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Changes made 1/8/2017
-- OVSV SERIES --
General requirements for OVSV: Cost of each award is 10€, cost for endorsements is 1€ or 2 IRC. GCR by two amateurs or the award manager of your National Society. Note: do not use Registered Mail as sponsor unable to accept registered mail.) SWL OK. Send to: : Richard Kritzer, Aich 4, A- 9800 Spittal/Drau, Austria.
Europeans may pay by electronic funds transfer using: BAWAG Konto.Nr. 98416006261 IBAN: AT971400098416006261 BIC: BAWAATWW
Worked All Austria (WAOE)
OE and surrounding countries of HB0, HB9, OK, HA, I, OM, S5 and DL: Contact at least 3 stations on at least 2 different bands in OE call areas 1,2,3,5,6,7 and 8. One contact in OE4 or OE9, whereby at least one contact per call area must be on 80 or 40 meters. Other Europeans - as above, except without the 80/40 meters rule. Rest of world - contact 8 of the 9 OE call areas on any band.
Work 100 different OE stations. All contacts must have been made from the same country. Stickers for each 100's. (2 IRCs each sticker) is 4 IRCs).
Worked All Austria VHF (WAOE-VHF)
OE's make 10 contacts on VHF with at least 6 OE call areas. All others need 5 OE's on VHF with at least 4 call areas. (89.CHG)
Worked 50 Locator-Squares (UKW-50)
Awarded for contacts on the FM band with 50 different locator squares. All must have been made from the same square. Stickers for each additional 10 squares. Application must be confirmed by an official FM manager of OVSV or GCR. Endorsement fee is 2 IRCs. (89.CHG)
Worked 1000 Different Stations in a Year (UKW 1000)
Submit proof of having contacted 1000 stations without CQ or contesting on the FM band. UHF/VHF/SHF only. Application must be confirmed by an official FM manager of OVSV.
Contact club stations of the OVSV OE1XHQ to OE9XHQ on the HF bands during any calendar year. Work at least 6 OE1 - 9XHQ on different bands and modes. May be earned for all SSB, all CW or Mixed modes. Available each year. Contacts after 1 January 2004. The award is free. Apply to: OVSV, Eisvogelgasse 4/1, A-1060 Wien, Austria.
Tks PA3CUZ 7/2004
WORKED ALL AUSTRIA 160M (AWA)
Work OE stations on 160
OE-stations need 10 stations in at least 6 OE call areas.
Foreign stations need 5 stations in at least 4 OE call areas.
If all contacts are made using the same mode, special endorsement is added to the certificate. SWLs OK.
Cost: € 10 (€ 1.00 or 2 IRCs per endorsement sticker
Tks QRZ.RU 12/10
Worked Austrian Capitals (Hauptstädtediplom )
The ÖVSV sponsors this award for contacts with the capital cites of the 9 Austrian provinces after 01-01-2000. SWL OK.
OE stations need 6 different Austria capitals.
EU and DX stations need 3 different Austria capitals.
Fee may be paid electronically to Konto: Bawag KtoNr. 984 16006261 BLZ 1400
The Capital cities are: Bregenz, Innsbruck, Salzburg, Linz, Graz, Klagenfurt, Sankt Pölten, Wenen and Eisenstadt.
Austrian Youth Award
Since 1 st January 2012 the ÖVSV Youth-Department has established its own award. The fee for one diploma is about 10,-€ and includes the shipping costs and also the material costs. The rest is for the ÖVSV Yout Department especially for the clubstation. The money may be transfered by bank or it can be atached to the award petition if you send it to us by post. Austrian Amateur Radio Society Youth-Department Mühlfeldstr. 13 A-4651 Stadl-Paura, Austia.
Payment may be made via electronic methods. If you
prefer bank transfer please send a request to email@example.com.
The diploma may be requested by a formless e-mail, letter or fax. It should include: your name, call sign, address, the name of the award being applied for list of contacts with all necessary information including calls of stations and name of operator.
The diploma "Austrian Youth Award" (international) may be worked by every licensed radio amateur and SWLs. The conditions are the same. There are three categories of the award:
BRONZE with 1000 points
SILVER with 2000 points
GOLD with 3000 points
For the award are valid
QSOs only with OE-stations,
QSOs on every band,
QSOs in all modes (even Echolink, etc.),
More than one QSO with a station only count once (except Kid’s-Day-special-stations – once every Kid’s-Day).
OE 1-9 XJN
Leader of OE-youth-departments
KJYS*-operator under 10 years
KJYS*-operator under 15 years
KJYS*-operator under 20 years
Licensed operator under 12 years
Licensed operator under 20 years
Tks PA3CUZ 1/29/12
Danube River flows through 10 countries on its way from the Black Forest to the
Black Sea. Contact 3 stations in each of at least 9 of these countries to
earn this award. (Total of 27 contacts.)
The 10 countries are: Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova and Ukraine. Contacts on or after 1 January 2000. The diploma may also be requested to individual bands or modes.
