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--- Awards Program of the Hungarian Radioamateur Society ---
General Requirements: Available to all licensed amateurs and SWL's. All bands and modes may be used, except repeater QSO's. Stations may be contacted only once on any band and any mode. GCR is accepted; exceptions: for the HCS award, you must enclose the required section of the QSL card.
The fee schedule for their awards series is as follows:
a. Hungarian Counties Awards = 10 IRC.
b Worked Hungarian Districts = 5 IRC.
c. Hungarian Castle Series - Bronze = 5 IRC, -Silver = 8 IRC, -Gold = 10 IRC.
Correspondence may be sent to the listed manager or Magyar Radioamator Szovetseg, Award Committee, Fero Baracsi HA8MT, Fuzesgyarmat, Beke utca 3/a H-5525, Hungary.
Worked All Hungarian Counties (WAHUC)
Europeans need 2 contacts with each Hungarian county and 2 Budapest contacts for a total of 40 QSLs. DX stations need 1 contact with each county and 1 with Budapest. SWL OK. All bands and modes. Endorsements for all CW or SSB. Contacts after 1 March 1968.
A special WAHUC-MULTIBAND HF version is offered as followed:
Submit 75 QSL cards confirming 75 QSO's in different counties on any HF band, except WARC. Only one QSL per band from each county and Budapest. No mode restrictions.
No use of repeaters. GCR list is accepted.. Note that HA stations use their county abbreviations in the HA-DX contest - see below. Apply to Fero Baracsi HA8MT Fuzesgyarmat, Beke utca 3/a H-5525, Hungary.
VHF/UHF/SHF - foriegn stations need 1 contact with each Hungarian county and 1 contact with a station in Budapest. Total of 20 QSLs.
|County Name||Abbr.||Prefix||1 or 2 letters||3 letters|
|1. Gyor-Moson-Soron||GY||HA1||A, B, S, T, U||DAA, DIZ|
|2. Vas||VA||HA1||E, F, I, V, W, Y||DJA-DQZ|
|3. Zala||ZA||HA1||C, D, R, X, Z||DRA-DZZ|
|4. Komarom-Esztergom||KO||HA2||M, N, Q||EAA-EMZ|
|5. Veszprem||VE||HA2||O, P, R, S, T, U, V||EOA-EZZ|
|6. Baranya||BA||HA3||M, P, R, S, T, Y||FAA-FKZ|
|7. Somogy||SO||HA3||F, G, H, I, J, K, L||FLA-FSZ|
|8. Tolna||TO||HA3||N, O, V, U||FTA-FZZ|
|9. Fejer||FE||HA4||D, F, H, W, X, Y, Z||GAA-GZZ|
|11. Heves||HE||HA6||F, G, R, V, W, Q, X, Z||IAA-INZ|
|12. Nograd||NG||HA6||D, H, I, N, O, P, Y||IOA-IZZ|
|13. Pest||PE||HA7||A, B, C, E, P, R, S, T
U, V, W, X, Y, Z
|14. Jasz-Nagykun-Szolnok||SZ||HA7||H, J, L, M, N, O||JQA-JZZ|
|15. Bacs-Kiskun||BN||HA8||G, R, S, T, U, V, X, Z||LAA-LJZ|
|16. Bekes||BE||HA8||A, B, I, J, M, P, Q, W||LKA-LRZ|
|17. Csongrad||CS||HA8||C, D, E, F, K||LSA-LZZ|
|18. Borson-Abauj-Zemplen||BO||HA9||A, C, E, O, P, R, S, T||MAA-MZZ|
|19. Hajdu-Bihar||HB||HA0||A, B, D, E, H, I, K, U||NAA-NMZ|
|20. Szabolcs-Szatmar-Bereg||SA||HA0||F, G, J, L, M, O, V||NNA-NZZ|
Worked Hungarian Districts (WHD)
The Hungarian Radioamateur Society issues this award. Contacts after 1 Jan 1958. HA's need 4 QSO's from each of the 10 districts on two bands for a total of 40 QSLs; EU's need 2 QSO's from each of 8 districts on 2 bands for total of 16 QSLs and all others need 2 QSO's from each of 5 districts on 2 bands for total of 10 QSLs.
