Newly listed awards "discovered" in 2017

FILE 1 for 2018

This is a file containing new and permanent awards discovered during 2017. 

As newly discovered awards are added to the K1BV Directory, I place them in this working file.  At the end of the year, all of the awards are placed into the individual country files.  Usually all rules/conditions are OK, but this file may occasionally have incomplete data, until clarified by the sponsor. 

Entries outlined in green are the most recent entries. 

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COUNTRY Name of Award Date Added Source
BELGIUM Valuereux Liegeois Diploma 2/27/17 ON5AM
ITALY International Space Station Award 2/13/17 Radio Fun Cluster
ITALY Diploma of Italian Museums 1/13/16 Radio Fun Cluster
POLAND Warszawa Award 2/27/17 Facebook
RUSSIA Crimean Flora and Fauna Award 1/4/17 QRZ.ru
RUSSIA Crimean Lighthouses Award 1/4/17 QRZ.ru
RUSSIA Work Members of the Club CRA Krasnodar Territory ( KDR-KR ) 1/3/17 QRZ.ru
RUSSIA ---- Tomsk Series --- 2/27/17 QRZ.ru
UKRAINE

Burshtinovy Edge  (Amber) Diploma

1/2/17 QRZ.ru

 


BELGIUM                                          Valuereux Liegeois Diploma

The name "Valeureux Liégeois" is based on a patriotic song created in 1790 by Abbe Ramoux, when the Liège Revolution threatened the return of the Austrian troops re-establishing the authority of the prince-bishop Cesar Constantine Francis de Hoensbroeck. It is an important part of the heritage of life in Liege, Belgium.  The Certificate "VALEUREUX LIÉGEOIS" is awarded for QSOs made between the members of the UBA-LGE section and amateurs from all over the world

Rules and conditions:
1.  All frequencies and modes are accepted except for the QSO in portable, satellite and repeater.
2.   Only contacts made from 1st January 2017 will be taken into account.
3.    This certificate is valid for all licensed radio amateurs and SWL (Short Waves Listener).
4.    Candidates must provide proof of having contacted and confirmed five members of UBA-Liege section.
5.    The Call Sign ON5VL (Valeureux Liegeois) is equal to 2 QSOs.
6.    A QSO is valid when it is confirmed by the correspondent.
7.    QSL cards are NOT required, just send a log extract from call book.
8. To obtain "Valeureux Liegeois" you must fill out an application form: http://on5vl.e-monsite.com/medias/files/valeureux-liegeois-1.pdf    This PDF document can be written on by the applicant. Once you complete it, attach to your e-mail cover letter and then forward it to this contact address: ON5vl1@gmail.com The certificate will be mailed back to you at no cost by e-mail.

The official list of members of the UBA-LGE section is regularly updated and has 62 members on 1st January 2017.
Membership List:
N1YQ   ON3ACP ON3DIB ON3HAG
ON3JP  ON3JVI ON3LMA ON3SSF
ON4CH  ON4DX  ON4GM  ON4IJ
ON4KCD ON4KCP ON4KGA ON4KGL
ON4KJC ON4KSP ON4KLG ON4KVF
ON4LRG ON4PU  ON4WU  ON4YY
ON5AM  ON5GD  ON5HE  ON5KAH
ON5LA  ON5PO  ON5QD  ON5RY
ON5VDK ON5VL  ON6AC  ON6CV
ON6DP  ON6JY  ON6MM  ON6PF
ON6QP  ON6RD  ON7AP  ON7ZZ
ON8OW  ON8SM  OQ6P   OP0P
OT4Z   ONL01076 ONL02195 ONL02726
ONL03203 ONL03330 ONL11480 ONL11995
ONL12004 ONL12150 ONL12174 ONL12200
ONL12220 ONL12224

E-mail: on5am@uba.be

Internet (website): http://on5vl.e-monsite.com/on5vl/association/diplome-du-valeureux-liegeois.html  
Internet (member list): http://on5vl.e-monsite.com/medias/files/valeureux-liegeois-1.pdf 

Tks ON5AM 2/25/17


ITALY                                                        International Space Station Award 

This award was established on February 6, 2017 to honor the men and women living and working on the International Space Stateion and is available to all licensed operators and SWL’s. The basic requirement is to earn at least 15 points for the Italian stations, 10 points for European stations and 5 Points for non European stations. SWLs have the same requirements for hearing the same number of stations.

