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(Updated 1/5/2016) 


BULGARIA

--- BULGARIAN FEDERATION OF RADIO AMATEURS SERIES ---

General requirements: Available for contacts or SWL's on CW, SSB/AM or mixed modes. GCR lists are accepted. Fee for each award is $US10 or 10 IRC. Apply to: BFRA, PO Box 830, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria.

Internet:  http://www.qsl.net/lz4bu/ 

(Chg 5/2005)

Black Sea Award

Make 60 contacts with different amateur stations located in countries bordering the Black Sea. A minimum of one QSO with each of the following countries: LZ, TA, YO, UR, (ex UB), 4L, EX UF UA6A/UA6L. Contacts since 1 Jan 79. 

(Chg 9/2001)

Republic of Bulgaria Award

Work Bulgarian stations since 1 Jan 1965. Europeans need 5 contacts with LZ1/LZ3/LZ5/LZ7 stations and 5 contacts with LZ2/LZ4/LZ6 stations on the 80 and 40 meter bands. Total of 20 contacts.  All others need 10 contacts with LZ1/LZ3/LZ5/LZ7 and 10 with LZ2/LZ4/LZ6 with no band restrictions. Total of 20 contacts. 

(Chg 9/2001)

SOFIA Award

Earn 100 points for contacts with stations located in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria after 1 Jan 1979. Points earned are calculated as follows:

   

  3.5 7 14 21 28
Europeans 2 2 1 2 2
All Others 15 5 1 2 3

Report with same station only once per band irrespective of mode.

W 28 Z ITU Award

Contact the following countries of ITU Zone 28 since 1 Jan 79: DL  HA  HB  HB0  HV  I  IS0  LZ  OE  OK  OM  SP  SV  SV5  SV9  SV/A  S5  TK  T7  T9  YO  YU  ZA  Z3  1A0  4U/ITU  9A  9H.

The award is issued in 3 classes:

Class 1 - 28 different stations in 20 above listed countries and 5 QSO/SWL with LZ..
Class 2 - 28 different stations in 16 above listed countries and 5 QSO/SWL with LZ..
Class 3 - 28 different stations in 10 above listed countries and 5 QSO/SWL with LZ. 

(Chg 9/2001) 


BULGARIA                            

BULGARIAN FLORA FAUNA AWARD (LZFFA)

Sponsored by the Bulgarian Federation of Radio Amateurs ( BFRA ) and available to all amateurs and SWLs to introduce the National Parks, the Nature Parks, the Nature Reserves, the Biosphere Reserves and the Upheld Nature Reserves, recognized by the Bulgarian Ministry of the Environment and Water. The rule follows the outlines of the " WFF World Flora Fauna " Award (http://www.wff44.com).

The guiding list of LZFF references is available at http://lzffa.mtt.org and at http://www.wff44.com/en/list .

There are 3 Classes of Award:  

Class

Name

Hunters
need:

Activators need:

Fee

(PAYPAL accepted)

III

LZFFA Bronze

5

3

Award and sticker:

5, $US8 or 4 IRCs

II

LZFFA Silver

10

5

Sticker: 2, $US3 or 2 IRCs

I

LZFFA Gold

15

8

Sticker: 2, $US3 or 2 IRCs

 

Honour Roll

 

Honor Roll

25

15

Separate certificate: 10, $US15 or 8 IRCs Optional Plaque: 25, $US35 or 29 IRCs.

There is no fee if the award and stickers are requested to be in electronic format. It will be sent in pdf format . Contacts on all amateur radio bands, from 2 to 160 m ; SSB, CW. Digital modes are valid. For the Award there is no differentiations of mode or band. No use of repeaters.

Contacts with stations from LZFF references on or after January 1st., 2000.

Applications and correct fee should be sent to: Award Manager ( Todor Dikov, LZ1HA ) LZFFA Manager, P.O. Box 830, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria or via e-mail to: lz44ffa@gmail.com .

Each request for the award either hunter or activator must be based on WFF LogSearch Application http://ew4dx.org/WFFsearch.html, eLog of expeditions sent to Award Manager or to be based on QSL received in any form. Claim also can be made using a completed Application Form which can be downloaded from the web site: http://www.lzffa.mtt.or The hunterr (for QSOs) : does not have to send QSL cards to claim the Award but all the contacts must be shown in the LogSearch at http://www.ew4dx.org/WFFsearch.html All the claimant has to do is to send the Application Form and payment..

