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CROATIA 

 -- Croatian Amateur Radio Association Series --

General Requirements: Contacts made on any band after July 5, 1992 are valid for these awards. SWL OK. A submission of the log entries and a possession of the QSL-cards are required for the awards. QSLs can be requested for verification. Fee for the awards is 5€ or $US6 , and 3€ or $US4 for different level endorsements. The method of payment is by direct deposit to the HRS bank account at Zagrebacka Banka, Zagreb, Croatia, account # 30101-601-16-2500-3222756. Apply to: Vladimir Pavlica, 9A9R, HRS diplome manager Hrvatski radioamaterski savez, Dalmatinska 12, P.p. 149, 10002 Zagreb, Croatia. 

E-mail: vladimir.pavlica@ri.htnet.hr
Internet:
http://www.hamradio.hr/index.php

9A CW Award

CW contacts made with 9A stations. There are three levels of the award: 
Bronze 25 2xCW QSO’s, 
Silver 50 2 x CW QSO’s 
Gold 75 2xCW QSO’s.

Worked 9A Locators Award

The objective of the award is to stimulate amateur radio activity from all grid squares in the Republic of Croatia. Only contacts made on 50 MHz and above are valid for this award and no repeaters. The award can be issued for three different levels, either mixed band or single band: 3rd level – 6 grid squares minimum, 2nd level – 10 grid squares minimum and 1st level – all 15 grid squares. Grid squares available in 9A are: JN 64, 65, JN 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, JN 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, JN 92, 94, 95.

Worked 9A Counties Award

The objective of the award is to stimulate amateur radio activity from all 21 counties in the Republic of Croatia, as well as to encourage the participation in the 9A contests from all parts of the country. The award can be issued for three different levels: Bronze – 10 worked 9A counties, Silver – 15 worked 9A counties and Gold – worked all 21  9A counties

The list of Croatian counties (zupanija):

Zagrebačka 
II  Krapinsko-Zagorska Zupanija  
III 
Sisačko-Moslavačka Zupanija  
IV  Karlovačka Zupanija  
Varaždinska Zupanija  
VI  Koprivničko-Križevačka Zupanija   
VII 
Bjelovarsko-Bilogorska Z
upanija  
VIII  Primorsko-Goranska Zupanija   
IX  Ličko-Senjska Zupanija  
X Virovitičko-Podravska Zupanija

XI  Požeško-Slavonska Zupanija
XII 
Brodsko-Posavska Zupanija  
XIII 
Zadarska Zupanija 
XIV  Osječko-Baranjska Zupanija    
XV  Šibensko-Kninska Zupanija  
XVI  Vukovarsko-Srijemska Zupanija  
XVII  Splitsko-Dalmatinska Zupanija  
XVIII  Istarska Zupanija    
XIX  Dubrovačko-Neretvanska Zupanija  
XX  Međimurska Zupanija 
+ The City Of Zagreb

 

Tks PA3CUZ 11/2005

 9A Prefixes Award

Contact each of the call sign 10 prefixes of Croatia.   The award can be issued for three different levels: Bronze,  Silver  and Gold.   Special Event prefixes such as 9A100, 9A80 etc may be used to substitute for one missing prefix.  The Bronze level requires one contact in each call area.  Silver requires two, and the Gold level requires three. 

(Added 2/24/08)

 


Islands of Croatia Award    

This award is presented by the National Croatian Tourist Board in cooperation with the Croatian ARA. Contact or provide contacts from islands of Croatia; chasers, activators and SWL’s respectively. The levels of this challenging award are as follows:

Level Chasers Need: Activators Need:         Fee:
Basic  10 5 40 HRK / 10E
Bronze Endorsement 25 10 40 HRK / 5E
Silver Endorsement 50 20 40 HRK / 5E
Gold Endorsement 75 40 40 HRK / 5E
Diamond Endorsement 100 50 40 HRK / 5E
Plaque 150 75 120 HRK / 25E
Trophy 200 100  150 HRK / 35E
Gold Trophy 300 150 150 HRK / 35E
Diamond Trophy 400 200 150 HRK / 35E
IOCA Plaque of Excellence   500 250 200 HRK / 40E
IOCA endorsement 600 300 40 HRK / 5E
IOCA endorsement 700 350 40 HRK / 5E
IOCA endorsement 800 400 40 HRK / 5E
IOCA endorsement 900 450 40 HRK / 5E
IOCA endorsement 
"Life Dedicated"
950 500 40 HRK / 5E
Honor Roll Sheet  To Be Determined To Be Determined

Island Chasers must submit QSL cards or copies of the cards. Any QSLs deemed to have been altered will be disallowed. Activators must show evidence that they have made a minimum of 50 contacts from each island claimed and proof of operation is required, such as photographic or paper authorizations. Activators may count their activity towards the chasers award. Contacts must be made from the same country and made since 26 June 1991 on any HF band 1.8 up to and including 50MHz. Maritime contacts NOT allowed.