Activations are sponsored by the award manager and any stations who want to activate one of these special event stations can make a request to iss@crt.red and agree to make contacts at least 5 days prior to advertisement of the activation by Conero Radio Team and friends. The activators for the special event station will say "CQ CQ CRT ISS" or "CQ CQ CRT INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION" All of these stations are valid and provide one point, and can be contacted once on Same day, or more times in different bands.

The following ham bands used: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10 meters. The graphics of the AWARD will be Changed at the start of every year. The award will print the particular step you have reached, and you can request a diploma at any of the following numbers of contacts:

Italian 15, 30, 50, 75, 100, 150, 200, 300 EACH hundred ....
European: 10, 20, 40, 80, 100, 150, 200 and EACH hundred..
Extraeuropean: 5, 15, 30, 50 and 50 and EACH fifty.

Activators will receive an award in pdf format for EVERY 5 Activities. Rankings are not provided for Activators. For Any Information write to iss@crt.red .

E-mail: iss@crt.red
Internet: http://www.crt.red/2015-05-08-15-26-25/i-s-s-award

Tks EB3WH 2/12/17


 

ITALY                                                           Diploma of Italian Museums

The award is designed to be a permanent Diploma organized by Conero Radio Team and AIRS Section Valli di Lanzo. The Diploma IMA has established in order to publicize Italian Museums and enhance the cultural, historical and architectural values that come from museums. Each Museum has a collection, public or private, of objects relative to one or more fields of culture, science and technology.  The Italian law, Article 101 of Legislative Decree 22 January 2004 n. 42, regarding the "Code of cultural heritage and landscape", defines a museum as "a permanent structure that acquires, catalogs, preserves, order and exposes cultural heritage for educational purposes and study".

The types of museums vary from those of larger size, often located in large cities, to those of smaller size.

The types of museums include: :


Anthropology
Applied arts
Botanical and Zoological Gardens
Figurative Arts
Handicraft

 

History
Military History
Natural history
Numismatics
Philately
Science
Technology 

Within these types, many museums specialize further, as for example: Modern Art Museums, Local History, History of Aviation, Agriculture and Geology. 
The objects of the collections in a museum are often recorded and cataloged allowing the visitor to know the year of dating, the origin and the author of the artifacts.

AWARD RULES:

1. The rules for "activators" are not included in this list of rules for "chasers". Activators should refer to web site.
2. The rules apply all the bands allocated to the Amateur Radio Service in Italy on shortwave from 80 to 10 meters.
3. The following emission modes are valid: CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK.
4. The official list of museum references is published on the site.
5. QSL confirming the QSO are optional.
6. SWL are eligible for the award under a separate classification.
7. Two categories of diploma IMA are planned: Hunter and Expeditioner.
8. The Diplomas are free and are sent via e-mail in digital format, ready to be printed directly from the applicant with a common printer. Printed paper diplomas are not supported.
9. The award is issued in levels as follows:
a. Italian Hunter applicants must have be contacted at least 20, 50, 100, 150, 200 or higher.different museum references.
b. For European applicants, contacts with 10, 20, 50, 150, 200 and higher.
c. Applicants from all other countries need 5 10, 20, 50, 100, 150, 200 and so forth references.
10. For any dispute the decision of the 'Award Manager is final and unappealable.
11. Official listings of eligible Italian museums are found at: http://www.anconaline.com/ima/REFERENZE.pdf
12. A mailing list dedicated to this subject is available from the sponsor. Contact them at musei@crt.red .
13. These regulations may be subject to changes and refinements.
14. The following have developed the award:

Award Manager: Giancarlo IW6ATQ
Technical Manager: Danilo IZ1HVD

E-mail: musei@crt.red
Internet: https://diplomamuseiitaliani.jimdo.com/regolamento/

Tks Radio Fun DX Cluster 1/109/17


POLAND                                                  WARSZAWA Award

The Warszawa Award is sponsored by SP5KCR Club for the Defense League Communications and is available for all licensed amateurs and SWLs who conduct a QSO/SWL with amateur stations in the City of Warsaw on or after February 24, 1921. All bands and modes OK.

DX-stations need 3 QSOs with stations from Warsaw.
European stations need 5 QSOs with stations from Warsaw
SP Stations need 10 QSO with stations from Warsaw.

A great opportunity to work multiple stations from Warsaw is to participate in the SPDX-Contest organized every year on the first full weekend of April.

Award fee is:
• for Polish stations 10 zloty.
• for all others, 5 €, $7 or 5 IRC.