If the contacts are not shown in the online log, then you may send scanned QSL cards via E-mail or to send actual QSL cards, SAE and postage via regular mail.

A separate set of rules has been established to guide Activators of the Parks and Nature reserves. Refer to the WWW site.

E-mail: : lz44ffa@gmail.com
Internet: http://lzffa.mtt.org

Tks OH3GZ 1/18/10


BULGARIA                    

The St.Teodosii Tyrnovski Diploma 2014

The Bulgarian Club Blagovestnik takes pleasure in issuing the award to any licensed radio amateur who submits proof of two-way radio contacts /SWL reports/ with members of Bulgarian Club Blagovestnik and LZ amateur radio stations.


Note:  The club also sponsors an award for working Bulgarian Saints on an annual basis.  The rules each year will be published on the ANNUAL TERM awards page.  Excellent for prefix hunters. 
(Chg 2/2014) 

 

Requirements:
Applicants from Europe must submit proof of QSOs with 100 points.
Applicants outside of Europe must submit proof of QSOs with 50 points.


For European stations 20 of these points must be contacts with different Bulgarian Club Blagovestnik members, with the club station and their special call signs.
For stations outside of Europe 10 of these points must be contacts with different Bulgarian Club Blagovestnik members, with the club station and their special call signs.

Submission of QSL cards is not required.
All contacts must be dated January 1, 2014 or later.
Just provide a list of contacts which should show the date and time in GMT.
No limits for bands and modes. Every call sign counts only once.

The cost of the Diploma is 5 EUR and also it can be obtained free of charge in electronic form by e-mail.
Please send applications to lz3ga@abv.bg
For paper version of the Diploma please send 5 EUR to the PayPal account lz3hi@abv.bg

 

Current members of Balkan Contest Club are:

10 points Club Station and Special call signs LZ1KCP, LZ1375PRB, LZ1950SAS, LZ246SIT, LZ1808SNS, LZ1555WNS, LZ1816PAS, LZ1810PPW, LZ1680MTS, LZ37MP, LZ1375IKA, LZ1164SIM, LZ1748SMH.

3 points Members IZ2GRG, LZ1ASP, LZ1BJ, LZ1DSK, LZ1FI, LZ1GAV, LZ1GC, LZ1WX, LZ1ZF, LZ2FU, LZ2NG, LZ2UW, LZ2XF, LZ3GA, LZ3HI, LZ5DB, LZ5FF

1 point Contacts with any other LZ stations

 

Internet: http://www.lz1kcp.com/

http://www.lz1kcp.com/#filter   

Tks PA3CUZ 12/30/13 


BULGARIA

The LZCWC Award

The LZ CW CLUB issues the LZCWC Award to any licensed amateur radio operator for contacting different members of the LZ CW CLUB, using only CW, on any HF band as follows:

First Class = 30 members
Second Class = 20 members
Third Class = 10 members

Recommended frequencies for contacting LZCWC members: 1825, 3527, 7027, 10127, 14027, 18087, 21027, 24927 and 28027 kHz. LZCWC members may send LZCWC after their call sign, when they operate on these frequencies No fee is required for this award.

An updated LZ CW CLUB membership list can be obtained from, and applications containing log extracts with members worked, date, time and band, as well as applicants names, call sign and address should be sent by e-mail to: lz1af(at)abv.bg or by ordinary mail to: Dimiter Petrov, LZ1AF, P.O. Box 412, 1000 Sofia, Bulgaria.

Internet: http://www.bfra.org/index

K1BV Research 11/20/11


BULGARIA                             

1800 Years Fortress OVETCH

This diploma will be issued to licensed radio amateurs who make two-way contacts with radio amateurs in the city Provadia and the rest of Bulgaria.  Applicants from Europe will need 100 points, all others 50.  Contacts must have been made on or after 1 Jan 2000. Each call sign may be used only once per band. There are no restrictions for bands and modes.

Point Values:
a. 5 points among the members of the Radio Club in Provadia (LZ2AB, LZ2FY, LZ2SB, LZ2PE, LZ2VS, LZ2VP, LZ4VP, LZ4RV, LZ2ZM, LZ1ZM and LZ2RV.
b. 10 points from the special stations LZ18C, LZ22SO, LZ40VP, LZ50IM, LZ60RP, LZ80DO, LZ90SO, LZ100SO, LZ100SB, LZ120AK, LZ125VP, LZ130VP, LZ170SK, LZ160AK, LZ170HD, LZ180PH and LZ180FT.
c. 1 point for all other LZ stations.