Islands of Croatia Directory costs 10€ and should be used for any application. This cost includes the cost of the basic certificate. See above table for the charges of award, endorsments, plaques, etc. 

  All levels of the lOCA award are free of charge for activators. On applying for the Basic award, applicants should send only sufficient postage for the return of their QSL or they will be returned via the bureaus if needed. 

The main contact person IOCA manager - Matt 9A3SM mato.samardzic@zg.t-com.hr

Besides Mate, you can contact the following persons in connection with:
IOCA web - Neno 9A5AN 9a5an@mail.inet.hr
IOCA island - Branko 9A7YY branko.9a7yy@gmail.com
Submitting documentation
Anything you send mail IOCA manager such as:
- QSLs
- Requirements for awards
- Copies of paper logs
- Written statements activator and / or witnesses
- Photos
due to be sent to the address of HRS:
Croatian Amateur Radio Association
Dalmatian 12
HR - 10000 Zagreb

Internet: http://ioca.hamradio.hr/ 

(Chg 12/2012)


 CROATIAN COUNTY AWARD

Issued for confirmed contacts with hams operating from different Croatian counties on or after 5 July 1992.  Available for: CW, Phone, RTTY and Mixed modes.  All contacts on HF and WARC bands are allowed.  The diploma is available for both 50 MHz and 144MHz contacts as well, but only in the mixed category.  No use of repeaters, packet radio or satellites.  SWL OK.

Award Level Croatian Counties Needed Fee
Basic - Class I 5 $US6 or 5E
Basic - Class II 3 $US6 or 5E
Gold Medal 10 $US17 or 15E
Trophy 15 $US35 or 30E
Honor Roll Endorsement 21

Free if you possess basic award, medal and trophy. 

GCR list should include: callsign, county name, date, time, frequency, mode and signal report.  The award manager will have the right to check one, or several cards on request.  The award is available after receipt of a properly filled application form.  

Apply to: Croatian County Award Manager, Kresimir Juratovic 9A7K, PO Box 88, HR-48001 Koprivnica, Croatia. 

Tks 9A7K     5/2004

County list.  Easy way to check is by using the postal code to identify the county:
(20 counties, and city of Zagreb has county status for a total of 21 counties.)

County name

Zip code

Zagreb City

10000 - 100xx

Zagreb County

10xxx - 10xxx

Krapina and Zagorje County

49000 - 49xxx

Sisak and Moslavina County

44000 - 44xxx

Karlovac County

47000 - 47xxx

Varazdin County

42000 - 42xxx

Koprivnica and Krizevci County

48000 - 48xxx

Bjelovar and Bilogora County

43000 - 43xxx

Rijeka County

51000 - 51xxx

Lika and Senj County

53000 - 53xxx

Virovitica and Podravina County

33000 - 33xxx

Pozega and Slavonia County

34000 - 34xxx

Slavonski Brod and Posavina County

35000 - 35xxx

Zadar County

23000 - 23xxx

Osijek and Baranja County

31000 - 31xxx

Sibenik and Knin County

22000 - 22xxx

Vukovar and Srijem County

32000 - 32xxx

Split and Dalmatia County

21000 - 21xxx

Istria County

52000 - 52xxx

Dubrovnik and Neretva County

20000 - 20xxx

Medjimurje County

40000-40xxx


CROATIAN FAUNA FLORA AWARD

Contact the Protected areas (Croatian National Parks) and nature reserves of Croatia on or after 25 June 1995.  A complete list of the 84 valid parks and nature reserves is found on the website shown below. The award may be earned by all licensed amateurs and SWLs on the same basis.  A separate award series is made available to stations who activate these areas.  All bands and modes OK.  No use of repeaters. 

Requirements for working valid stations are as follows:

  Contacts required

Class

 9AFF different references needed

5 10
4 15
3 20
2 25
1 30
 Plaque III 44
Plaque II 60
Plaque I 80 

Participants in the program may earn each Class separately, or several may be claimed by just one application.  The awards in Class 1-5 may be earned in paper or via electronic form (PDF) to be printed in your QTH.  Electronic awards (PDF) are free of charge, but postal delivery for paper certificates, plus the plaques are shown below: 

Award fees:

  Costs
  Awards earned at the same time Award costs if only one is requested
1 Award - 5E ($US6 or 4 IRC)
2 Awards 8 Euro 10 Euro
3 Awards 11 Euro 15 Euro
4 Awards 14 Euro 20 Euro
5 Awards 17 Euro 25 Euro
9AFF Plaques
(each level)
- 25 Euro (($US35 or 18 IRC). 