(Added 1/14/14 Tks PA3CUZ)
For the purposes of this award, Austria is composed of the 10 Federal States plus the Austrian Military Radio Section, for a total of 11 major subdivisions. The 10 Federal States are further divided into "District Locators". The award requires 20 different "ADL's" which must include contacts with at least 6 of the Austrian Federal States. Most Austrian station include their "ADL" on their QSL card, making identification a simple matter.
ADL numbers are divided into Austria as follows:
001-009 Federation Vienna ÖVSV
101-199 National Association of Vienna (OE1)
201-299 National Association of Salzburg (OE2)
301-399 National Association of Lower Austria) (OE3)
401-499 National Association of Burgenland (OE4)
501-599 National Association of Upper Austria (OE5)
601-699 National Association of Styria (OE6)
701-799 National Association Tyrol (OE7)
801-899 National Association Carinthia (OE8)
901-999 National Association of Vorarlberg (OE9)
(Added 1/14/14 Tks PA3CUZ)
Worked All Austrian States
Contact at least 3 different stations in each of the 9 Austrian States (the call areas OE1 through OE9). SWL OK.
OE1 Vienna OE6 Styria OE2 Salzburg OE7 Tyrol OE3 Lower Austria OE8 Carinthia OE4 Burgenland OE9 Vorarlberg OE5 Upper Austria
Worked All Countries in CQ Zone 15
Contact at least 20 of the 27 DXCC countries which are included within the borders of the CQ Zone 15. SWL OK. Three contacts with each of the countries is required.
The following PREFIXES can be counted: ES, HA, HV, I, IT, IS0, LY, OE; OH; OH0, OJ0, OK, OM, S5, SP, T7, T9, TK, UA2, YL, YU, 4O, ZA, Z3, 1A0 SMOM, 9A, 9H, 4U1VIC. Each club station contacted may be used as "wild card" (Joker) and will count for the 3 QSOs in their country.
A PDF image based award is available for a reduced fee of 5E. ( Electronic diploma applications go to: firstname.lastname@example.org) Otherwise standard price of 10E for the printed version.
Worked Carinthian Districts
The award pictures an 11th century castle, sitting prominently on top of a 400 foot high limestone cliff, and visible from many surrounding mountains and hills.
The ÖVSV of the National Association Carinthia, donates this award for all radio amateurs and SWL's for making contacts with Carinthian stations (prefix OE8) and earning at least 100 points on or after 1 Jan 2000. Each QSO with a station from Carinthia is worth 10 points. Each contact with a club station from OE8 counts 50 points. All bands and modes OK.
Alpine Country Award
Contact the Alpine countries of Europe. There are 8 countries which contain significant Alpine mountainous country. These are: F, 3A, HB, HB0, I, DL, OE and S5. The award may be earned by working at least 5 different stations from each of 7 of these 8 countries, a total of 35 contacts. SWL OK. Contacts on or after 1.1.2010. All modes and bands OK. The award may be endorsed if all contacts are made in one mode. .
The award is available in an electronic version for reduced fee of 5E. (Apply to email@example.com for e-award.). The diploma fee for the printed version is € 10.00,
The diploma indicates the Alpine arc, starting in the west in Monaco and France to the east to Slovenia and Austria.
--- VIENNA DISTRICT OF OVSV ---
The next 4 awards are sponsored by the Vienna District. The fee for each is 5€, $US5 or 5 IRC's each. GCR list is acceptable. Send to: OVSV LV-OE1, Diplomreferat, Eisvogelgasse 4, A-1060 Wien, Austria.
Austrian Cities Award
Contact different OE cities on or after 1 Jan 1970. Each city counts for one point, the so-called "free cities" count for 2 points each. On HF, Class 1 requires 100 points; Class 2 70 points and Class 3 40 points. On VHF, Class 1 requires 60 points, Class 2 40 and Class 3 20. The official list of 151 cities and 15 "free cities" available for SASE to K1BV.
Worked Danube River Award
Awarded for contacting stations in
countries which border the Danube River on or after 1 Jan 1958. All bands
and modes. SWL OK. Requirements: 15 DL, 7 OE (1 must be OE1), 2 OM, 5 HA,
3 YU, 3 YO, 1 LZ 1 ER, 2 UR and 1
9A station. VHF requires 4 countries and 4 calls = 16
Worked Prefix Zone 15
Contact countries/prefixes in Zone 15. These are: ES, HA, HV, I, IS, IT, LY, OE, OH, OJ, OK, OM, S5, SP, T7, TK, UA2, YL, ZA, 1A0, 4N4, 9A, 9H and 4U1VIC. Class 1 needs 15 countries and 50 prefixes, Class 2; 12 and 40, Class 3; 8 and 30, Class T (160 meters); 3 and 8. Class U, only for VHF/UHF, 4 different countries and 10 different prefixes.
Contact different districts of Vienna on or after 1 Apr 1954. SWL OK. The district must be clearly marked on the QSL card. Class 1 requires 23 different districts; Class 2 needs 15.
General Requirements: Fee for each award is 5€ for OE stations, 7€ for DL and for all others is 10€ or 8 IRCs. Apply to: Diplommanagement ADXB, Postfach 1000, 1081 Wien, Austria. (also, Wolfgang Heinz, Mengergasse 10/3, A-1210 Vienna, Austria).