On VHF: Same as above but without the 2 band requirement.
Apply to: Fero Baracsi HA8MT Fuzesgyarmat, Beke utca 3/a H-5525, Hungary.
Hungarian Castle Series (HCS)
Issued by the Hungarian Radioamateur Society. Contacts after 1 Jan 1968. Many Hungarian stations in each call area have special cards for the HCS Award. They are of different old castles (36 total) found throughout the country. Each of the cards has a special little tab area on the end of the QSL with the respective castle number. This must be cut off and submitted with your application. The award is issued in 3 levels:
- Bronze: Castle numbers 1-12 or 13-24 or 25-36.
- Silver: Castle numbers 1-24 or 13-36.
- Gold: Castle numbers 1-36 (all the cards)
The castle numbers are to be found in the HA call areas as follows:
HA/HG1 - 7 22 25 31 HA/HG6 - 4 10 11 34
HA/HG2 - 6 8 12 15 21 23 30 32 35 HA/HG7 - 2 5 19
HA/HG3 - 3 14 23 30 32 33 35 HA/HG8 - 16 20 24
HA/HG4 - 17 23 30 32 35 HA/HG9 -18 27 28 29
HA/HG5 - 1 13 36 HA/HG0 - 9 26 29
Apply to: Fero Baracsi HA8MT Fuzesgyarmat, Beke utca 3/a H-5525, Hungary.
Balaton Diploma (BD)
Sponsored by Radioclub Siofok. For contacts made after 1 Jan 1967. Contact
stations as specified below.
HA's need 50 points , at least three contacts with Radioclub Siofok members.
DX stations have to obtain 15 points, at least 1 contact should be with a member of Radioclub Siofok.
Europeans need 30 points and must make 2 contacts with club members.
Stations and point values:
a. Radioclub Siofok and members count 5 points: HA3KGJ, HA3GJ, HA3GQ, HA3HE, HA3KHL, HA2RM. Honorary members = HA4XW, HA3NG, HA6NP, HA8UA.
b. Stations in vicinity of Lake Balaton count 3 points:
Towns of: Keszthely, Balatonfured, Balatonfuzto, Balatonboglar, Fonyod.
c. Any other stations in Zala, Veszprem and Somogy county count 1 point.
Stations starting with:
HA2KR* HA2KS* HA2YR* HA2YS* HA2R** HA2S**
HA3KG* HA3KH* HA3YG* HA3YH* HA3G** HA3H**
GCR list and fee of 8€ or $US10 to: Radio Club, PO Box 78, H-8601 Siofok, Hungary.
Big Hunter AwardThe Radioclub of Kaposvбr town issues this award which commemorates the exploits of Szйchenyi Zsigmond, famed big-game hunter. .. The applicant must submit proof of contacts made after 24.04.1967, the date of his death. Confirm contacts with the following countries where he hunted.
5H-Tanzania, 5X-Uganda, 5Z-Kenya, 9A-Croatia, GM-Scotland, HA3 + HA4-Hungary, I-Italy, KL-Alaska, ST-Sudan, SU-Egypt, VU-India, YO-Romania.
Class I = HA3 + HA4 plus 11 countries.
Class II = HA3 + HA4 plus 7 countries.
SWL OK. Contacts may be on CW, SSB or mixed modes. No WARC band contacts.
GCR list and fee of 5 IRC or 5E to award manager: Borsfцldi Ferenc HA3GE, H-7401 Kaposvár PF. 271, Hungary.
Internet: Internet: http://www.mrasz.hu/
Civitas Fidelissima Award (REWRITE per info from PA3CUZ)
Issued by the Radioamateur Club of Sopron to publicize the stateline Hamfest.
Points needed HA = 75, EU = 50, all others 25. Contacts since 1 Jan 1990.
The following stations = 5 points each: HA1SO SR SS TI DAR DAX HRT KSA KSO KSQ KSS OOT, HG1S and the YL's HA1DBY, HA1DEE, HA1DBK, HA1DFI, and HA1RJA.
Members of the RC Sopron and honorary members KC2OB, N6DMV, KE8J, W1PL, HA1UF, HA1TS, HA1SZ = 3 points each.
All others in Gyor-Moson-Sopron county = 1 point.
