NETHERLANDS 2 (Mollebonen to 88 Certificate)

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(Updated 1/29/2016)


Mollebonen Certificate

Contact stations in the Dept Hunsingu A60 or R19H after 1 May 1987. On HF, earn 4 points, VHF 6 and UHF 3. Each QSO = 1, contact with PI4HSG = 2. SWL OK. GCR list and fee of FL5 or $US3 to: Peter E.M. van Valen PA3DFU, Broeksterweg 42, 9968 TJ Pieterburen, Netherlands.

(TKS PA3EQU)(CHG 94)


Noviomagum Certificate

Contact members of Nijimegen branch of VERON R35. SWL OK. No date, band, mode limitations. All valid QSLs will show the text: "THIS QSL-CARD IS VALID FOR THE NOVIOMAGUM CERTIFICATE". On HF, earn 10 points, 144 MHz and above, earn 30 points. Contacts via repeaters/transponders on 144 and 430 MHz are not valid. Each confirmed contact = 1 point per band with multipliers as shown below:

- Clubstations PA0NYM or PI4NYM = x 3
- HF bands, contacts from outside Europe = x 2.
- only for Netherlands - contacts made by a station with a D- license = 2.
- contacts 432 MHz and above = x 2.
- contacts made on 144Mhz or above with QTH-Nijmegen (JO21WT) 50-100Km = x1.5.
- if over 100 Km = x 3.
- contacts with PA2000N = X3 and a contact received with a special Nijmegen 2000 QSL card = X2. 

GCR list and fee of  4€, $US5 or 10 IRCs. Apply to: Jan van Beuningen PB0AEZ, Pandastraat 13, NL-6531 VC Nijmegen, Netherlands. 

Stations which count for the Noviomagum Certificate

PA0ABC,ADP,AHS, ANA, DHN, DUO,DIN, FBK, GMJ, HJV, HLU, HOP, KHS, LSK, LWZ, MJK, OKA, RBI, RDB, TGA, VVH, WPA. PA1EZN, MVK, PAT, PP, R, RC, TON. PA2LIA, PA3ACU, ADJ, AGW, AOC, ASW, AYD, BPV, CDN, CIN, CRZ, CTD, CWQ, DDI, DKA, DSO, DYC, ENJ, ERK, ETC, EXH, FBD, FEM, FNC, FNE, FNJ, FXW, GAQ, GGW, GHV, GWX, GYC, HAQ, HDR, HHO, HJC, NXW. PA4A, AH. PA6Z (alleen in 1996 geldig), PA9W. PB0AEZ, ANT. PD0CIB, GHF, JAC, JAN, KNP, MAC, PSO, RB, REL. PD2ED, JR, LEO, NAL, TLG,.PD7JPL. PE0DVR, F, GRD, NYJ, VT, PE1APC, BNU, CAT, CHD, CIY, DFQ, EAN, FZK, GSZ, HLW, HMQ, ITX, LFH, LJQ, LPG, MBL, MMP, NOM, NZI, PIF, PLB, PTO, PTX, RNS, RST, RXK, RXS, RXW. PE2GER, LMC, NAN, RG, S. PE7CPA. PE8ART, ROB, PF5X. PG0T. PG3N, PG5G. PH0GRD, IPV. PH5W. DB8ET, VK6ERA, 9V1CW, NL10076, 1054, 10967, 11792, 11874, 12758, 12859, 12870, 13061, 13087, 13221, 13242, 13244, 13251, 13272, 13319, 13342, 13367, 7031, 8272.