The award is issued for verifications from at least 25 radio countries and can be endorsed for 50, 75, 100 and higher in increments of 10. Available to any BCL, SWL or licensed amateur. All bands, all modes and all services (Broadcast, Amateur, Utility stations), individual or mixed. The ARRL DXCC or EDXC countries list are equally valid. Applicants must include a statement on the mode(s) and country list chosen; i.e. DXCC, 2XSSB. GCR list will be accepted, cards not needed. Endorsements are free but SASE with one IRC is needed.
This award recognizes verifications made using VHF and UHF with the same rules as the preceding AGDX except that the initial award is made available for 5 countries. Endorsements for each additional 5 countries.
Heard All Continents Award
Submit a QSL from a Broadcast (HF) station in each of the continents: Europe, Africa, Asia, North America, South America and Oceania. Reception of the stations must be within a 24 hour period for the Silver Diploma. If all receptions are made in 12 hours, you may apply for the Golden Diploma. Only Broadcast stations are valid for the award (no amateur or utility). They must have transmitted within an official broadcast band (e.g. the 49 m etc bands) including Tropical Bands. No out-of-band transmissions (e.g. feeders, etc.) Applicants must include the original QSL cards. They will be returned along with your award. If you request a QSL from a station, always ask for confirmation of date and time.
AMRS Award Austrian Military Radio Society Award (AMRS)
Austrians earn 30 points (all others 20) by contacting members of the AMRS on or after 1 Jan 1961. Most of their members are either active or retired military personnel. Each member may only be worked one time, but if the member worked is in a different location, then each contact will be worth one or more points depending on the location.
a. each member contact = 1 point.
b. each AMRS club station = 2 points. (They have an "X", such as OE1XRC).
c. AMRS stations abroad either on military duty in 5B4, YK, YU8 or even on vacation = 3 points.
Example: OE8HFL (located in AUSTRIA) = 1 point, OE8HFL/5B4 = 3 points.
SWL OK. All bands and modes OK. Award may be endorsed for single or mixed mode. GCR list and fee of 8€ or $US8 to Karl SEEMANN OE011_0367, Gussriegelstrasse 45, A-1100 Vienna, Austria. (Sponsor reserves the right to request one or more cards.)
(Member List is in the LIST section.)
The award is available for all radio-amateur-stations and SWL. The goal is to work stations from Lower Austria OE3 and the city of Klosterneuburg.
The award shows the beautiful monastery Klosterneuburg founded by St. Leopold in two combined views, the right part as of the year 1672 and in the left part as of the
Europeans need 30 Points
All others need 20 Points
Contacts with all Stations from OE3 – Lower Austria are valid.
QSOs with stations from Klosterneuburg get 5 Bonus-points
Point values for each QSO:
FM QSO's = 2 Points
SSB QSO's = 4 Points
Digital modes (RTTY, PSK, etc.) = 5 Points
CW QSO's = 6 Points.
Only direct contacts are valid; no use of repeaters or internet.
Send GCR list, witnessed by 2 OM/YL and fee of 10E or $US13 to Christian HAMMERL OE3CHC, P.O. Box 13, A-3400 KLOSTERNEUBURG, Austria/Europe.
Tks DH1PAL 7/29/12
In one of the most beautiful valleys of Carinthia, rises a 150 meter high limestone cliff. atop of which was built the 860 Hochosterwitz castle, built initially in the possession of King Louis the German. Between the 11th and 12th Century the castle served as a refuge for people during the attacks of enemy hordes. After many generations the castle is again in possession of the family Khevenhüller and has assumed the task of passing on the castle from generation to generation.
The ÖVSV, Carinthian, sponsors this award for all radio amateurs and SWL's who make/(hear) contacts with stations in Carinthia (prefix OE8). All radio contacts starting on 1.1.2000 can be used for the award. Award Requirements: For an award application 100 points are needed.
1. Each QSO with a station from OE8 in Carinthia = 10 points.
2. Each connection to a club station OE8 = 50 points.
There are no band and mode restrictions. The award application can be submitted either by post or e-mail. Send GCR list and fee of 10€ in cash with the application, or the electronic payments may be made to: Konto: BAWAG Knt. Nr. 98416-006-261 be paid. IBAN: AT9714000984160006261 BIC: BAWAATWW.
Postal address: Richard Kritzer, Aich 4, A-9800 Spittal / Drau, Austria.
Electronic applications may be made to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tks OH3GZ 2/2011
Castles On The Air – Austria (COTA-OE)
The award program COTA-OE Award (Castles On The Air – Austria) has been instituted by The Amateur Radio Club Heidenreichstein (AFCH) and ÖVSV. The COTA-OE Award is given to any licensed radio-amateur or SWL for QSO/SWL with radio stations who contact stations operating from castles and fortresses of Austria made after the 1st of January 2013 from the same DXCC territory, including any mobile positions ((/ am, / p, / mm, / m). There are no any restrictions by bands and modes. Any OE station operating from a castle or fortress must give the number according to the COTA-OE reference list. This number also must be printed on the QSL card.