The application is accompanied by a GCR list (in ascending order of call signs with the date and UTC indication of the QSOs) plus fee of 5,00 , U.S. $ 6.00 or 10 IRCs.  Apply to: George Kolarov, LZ2VP, PO Box 2, Provadia, Bulgaria.   (Note: applications for Bulgarian awards should be paid with IRCs. Letters with cash are very uncertain).

Internet: http://diplom-interessen-gruppe.info/r1705.html

Source: DJ8CR and www.qrz.com/db/LZ2VP


BULGARIA

The PLOVDIV Award                           REWRITTEN 4/2016

The Amateur Radio Club Plovdiv has revised (2016) the "Plovdiv" award. Plovdiv is the second-largest city of Bulgaria ,Europe and it is Europe's Oldest Inhabited City, dating back to 4000BC.
The award is issued for QSOs with radio stations, operating from Plovdiv.

The award is issued in three classes:
1. First Class requires 30 QSOs
2. Second Class requires 20
3. Third Class requires 10.

All bands and modes OK. Repeat contacts with the same station do not count. Also, QSOs made through active repeaters do not count.

All QSOs must be made on or after January 1, 1968, when the first draft of the award was approved. For ham radio listeners (SWL) the award will be issued under similar conditions. It is necessary to send a copy of your logs showing the needed number of stations as well as all necessary QSO date to the manager at lz1cy@abv.bg QSL cards are not required. The award is free and is issued in electronic form.

To obtain a paper copy of the award, you should contact the manager at lz1cy@abv.bg

E-mail: lz1cy@abv.bg

Tks KY6AA (ex-LZ1HY) 4/2016



BULGARIA
--- Thracian Rose Club Series ---

General Requirements: The Thracian Rose Club is a contest club from Bulgaria which also sponsors a contest every first weekend in October which will be a good source of contacts with their members to earn various awards.
No mode or band limitation. No cross-mode or cross-band allowed. QSOs with fixed, portable and mobile stations are OK. QSOs with /AM and /MM stations are not allowed. You should send a dated and signed copy of your log, showing for each contact the date, time, call sign, frequency, mode, and report sent/received. The fee for each award is 7 IRCs. Please send your application along with the fees to the TRC Award Manager: Aleko Iglev, ul. Hristo Botev 49, Koprinka 6137, Bulgaria.

The best way to apply with contact details is to send the list via e-mail: trc_awards@trcdx.org and make your payment (7 euro ) via PayPal to trc_awards@trcdx.org .

E-mail: trc_awards@trcdx.org
Internet:
http://www.trcdx.org/trcdxc/html/awards.html

Country Award (CA)

Contact amateur radio stations located in different countries, including countries which have TRC members: .
General Class : 25 countries including 5 TRC countries
3rd Class : 50 countries including 10 TRC countries
2nd Class : 75 countries including 15 TRC countries
1st Class : 100 countries including 20 TRC countries

* Over 100 : stickers for 125, 150, 175 and 200 countries including 25% TRC countries
* Over 200 : stickers for every 10 new countries including 20% TRC countries
Note : TRC members do not need to include contacts with TRC countries.

Worked TRC Members (WTRCM)

Contact different TRC members.
General Class : 10 members
3rd Class : 25 members
2nd Class : 50 members
1st Class : 75 members
Extra Class : 100 members

* Stickers available for every 25 new members over 100.

 

Worked TRC French Regions (WTRCFR)

Contact stations located in different French regions.     (Yes, it is very unusual for a Bulgarian award to cover what normally would be a French award. )

General Class : 5 French regions
3rd Class : 10 French regions
2nd Class : 15 French regions
1st Class : 22 French regions

#

 