DX,Pedition Call signs
GJ4IFE, GJ5DPU, GJ5DPV, GJ5DPW, GJ5DPX, GJ5DPY, GJ0/PA0KHS, GJ4/PA0KHS, GU/PA0ERA, GJ/PA0ERA, PA0ABC/LX, PA0GWL/LX, PA0INE/LX, PA0KHS/LX, PA0VVH/LX, PA3ABA/LX, PA3ADJ/LX, PA3AIR/LX, LX/PA0MJK, HB9/PA0MJK, F/PA0MJK, DL/PA0MJK, ON/PA0MJK, PA6Z, PJ9/PA3CWQ, SV9/PA2JWN, T9/PA3AGW, TK/PA3DQW, WD6GET/PA, 5B4/PA0ERA, 8P9DS, 9A/PA3DSX, P4/PA3FXW.

The CALLS with the special Nijmegen 2000  QSL-card  valid for the *** NOVIOMAGUM CERTIFICATE ***:
PA0KHS PA0LSK PA0VVH PA0ADP PA0HOP PA0MJK PA0DUO PA0DHN PA0DIN PA0RBI PA1TON PA1EZN PA1PAT PA3ADJ PA3DRE PA3FNC PA3AZF PA3CWQ PA3CDN PA3HHO PA3GGW PA3AIR PA4A PB0AEZ PD2LEO PD2AWT PE0F PE0VT PE1RST PE2SVN PE2GER PE8ROB PF5X PG3N PH0GRD PI4NYM NL-10635 NL-8272

Special Calls: 
PA0NYM,PA6NYM,PA6OMG,PA6LIB/1,PA6LIB/2,PI1JON,PI1MHN,PI4NYM,PI4NYM/FDM PI9JON PA2000N

(Ch6 2/2009)


Orange Cities Award

Earn 4 points by working at least 2 of the following cities: Breda (PA0), Dillenburg (DOK F26 in DL), Diest (ON) and Orange (F Dept 84). Members of the UBA section DST in Belgium count 1 point. All bands and modes, except repeater. Handsome six color award. Contacts after 1 June 1986. GCR list and 5€ or 6 IRC's to: A. Machielsen PA3DPC, Churchillstraat 21 4731 JK in Oudenbosch, Netherlands.

(Chg 11/2008)


The PA Fauna Flora Award (PA-FF)

Contact stations operating from Netherlands protected nature areas on or after September 1, 2008. The program currently includes 71 nature parks; 64 of which are located in the Netherlands and 7 are located on the Dutch Caribbean Islands.  Three levels of the award are available plus an honor roll to reward active chasers. Each of the three awards are offered separately, and have a different design. SWL OK.

PAFF bronze - confirm at least 10 different PAFF references
PAFF silver
- confirm at least 20 different PAFF references

PAFF gold
- confirm at least 50 different PAFF references

For CCO's (Chief Chasing OMs who have surpassed the gold level) we will maintain a special PAFF honor roll. Awards are currently only available digitally (JPEG 1280x900). The digital awards are free of charge. Their web site has a tool which allows applicant to request the award. Just enter your call sign and the system will search all valid operations and provide you with the results which in effect, is your application. The EnzoLog database contains only validated activities. The PAFF program started on September 1, 2008.

Activator awards - see their website for special rules which apply for activators.

Internet: http://www.pa-ff.nl/p/paff-awards.html

Tks PA3CUZ 2/27/13


PA6HQ Award

Work station PA6HQ on 6 bands (10, 15, 20, 40, 80 and 160).  Award is free, but contribution of $US1 or equivalent is appreciated.  Send list to: Theo Koning PA1CW, Rosa Manusstraat 2, 1991 SZ Velserbroek, Netherlands. 

(Tks PA3CUZ)(10/2001) 


RCK Award          No longer being issued per PA1CW

Sponsored by the Radio Society of the district of Kennemerland. Contact members and club station PI4RCK after 1 Nov 1980. 10 points are needed. Point values: members on VHF = 1, HF = 2, PI4RCK on VHF = 2, on HF = 4.. GCR list and fee of 5€, to: RCK Award Mgr, Westerduinweg 9, 1976 BV, Ijmuiden, Netherlands.