The diploma is issued in four classes.
Bronze for 15 COTA – OE castles / fortresses
Silver for 25 COTA – OE castles / fortresses
Gold for 35 COTA – OE castles / fortresses
Platinum for 45 COTA – OE castles / fortresses
Stations that activate a castle / fortress must be located within the prescribed radius (see WCA rules).
The Award can be requested via e-mail. Application will be checked by the Award manager OE4YLA. After QSO checking, award will be issued via e-mail as PDF file for you. An online application (including Award preparation) is planned.
OE4YLA E-mail address: email@example.com
Tks World Castles Award website 6/29/16
WAD - Worked All Districts - OE3
Available to all licensed radio amateurs. Contact stations from the 21 districts of the OE3 area of Lower Austria starting from 1 March 2007.
The districts of OE3 are:
Amstetten AM Korneuburg KO St. Polten-Land PL Baden BN Krems - land KL Scheibbs SB Bruck an der Leitha BL Lilienfeld LF Tulln TU Ganserndorf GF Melk ME Waidhofen A. D Thaya WT Gmuend GD Mistelbach MI Weiner Neujstadt - Land WBN Hollabrunn HL Modling MD Wien Umgebung WU Horn HO Neunkirchen NK Zwettl ZT
All modes of operation and volumes can be used. Endorsement available if all contacts are made on one band or mode.
Minimum per district
Minimum per district
Minimum per district
10 from 10 different districts
Contacts with club statons in OE3: OE3X.. may be used and counted as "Joker" for 5 contacts from missing districts (these may replace contacts from 5 districts). Send a GCR list and fee of 10E to: Landesverband NO des OVSV, WAD-OE3, Gartenstr. 11 3004 Weinzierl, Austria.
The Henry Dunant Award
Issued to honor the memory of Henry Dunant,
the founder of the Red Cross. Contact members of the Linz Amateur Radio
Club ADL 505 after 1 January 1984.
Class A: earn 20 points on 2 bands as follows:
One required contact with HB0 = 3 points.
Club station OE5XLM = 5 points.
Any OE-YL = 5 points.
Other OE5's = 1 point.
(stations from ADL 505 count double.
Class B (VHF): Earn 20 points as follows:
One required contact with ADL 505 = 1 point.
One YL = 2 points.
Clubstation OE5XLM = 5 points
One HB0 station (only one station from HB counts) = 3 points.
Each station may be worked only one time. SWL OK. GCR list and fee of 10E or $US10 to: Wolfgang Dworak OE5DWU, Karl Steigersrasse 58/12, A-4030 Linz, Austria.
ADL505 stations include: OE5ALN ATN AUL BCN BKL CEL CYM DAM DBL DHN DML DRO EEL EEM EMM ENN ETM FYM GAL GAO GGM GOM GWL HMM HNL HZO IOL ILM IPL IPM JKM JLM KXL KXM LEO MAP MHM MLN NGM OAM OHL PFO PKN PLM RCN REN RHM RKM RTL SFN SHP SKN SON SSM TGL TOL TTL UN VJM VWM WWM XKO XLM YWL OE3YBC.
FIRAC Award - OE
This group of Austrian railroadmen offers this award for contacting FIRAC members. Available in 3 classes:
A - VHF/UHF/SHF - work/hear 10 members all
over the world including at least 2 different OE districts.
B - HF/VHF/UHF/SHF - work/hear 30 members all over the world including stations from at least 3 OE districts and at least 5 stations on HF..
C - only UHF/SHF - work/hear 7 FIRAC members all over the world including at least 3 different OE districts.
SWL OK. All modes, /M or /P contacts are OK. GCR list and fee of 10€ or $US13 to: Herbert Vacinek OE1HVC, Malborghetgasse 29/1/3, A-1100 Vienna, Austria.
stations may want to pay by their electronic system: Konto des
"Ludwig Panholzer Kulturverein FIRAC" by Sparkasse Pregarten,
Konto 00401448097, BLZ 20331 eingezahit werden.
IBAN: AT71 2033 1004 0144 8097 - BIC: SPPRAT21.
Contact OE6 stations in the community of Graz-Plabutsch (ADL 623) after 22 June 1986 and spell the term "GRAZ-PLAUBUTSCH" with the letters of the calls. You may use all the letters in the call sign. GCR list and fee of 6€ or 10 IRCs to: Norbet Walz OE6NSG, Brunn 76, A-8544 Polfing/Brunn, Austria.
Contact members of the "Amateurfunkclub Heidenreichstein" and their club station on or after 1 Jan 2008. SWL OK.