Electronic proof of contacts may be found by using the EW4DX data base located at: www.ew4dx.org/WFFsearch.html .  Enter your call sign in their search engine and a list of all valid contacts for every country offering an award will be generated for you.  You can then send an e-mail the the 9AFF awards manager using this data as proof of contact:  9a2mf@hamradio.hr 

Paper applications, as well as the request for the plaque may be mailed to: 9AFF Award Manager, Maticic Franjo 9A2MF, Ravna Dolina 17, HR-52475 Savudrija, HR 52475, Croatia.

Internet: www.9aff.com 

(Chg 3/2011)


Croatian IOTA Hunters Group Award (CIHG)

Any licenced amateur or SWL can qualify as a CIHG member and earn a special certificate by working (or SWLing) a minimum of 100 different IOTA references after 5 July,1992. At least one 9A-IOTA is needed The qualifying islands include: EU-016, EU-090, EU-110, EU-136 or EU-170.

GCR_list of QSO data from 100 received QSLs (include the callsign, Island name, IOTA reference, QSO date) should be mailed to CIHG president: Kresimir Juratovic,9A7K, P.O.Box –– 88, HR –– 48001 Koprivnica, CROATIA.  Existing IOTA program participants may send a copy of recognized IOTA credits, instead of received QSLs data. One_time membership fee is $US5 or 10 DEM. Each member will receive a membership Award, with membership serial number.

E_mail contacts : kresimir.juratovic@kc.tel.hr     9a7k@qsl.net     9a7k@iparc.com  

(Chg 3/2005)


CROATIAN IOTA REFERENCE AWARD

Croatian IOTA Hunters Group issue the Croatian IOTA Reference Award, available to all licensed hams and SWLs. The purpose of the award is to promote operation from beautiful Croatian islands, and stimulate hams from Croatia and all over the world to activate Croatian IOTA references. Contacts after 5 July 1992.

The award is issued in 2 levels:

a) SILVER – BASIC

b) GOLD – ENDORSEMENT

The award is issued in the following categories:CW, PHONE and MIXED; all short_wave QSOs count, WARC bands included. The award is also available for 50MHz/6M and for 144MHz/2M as well, but in MIXED level only. Repeater, packet radio or satellite QSOs do NOT count for the award.

SILVER award requirements: 3 confirmed IOTAs from 9A;

GOLD endorsement requirements: ALL 9A_IOTAs (currently 5 IOTAs: EU_016, EU_090, EU_110, EU_136, EU_170 ).

Award Fee is $US5 or 5€. Gold Endorsement Fee is $US2 or 2€. GCR_list (island name, IOTA reference and other relevant QSO data), verified by 2 licenced hams or national ham association.

No QSL cards are needed, but the Award manager is entitled to check one or all QSLs.

Award manager: Kresimir Juratovic, 9A7K P.O.BOX : 88, HR 48001 Koprivnica CROATIA

(Chg 3/2005)


CROATIAN ISLANDS AWARD - CIA

Sponsored by the Croatian IOTA Hunters Group - CIHG to pay tribute to people located on Croatian islands with residents, some of which are small, desolate islands and islets. It is issued for confirmed contacts with hams operating from Croatian islands with year-round residents on or after 5th July, 1992.

A. All Croatian Islands Award - BASIC
Available for CW, Phone, RTTY and Mixed modes.
All confirmed contacts on HF are eligible, including WARC bands.  50MHz, 6M and 144MHz/2M also valid.
No contacts using Relay Stations, Satellite, Packet Radio or telephone. 

Diploma Levels

Award Applicants Need the following number of different islands from the official ACIA list:

Fee
ACIA Basic Class I 5E
ACIA Basic Class II 5E
ACIA Basic Medal 10  15E
ACIA Basic Trophy 15  30E

SWL OK. Cards must be in your possession. The award manager has the right to check any cards on request. The award is available after receipt of a properly filled application form. http://www.9a7k.com/ACIA/ACIA-Application %20form.zip  Data requested in this application form are the following: call sign, CIA reference, island or lighthouse name, date, time, frequency, mode and report.

Apply to: ACIA Award Manager, Kresimir Juratovic, 9A7K, P.O. Box - 88, HR - 48001 Koprivnica, CROATIA.

Internet: http://www.qsl.net/9a7k

E-mail: 9a7k@qsl.net Or kresimir.juratovic@kc.htnet..hr

(Rewritten 4/20/05) 

B. All Croatian Islands Award - DIAMOND
Available for CW, Phone, RTTY and Mixed modes.
All confirmed contacts on HF are eligible, including WARC bands.  50MHz, 6M and 144MHz/2M also valid.
No contacts using Relay Stations, Satellite, Packet Radio or telephone. 