(CHG 6/2009)


Regio 17 Award

Contact stations in Regio 17 of the VERON club after 1 Jan 1994. SWL OK. On HF, 5 points are needed; on VHF/UHF, 10 points. If HF/VHF mixed, you need to earn 10 points. All modes, but repeaters are not allowed. Satellite QSO’s OK. Each station in Regio 17 = 1 point, and club stations PI4GAZ, PI5MTG and PI9ZKG = 3. GCR list and fee of 3.4€ or $US4  to: P.C. van der Post PA0POS, Spechtstraat 18, 2851 VL Haastrecht, Nethrlands.  

E-Mail: pa0pos@veron.nl  

(Chg 11/2009)


Regio 28 Award

Contact stations in Dutch Region 28 after 5 July 1989.  SWL OK.  On HF, stations in R28 need 15, all others need 10.  On VHF, stations in R28 need 30, all others 20.  Each R28 station = 1 point, PI4LDN counts 5 and is mandatory.  Stations activated for special activities count double.  All bands and modes, except no use of repeaters.  GCR list and fee of 5€ or $US7 to: Eric Jan Geertsen PA1EJ, Haven 174, 2182 JV Hillegom, Netherlands.

E-mail: PA1EJ@amsat.org 

Tks PA3CUZ 6/03


Regio 36 Award

Contact stations from Regio 36 after 1 October 1986.  SWL OK.  PA's need 6 points, Europeans 3 and all others 2.  Each station from R36 = 1 point, club station PI4VHW = 2.  All bands and modes, except no use of repeaters.  GCR list and fee of 5€, $US5 or 8 IRCs to: Wim de Baat PD0MDA, Schaweg 4, 3293 LA Mookhoek, Netherlands. 

Internet:  http://www.veron.nl/afd/hoeksewaard/icpo.htm

(Chg 4/2007)


Regio 43 Award

Contact stations in Regio 43. SWL OK. Stations may only be worked once. No use of repeaters. Available in the following classes: 1) HF 160-10m, 2) 2 meters, )3 70cm or higher, 4) mixed mode, 5) SWL. 43 points are needed. But stations living in the Region need 86 points.

Point values:

PA's HF 8 per QSO, PI4WAG = 11
2M = 4, PI4WAG = 7
70cm = 8, PI4WAG = 11
23cm = 12, PI4WAG = 19
EU HF 8 per QSO, PI4WAG = 11
2M = 8, PI4WAG = 11
70 & 23cm = 12, PI4WAG = 19
DX HF 8 per QSO, PI4WAG = 11.

Endorsements for band or mode on request.

Contacts after 1 May 1985. GCR list and fee of 5€ or 10 IRC's to: H.P. Spits PD0NCF, Kievitsweide 7, NL-6708 BN Wageningen, Netherlands. 

(CHG 3/2002)


Robben Award                (Dutch Seal Award)

Contact stations in who have a Seal number. Most of them are in the Northern part of the Netherlands near the Wadden Sea (it includes the provinces of Friesland and Groningen or the islands: Texel, Vlieland, Schiermonikoog, Terschelling and Ameland). Other stations with a seal number count as well. SWL OK. Earn 10 points for the basic award. Each number is 1 point and the clubstations PI4FRG, PI4HSG, PI4LWD en PI5WB = 2 points. All bands and modes. Contacts after 1 January 1986.

There are 2 small endorsement flags you can earn after the basic award.

1e small flag: stations in the prov. Friesland and Groningen needed 25 points and all others 13.

2e small flag: stations in the prov. Friesland and Groningen needed 50 points and all others 25.

The points of the basic award may be used for the first flag and the points of the 1e flag are the first 25 (13) for the 2e flag. If you have the award and the two small flags, you can ask for a seal number by the manager. GCR list and fee of € 5 for the award or € 3 for each small flag ( incl. Award number) to: Piebe Jan v/d Berg, PE1LZS, Lyclamaweg 45, 8471 JV Wolvega, Netherlands.