You can make a deposit to the account of the WOT PZK VOLKSWAGEN BANK direct account no. 91 2130 0004 2001 0477 5524 0001 or by bank transfer to a PayPal account lin below

Application may be downloaded from:  http://www.sp5kcr.eu/images/stories/gify/award_warszawa.pdf

Apply using one of the following addresses:

SQ5WWK Warsaw Branch PZK, P. O. Box 3, 00-955 Warsaw, Poland 15, Poland.
SQ5WWK W³odzimierz Karczewski, P.O. Box. 9, 02-788 Warsaw 126, POLAND.

Internet: http://www.sp5kcr.eu/48-dyplomy/dyplomy-wydane/113-dyplom-warszawa-warszawa-award.html 

Thanks to Facebook Page of Radio Amateur Awards


RUSSIA                          Crimean Flora and Fauna Award                 AYAN1

This award is sponsored by the AYAN DX TEAM and is devoted to the knowledge and preservation of the natural life inhabiting the Crimea.  Protected areas, whether land, water surface and the air space above them, where there are natural sites and objects which have special environmental, scientific, cultural, aesthetic, recreational value, should be protected.

Crimea - the land where nature includes: mountains, deep gorges, waterfalls, steppes, mountain meadows, fast and noisy rivers, evergreen subtropical luxury, gentle waters of warm seas are deserving of protection. Such areas cover more than 5.4% of the area of the Crimea peninsula.

The award program aims to inform a wide audience about the uniqueness and beauty of the Crimean flora and fauna.  The program includes two types of participants: activators and hunters. Activators reach protected areas and organize radio communications on the amateur bands (activation of the protected area). The activators contact the hunters, conducting radio communication with the hunters and are also included in the award program. 

The program rules are as follows: 
1. Criteria CRFF program.  The activators operate from protected areas of Crimea listed in the award rules. These locations are referred to as "references"). The references are listed in the "List of Protected Areas" of this Program.
2. CRFF Awards program. There are four levels of the program which apply to both activators and hunters. They are Third, Second, First degree, as well as the Hall of Fame - Honor Roll Plaque. There is also an Honorary Cup, which will be awarded to activators: The "Honored activator PA Crimea". 
3. Each reference contact may be worked one time for award purposes., regardless of band and mode used. Contacts may be made using any authorized HF or VHF bands, and all modes authorized. Do not count contacts made with various bands (cross-band), repeaters, communication via satellite, or communications during which the activator and the hunter use different types of modulation.
4 Award Levels:
     3rd degree: confirmed QSOs by the hunter making amateur radio contact by activators with 4 different references.
     2nd degree: confirmed QSOs by the hunter making amateur radio contact by activators with 8 different references.
     1st degree: confirmed QSOs by the hunter carrying amateur radio contact by activators with 16 different references.
     Honor Roll Plaqaue: the hunter must confirm QSOs with activators with 24 different references.
    Contacts with activators are valid for contacts made on or after 1 January 2013.

NOTE THAT THERE ARE SEPARATE RULES FOR ACTIVATORS WHICH ARE NOT COVERED IN THIS DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM..

4. A list of protected areas: A list of protected areas is based on a list of protected areas under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Crimea. The list published on the website of information-analytical system "Protected areas of Russia" (IAS "RF PAs") http://oopt.aari.ru/ . The numbering of references is provided in accordance with the numbering of the National Diploma Program PA Russia http://oopt.aari.ru/ .
5. Applications:
     a. Applications shall be made in any form. It is mandatory to specify contact information for communication with the applicant. (Provide call sign, date of contact, Band, Mode, RST and Official Protected Area number.
     b. If not possible to provide information in electronic form, you may drafting a written application, with subsequent shipment by mail.
     c. Applications are considered within two weeks. If you accept the declared results, award manager communicates with the applicant, according to the confirmation and agree on the payment method for a diploma or award. Diplomas and awards using digital methods will be sent to the e-mail address of the applicant free of charge. All other applicants, after receiving a copy of the payment receipt, diplomas in printed form will be sent to the address provided or delivered to an agreed method of delivery.  The Award Manager may be contacted by E-mail: uu1jn@mail.ru , or by telephone 79788310602.

6. Payment The cost of obtaining diplomas and awards.
     a. electronic delivery: FREE.
     b. paper certificates:|
          for residents of Russia: 50 rubles;
         for residents of the CIS countries: 3 Euro;
         for residents of other countries: 5 Euro.
     c.. Cost of the Honour Roll Plaque:
        for residents of Russia: 1300 rubles;
        for residents of the CIS countries: 20 Euro;
        for residents of other countries: 25 Euro.
     d. The above prices for paper and plaques does not include cost of postage. Contact sponsor for the additional cost depending on your location.