Diploma Levels Award Applicants Need the following number
 of different islands from the official ACIA list:
Fee
ACIA Diamond Award 50  7€        
ACIA Diamond Bronze Medal 100 15€
ACIA Diamond Silver Medal 200 15€
ACIA Diamond Gold Medal 300 15€
ACIA Diamond Plaquette 400 30€
ACIA Diamond 500 Trophy - Pitcher 500 40€
ACIA Diamond 600 Trophy - Pitcher 600 40€
ACIA Diamond 700 Trophy - Pitcher 700 40€
ACIA Diamond Honour Roll - Sticker 800 Free
ACIA Diamond Honor Roll No. 1 - Sticker 900 Free

SWL OK. Cards must be in your possession. The award manager has the right to check any cards on request. The award is available after receipt of a properly filled application form. http://www.9a7k.com/ACIA/ACIA-Application %20form.zip  Data requested in this application form are the following: call sign, CIA reference, island or lighthouse name, date, time, frequency, mode and report.

Apply to: A CIA Award Manager, Kresimir Juratovic, 9A7K, P.O. Box - 88, HR - 48001 Koprivnica, CROATIA.

(Rewritten 4/20/05)


Croatian Lighthouse Award (CLHA)

 Sponsored by the Croatian IOTA Hunters Group _ CIHG , in collaboration with Croatian Amateur Radio Association. The award pays tribute to people located on small, desolate islands and islets, daily exposed to hardship and danger, and we acknowledge and honour their dedicated work. The award encourages amateur radio activity from Croatian lighthouses. . The award is available for both working and operating/activating Croatian lighthouses. All QSOs after 1st July, 2000 are valid. Each recognized lighthouse is allocated its permanent CLH reference number (ie, lighthouse Palagruza is CLH_100). Special rules for activators. A list of all Croatian lighthouses for CLHA is obtainable from the Award manager on request. List is free of charge, however, return postage cover is required ($US3 or 6 IRCs). Each award applicant needs a CLHA Directory. Application sheet is inside this Directory and each activator or award applicant must fill it out and return to Award manager. There are 6 levels to the award:

Diploma Level Activator Applicants
Basic 10 10
Silver Endorsement 50 50
Gold Endorsement 100 100
Medal 150 150
CLH Trophy 180 180
CLH Honor Roll 200 200

Endorsement available for all CW, phone or mixed. All contacts in short_wave and WARC bands are allowed. Diploma is available for both 50 MHz and 144 MHz contacts as well, but only in category Mixed. No use of repeaters, packet radio or satellites. Contacts must be made from same country. Manager reserves right to check cards. Fee for Basic award is$US6 or 5€ for hams outside Croatia. Croatian hams shall pay a fee in local currency of 25 kuna. Each endorsement fee is 10 kuna, 5€ or $US2. Each endorsement fee is 10 kuna or $US2,  Medal fee is $US17 or 15€, or equivalent in local currency kuna.  Trophy fee is $US35 or 30€.. Diploma CLH Honour Roll is free_of_charge for all hams. SWL OK.

Apply to: CLH Award Manager, Kresimir Juratovic, 9A7K, P. O. BOX: 88, HR-48001 Koprivnica Croatia. 

e_mail: 9a7k@usa.net 9a7k@iparc.com 9a7k@qsl.net

WWW: http://www.qsl.net/9a7k

(Chg 10/2005)


CROATIAN POLICE AWARD

This award is sponsored by the HRS (Croatian Amateur Radio Association) and issued by Croatian IPA members. Available to all licenced radio amateurs and SWLs and may be earned for CW, SSB or MIXED contacts. All bands.

Requirements:

    1. CPA SILVER : 50 points + 1 Croatian IPA member + 3 IPA countries
    2. CPA GOLD : 100 points + 1 Croatian IPA member + 5 IPA countries
    3. CPA MEDAL : 200 points +1 Croatian IPA member + 10 IPA countries.
    4. CPA TROPHY: 500 points + CPA Silver (award) + CPA Gold (award) + CPA Medal (gold) + 15 IPA Countries.

Each QSO with IPA member in your own country = 2 points, QSOs with IPA members on your own continent = 5 points, QSOs with IPA members in other continents = 10 points

Club stations count double in each category (4,10,20 points)

Cost of the Award: CPA SILVER AND CPA GOLD $US6 or 6€,  CPA Medal (gold) $US17 or 15€ and CPA Trophy $US35 or 30€..

GCR_list, should be sent to the Award Manager: 9A7K., P.O.BOX : 88, HR 48001 Koprivnica CROATIA.

E-mail: 9a7k@9a7k.com 

(Chgs 3/2005)


Work Croatian Prefixes Award

Issued for confirmed contacts with Croatian amateur radio stations with different prefixes on or after 5 July 1992. The basic award Class I requires 3 different, and Class II needs 2. The 9A-PFX Gold Medal requires 5 different 9A prefixes, and the 9A-PFX Trophy requires 10 different 9A prefixes.