GCR list and fee of 1000ft for HA's, and all others 7 IRCs to: Sopron Radioamatoerklub, c/o Imelda Nagy Kalmanne, HA1DBY, PO Box 354, H-9401 Sopron, Hungary.
DANUBE RIVER AWARD
The Award will be issued to all licensed hams and SWLs based on confirmed contacts and listening after the date of June 01, 2007. All bands and modes are accepted. Applicant is expected to have at least 100 different stations from cities and towns alongside the Danube River. Application should be submitted on LOG 13 print or Excel spread sheet and verified by 2 licensed hams. Applicant should provide 500 HUF or equivalent in EUR (about 3 EUR now) or equivalent in IRCs to cover mailing costs.
Application should be submitted to: Mr. Székely, József HA7VY, H-2011 Budakalász. Kinizsi út. 5., Hungary.
Tks PA3CUZ 3/2008
DEBRECEN CIVIC TOWN DIPLOMA
Contacts on or after January 01, 2000. Submit a list of the QSOs verified by two amateurs.Fee is Hungarian Forints 1500, while for foreigners 15 IRC or $15. Apply to: Molnar Antal HA0HK, Sillye G. 146, sz., H-4225 Debrecen, Hungary.
Earn 100 points. :Scoring:
Every HA 0, HG 0
individual station = 1 point.
If the QTH is Debrecen = 5 points.
Club stations in Debrecen = 10 points. (HA0KHA, HA0KDR, HA0KGD, HA0KHQ)
Central stations of Radio Sports Club Debrecen ( HG0D, HA0KDA, HA0KID) = 20 points.
Miscellanous: Each year a free week_stay for two is offered by the hotel to one of the owners of our Civic Town Debrecen diploma to be elected by lottery. This opportunity is valid until 31 December 2010 according to our contracts. (Later it will depend on support from our partners. Enquire, send them e-mail and recommend them to your friends while referring to the radio amateur movement whereby you can help a lot too.)
There is a very interesting website describing Debrecen and the club at: http://radiosklub.hu/
Dunakanyar Diploma (DD)
Issued by the Radioamateur Society of Pest county. Contacts after 1 Jan 1970.
All bands and modes, but no use of repeaters or crossband QSO’s. On HF: HA's
need 40 different HA7/HG7's, EU stations
20, and DX stations obtain 5 different QSLs from the HA7/HG7
call area. On VHF/UHF: HA’s need 20, EU or DX need 5. (If
all contacts can be confirmed by e-QSL's, the award is free.) Fee for HA = 500
5€ Apply to: Ferenc Horváth HA7UL, Kárpitos u. 38, H-2030 ÉRD, Hungary.
The aim of the Award is to recognize amateur radio stations who activate or hunt Hungarian "Summits on the Air" (SOTA); operation from tops of mountains. All HAMs and SWLs can apply for the Award based on contacts after 1st May 2007.
The Award is issued in four levels:
1. Figyel (Chaser): for contacting 13 QSOs with Summit activators regardless of the country or region of Summits.
2. Kiránduló (Hiker): for activating 15 Summits in 2 Regions, but at least 3 Summits per Region.
3. Felfedez (Explorer): for activating 30 Summits in 3 Regions, but at least 3 Summits per Region.
4. Magyar vándor (in English: "Hungarian trekker/roamer"): for activating Summits in all 5 active Hungarian regions, minimum 5 Summits per region.
All bands and modes count for the Award, except contacts through terrestrial repeaters. All QSOs and activations must comply with the General Rules of SOTA and the Hungarian ARM. The application must contain your name and address, a log extract with call sign, date, time, band and mode, including reference data of activated/contacted Summits. Cost of the Award is 7€, and for domestic stations 1000 Ft. The Award is also available in electronic form (PDF), at no charge. Apply to: Donáczy Gábor, HG1DTQ, H-8900 Zalaegerszeg,, Vorhota u. 17/a, Hungary.
HA Fauna Flora Program
Contact (SWL OK) stations operating from Hungarian Parks and Natural Reserves using HAFF reference numbers. No use of repeaters for this award. Each valid HAFF area may be counted once. Valid contacts are made as of 1 January of the year the Natural Park or sanctuary was established. If the claimed contacts are shown in the WFF Online Log, QSLs are not needed. Other QSOs require that the cards be submitted with the application.