Extras. information: uu1jn@mail.ru
Internet: http://www.qrz.ru/awards/detail/406.html
Internet: (sponsor): http://cqdx.su/p164.htm

Tks QRZ.ru 1/1/17


RUSSIA                         Crimea Lighthouses Award (CRLA)               AYAN2

These awards are sponsored by Team AYAN DX TEAM.

1. Program Rules:   The award program includes two types of participants: activators and hunters. Activators travel to the territory of the lighthouse and organize the radio communications on the amateur bands (activation of the lighthouse). The activators operate from lighthouses and provide data for the hunters to earn awards. Hunters make contacts of the lighthouses from all over the world. Awards are provided for both activators and hunters. 

NOTE: THE RULES CONCERNING ACTIVATORS ARE NOT COVERED IN THIS ARTICLE.

2. CRLA Awards program.  For activators and hunters there are 4 levels or kinds of rewards: diplomas of the third, second and first degree, as well as the Hall of Fame - Honour Roll Plaque.
     a. Each lighthouse may be contacted and used for any level of the program only once, regardless of the band or mode. All contacts made on legal HF or VHF bands, are valid for the award.
     Contacts made with by cross-band , using repeaters communication via satellite, as well as contacts where the activator and the hunter use different modes are not permitted.
  
3. Award Levels:
     a. To obtain the diploma of the third degree it is necessary to make contacts with 4 different lighthouses,
     b. To obtain the diploma of the second degree it is necessary to make contacts with 8 different lighthouses.
     c. To obtain the diploma of the first degree it is necessary to make contacts with 16 different lighthouses.
     d. To obtain the Honour Roll Plaque the hunter must confirm QSOs with activators of 20 different lighthouses.
     e. All contacts must be made on or before May 1, 2014.
4. The Official List of lighthouses is based on descriptions of the Main Department of Navigation and Oceanography "Lights and signs of the Black and Azov Seas.". 
   Their WWW site has a unique digital map of the Crimea, containing data on every lighthouse that counts for the award.  Very helpful to lighthouse hunters. 
 5. Applications:
     a. Applications shall be made in any form. It shall include a list of contacts and the Call Sign, Date, Band, Mode, and the official number of the lighthouse.
     b. Written applications, sent by mail, are acceptable if electronic versions are not possible.
     c. The application will be considered by the custodian within two weeks. If you accept the declared results, award manager will communicate with the applicant, according to the confirmation and agree on the payment method for a diploma or award. Diplomas and awards in electronic form sent to the applicant specified e-mail address free of charge. After receiving a copy of the payment receipt, diplomas in printed form will be sent to the address provided or delivered to an agreed method of delivery.
6. The Contact Manager can be contacted by E-mail: uu1jn@mail.ru , or by telephone at 79788310602.
7. Payment The cost of obtaining diplomas and awards.
The cost of certificates delivered by electronic message is free.
     Other applicants:
          for residents of Russia: 150 rubles;
          for residents of other countries: 5 Euro.
     Cost Honour Roll Plaque:
          for residents of Russia: 1500 rubles;
          for residents of other countries: 25 Euro.
Note: The charges for diplomas and awards do not include the costs of delivery. Contact the awards custodian to determine these costs.

E-mail: uu1jn@mail.ru
Internet: http://www.qrz.ru/awards/detail/438.html
Internet: http://cqdx.su/p0141.htm


RUSSIA                 Work Members of the Club CRA Krasnodar Territory (KDR-KR)

This award was created in order to increase the activity of and promotion of the amateur radio club "Certified Members amateur radio operators." Contact with any amateur station who is a member of the Krasnodar Territory Radio Club (CRA), using any mode of transmission or band.

Each QSO = 1 point.

Points needed to earn the award:
Class III - 10 points;
Class II - 25 points;
Class I - 40 points;

For SWL’s, the diploma can be earned on the same basis as amateur stations.
The founder and manager of the diploma is A. Ivanec, RV6AMZ .

Special conditions: a computer check will be made to check if requirements have been met by the applicant. Contacts will be credited ONLY for those stations who register with the system. See http://rv6amz.ru to be familiar with the procedures as this group will issue an award (at no cost) but you have to enter contact data on their website. .

Internet:  http://rv6amz.ru
Internet (search page) https://translate.google.com/translate?sl=auto&tl=en&j http://rv6amz.ru/find.php Use this page to see if your contacts have been posted.

Tks QRZ.ru 1/1/17


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1. 

RUSSIA                                Tomsk RDA Award

This award is sponsored by the Tomsk group of radio amateurs with the Council PO CPP in the Tomsk region. The diploma is awarded for establishing radio communications with any amateurs who are resident in the Tomsk region using any mode and HF and VHF bands.