For each class, you may substitute one time any special 9A prefix: e.g. 9A2000, 9A900, 9A700. May be endorsed for all: CW, Phone, RTTY and Mixed. All bands, including WARC allowed. The diploma is available for both 50 MHz and 144 MHz contacts as well, but only in the Mixed category. No use of repeaters, packet radio or satellite. SWL OK. The award manager has the right to check one, or several, cards on request. GCR list (including callsign, date, time, frequency, mode and RS/T) and fee of $US6 or 5€ for basic award, fee for medal is $US17 or 15€, and fee for Trophy is $US35 or 30€.

Apply to: 9A - PFX Award Manager, Kresimir Juratovic, 9A7K, P.O. Box 88, HR - 48001 Koprivnica, CROATIA.

E-mail: kresimir.juratovic@kc.htnet.hr or 9a7k@qsl.net .

Tks 9A7K 8/2003


European PSK Club - Croatian Section Series

General Requirements: Sponsored by the Croatian Section of the European PSK Club (EPC-CRO), a part of the Radio Club of Zagreb. The awards are based on working members and the geography of Croatia. SWL OK. Work members using PSK modes. PSK contacts ok on or after 10th June 2006. Awards are available only to members of the group, but membership is FREE of charge - refer to Internet address to join. All awards are issued FREE of charge in a high quality PDF format and sent via email to the applicants.

Application Procedure: All claims for the EPC awards should be made using this Application Form or the UltimateEPC Award Management Software by DK5UR. The award applicant should re-submit his application when claiming for higher/other classes of awards. The award manager will keep all your records in our database. Please make sure before you submit your ADIF log that you have checked it with the appropriate software.

Internet: http://eu.srars.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=95&Itemid=136 

EPC-CRO Awards

The EPC-CRO Awards may be claimed by any EPC member eligible under the EPC-CRO PSK Award Series General Rules listed above who can produce evidence in a form of ADIF log of having contacted different Croatian stations by using any type of the Phase Shift Keying. Each contact with EPC-CRO member is worth 10 points. Only one QSO is permitted with each EPC-CRO member. Ten contacts with ordinary Croatian stations (EPC-CRO non-members) can be used as a «Joker» to replace any one missing QSO with EPC-CRO member (only three missing EPC-CRO members could be replaced in whole EPC-CRO award program). Each ordinary Croatian station (EPC-CRO non-member) counts only once, and each QSO is worth 1 point. The final score is the result of the total QSO points.

1. EPC-CRO BRONZE AWARD 50 Points
2. EPC-CRO SILVER AWARD 100 Points
3. EPC-CRO GOLD AWARD 150 Points
4. EPC-CRO PLATINUM AWARD 190 Points
5. EPC-CRO DIAMOND AWARD 230 Points

EPC-CRO Regional Awards

The EPC-CRO Regional Awards may be claimed by any EPC member eligible under the EPC-CRO Award Series General Rules listed above who can produce evidence in a form of ADIF log of having contacted different EPC members in various EU Areas within Croatia (see map on web site) by using any type of the Phase Shift Keying. Each station counts only once in each EU area within Croatia. Requirements per each award are listed below.

1. EPC-CRO EAST REGION AWARD
The applicant should make PSK contacts with EPC members from any 3 EU Areas in East Region of Croatia (comprises of CR01, CR02, CR10, CR11, CR17 and CR18).
2. EPC-CRO NORTH REGION AWARDThe applicant should make PSK contacts with EPC members from any 3 EU Areas in North Region of Croatia (comprises of CR06, CR07, CR09, CR14, CR16, CR20 and CR21).
3. EPC-CRO SOUTH AWARD
The applicant should make PSK contacts with EPC members from any 4 EU Areas in South Region of Croatia (comprises of CR03, CR04, CR05, CR08, CR12, CR13, CR15 and CR19).

Tks KZ1Z 2/15/2008


KOPRIVNICA CITY AWARD - K C A

The diploma is issued for contacts with Croatian amateur radio stations which are located in the city of Koprivnica . All QSOs after 5 th July, 1992 are valid. SWL OK. 

a) BASIC - award
Class I : 2 QSO's with different amateur radio stations from the city of Koprivnica
Class II : 1 QSO with amateur radio station from the city of Koprivnica

b) Gold medal:
I 3 QSO's with different amateur radio stations from the city of Koprivnica or 
II 3 QSO's with the special call sign 9A 650 C on three (3) different bands

c) Trophy: I 5 QSO's with different amateur radio stations from the city of Koprivnica or
II 5 QSO's with the special call sign 9A 650 C on five (5) different bands

The diploma is issued for the following categories: CW, Phone, RTTY , PSK31 and Mixed . All contacts on HF and WARC bands are allowed. The diploma is available for both 50 MHz and 144 MHz contacts as well.  Contacts through repeaters, packet radio or satellites are not allowed.  The award fee is 5 EUR , the medal fee is 15 EUR and the trophy fee is 30 EUR .  QSL cards do not have to be in the applicant's possession. The GCR list (with call sign, date UTC, band and mode) must be certified by two licensed OM 's or by the national award manager.