Tks PA3CUZ 7/2004


Rotterdam Award          

The Rotterdam award is issued by Veron (Union Experimental Radio Research the Netherlands), Rotterdam branch A37. 

The required points in three different classes are as follows:

Band PA EU DX
HF 10 5 3
VHF 20 10 5
UHF + SHF 5 3 3

Point Values:

1. A QSL card from a member of the A37 department = 1 point. 
2. A QSL from the club stations PI4RTD, PI4RTZ (the call of the now defunct Veron Rotterdam South branch) and PI4VNW (Veron branch "Nieuwe Waterweg" Vlaardingen) and special calls (e.g. PI5, PI9 and PA6) all = 5 points. It is possible to earn more points during special event transmissions.
3. You can earn three points with ATV transmissions on the 70cm band and five points with ATV transmissions on the 23 cm band or higher.

Cross band transmissions and a connection through a relay station are not allowed for this award.  Each station can be used once. To apply for the award you must submit your log and a copy of the received qsl cards. The log must state date, time, call sign and frequency. The log must be checked and signed by two licensed radio amateurs. E-QSL cards are not allowed. The QSO's are valid only when they have been made after the 30th of April 1980.

Apply to: Award Manager of Veron A37,  G. van den Brule, Sint Janshaven 104 3087XG Rotterdam, The Netherlands. 
(Please contact him for payment of postage fees.)

Rewrite 1/3/11 

Internet: http://www.pi4rtd.nl/ 


Worked All Sappemeer

Work both of the licensed amateurs living in Sappemeer: PA2PRU and PA2SAM.  Special endorsement if you work them on the 5 HF bands.  Send GCR list and fee of 5€ or $US5 to: Jan Prummel PA2PRU, Ijzerwerker 19, 9611 MT Sappemeer, Netherlands.

E-mail: pa2pru@qsl.net

Tks PA3CUZ 12/06


Sliedrecht Dredging Award

Contact 3 stations (UHF/VHF need 5) in Sliedrecht since 1 July 1982. SWL OK. All bands and modes accepted except repeater QSO's. GCR list and fee of 3 Euro, HFl 5, $US5 or 10 IRCs to: J.v.d. Vlies PA3BMC, Schaperstraat 1, NL-3362 CS Sliedrecht, Netherlands.

(Chg 10/2001)


Steel Award

Contact 3 amateurs on or after 1 September 2008 who work at the Corus-Hoogovens steel plant.  (Corus is Europe's second largest steel producer with annual revenues of around £12 billion and a crude steel production of over 20 million tonnes annually). SWL OK.  Special call sign PA90CORUS active from 1-28 Sept 2008 will count for 2 contacts.  All bands and modes.  Award is free of charge.  Send GCR list to Fred J. Wessels PA3DLX, Nieuwland 23, 1911 BG, Uitgeest, Netherlands.

(Chg 11/08)


Pieter Stuyvesant Award

This award honors Pieter Stuyvesant who was born in Wolvega . Stuyvesant was the fourth and last Director General of the Dutch colony of New Netherland, later known as New York. (1610-1678). To earn the award, spell out the name PIETER STUYVESANT using the last letter of the suffix of Netherlands stations. Contacts must be on HF or VHF/UHF/SHF, but not mixed and must be after 1 Jan 1987. Two of these contacts must be made with members of Radio Amateur Club Wolvega Regio 14. For PA stations only, two of the required contacts may be substituted with contacts of members of the club. SWL OK. GCR list and fee of 4€ or $US5 to: Radio Club Wolvega, J.Klaver PA3EOX, van Harenstraat 70, 8471 JG Wolvega, Netherlands.