Provinces

# Departments

1

AL

Alsace

67-68

2

AQ

Aquitane

24, 33, 40, 47, 64

3

AU

Auvergne

09, 15, 43, 63

4

BN

Basse Normandie

14, 50, 61

5

BO

Bourgogne

21, 58, 71, 89

6

BR

Bretagne

22, 29, 35, 56

7

CE

Centre

18, 28, 36, 37, 41, 45

8

CH

Champagne Ardennes

08, 10, 51, 52

9

CO

Corse

2A, 2B

10

FC

Franche Comte

25, 39, 70, 90

11

HN

Haute Normandie

27, 76

12

LR

Langeudoc Rousillon

11, 30, 34, 48, 66

13

LI

Limousin

19, 23, 87

14

LO

Lorainne

54, 55, 57, 88

15

MP

Mide Pyrenees

09, 12, 31, 32, 46, 65, 81, 82

16

NO

Nord Pas de Calais

59, 62

17

PL

Pays de Loire

44, 49, 53, 72, 85

18

PI

Picardie

02, 60, 80

19

PC

Poitou Charente

16, 17, 79, 86

20

PR

Provence Cote DAzur

04, 05, 06, 13, 83, 84

21

IF

Ile de France

75, 77, 78, 91, 93, 94, 95

22

RA

Rhone Alpes

01, 06, 26, 38, 42, 94, 95

 

Worked TRC French Departments (WTRCFD)

Contact amateur stations located in different French departments.
General Class : 25 French departments
3rd Class : 50 French departments
2nd Class : 75 French departments
1st Class : 85 French departments

Extra - all 95 French departments including all French overseas territories /countries / of Guadeloupe, French Guyane, Martinique, Reunion Isl..

#

Departments

   

#

Departments

   

#

Departments

 

1

Ain

RA

 

32

Gers

MP

 

64

Pyrennes Atlantiques

AQ

2

Aisne

PI

33

Gironde

AQ

65

Hautes Pyrenees

MP

3

Allier

AU

 

34

Herault

LR

 

66

Pyrenees Orientales

LR

4

Alpes de Haute Provence

PR

 

35

Ille & Vilaine

BR

 

67

Bas Rhin

AL

5

Hautes Alpes

PR

 

37

Indre

CE

 

68

Haut Rhin

AL

6

Alpes Maritimes

PR

 

37

Indre & Loire

AU

 

69

Rhone

RA

7

Ardeche

RA

 

38

Isere

RA

 

70

Haute Saone

PC

8

Ardennes

CH

 

39

Jura

PC

 

71

Saone & Loire

BO

9

Ariege

MP

 

40

Landes

AQ

 

72

Sarthe

PL

10

Aube

MP

 

41

Loir & Cher

CE

 

73

Savoie

RA

11

Aude

MP

 

42

Loire

RA

 

74

Haute Savoie

RA

12

Aveyron

MP

 

43

Haute Loire

AU

 

75

Ville de Paris

IF

13

Bouches du Rhone

PR

 

44

Loire Atlantique

PL

 

76

Seine Maritime

HN

14

Calvados

BN

 

45

Loiret

CE

 

77

Seine & Marne

IF

15

Cantal

AU

 

46

Lot

MP

 

78

Yvelines

IF

16

Charente

PC

 

47

Lot & Garonne

AQ

 

79

Deux Sevres

PC

17

Charente Maritime

PC

 

48

Lozere

LR

 

80

Somme

PI

18

Cher

CE

 

49

Maine & Loire

PL

 

81

Tarn

MP

19

Correze

LI

 

50

Manche

BN

 

82

Tarn & Garonne

MP

2A

Corse du Sud

CO

 

51

Marne

CH

 

83

Var

PR

2B

Haute Corse

CO

 

52

Haute Marne

CH

 

84

Vaucluse

PR

21

Cote dOR

BO

 

53

Mayenne

PL

 

85

Vendee

PL

22

Cotes d/Armor

BR

 

54

Meurthe & Moselle

LO

 

86

Vienne

PC

23

Creuse

LI

 

55

Meuse

LO

 

87

Haute Vienne

LI

24

Dordogne

AQ

 

56

Morbihan

BR

 

88

Vosges

LO

25

Doubs

PC

 

57

Moselle

LO

 

89

Yonne

BO

26

Drome

RA

 

58

Nievre

BO

 

90

Territoire de Belfort

PC

27

Eure

HN

 

59

Nord

NO

 

91

Essonne

IF

28

Eure & Loir

CE

 

60

Oise

PI

 

92

Hauts de Seine

IF

29

Finistere

BR

 

61

Orne

BN

 

93

Seine Saint Denis

IF

30

Gard

LR

 

62

Pas de Calais

NO

 

94

Val de Marne

IF

31

Haute Garonne

MP

 

63

Puy de Dome

AU

 

95

Val dOise

IF


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