1. Every contact with a member of the "Amateurfunkclub
OE3GJS OE3HFB OE3HGC OE3HWW OE3HIA
OE3ISS OE3VVB OE3VVA OE3MFC OE3PLW
OE3RGB OE3SER OE7FZI OE9LZV) = 15
2 Contacts with a member station using CW or digimodes (PSK 31, RTTY, SSTV) counts double.
3. Club station OE3XHA = 30 points one time only.
OE stations require 75 points
Other EU stations require 60 points
DX stations require 15 points
Contacts with the same station will be accepted starting from January 1st, 2007, as long as it is on a different band or mode. All modes except echo-link may be used. No use of repeaters. Extra funds from this award will be used to support the "Naturpark Heidenreichsteiner Moor". Send log extract and fee of 10E to: Rainer Gangl OE3RGB, Anton Ullrich Gasse 4, 3860 Heidenreichstein, AUSTRIA.
Sponsored by the Austrian section of the International Police Association Radio Club, available to amateurs and SWL's for earning 100 points, requiring at least one IPARC clubstation and 5 OE-IPA members. Contacts after 2 June 1984. Point values: IPA members in applicants own country = 2, IPA members in countries of applicants own continent = 5, IPA members in other DXCC countries = 10. IPA club stations count double on each band. GCR list and fee of 5 Euro or 5 IRCs to: Hans Kienberger OE8KIK, Reding-Ahornweg 8, A-9400 Wolfsberg, Austria.
Tks PA3CUZ 9/26/02
Klagenfurt Partnership City Award
As with many cities, Klagenfurt, Austria has allied itself with a number of sister or partnership cities. Award is available in 4 classes as follows:
Class A - Work 3 Klagenfurt and all 9
Class B - OE's work 2 Klagenfurt and 5 partnership cities.
Class C - Europeans need 2 Klagenfurt and 5 partnership cities.
Class D - All others need one Klagenfurt and 3 partnership cities.
Partnership cities are: Wiesbaden, W.Germany Venlo, Netherlands Gladsaxe, Denmark Gorizia, Italy Nova Gorica, Yugoslavia Rzesow, Poland Dessau, E.Germany Dachau, W.Germany Duschanbe, USSR.
All bands and modes except crossband. GCR list and 10 IRCs to: Heinz Schurek OE8EZ, Maximilian-Strasse 4, A-9020 Klagenfurt, Austria.
Licht ins Dunkel
Work 14 stations after 1 Jan 1972 with at least 1 OE station and spell with their suffix the words "LICHT INS DUNKEL". Valid on all bands and modes. SWL OK. GCR list and 10€ Euro to: Erich Scherbantie OE9SEI, Bremenmahd 39, 6850 Dornbirn, Austria.
Merry Christmas Award
Austrian stations contact 16 OE2 or OE5's which spell by the first letter of the suffix: FROHE WEIHNACHTEN or 14 such stations to spell MERRY CHRISTMAS. For example: OE5FSL OE2RIL OE5OEL OE5HCL OE2EYL, etc. Non-Austrians may use OE1 through OE9 in the same manner. All bands and modes are acceptable. SWL OK. Contacts since 1 Jan 1987. GCR list and fee of 7€ or $US7 to Walter Auer OE5AZL, Hochburg Mittendorf 28, A-5122 Ach., Austria.
Contact OE4 stations after 01-01-1985. SWL OK. All bands and modes. 15 points are needed to qualify. Club stations OE4XBA / OE4B count 4 points. QSO on HF for 3 points, VHF/UHF/SHF contacts count 2 points and repeater QSO’s 1 point. Each station may be worked only one time. GCR list and fee of 6 Euro or $US10 to: OE4RGC, Robert GRAF DIG5665, Kleine Gasse 1, 7011 SIEGENDORF, AUSTRIA.
OE6 Styria Award
1 - Short-Wave: OE-stations need 100 points, EU need 50 all others 25.
Class 2 - U/VHF: OE6 stations need 100 points, other OE need 50, EU need 25 and all others 10.
FM repeater contacts = 1 point, FM-direct = 2, SSB = 3, CW/SSTV, digimodes = 4.
All contacts since January 1, 1980 count. Each OE6-call or each other station having QTH within the borders of the district "Styria" (OE6) count. SWL OK. Awards available endorsed for FM, SSB, CW, etc or mixed. GCR list and fee of 10€ or $US10 to: Gerhard Radl OE6DRG, Buchenhof 1/2/8, A-8724 Spielberg, Austria.
OE9 auf UKW
Work 12 different OE9 stations after 1 Jan. 1969. A minimum of one contact from each district: Bregenz ADL 901, Dornbirn ADL902, Feldkirch ADL 903 and Bludenz ADL 904. SWL OK. GCR list and 10€ Euro to: Erich Scherbantie OE9SEI, Bremenmahd 39, 6850 Dornbirn, Austria.
Contact OE9 stations on CW only after 1 Jan 1984. SWL OK. Europeans need 9 qso's using a minimum of 2 bands; all others need 5 qso's. Contacts with the same OE9 are allowed if made on different bands. QSO's on 1.8 and 3.5MHz count double, except for OE9's. GCR list and 10€ Euro to: Erich Scherbantie OE9SEI, Bremenmahd 39, 6850 Dornbirn, Austria.