The Basic Award requires contacts with 12 HAFF areas including at least 5 contracts with Parks listed under HAFF-001 to 010.
The Sliver Level requires 24 HA FF areas and at least 8 contacts with National Parks.
The Golden Level requires ALL Parks and Sanctuaries to be contacted.
Send list of contacts, showing which QSOs are in the WFF online log, and including cards of the others plus fee of 1000HUF for Hungarian stations, or $US10, 7€ or 7 IRC for all others to WFF (HA) coordinator Szabó László, 4151 Püspökladány, Pf. 24, Hungary.
A separate award is available only for stations who activate the HA Parks. See WWW page below for details.
Tks OH3GZ 12/09
Issued by the YL-Committee of Hungarian Radioamateur Society (MRASZ) and the HA-YL Club. Confirm contact with different HA-YL stations as follows:
Categories: HF, VHF, Mixed.
Requirements: Europeans need 10 points, all others 5.
Points: each HA-YL club member = 2 points, other HA YL’s = 1.
All bands and modes, no time requirements. Repeaters may NOT be used. Additional endorsement for confirming contacts with different HA-YL stations from all 10 Hungarian districts (HA/HG 1-0) from original application. GCR list and fee of 7 IRC’s (endorsements 1 IRC) to: Martha Nemeth HA5FQ, Nagybanya u. 68, Budapest H-1185, Hungary.
HA1AE DAF DAY DBY
DBK DEE DFI XH
HG1DAG DBH DLA DTW
HG2EDY PY QU
HA3FRE FRK GN GQ VW
HG3FUY JO JP
HG4GAT GFG GFY YN
HA5AHT AKD BA BAM CJK COZ CSL CTH CVE CXC FQ LD MM OEL TAA YA ZS
HG5AQA AVY BDR BMH BSH CMY CNN CNY CVY OEO YL ZB
HA7JGP JLC RJ
HG7EY JLI JEY JNY JPY WEE TZ ZN
HA8LPY SY XY
Hungarian Cities Award
The award may be obtained by all licensed ham radio operators and SWLs who meet the tender conditions. Contacts/SWL reports on or after 1 January 1968 are valid. The current total number of Hungarian Cities are 297. There are no band and mode restrictions.
Europeans must contact at least 100 different cities, and all others need just 50. The award application form and the list of cities available for download are found on their website:
Send this application and fee of 5€ or $US7 to: Award manager: Gracin Marko HA8FT, Tisza L. Krt. 39., Szeged H-6721, Hungary.
Hungarian IPARC Award REVISED 4/2016
IPARC stands for International Police Amateur Radio Club and membership is open to active and retired law enforcement personnel from all countries. There are several branches of the club which offer awards for contacting members. Contact at least 3 of the call signs listed below to earn this award.
HG3IPA, HG1000PAX, HG450EV, HA806IHA, HA6IHA OM/HA3JB, SV4/HA3JB, SV8/HA3JB, 3V8BB (06/16/1995 Only !!), TA1/HA3JB, TA2/HA3JB, 9A/HA3JB S5/HA3JB, IK4/HA3JB, DL/HA3JB, HB0/HA3JB, XE2/HA3JB, W5/HA3JB, OM9AJB, SP9/HA3JB, LZ/HA3JB ON/HA3JB, PA/HA3JB LX/HA3JB, F/HA3JB, SU8BHI, CN2IPA, HA3JB, 5B/HG3IPA, 9H3IP, YO/HG3IPA, HG15IPA, TA4/HA3JB, HG20IPA, 4O/HG3IPA, SU/HA3JB, HG10CC, YB9/HA3JB, HG6R, LZ2013IPA, LZ2014IPA, LZ2015IPA,..
Cards are not needed, just show the full QSO data from your log book. All bands and modes OK. SWL OK subject to the same rules.
Fee for the award is $US10 or 8 EURO. Send list and award fee to Manager: Gabor Kutasi HA3JB, H-8600, Koch R. Street 10/A. I/4, Hungary.
