change made: 10 May 2017
The 8th World Castles Weekend (WCW-2017) 17-18 June 2017
Work on the air from many historical places, monuments and the architectural constructions relating to fortification that raises interest in historical and architectural heritage as well as visiting existing historical monuments. During the World Castles Weekend there is a good possibility to add many new Castles and Fortifications covering award programs and increase your collection by beautiful QSL-cards.
Date: The third weekend of June (Saturday and Sunday)
– the 17th- 18th of June.
Awards: for QSO/SWL with 5 radio stations working from
fortresses and castles or WCAG members will be issued the memorable
diploma-certificate WCW-2017 please e-mail request to Lovro S50LD.
WCA website: http://www.wcagroup.org
Very Short Time Awards - typically valid
from just a few days to a few months:|
(This page changes almost daily. Check it out frequently.)
Calendar Year / Short Term Awards or
QSOs in 2017.
Permanent Awards -Generally Not Time Limited.
Always check for a beginning date for contacts.
Other Useful Data for Award Hunters:
I always need your help to tell me about changed rules and award fees, new awards,
sponsors who don't reply to your applications, dead URL's,
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 group. Send material to: Ted Melinosky K1BV, 12 Wells Woods Road, Columbia, CT. 06237 USA2. 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.
K1BV is a charter member of the Tonkin Gulf Yacht Club. I
in August 1964 when I was 24 years old and the acting fire-control officer
of the USS Valley Forge LPH-8.
Copyright 2017 by Ted Melinosky,