OE FLORA & FAUNA – OEFF (Worked OE Flora & Fauna)
The Amateurfunkverein Heidenreichstein (AFCH) issues this ÖVSV recognized award to licensed radio amateurs and short wave listeners for contacts with nature parks and preserves made after January 1st 2009 under the following conditions:
All QSOs must be made from the same
DXCC-entity. A change of location
(/am, /p, /mm, /m) is approved, there are no restrictions in using any
bands or modes.
You must establish contacts with several national parks and nature reserves in Austria according to the list found on their web-site. The OEFF-reference is equal to the WFF-reference and has to be printed on the QSL-card you have received.
The award is available in 4 classes:
Bronze for 5 OE FF areas
Silver for 10 OE FF areas
Gold for 20 OE FF areas
Platinium for 44 OE FF areas
Stations activating a national park or a nature reserve must be located
within the borders of the park or preserve. It is presupposed that the
activator is following the rules of the area activated.
The award can be requested online at: http://logsearch.wwff.co/index.php and will be checked by the award manager OE4VIE and sent to you via email as PDF file to print yourself.
A separate award is available for activators. Refer to rules on their website
Tks K1BV Research 10/18/15
Oesterreich Rundspruch Diplom
There are weekly news bulletins on the amateur radio bands on fixed short wave (and VHF also) frequencies, and this certificate verifies the reception of 20 of these transmissions. The applicant must have either 20 QSLs for such transmissions or (instead of the QSL cards) give a list of "control times" which are announced twice in each transmission (the listener verifies his reception of the transmission by knowing these times). Apply with list as suggested and fee of 8€ to Karl Wiesler OE1KWA, Ketzergasse 42/1/4, A_1230 Vienna, Austria.
Tks OE1-0140 3/23/03
The Porcia Castle is a beautiful renaissance palace built in 1530-1597 in Carinthia, in southern Austria. Contacts OE8 stations from district Spittal an der Drau (ADL 864 and 804) on or after 1 Jan 1995. Earn 100 points. Each QSO with station in Spittal district ADL 864 or 804 contact = 30 points. Each QSO with an OE8 = 10 points. Each QSO with a club station = 50 points. Each station may be worked one time. All bands and modes. GCR and fee of 7€, to: Josef Klampferer (OE8KSQ) Tiroler Str. 54, A-9800 Spittal/Drau., Austria..
Peter Rosegger Diplom
Contact stations located in ADL602 after 1 July 1992. SWL OK. Rosegger was an Austrian poet, after whom this award is named lived in Murztal.
Europeans need 100 points, others 50. A contact with club station OE6XMG = 20, all other contacts with stations in ADL602 = 10. CW contacts count double. Each station may be counted once. All bands and modes except repeater and Digipeater contacts. Send GCR list and fee 10€ or $US12 to: Ortstelle 602, Otto Liebscher, OE6LVG, Gutenbrunngasse 7A, A-8682 Hönigsberg, Austria.
Tks PA3CUZ. Relisted 4/12
Contact member stations of this group since 1 January 1980. OE1, 3 and 4 stations need 15 points; other OE's and Europeans need 6, rest of world 3. All members = 1 point, OE3XTS = 2 points. SSTV QSOs count double. All bands and modes. GCR list and 5€, $US6 or 10 IRCs to: Weidhofer Rupert OE3TWW, Preintal 63, A-2662 Schwarzau/Geb., Austria.
Member list: OE1NBW YNB OE3AOG AOU AOW APA APC AWS BOA DWU EIW FAC FJA FMB FXS FYW GAB GBB GBW GOC HHB HYU IPC IPW JCU KGB KRC KRU KSB LGC LWS MKS MZA OKS PH RWU SEA SOB TTU TWW VGA WOB WSU WTS WYG YCS YHU OE5SYM.
Contact members of the Ortsgruppe Schwechat or Radio Club Donau-Schwechat.
Class 1 requires 50 points,
Class II, 30 points, and
Class III, 15.
One QSO with club stations OE3XAC or OE3XSS = 5 points;
Contacts with the members of these clubs = 1 point on VHF and 3 on HF.
Only one contact allowed per member. SWL OK. All bands and modes. GCR list and fee of 10€ to: Reinhold Brechtel, OE3RBS, Flugfeldstrasse 35, 2401 Fischamend, Austria.
Tks PA3CUZ 4/2012
Scout Radio Diploma
The award is available to all amateurs and SWL's who work Austrian scout amateur stations or SWL,. The award is recognized by the Austrian Radio League (ÖVSV) and the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides of Austria (PPÖ).
For non-European stations:
Contacts or SWL with at least 5 Austrian Scout amateur radio stations., including a minimum of one Austrian Scout Radio Club station (see list of stations below).
Contacts or SWL with at least 10 Austrian Scout amateur radio stations located in 2 different provinces. Among them must be 2 Austrian Scout amateur radio club stations.
For Austrian stations:
Contacts or SWL with at least 15 Austrian Scout amateur radio stations located in 3 different provinces. Among them must be at least 3 Austrian Scout amateur radio club stations.
Special call signs include in their validity every time, eg OE35XVS, OEM4XVS, OE4XVS/40.
The short-suffixes "J" and "P" can be used when applying as a "wild card" for missing stations, club stations and states.