All applications for '' Koprivnica City Award'' should be directed to  Koprivnica City Award Manager, Kresimir Juratovic, 9A7K, P.O. Box - 88, HR - 48001 Koprivnica, C R O A T I A.

Internet::  http://www.9a7k.com 


Tks 9A7K  3/2006


MARKO POLO AWARD

Offered by the "Marko Polo" International Center and Radio Club "Korcula" 9A1CLM to publicize the historical links between this well_known world traveler and the town of Korcula. SWL OK. All contacts must be made from the same country or or after 5 July 1992.

Requirements: make one QSO with Marco Polo’s home town of Korcula, Croatia and at least 20 confirmed contacts with DXCC countries that are geographically located on the historical Silk Road. Contacts with China/BY, Italy I plus an amateur located in the town of  Korcula are required. All bands and modes, but cross band contacts are not permitted. Contact at least 20 countries from the following list:

Afghanistan (YA), Armenia (EK), Azerbaijan (4J,4K), China ( BY), 
Egypt (SU), Georgia (4L), Greece (SV), India (VU), 
Indonesia (YB,YC), Iran (EP), Iraq (YI), Israel (4X), 
Italy (I), Kazakh (UN,UQ), Kirghiz (EX), Lebanon (OD), 
Mongolia (JT), Palestine (E4), Singapore (9V), Sri Lanka (4S), 
Syria (YK), Tadjik (EY), Turkey (TA), Turkoman (EZ), 
Uzbek (UJ,UM), West Malaysia (9M2_4).

The list of the stations that are active from the town of Korcula is as follows: 9A1CLM, 9A2FL, 9A2QQ, 9A2ZM, 9A3EG, 9A5ABX, 9A6KUD, 9A7N, 9A7PSL. (M/M or /P contacts are OK). 

Cards are not needed, though manager reserves the right to ask for any. GCR list and fee of $US7 to: Nenad Kosovi"  9A7N, Sv. Nikole 73, 20260 Korcula, CROATIA.E_mail: nenad.kosovic@du.tel.hr

E-mail: nenad.kosovic@du.tel.hr 

Internet: http://www.korcula.net/mpolo/  http://www.korcula.net/grad/9a1clm/ 

(Chg 3/2005)


World Lighthouse Diploma Series

General Requirements : Contacts must have been made since 1 Jan 2000. Any lighthouses under the CLH, ARLH, LH or WLH reference system which are also found on the TWLH list are recognized as valid for purposes of this award. SWL OK. The awards are available to be endorsed for CW, Phone, RTTY or Mixed. All bands OK, including WARC. Separate endorsement for 50MHz/6m also available. No use of relay stations, satellite, packet or telephone is permitted. You must possess the cards. GCR list is accepted and must include all QSO information plus reference number (CLH, ARLH, LH or WLH) identifying the location, plus the name of the lighthouse. Manager is: Kresimir Juratovic 9A7K, PO Box 88, HR 48001 Koprivnica, Croatia. 

(Chg 3/2005)

Information on joining this group of lighthouse hunters is found on their website.

THE WORLD LIGHTHOUSE DIPLOM - BASIC

Basic Award

Different Lighthouses from the TWLH List:

Fee

Class I

3

5E

Class II

2

5E

Medal

5

15E

Trophy

10

30E

THE WORLD LIGHTHOUSE DIPLOM - EXCELLENCE

Award of Excellence

Different Lighthouses from the TWLH List:

Fee

TWLHD – Excellent

50

10E

Excellent 100

100

2E

Excellent 200

200

2E

Excellent 300 (Trophy)

300

2E (50E)

Excellent 400

400

2E

Excellent 500

500

2E

Excellent 600 (Trophy)

600

2E (50E)

Excellent 700

700

2E

Excellent 800

800

2E

Excellent 900 (Trophy)

900

2E (50E)

Excellent 1000

1000

2E

Internet: http://www.twlhf.com/


THE NATIONAL PARKS OF CROATIA AWARD

Marking the 10th anniversary of the Zagreb Amateur Radio Society and the 50th anniversary of the Croatian national park system, the Zagreb Amateur Radio Society has launched a Diploma National Parks. In addition to marking these anniversaries, the goal is to open up these Croatian natural beauties to domestic and foreign radio operators, and encourage them to visit the national parks of Croatia.. The 9ANP Award is managed by Radio Club Croatian Flora Fauna.

