of the Admira Radioclub from the city of Arad, Romania , and will be available to all licensed ham radio operators and short wave listeners (SWL).
a. GOLD ( work all 7 call-signs )
b. SILVER ( work 5 call-signs )
c. BRONZE ( work 3 call-signs ) .
Note that the special call-sign YR85AA is a mandatory QSO in all categories
of the award.
The major cities from Arad county (see below) will have a special call-sign for this event ( see below).
Send an e-mail with all QSO information no later than 1 March 2014.
Send application to: firstname.lastname@example.org .
There is no charge for the issue of the YR85AA awards, and the award will be sent via email for you to print the certificate. If you desire a hard copy there is a charge of 5 Euro per copy including the postage.
SPECIAL CALLS :
YR85AA - ADMIRA
YR85AR - ARAD
YR85LI - LIPOVA
YR85IN - INEU
YR85CC - CHISINEU CRIS
YR85PE - PECICA
YR85SE - SEBIS
Tks QRZ.com 9/29/13
1 - 28 February 2014
ITALY Thirty Years Of The Founding Diploma INORC (Italian Naval Old Rhythmers Club)
In 1984, Nicola Mastroviti, IT9XNM, designed and founded, INORC- Italian Naval Old Rhythmers Club, the club that for the first time in Italy, gathered all the radiotelegraphists coming from the military maritime forces. INORC one of the most prestigious club of the radiotelegraphists in the world, improved a lot, giving chances to the radiotelegraphists of the marine, and from different years also to the people who demonstrate passion and experiece for Radiotelegraphy.
The thirtieth club anniversary is going to be in 2014 and for this important event INORC has thought to celebrate with a "Thirtieth Award". This award is opened to everyone who loves the CW, an occasion to celebrate all together this important event, showing how much telegraphy is still today an extraordinary way to communicate.
1. Participation: open to all amateurs and SWL Italians and foreigners.
2. Period: from 00.00 hours GMT on 1 February 2014 at 23.59 of 28 February 2014
3. Bands: 10-15-20-40-80 meters in the frequency range, recommended by the IARU.
4. Mode: CW
5. Contacts only once per band, all stations operating in CW.
6. Score: all stations are worth one point, the stations INORC / N are worth three points, the special station IQ1NM worth five points (connections valid from 01 to 01, 2011 only this station)
7. Award Requirements:
20 points for OM SWL-Italian,
15 points for OM SWL-Foreigners.
Award fee 10 Euro.
8. Log: should be sent, in Cabrillo format (via email or hard copy) to:
IZ1CLA Sauro Tonelli Via Cavalcanti 10-19038 Sarzana (SP) email@example.com
9. The award fee can be made through Pay Pal (firstname.lastname@example.org ) or payment on current account no. 4912866 payable to INORC - Italian Naval Old Rhythmers Club, then sending a copy of a receipt and confirmation of payment to the Treasurer IK5DEZ Maurizio Papucci Via A. D'Ancona 15-54100 MASSA CARRARA (MS) ik5dez.spark @ gmail.com
Tks LY5J 10/22/13