The diploma will be issued in 3 classes:
No use of (relay transponder, EchoLink, etc) for any of the contacts! There is no limit to the types of bands and modes.
Class 2: Same as Class 1 but you may make contacts through relays and transponder, but no use of EchoLink connections are allowed.
Class 3: You may use all modes, including relays and transponder and Class 2 connections via EchoLink.
Send GCR list and fee of 10E or $US10. Funds may be deposited to account number 509 496, bank code 49460 SPARDA-BANK. From abroad: IBAN: AT614946000000509496 BIC: SPDAAT21XXX
Apply to the award manager: Franz Sonnileitner OE5FSL, Enzlanstr. 12, 5600 Wels, Austria.
Suffix of stations valid for the award: OE1 to 9.
1ACB (sk-2005), 1AOA, 1AYA,
1CIW, 1DPW, 1EOA, 1EQS, 1FLS (sk-2005), 1FMW, 1GH (sk), 1GOU, 1HSU, 1JJB,
1KKB, 1KTS, 1lbs, 1LEA, 1MJW 1MOB, , 1MTA, 1NAC, 1NDB, 1NDS, 1NPA, 1OBW,
1OWC, 1WBS, 1WN (sk-2004)., 1WUA, 1WYA, 1YLS, 1YXS, 1YZU.
2AL (sk), 2AGN, 2CEN, 2HHN, 2HMO, 2IKN, 2IRM (-1984), 2MEL, 2OLP, 2USN.
3AAW (sk-2005), 3AOW, 3BKC, 3CHC, 3CTs, 3DAA, 3dBU, 3DBW, 3FMC, 3FPA, 3GHO, 3HJS, 3JDW, 3KSS, 3MMS, 3MFC, 3NAC, 3NHA, 3NZ, 3OBW, 3HPW, 3PLW, 3RGB , 3RTB, 3SER, 3URA, 3WBB, 3WZA, 3YNO. 3ZK.
5AIN, 5BS (sk), 5CEN, 5DSP, 5DWN, 5EML, 5FFN, 5FJL, 5FSL, 5GHO (-2008) 5GKN (sk); 5GSM, 5HHN, 5HWO, 5JRL, 5KCO, 5KMO, 5KVM, 5MPL, 5OMM, 5PBO, 5PKL, 5RKL, 5RMO, 5UEM, 5YOL.
6AAG 6HCG, 6HID, 6MQG, 6PTE, 6SFG, 6YFE.
7BII, 7BOL, 7CKH, 7HFT, 7IB (sk), 7SWI, 7USH, 7WZI, 7YPT.
8GMQ, 8YRK (sk).
Club stations: 1-9J, 1-9P, 1XIC, 1XJA, 1XSC, 2XIL, 2XNS, 2XPO (-2007), 3XHA, 3XLA, 3XPB, 3XPU, 5XLL (-1970), 5XPL, 5XPO (-2007), 6XFG.
http://www.telescout.org/de/pfadfinderfunkdiplom.htmlTks DIG 87/12
Sponsored by the MFCA (Marinefunkerclub Austria), in remembrance of the famous admiral Wilhelm von Tegethoff. Contacts on or after 21 April 1997 on (the date of the foundation of MFCA). You will need to contact other navy amateur radio clubs like MF from Germany, BMARS from Belgium, RNARS from UK, MARAC from Netherlands, INORC from Italy, FNARS from Finland, YO-MARC from Romania, ANARS from Australia and MARCOM from eastern Germany. SWL OK. HF contacts only. (Separate award for VHF). Award available for mixed phone and CW, all CW, all phone, or SWL.
Available in 3 levels for each group:
Class 1 "Gold" (250 points),
Class 2 "Silver" (100 points),
Class 3 "bronze" (50 points).
Table of Point Values:
Contacts with: CW SSB OE6XMF, club call of MFCA, a required contact 10 5 OE6XMF/MM (while at sea) 10 5 DL0CUX Feuerschiff ELBE I Cuxhaven 8 4 MFCA members - at least 10 are required 4 2 MFCA members/MM (while MM at sea) 6 3 MFCA members outside of Europe 6 3` Members of other maritime amateur radio clubs (list above) 2 1 Members of other maritime amateur radio clubs /MM 4 2 Club stations of these maritime clubs 6 3
The same call may be worked for credit on a different mode. Application should include membership number of the station contacted. Excerpt of your log and fee of 15€ to Sepp Langer OE3OLC, Birkengasse 25, A-3172 Ramsau, Austria.
Sponsored by the Kufstein District of the ADL 707. SWL OK. Contact OE7's since January 1980. OE’s need 60 points, other Europeans 40 and all others 10. Point values: Each OE7 = 2 points, Stations from Kufstein = 4, Clubstations OE7X = 6, YL stations OE7Y = 6. Repeater QSOs’s are OK, but count for half of the above values. All bands and modes. GCR list and fee of 10€ or $US10 to: Herbert Rothleitner OE7HRI, Bachgasse 5 A-6336 Langkampfen, Austria.