Tks QRZ.com 4/1/16
The Hungarian Railway Award Revised 5/1013
(MAGYAR VASUTAS-RÁDIÓAMATO"R DIPLOMA)
The Hungarian Railway Award is issued by the Hungarian Section of FIRAC (International Association of Railway Radio Amateurs). This latest version replaces the earlier one dated June 2001. Applicants (not only licenced amateurs but SWL’s also) should possess confirmations of contacts with the required number of HA/HG FIRAC members worked since 1 January 1991. Special callsigns: HG32FC, HG41FC, HG46FC, HG52FC, HG5FIRAC are 3 points.
QSO points required: HF or VHF HA/HG stations 15 15 European stations 10 5 DX stations 5 3
Contacts via terrestrial repeaters are invalid. Each member station counts only once, regardless of the band or mode. The application must include a list of contacts, the applicant's name, call sign and address. The receipt form (QSL) can not be attached, just log - Extract needed.
Fee for foreign applicants: 7 IRC's or 0€ which includes the cost of
Apply to: Award Manager: Dr. Ferenczy Imre, 9002 Gyo"r, Pf.143, Hungary.
Hungarian FIRAC members (As of January 2012)
HF Callsigns: HA0BAS IV LW MO
HA1FI FV RJA SR UD VQ WD WJ WP
HA5AK BSW FJB KB OIX SZP
HA6IBA VR ZL ZQ
HA7MW RS DO IC QJ
HG0EM HG1DLS HG3FLK HG3FTD HG5-516 HG5AKW HG5BSG HG7JMH HG7WGQ.
Former callsigns may be considered:
HF: (HA)1DAB 1DDU 1DLJ 1FL 1HTT 1SW 1TS 1YB 2PH 2RD 3FTV 3GG 3NM 3OE 3OW 3RG 3RJ 3UN 4XY 4YD 5AVJ 5IX 5OKB 5TR 5ZP 6VJ 6XD 7AU 7JIV 7JJC 7JSJ 7PE 7UM 8DR 8JL 8QO 8VW 8VWX 9MBB
VHF:(HG)0ET 0ETA 0OH 1DJS 1DJX 1DLC 1GNW 1IU 1RJA 3FBF 3FNF 3FNG 3FNN 3FTI 3TB 3UC 5BSV 1IU 5BSX 5BSY 6IAS 6IOS 6XO 6XS 6XT 7AU 7BC 7BG 7JGW 7JRF 7JKV 7JNL 7JRI 7JTA 7OP 7WW 8JL 8LKA 8LNJ 8LTQ 8QJ 9MAY
Jasz Diploma REWRITE 3/09
Contact members of the Jászsági
rádioamatörök, the Jászsági Rádioklub, the Jászjákóhalmi and the
Jászsági Rádiosók Societies.
Each member = 1point. SWL OK. Look for special activity between May 1 and May 20 each year.
GCR list and fee of 5€ or 5 IRC’s to: Koer Bela HA7NS, Jaszsagi Radiosok Societies, Pf.33, H-5101 Jaszbereny, Hungary.
Internet: http://ha7kff.uw.hu/jaszd2.htm or http://www.mrasz.hu/
Mount Everest Award
The aim of this Award is to recognize outstanding activators of the "Summits on the Air" (SOTA) programme. The goal is to activate as many different summits during a 365-day period so that the sum of their height reaches 17696 meters. This is twice of the height of Mt Everest, the total height difference ascending and descending it. All summits listed in the SOTA programme are eligible for the award. General rules of SOTA are valid for the activation conditions. All activations must be uploaded into the database at http://database.sota.org.uk .
To claim the Award send the list of references of activated summits together with your personal data including your name, call sign, starting and ending dates of each operation, and your postal address to the address below. Claims can be submitted both via post or electronically. Only activations carried out after 1st May, 2007 count for the Award. The cost of the Award is 7€. Apply to: Donáczy Gábor, HA1DTQ, H-8900 Zalaegerszeg, Vorhota u. 17/a, Hungary.
Tks F5NQL 6/2008
New Budapest Award
Issued by the Radioamateur Society of Budapest (MRASZ BSZ) for contacting Budapest stations on or after 1 Jan 1990. SWL OK.
HA's need 75 different HA5 stations,
other EU need 50
and all others 25.
