The UA6MM Series

Gallery of the Historical Heroes of Russia

 

Gallery of the Great Genius of RUSSIA

This is a series of seven awards issued in connection with the 340th anniversary of the birth of THE GREAT SON OF THE RUSSIAN LAND, THE EMPEROR PETER THE GREAT, PETER - 1 (1672-1725). He was the founder of the first Russian military base "port city", "Fortress of Taganrog" in 1698 and the new northern capital of Russian Empire, the city of St. Petersburg in 1703. The awards are sponsored by the Amateur Radio Union of Russia "SRR", together with the Taganrog club "TDXEC" ( Taganrog DX -Expedition club). The awards are collectively known as the Gallery of the Great Genius of RUSSIA.

This program consists of 7 awards honoring historically important Commanders, military leaders and statesmen. The program aims to raise the prestige and the interest of radio amateurs of Russia and to publicize these historically important figures to amateurs of the world. A recurring theme In the history of ancient Russia was that individuals who in times of mortal danger to the country arose in power and forged a strong and independent state. Their insight turned the tide at critical points in Russian history.

2012 Activities: The Taganrog Dxpedition Club ( TDXEC), with support from the SRR, is planning a period of activity by 7 special event call signs beginning on (JuneJ) iyun 01, 2012 to (November) noyabr 30, 2012. These stations play an important part in the awards, and are required for these awards if earned during 2012. Look for these stations: : R11GGGR ,R12GGGR ,R22GGGR ,R44GGGR ,R66GGGR , R73GGGR ,R77GGGR , R88GGGR.

This program offers a certificate for one set of requirements, and a plaque for additional requirements as noted in the rules.

Application: Send log extract with the specific award and/or plaque being requested, a list of stations which were contacted and the QSO information. The fee for the paper award is $US10 and the cost of each plaque is $US40. Mail applications to: Nick M. Ermolenko UA6MM, PO Box 73, Taganrog, 347902 Russia.

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Note: these awards are works of art.  Excellent design, full of color and history.  
Well worth pursuing.    Ted Melinosky K1BV

Special Event stations operated during the anniversary year of 2012. (1 June - 30 Nov 2012)

The Taganrog Dxpedition Club (TDXEC) will operate the following stations with the listed operators.

Period 1: 1 June to 30 Aug 2012: 	Period 2: 1 Sep to 30 Nov 2012 		Operator			
	R11GGGR 			R15GGGR 				Alexey, RK1AN
	R12GGGR 			R14GGGR 				RW1AWZ	
	R12GGGR 			R21GGGR 				Gennadiy, UA2FDM
	R44GGGR 			R45GGGR 				Valentin, UA4LAQ
	R66GGGR 			R65GGGR 				Serge, RU6BS
	R73GGGR 			R75GGGR 				Nick, UA6MM	
	R77GGGR 			R71GGGR 				Valery, RK6AH	
	R88GGGR 			R99GGGR 				Yuri, UA9AV

STELLA: This is a separate high level honor award available to those stations who have earned the following levels of awards:a. 5 Band 
Golden Ring. All of the Gallery of Great Genius of Russia awards, and at least 5 of the Plaques.  Contact UA6MM for additional details.

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GGGR-1-1 J - Anniversary of Peter -1 the Great (the First Emperor of All Russia)

June 9, 1672 - February 8, 1725
June 09, 2012 is the 340th anniversary of his birth.

Requirements for paper certificate:

A. One special event GGGR station.

B1. During 2012, 10 QSOs with any different stations in the following Russian regions or countries associated with the life of Peter the Great during 2012: UA1A ,UA2F ,UA3A , UA4 , UA6L , DL , ES , EW , G , LY , OE , OH , OH0 , OJ0 , OZ , PA , SM , SM1 , SP , TA , UR, UU , YL ,4K.

B2. In 2013 and later the requirement for Russians is a total of 20 QSOs with regions listed above. Stations from other continents need 10 QSOs with the regions listed above.

C. Stations who make 14 QSOs with special event stations GGGR on any bands using any mode can get a diploma free plus a medal "Taganrog-old fortress", paying only the cost of postage.

Requirements for Plaque:

A. Earn at least 340 points from the list of stations below. Each city, region or country = 10 points per contact:

1. Cities associated with the activities of Peter-1: Moscow ,Taganrog , Azov , S.Peterburg , Kronshtadt , Voronesh , Arkhangelsk , Pereslavl-Zalesskiy , Sergiev-Posad , Petrozavodsk , Poltava (Ukraina) Tula , Derbent , Baku ,Kaliningrad ,Amsterdam , Narva , Viborg , London , Istanbul , Hannover .