(CHG 3/2002)


Truckers Award

Contact 15 members of this group of "truckers" after 1 Mar 1982. SWL OK. One point per member, except PA3DCP and PD0ICS= 2 and PD0LLM =3. CEPT QSO's = 5 points each. Only mobile contacts. Member list available from sponsor or K1BV for SASE/IRC. GCR list and fee of 3.5€ or $US5 to: J.E. De Jonge PD0LLM, Sieper 19, 3448 WH Woerden, Netherlands. 

Member List: DL8BDJ  ON4ABW  PA0HBX  PA0JWX  PA0T  PA0UI  PA3BSG  PA3CFC  PA3CIL  PA3CSS  PA3DPC  PA3DVV  PA3EDM  PA3EGU  PA3EJA  PA3EJS  PA3EWC  PA3FCM  PA3FGQ  PA3FKG  PA3FNN  PA3FPE  PA3GAF  PA3GEL  PA3GKN  PA3GSL  PA5HJ  PA8GB PB0AJT  PB0AMU  PD0DBU  PD0DGK  PD0ICS  PD0JLY  PD0JMG  PD0KW  PD0LIB  PD0LLM  PD0MNL  PD0NNP  PD0NUD  PD0NZR  PD0OQB  PD0PNC  PD0RKO  PD1AED  PD2CDF  PD2MAR  PD2VDP  PD3EDA  PD3JAG  PD4MB  PD7DIG  PD9G  PD9RD  PE1IJT  PE1IQF  PE1KTR  PE1KYH  PE1LPQ  PE1LPQ  PE1MBC  PE1MPA  PE1MPQ  PE1MQP  PE1NEN  PE1RFC. 

(CHG 9/2009)


 --- VERON Series ---

General Requirements: Contacts on or after 1 June 1945. No use of repeater or satellite modes. Apply with a GCR list and fee of 5€ or 7 IRCs for each award. Endorsement stickers require only a SAE/IRC.  Awards Manager: P.T.Koning PA1CW, Rosa Manusstraat 2, 1991 SZ Velserbroek, Netherlands.  

Internet:  http://pacc.veron.nl/awards.html 
E-mail:  theo@pa1cw.com

 

(Chg 1/26/2017)

PACC (PA Century Club)

Work 100 different Dutch stations (PA PB PD PE PI) after 1 June 1945. Available for HF, VHF, UHF or SHF. Endorsements for each 100 more up to 900.  Contacts made during the annual PACC contest also count and don't have to be confirmed by a QSL card, provided that the PA station has submitted a log in that contest. 

(Chg 7/2001)

PAMC (PA Mille Club)

Work 1000 different Dutch stations as above after 1 June 1945. Endorsement stickers each further 1250 up to 2500.


Very High Speed Club

Formed in 1961 to encourge the ability to send and receive very high speed CW. To join, be active on the HF bands using CW speeds of 40 WPM or higher and show your ability to read and send at this speed perfectly.

VHSC members may give you a recommendation for membership. This may be earned by having a 2-way CW contct with a VHSC member for at least 30 minutes using telegraphy speed of 200 letters per minute or higher (PARIS base, 40 WPM). No keyboards or decoders are allowed during these contacts. After receiving 4 recommendations, send with your application for membership together with a fee of 10 IRCs or eqivalent to: D.J. Hoogma PA0DIN, Schoutstraat 15, 6525 XR Nijmegen, Netherlands. All the recommendations must show the duration of the QSO and specifically mention the CW speed used. Your application should contain a statement that you did not use a keyboard or recorder. Certificate of membership is sent. List of VHSC members from sponsor or K1BV for SASE. (No, K1BV doesn't qualify, but he loves CW.)


Voorne-Putten Award

Contact Voorne and Putten departments R42 stations after 1 May 1981.  SWL OK.  PA's need 15 points.  Europeans need 2 including one contact with club station PI4VPO, all others need just one station plus PI4VPO.  Point values: HF/UHF/SHF = 3, and VHF = 1.  Club station PI4VPO = 4 points for HF/UHF/SHF and 2 for VHF.  All bands and modes, except repeater. Use official application found on their website.  GCR list and fee of 5€ or $US6 to: Cor Nuis PA2CNR, Rog 19, 3225 XG Hellevoetsluis, Netherlands.