HA/HG's need 50 different HA5 stations
1. within 500km of Hungary need 30 different HA/HG5 stations.
2. over 500km from Hungary, add QSO distances of contacts totaling at least 5000km with HA/HG5 stations.
For satellite contacts, need 3 HA/HG5.
The same station may only be used one time. All bands and modes, except no use of repeaters. GCR list and fee of 6 IRCs to: Attila Komantinger HA5JP, MRASZ Budapesti Szovetsege, PO Box 603, H-1374 Budapest, Hungary.
Awarded by the Radio Club of Gyor. Contacts after 1 Jan 1966.
HA's need a total of 12 contacts - 3 from each of the HA/HG1, 2, 3 and 4 call
areas using at least 2 bands.
DX stations need 8 contacts - 2 from each of the above call areas using at least 2 bands.
On VHF/UHF, you need 4 contacts, one from each of the above call area.
GCR list and fee of HUF800, $US5 or 10 IRCs to: MTTOSZ Radioclub Gyor HA1KSA, PO Box 79, Gyor H-9002, Hungary.
Sarret Award Rewrite of Sarret rules on 1/22/12
Issued by Radioclub of Veszto to all amateurs and SWLs for contacts on or after 1 Jan 1993 per list below.
Points Required: HA’s need 30 points, other EU 20, all others 15.
1. One QSO with any of the following 3 special event stations is needed:
a. HG10SD (between 01-08 to 31-08-2002), HG15SD (between 12-08 to 20-08-2007) = 15 points.
b. QSO with HG10SD special event station = 10.
c. QSO with HG8SDS (QRV every year between 15-20 August) = 10. .
2. , Stations from Veszto, Szeghalom and Fuuzesgyarmat (HA8AAA AB AL AT AZ BE BI BT BY BX IB IE IC IH JP JS JV MD MS MQ MT PB PF PG PH PU PW QX WD WO WP LKE LKM LLK LLS LLR LLT LMT LNN LPK LPZ LPW LPY LQE LQG LQI LQL KWO KQX KAZ YKA YRA HA8T, HG8Q, HG8L HG8I HG8R and HG8WFF= 5 points.
e. HA5TI HA5ARR HA8RM = 2 points.
f. All other stations from Bekes county = 1 point.
One of the special event stations HG10SD, HG15SD or HG8SDS are required. Each call sign may only be used one time. All modes and bands. GCR list and fee of 1000HUF, $US10, 10 IRC or 7€ to: Imre Csongradi HA8IC, Veszto, Csokonai u. 12/a, H-5530 Hungary.
(Note: The HG8SDS special event station is active only between 15-20 August of every year, from Veszto-Magor, on the occasion of Sarret Days.)
Ladies of Siófok" Award
Commemorating the twentieth anniversary of founding the first Ham Radio Club of Ladies in Hungary - call sign HA3XYL, QTH Siófok. Any amateur or SWL may earn the award by making the following points:
Stations or SWLs
European Stations or SWLs 50 points
DX stations or SWLs 20 points
1. Any two-way contact with or SWL report with club station
HA3XYL = 20 points;
2. Any contact with any member of the Radio Club of Ladies in Siófok = 10 points;
(Members are: HA3s FMW, FRE, FRK, FRV, GQ, KA, KX, KY, LD, LP, LY TLE, TLT, HG3s FLD, FLG, FMS, FMY, IK, IQ)
3. Gentlemen contesters and champions of Siófok city = 5 points;
(HA3s AUI, FL, FLJ, FLQ, FMV, FPL, GI, GJ, GK, GS, KP, KR, LX, HE, HL, HZ, IS, IG, JB, KHL, KQ, LI, LL, LN, KGJ, SAA; HB9s DWT, SHO; HG3s FMT, FMZ; HA4GAK; HA5s BHX, HP, TX)
All bands and modes. Only contacts made after 20th of October, 1967 are valid. Send a GCR list and fee of 8 € or $US10 or 2000 HUF to: RADIOAMATOR KLUB, P. O. Box 78, H-8601 SIOFOK, HUNGARY.
Look for the YLs and XYLs of Siófok especially during the month of March and on the last monday of all other months late in the afternoon (local time) in HF and VHF bands.
Tks PA3CUZ 6/2008