2. -Regions : LO - (Leningrad region), KL-(Curly) AR - (Arkhangelsk), VO - (Vologda), PS - (Pskov) MU - (Murmansk), KA - (Kaliningrad), MO - (Moscow), SM -(Smolensk), TL-(Tula), RO - (Rostov) DA - (Dagestan), SV-(Sverdlovsk), PM - (Perm) SL- (Sakhalin), PK - (Maritime Territory), KT - (Kamchatka)-

3. Countries: DL , ES , EW , G , I , JW , LA , LY , OE , OH , OH0 , OJ0 , OZ , PA , R1FJL , R1MVI , SM , SM1 , SP , TA , UT, UU , YL , 4K - give 10 points .

Repeated QSOs on different bands or modes counts for the award. No mixed mode QSO.

BONUS QSOs : Any QSO with special event GGGR station and RK1AN, RZ1AWZ, UA2FDM , RV3DA , UA3AHA, UA4LAQ, RK6AH ,RU6BS, UA6MM , UA9AV = 50 points each and other members of the TDXEC = 25 points each .

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GGGR-1-2 J - Alexander Nevsky (The Right - Believing Prince Alexander Nevsky)

1220 - 1263 ?.?.
April 5, 2012 is the 770th Anniversary of the Battle on the Ice on the Lake Peipsi.

Requirements for paper certificate:

A. One special event GGGR station.

B1. During 2012, 10 QSOs with any different stations in the following Russian regions or countries associated with the life of Alexander Nevsky. UA1 , UA2F ,UA3 ,UA4 , UA6 ,DL ,ES , LY ,OH , OH0 , OJ0 , SM , SM1 , SP , YL - in 2012

B2. After 2012, the requirement will be to contact 20 stations shown in B1. Stations from other continents will need 10 QSO with regions.

Requirements for the Plaque:

A. Earn at least 770 points. A contact with each of the Russian regions or countries below = 20 points: UA1 , UA2F ,UA3 ,UA4 ,UA6 ,DL ,ES ,LY ,OH ,OH0 ,OJ0 ,SM , SM1 ,SP , YL

B. Repeat QSOs on different bands and modes count for the total. All modes OK, except no mixed mode contacts.

C. BONUS QSOs: Any QSO with special event GGGR station and RK1AN, RZ1AWZ, UA2FDM , RV3DA , UA3AHA, UA4LAQ, RK6AH ,RU6BS, UA6MM , UA9AV = 50 points, and other members of the TDXEC = 25 points.

 

 

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GGGR-1-3 J - Viking Rurik. Approximately 817-879 A.D. The Founder of the Russian State in 862.

Anniversar:y On September 08, 2012 - the 1150th founding of the Russian Empire!

Requirements for paper certificate:

A. One special event GGGR station.

B1. During 2012, 10 QSOs with different stations in the following Russian regions or countries associated with the life of Viking Rurek: UA1 , UA2F UA3 ,UA4 ,UA6 , DL ,ES ,EW,LA,LY , OH , OH0 , OJ0 , OZ ,PA ,SM ,SM1 ,SP , UR ,YL .

B2. After 2012, the requirement will be to contact 20 stations in B1 territories and countries.

Stations from other continents will need 10 QSOs with these territories and regions.

Requirements for the Plaque:

A. Earn at least 1150 points. A contact with each of the Russian regions or countries shown below = 20 points.

UA1 ,UA2F ,UA3 ,UA4 ,UA6 ,DL ,ES ,EW , LA ,LY , OH ,OH0 ,OJ0 , OZ , PA , SM ,SM1 ,SP ,UR ,YL

B. Repeated QSOs on different bands and modes count for the total. All modes OK, except kno mixed mode contacts.

C. BONUS QSOs: Any QSO with special event GGGR station and RK1AN, RZ1AWZ, UA2FDM , RV3DA, UA3AHA, UA4LAQ, RK6AH ,RU6BS, UA6MM , UA9AV = 50 points and other members of the TDXEC = 25.

 

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GGGR-1-4 J - Svyatoslav -1 Igorevich the Brave 942 - 972 ?.?.

( The Grand prince of Kiev )

In July 3, 965 crushed the Khazarian Kaganat, cleared the trade routes to the East and preserved Russias existence as a country.

Anniversary: In 2012 it will be 1070 years from his birth.

Requirements for the paper certificate:

A. One special event GGGR station.

B1. During 2012, 10 QSOs with different stations the regions of Russian regions or countries associated with Svyatoslav: UA1 ,UA2F ,UA3 ,UA4 ,UA6 ,DL , ES ,EW, HA, LY , OH , OH0 , OJ0 , OZ ,SM ,SM1 ,SP ,UR ,YL, YO ,LZ ,TA1 ,SV..

B2. After 2012, the requirement will be to make 20 stations listed above. Stations from other continents will need 10 QSOs with these territories and regions.

Requirements for the Plaque:

A. Earn at least 1070 points. A contact with each of the Russian regions and countries shown below = 20 points: UA1 ,UA2F ,UA3 ,UA4 ,UA6 ,DL , ES ,EW, HA, LY , OH , OH0 , OJ0 , OZ ,SM ,SM1 ,SP ,UR ,YL, YO ,LZ ,TA1 , SV

B. Repeated QSOs on different bands and modes count for the total. All modes OK, except no mixed mode contacts.

C. BONUS QSOs: Any QSO with a special event GGGR station and RK1AN, RZ1AWZ, UA2FDM , RV3DA , UA3AHA, UA4LAQ, RK6AH ,RU6BS, UA6MM , UA9AV = 50 points and other members of the TDXEC = 25 points .