E-mail: pa2cnr@amsat.org 
Internet:    http://a42.veron.nl/award/award.htm 

Chg 2/14 


Wadden Island Award

Work or hear on HF = 3 or VHF = 2 stations on at least 2 of the following Dutch islands: Texel, Vlieland, Terschelling, Ameland and Schiermonnikoog. SWL reports may be used for one of the required stations. Contacts after 1 Jan 1980. GCR list and 3€ or $US3 to Fred Tot PE1DJE, Ecuadorstraat 19, 8881 CT West Terschelling, Netherlands. 

(CHG 3/2002)


Waterland Diploma

Contact members of the Waterland Group after 1 July 1987. Their cards will often be marked with a circular hand stamp reading "WATERLAND AWARD 1 PUNT". PA's need 10, EU need 5, all others 3, and the requirement for achieving the award starting 1-1-2011 is 20 points.. For contacts after 1-4-96, stickers available for 20, 30 and 40 additional points; fee for stickers is SASE for PA, 1 IRC or $US1 SWL OK. QSO's with members in PA = 1 point, outside Europe = 3. QSO's with PI4WLD or PA3EHW = 5 points. points for achieving the award starting 1-1-2011 is 20 points.SWL OK. GCR list and fee of 5€ or $US6 to: Martin Ouwehand PF9A, Gruttoplanstoen 14, 1131 ME Volendam, Netherlands. 

Member list: http://www.veronwaterland.nl/waterland_award_en.htm 

(CHG 11/2012)


Windmill Award

Contact 3 Dutch IPARC (International Police Association Radio Club) members. SWL OK. Stations in PA may qualify by making contact with 5 on VHF or 3 on HF. GCR list and fee of 5€, DFl.5, DM5, $US5 or 5 IRCs to: Award Manager, Tjerry Hoonakker PA4T, Reling 12, 1034NA Amsterdam, Netherlands. 

Internet:  http://www.iparc.nl 

(Chg 4/2010)


Zeeuws Vlaanderen Award

Contact 10 members of VERON Section Zeeuws Vlaanderen Regio 47 on or after 1 April 1982.  QSL cards from SWL stations in R47 also count.  GCR list and fee of 5€ or $US5 to: VERON Afd. Zeeuws Vlaanderen, Het Zand 41, 4576 CB Koewacht, Netherlands.

(Rewrite 3/2005)


Zoetermeer Award

Contact stations in Zoetermeer after 1 January 2007. Zoetermeer is in Regio 18. SWL OK.  PA's need 15 points, other EU need 10, all others 7.  Clubstation PI4RAZ = 5 points, stations in Zoetermeer = 2.  Repeater, satellite and echolink contacts and /M or /MM stations outside Zoetermeer are NOT valid.  All QSOs must have been made from the same QTH or within a radius of 10km of the same QTH. .  Send GCR list and fee of 5€ or $US7 to: Piet Hartman PE1FLO, Zijlberg 2, 2716NA Zoetermeer, Netherlands. 

Internet: http://www.pi4raz.nl/index.php?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=65 

(Chg 10/13)


Zutphen Award

Issued by the Zutphen Radioamateurs who belong to VERON and VRZA. Contact or hear at least 5 station in Zutphen on or after 1 Jan 1972. All bands and modes. Mobile contacts OK if one of the two stations is at their home QTH. Zutphen Field Day Station PI4ZUT or PI4YSS counts for two contacts. GCR list and fee of 2.25€, $US3 or 5 IRCs to: J.G. Altena PA0JAZ, Mulderskamp 108, 7205 BX Zutphen, The Netherlands.

(Rewrite 3/2002)


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