1. Requirements: The CROATIAN NATIONAL PARKS (9ANP) AWARD is available to all licensed hams & SWLs, who achieve the following:
     a. establish QSO with various Croatian National Parks (hunters), or
     b. activate Croatian National Parks by transmitting from such 9ANP area (activators), listed in 9ANP program; Separate rules for activators are found on their website.
2. All contacts since 25 June, 1995 are valid.
3. All bands and modes may be used as long as they comply with amateur radio rules. No repeater QSOs count.
4. The names and official reference numbers of the parks is as follows:

National Park Reference Number
Brijuni          9ANP - 001
Kornati          9ANP - 002
Krka             9ANP - 003
Mljet            9ANP - 004
Paklenica        9ANP - 005
Plitvice         9ANP - 006
Risnjak          9ANP - 007
North Velebit    9ANP - 008

Requirements: contact the following number of 9ANP references to earn awards:
I Class 8 references
II Class 6 references
III Class 4 references

5. 9ANP Program participants may apply for any of 3 degrees (levels) of 9ANP award. The (electronic) 9ANP awards are free-of-charge and are sent as attachments (in jpg format, high resolution) to applicant's email address.

6. Award hunters are to make QSOs with activators operating from Croatian National Parks. Proof of QSOs made, or 9ANP references collected, should be made available for certain diploma level(s). QSOs made are proven by photocopies of QSL cards in possession, or a submitted printout from the web record from www.9a.parks.sova-projekt.hr . Although both methods of proof (QSLs or/and e-Log) for 9ANP references are allowed, the best solution is to follow steps at www.9a.parks.sova-projekt.hr/Awards .

7. See the official rules on their internet site for activators,

Internet: http://www.9a.parks.sova-projekt.hr/Rules

Note: as of 12/29/14, the application procedure can’t be used yet, it may reside on a "log IN" page. System may be available 1-1-15?)    

Tks 425 DX News #1234 of 27 Dec 2014


Diploma Zagreb

Contact stations in Zagreb since 29 March 1924 as follows:

HF

QTH of the Applicant # of contacts in Zagreb
Zagreb 30
other cities in Croatia 20
other Europe 10
stations outside Europe 3

VHF

  50 + 144 MHz 432MHz
Stations in city of Zagreb 50 5
Outside the city of Zagreb 25 3

SWL OK.  All bands and modes OK, except no use of repeaters, packet radio or satellites.  GCR list and fee of 5€, $US5 or 5 IRCs to: Radio Club Zagreb, Trg zrtava fasizma 14, HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia.

(Rewrite 3/2005)


THE ZAGREB DIGITAL AWARD

Sponsored by the Radio Club of Zagreb, 9A1ADE, one of the oldest clubs in Europe for contacting any amateur station in the city of Zagreb using digital communication modes.  Contacts must be made on or after 5 July 1992.  You may use HF (including WARC bands), VHF and UHF.  All digital modes are valid including:  RTTY, PSK31, PSK63, THROB, HELL, MFSK, MT63, WSJT, STREAM, PACTOR, OLIVIA, etc. as permitted by the IARU band plan.   SWL OK.  

     Requirements:
     9A stations need 10 contacts.
     All other Europeans need 5.
     All others need 3. 

Apply with a GCR list showing  all QSO information, including digital mode used. Cards are not required, but the award manager reserves the right to request them.  Fee is $US6, 5E or 20KN for HRS members to: Radio Club ZAGREB, Trg Žrtava fašizma 14, HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia. 

E-mail: 9a6zt@hamradio.hr 
Internet: http://www.qsl.net/9a6zt 

Tks 9A6ZT 4/2006


Worked 9ACWG Members Award

Make contacts with 9ACWG after 1 May 1995 as follows. 9A's need 10 contacts, Europeans 6, all others 3. GCR list and fee of $US5 or 5€  or 10 IRCs to: Mato Samardzic 9A3SM, Jure Kastelana 20, HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia.

Members:  9A1AA  9A2AJ  9A2EU  9A2TN  9A2VB  9A2WJ  9A3A  9A3PA  9A3SM  9A3UF  9A4W  9A5I(SK)  9A5O  9A6T  9A7AA  9A7V  9A7W  9A8A  BV2TA  DF4BV  DK1WU  DL3MCO  DL4CF  DL4FDM  DL8HRW  DL8KAZ  F5PIQ  G0EBW  HA0EQ  HA3NU  I7ALE  K1RH(SK)  K9QVB  OE4CSK  OH4YR  OK1RR  ON5ME  ON6CW  PY1BVY  RA6AR  S51M  S58MU  T94GB  T94YT  UA1CGS  Z35M  

(Chg 6/2006)


9A COTA (Croatia Castles on the Air)

The "9A COTA" award is awarded to any licensed radio-amateur or SWL who submits proof of radio contact (SWL) with radio stations working from fortresses, castles, forts and fortified areas of Croatia on or after July, 01st, 2010. Contacts made by repeaters, satellites, IRLP, ECHOLINK or mobile phone will not be accepted. The award is available either in CW, SSB, and Digital mode or mixed modes on all HF and UHF bands. Numbers of required contacts is different for activators and chasers. Each castle or fort has an identification code under the 9A COTA. They will be identified by a two part reference number: - Two letters for Country of Origin: 9A and four figures for the identifications order: 0001, 0002, and 0003.