Requirements: Contact at least ten administrative districts of the Tomsk region (using the Russian District Award list «RDA»). Each of the four administrative districts of Tomsk are required. Contacts must have been made from a starting date of 1 January 2014.

The requirement for amateur radio operators of the Tomsk region is that within one calendar year, to make at least 150 QSOs with any amateur radio stations,

SWLs may earn the certificate on the same terms. The diploma is free of charge, and will be sent to you exclusively in electronic format. The application for the award shall be made by e-mail to the sponsor with a log extract of the contacts listed by text files. Application must show the call sign, name to be used on the diploma. Send info to R9HBD@mail.ru , the manager of the diploma is Gulyaev Alexander Nikolaevich / RA9H /.

AREAS OF TOMSK REGION
TO-01 KIROVSKY
TO-02 Leninsky
TO-03 OCTOBER
TO-04 SOVIET

CITIES OF regional subordination TOMSK REGION
TO-07 cedar
TO-08 Strezhevoi
TO-09 SEVERSK

AREAS OF THE District of Tomsk region
TO-10 ALEXANDROVSKY AREA
TO-11 Asinovsky District / incl. g.ASINO /
TO-12 Bakcharsky District
TO-13 VERKhNEKETSKIJj AREA
TO-14 Zyryanskaya AREA
TO-15 Kargasok District
TO-16 Kozhevnikovsky District
TO-17 Kolpashevsky AREA / incl. g.KOLPAShEVO /
TO-18 Krivosheinsky District
TO-19 Molchanovsky District
TO-20 Parabel District
TO-21 Pervomaisky district
TO-22 Teguldetsky District
TO-23, Tomsk region
TO-24 Chainsky District
TO-25 Shegarsky District

E-mail: r9hbd@mail.ru
Internet: http://hamradio.tomsk.ru/

Tks QRZ.ru: http://www.qrz.ru/awards/detail/2955.html   2/27/17

2.

RUSSIA                               Tomsk Digital Diploma

This award is sponsored by a group of radio amateurs of Tomsk together with the Council PO CPP in the Tomsk region in order to promote the use of digital amateur radio. The diploma is awarded for the contacts made by digital modes from the city of Tomsk and the Tomsk region on all HF and VHF bands.

Requirement: Earn a minimum of 70 points.

Point values and rules:
1. Each digital QSO = 5 points.
2. Radio communication with the club stations of the Tomsk region = 10 points,
3. SWLs of the region = 15 points.
4. Duplicate contacts with the same station are valid when working them on other bands.
5. All contacts must have been made on 1 January 2017.
6. SWL may earn the certificate on the same terms. Diploma is free and will be sent to you exclusively in electronic form.

The application for the award shall be made in electronic form on the basis of a log extract.  Application indicating the name of the diploma should be send by e-mail to R9HBD@mail.ru manager of the diploma is Gulyaev Alexander Nikolaevich / RA9H /.

E-mail: R9HBD@mail.ru
Internet: http://hamradio.tomsk.ru/

Tks: http://www.qrz.ru/awards/detail/2954.html

2/27/17


UKRAINE                                          Burshtinovy Edge (Amber region)

Amber is fossilized tree resin, valued for its color and natural beauty. As a gemstone, amber is made into decorative objects of all kinds, as an ingredient in perfumes and as a healing agent, and of course, as jewelry. One source of amber is found in the alluvial deposits in the Rivne region of Ukraine and adjacent areas of western Poland.

This award is sponsored by the Rivne regional branch of the League of Ukrainian radio amateurs.

Requirements: Make a minimum of 10 2-way QSOs (or SWL observations) with different amateur radio stations located in the Rivne region. Repeated contacts ok for the award as long as they are carried out on different bands and different modes. (CW, PHONE, DIGITAL).

Contacts for the award must be from January 1, 2015 or later. The diploma is now issued in digital format and distributed for free. If you wish a paper version of the diploma is 9 hryvnia for Ukranian stations which pays the postal costs.

The application for the award (in the form of a log extract) can be supplied in any computer text format. Be sure to include the name and surname of the applicant, call sign, and e-mail or postal address. The application should be sent to the manager diploma Tkachuk Vladimir UT5KW or by regular mail to the address: Tkachuk VV , Mira st, house 40, city Zdolbuniv, Rivne region, Ukraine, 35701, UKRAINE

E-mail: ut5ktt@yandex.ru
Internet: http://www.qrz.ru/awards/detail/461.html

Change made per DH1PAL and UT5KTT.


 

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