VY OM Diploma
Sponsored by Radio Club Wesl (ADL 512) of the OVSV. Contact OE old timers - those stations in Austria with a 2 letter suffix. Each of these counts for 1 point. OE's need 15 points, EU's need 8, all others 4. GCR list and fee of 15 IRCs, $US12 or 10€ to: Walter Koch OE5KAL, Maxlhaid 13, A-4600 Wels, Austria.
Waldviertler Moor- & Naturpark Diplom
Sponsored by the Amateur Radio Cub Heidenreichstein to support this nature park. Earn points by contacting club members since 01 Jan 2006. SWL OK. OE stations require 4 points, Europeans 3 and all others 2 points. All bands and modes No connections via Echolink.
1. Club members OE3BBU OE3GJS OE3HFB OE3HGC OE3HWW OE3HIA OE3ISS OE3VVB OE3VVA OE3MFC OE3PLW OE3GGB OE3SER OE7FZI OE39LZV= 1 point.
2. Contacts with club station OE3XHA = 2 points.
Each station may only be contacted one time. Send log extract and fee of 10E to: OE3RGB, Rainer Gangl, A.Ullrich Gasse 4, A-3860 Heidenreichstein, AUSTRIA.
W8W/H8W (Worked 8 Wels/Heard 8 Wels)
Contact/Hear 8 stations located in WELS, the town of international exhibitions in Upper Austria. Contacts from 1967. All bands or modes. GCR list and 15 IRCs, $US12 or 10€ to: Award Manager, Walter Koch OE5KAL, Maxlhaid 13, A-4600 Wels, Austria.
WELS stations: OE5AEN AIM AJM ARO BAL BVM CCL CUL CEM CNL CWL CYL DY EAN EBL ESM ESP ETL EVM EWM FAM FMM FOL FSL GM GSM GPL HC HCM HML HT HLL ITL JDM JTL KAL KBO KCM KKL KYM LH LTL MEM MSM NKL NRL ORM ORN PHL PSO RSM RSN SKM TMM TN UYL VXL WEN WGM WJM WLL WYL XBB XWM YBL YHL YOL YPO YZN.
Wiener Neustadt Diploma
Sponsored by County/Province Wiener Neustadt OE3 (ADL-302) OE stations need 8 different stations in that area. EU lneed 5 and all others 3. SWL OK. All bands and modes. Repeater contacts OK. Award is a handsome etching of 1649 Neustadt on parchment paper, 10" x 13.5". GCR list and fee of 4.65€ or 4 IRCs to Peter Scheuhammer OE3PSC, Industriegasse 33a, A-2700 Wiener Neustadt, Austria.
Eligible stations include:
OE3AGA CFB CJW DKS FFB FMB GPA GWC HEB HM JO KSB KTA KZC MMW OHW OKU PH PKB PSC REB RHW SPA UP WWB WXB XLW YAU
WINE COUNTRY DIPLOMA (WLD)
Sponsored by ADL 306, located in the Austrian Wine Country of lower Austria . The diploma symbolizes well-known areas of cultivation of wine of Austria. Contacts since 1 Jan 1955. The diploma can be worked on HF, VHF using all modes. SWL OK.
Contact the following areas:
3 stations from the "Weinviertel", symbolic of the Viennese viticulture areas.
2 stations from Vienna (OE1)
1 station from Burgenland (OE 4) as symbol of the Burgenländischen viticulture areas
4 additional stations from NÖ (OE 3) as symbol of the viticulture areas Wachau, Kamptal and Baden.
GCR list and fee of 7€ to: Robert Thenmayer OE3TRB, Staatsbahnstrasse 73, 2136 Laa an der Thaya, Austria.
*) Stations from the (Weinviertel) wine growing areas:
AFB CDB FKC HDA JPA KSS ORW RWA VAW YAB AEA CHS FKU HEA JPB LMA OYW RYU VP YCU AEC CP FPC HOC JQ MAA PBS SAS WES YDA AEU CVU FUS HPU JRB MEA PFW SBA WFC YDS AGW DBA GAS HTS JWU MEC PPD SLA WFU YFU ALA DHA GAU HUA JZB MFS PPW SMS WGW YFW AMU DHS GCU HUB KAB MHS PRU SWW GWO YLC APU DSC GEW IBW KAC MNB PSS TEW WPW YMS ATB DZA GGA IH KAS MRU PYC THC WQB YOC AXW EEB GHB IHB KEW NBU PZU THW WTW YRU AZA EGW GHW IKW KFW NDI RAB TTC WVS YSA BBU ELC GKA IOW KGB NSA RBA TWS WXU YUA BCW EPC GSB IPU KHA NSW RGA UA WWC YUB BIW ERU GYW JAG KHW NUA RGS UGW WZ YXW BI ESU GMC JBU KJS OBC RHA UPU WJW YYC BLW ET GRC JCS KKC OBS RPW UPW SWL YZS BPS EW HAS JCW KOA OD RSB URW YAA BUW FGJ HBS JJA KPC OHU RTB UYW YBU CAA FES HOB JIS KRS OPA RVA WAS YCC Internet: http://adl306.oevsv.at/opencms/Diplom/