Activators have rules requiring the eligibility of new castles for forts and minimum requirements for the number of contacts to be made on the first activation. See web site for additional information.

Requirements for Chasers (+SWL):
a. Basic Award: 40 different 9A COTA codes
b. Endorsements: stickers are provided with each additional 20 different codes.

Requirements for Activators Award:
a. Basic Award: 15 different 9A COTA codes in 3 different municipalities
b. Endorsements: stickers are provided with each 10 different codes

The application should be in the form of a log extract containing the following information; castle/fort reference number, call sign of the station contacted, date/time, RST, frequency and mode. QSL cards must be available to the award sponsor on request. The award fee is 10 EURO. Endorsement fee is 3 EURO.  All applications for the 9A COTA award must be addressed to the 9A COTA manager: Drago Stokic 9A6NDD, Djalskoga 56, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia.

E-mail: 9acota@gmail.com
Internet: http://www.hamradio.hr/9acota/index.php

Tks OH3GZ 7/2010


WORKED 9A DIG MEMBERS AWARD


Croatian members of DIG (Diplom Interessen Gruppe) issue the Worked 9A DIG Members Award.

The diploma is issued for confirmed contacts with Croatian radio amateurs who are members of DIG (Diplom Interesse Gruppe). All contacts after 5th July, 1992 are valid. No use of repeaters, packet radio or satellite. SWL OK.

Award Level

DIG members from 9A required

Fee

Basic – Class I

3

$US6 or 5E

Basic – Class II

2

$US6 or 5E

Gold Medal

5

$US17 or 15E

9A Members Trophy

10

$US35 or 30E

Honor Roll – gold endorsement

15

$US2 or 2E

 

Available for CW, Phone, RTTY and Mixed contacts. All contacts on HF and WARC bands are allowed. The diploma is available for both 50 MHz and 144 MHz contacts as well. GCR list should include callsign, DIG number, date, time, frequency, mode and signal report. Apply to: Kresimir Juratovic, 9A7K(DIG 5738), P.O. Box 88, HR - 48001 Koprivnica, CROATIA.

Member list: 9A1BTU – 0934 9A1CAY – 0524 9A1CBM – 0525 9A2AA – 0513 9A2AU – 1257 9A2AZ – 0453 9A2CB – 0593 9A2CC – 3658 9A2HF – 5286 9A2JK – 1256 9A2LA – 0469 9A2LM – 2449 9A2TX – 5703 9A2WJ – 0537 9A3IJ – 5078 9A3SM – 4740 9A3ZG – 5565 9A5I – 0558 – SK 9A7K – 5738 9A2KL - 5948

Tks 9A7K 5/2004


CUBA

-- Cuba DX Group Series --

General Requirements: All modes and bands. SWL OK. Fee of 10 IRCs or $US5 for each award. GCR accepted.  For all awards, calls beginning with KG4 (Guantanamo Bay) are NOT valid. Apply to either:
    1. FRC Award Department, POB #1, Habana, Cuba.
    2. Luis Gomes CT1ESO, PO Box 207, 8900 V.R.STΊ Ant, Portugal. 

E-mail: ct1eso@mail.telepac.pt 

(Chg 3/2005)

America Award

Work and confirm 30 countries and islands of the American Continent for Class III, 35 for Class II, and over 40 for Class I. Contacts must be after 1 January 1959. One of the countries must be Cuba. KG4 is not valid.

Caribbean Award

Class I Excellent : work 30  of the 32 countries and call areas in the Caribbean including those countries with a coast on that area such as XE, VP1, TG, HR, YN, TI, HP and YV. Class II: work 25; Class III: work 20 Countries that have changed call signs accepted under any valid call. One of the countries must be Cuba. KG4 is not valid, not a surprise.

Cuba Award

Work all eight Cuban call districts (CL CM CO T41 T48 ) from 1 to 8. Any missed district, and no more than two, may be substituted by contacting Cuban Club stations. Cuban stations must work the eight districts and cannot use substitute contacts. Club stations have three letters in the suffix. Contacts after 1 January 1959. 

(Chg 3/2005)

Cuba DX Award

Work four members of this club after 1 January 1959.


 

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