 

 

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GGGR-1-5 J - Kuzma Minin and Dmitry Pozharsky

Minin birth date is unknown - 05.1616? , Pozharsky 01.11.1578 - 30.04.1642 .

Anniversary: November 4, 2012 will mark the 400th anniversary of the defeat and expulsion of Polish invaders and the Liberation and the Renaissance of Russia.

Requirements for the paper certificate:

A. One special event GGGR station.

B1. During 2012, make at least 10 QSOs with Russian regions and countries associated with the life of Minin and Pozharsky: UA1 ,UA2F, UA3 ,UA4 , UA6, UR , EW ,ES , SP , YL , LY , DL ,OH , OH0 , OJ0 , LA ,SM , SM1.

B2. After 2012, the requirement will be to contact 20 stations listed above. Stations from other continents will need 10 QSOs with these territories and regions.

Requirements for the Plaque:

A. Earn at least 400 points. A contact with each of the Russian regions and countries shown below = 20 points. UA1 ,UA2F, UA3 , UA4 , UA6 , UR , EW ,ES , SP , YL , LY , DL , OH , OH0 , OJ0 , LA ,SM , SM1.

B. Repeated QSOs on different bands and modes count for the total. All modes OK, except no mixed mode contacts.

C. BONUS QSOs: Any QSO with a special event GGGR station and RK1AN, RZ1AWZ, UA2FDM , RV3DA , UA3AHA, UA4LAQ, RK6AH ,RU6BS, UA6MM , UA9AV = 25 points and other members of the TDXEC give of 25 points.

 

 

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GGGR-1-6 J - SUVOROV

Alexander Vasilievich 13.11.1730 - 06.05.1800

Anniversary: On July 29, 2012 the institution of the Suvorov Order of 3 degrees celebrates its 70th anniversary.

The highest military award of the first degree - the second after the Order of "Victory" (Established on July 29, 1942) was awarded to military leaders and commanders for their skillful command the troops.

Requirements for the paper certificate:

A. One special event GGGR station.

B1. During 2012, make at least 10 QSOs with the following Russian regions and countries associated with the life of Surorov: UA1 , UA2F ,UA3, UA4 , UA6 , UA9W , UA9Q ; F , UR ,UU , ER , HA , HB ,YO , LZ , OE , LX , DL, SP ,LY , YL , ES ,TA1.

B2. After 2012, make at least 20 QSOs with regions noted above. Stations from other continents willl need 10 QSOs with these territories and regions.

Requirements for the Plaque:

A. Earn at least 70 points. A contact with each of the Russian regions and countries shown below = 5 points: UA1, UA2F ,UA3 ,UA4 ,UA6 ,UA9W , UA9Q ; F ,UR ,UU , ER , HA , HB ,YO ,LZ ,OE , LX , DL ,SP ,LY ,YL ,ES ,TA1 .

B. Repeated QSOs on different bands and modes count for the total. All modes OK, except no mixed mode contacts.

C. BONUS QSOs: Any QSO with a special event GGGR station and RK1AN, RZ1AWZ, UA2FDM , RV3DA , UA3AHA, UA4LAQ, RK6AH ,RU6BS, UA6MM , UA9AV = 10 points and other members of the TDXEC = 7 points.

 

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GGGR-1-7 J - KUTUZOV

Michael Illarionovich 16.09.1745 28.04.1813 , The Hero and the Savior of Russia in Patriotic War of in 1812.

Anniversary: On September 7, 1812 the 200th anniversary of the battle of Borodino resulting in the defeat and exile of Napoleon's troops from Russia.

Requirements for the paper certificate:

A. One special event GGGR station.

B1. During 2012, make at least 10 QSOs with the following Russian regions and countries associated with the life of Kutuzov: UA1 , UA2F ,UA3, UA4 , UA6 , F , UR ,UU , ER , HA , HB ,YO , LZ , OE ,LX , DL , SP ,SV ,LY ,YL , ES ,TA1.

B2. After 2012, make at least 20 QSO with these territories and regions. Stations from other continents will need 10 QSOs with these territories and regions.

Requirements for the Plaque:

A. Earn at least 200 points. A contact with each of the Russian regions and countries shown below = 10 points: UA1 , UA2F ,UA3 , UA4 , UA6 , F , UR ,UU , ER , HA , HB ,YO , LZ , OE ,LX , DL , SP ,SV ,LY ,YL , ES ,TA1.

B. Repeated QSOs on different bands and modes count for the total. All modes OK, except no mixed mode contacts.

C. BONUS QSOs: Any QSO with a special event GGGR station and RK1AN, RZ1A

 

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Tks UA6MM 5/30/12