URUGUAY, VANAUTU, VENEZUELA

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URUGUAY

 --- Radio Club of Uruguay Series ---

General Requirements: GCR list signed by national awards manager or IARU association is acceptable. Fee for each award is $US5 or 10 IRCs. Apply to: Radio Club Uruguayo, Casilla de Correos 37, 11.000 Montivideo, R.O. del Uruguay. (94 CHG)

Communicados 19 Departamentos (C19D)

Work the 19 Uruguay departments. No mode or band restrictions. May be endorsed for mode or band at your request. Contacts after July 1945.

The department may be determined by the first letter after the call area:

ABC Montivideo I Pavnsadu O Tacuarembo
D Canelones J Salto P Rivera
E San Jose K Artigas R Maldonado
F Colonia L Florida S Lavalleja
G Soriano M Flores T Rocha
H Rio Negro N Durazno U Treinta y Tres
    V Cerro Largo

 (CHG 98)

All CX

Work one CX station in each of the 9 call areas after 23 Aug 1983. For CX amateurs, the 9 must be in at least 3 bands. A minimum of 24 hours must separate each qso.

33 Orientales Award

Contact any 33 Uruguayan stations from any location outside of Uruguay. No band or mode restrictions. May be endorsed for any mode or band at your request. Contacts after 1 Jan 1953.


URUGUAY

CXCW Award

Issued by the Grupo Uruguayo de Telegrafia for making cw only contacts with 5 CX stations including 3 of their members. SWL OK. Minimum RST is 338. Contacts after 1 August 1989. GCR list and fee of 6 IRCs to: CXCW Award Manager, Alberico B. Lopez CX4GL, 6 Sec Pol, 75001 Palmitos, Dp.Soriano, Uruguay.

Members: CX1DX JM CX2DF DK ET CX3AN AW DD EU GR MA CX4AW CQ GL SB SS VA CX5AAI BW BBI CO CX6BM CV CX7BY BBB BBU CX8BBH CX9AU CJ. 

(CHG 98)


URUGUAY

Radio Club Minas Award

Contact 7 stations in the Dept. of Lavalleja (1st letter of their suffix is "S"), 5 of which must be members of this club. Contacts after 1 September 1989. All bands and modes. Local stations must submit their QSL cards, all others may use GCR. Fee is 6 IRCs. Apply to: Award Manager, Radio Club Minas, PO Box 512, 30.000 Minas city, Dp. of Lavalleja, URUGUAY.

(TKS CX4HS)(90)


URUGUAY

San Jose Award

Contact 6 different San Jose, Uruguay stations any mode or band. Stations in this city have the letter "E" as the first letter of their suffix, such as CX1EA. GCR list and fee of 5 IRCs to: Radio Club San Jose, PO Box 59, 80000 San Jose, Dp. de San Jose, Uruguay. 

(TKS CX4HS)(90)


VANUATU

Vanuatu Amateur Radio Society Award (YJ8)

Contact six different YJ8 stations who are members of the Vanuatu Amateur Radio Society since 30 July 1980. Contacts may be cw, ssb or rtty. Two contacts with the same YJ8 station will be accepted if they are made on different days, bands or modes. Endorsements for all one mode, band or additional stations worked. GCR list and $2US or 10 IRCs to: Awards Manager, VARS, PO Box 665, Port Vila, Vanuatu.


VENEZUELA

    Radio Club Venezuela Series
General Requirements: GCR accepted.  Fee for each award is $US5.  Apply to: Radio Venezuelan Club, Commission of Aids and Diplomas, P.O. BOX 20285, Caracas 1020-A Venezuela.  (Recommended that Registered Mail be used to send money.)

Internet: http://www.radioclubvenezolano.org/ 

(Chg 4/11)

            Diploma YV9

Confirm each of the 9 Venezuelan call areas using any band or mode.  YV0 may be used to replace any missing call area.

            YV100, YV200, YV300
The award is available in 3 levels:
    YV100 requires 100 different Venezuelan stations.
    YV200 requires 200 different Venezuelan stations.
    YV300 requires 300 different Venezuelan stations.

        DX100, DX200, DX300
This is the Venezuelan version of the DXCC award.  All modes or bands may be used to work countries on the ARRL DXCClist.  It is granted after confirming at least 100, 200 or 300 different countries.  Submit a listing in alphabetical order of the prefix of the country containing date, hour and mode, and signed by two amateur radio operators of the QSL manager of your locality.

Internet: http://www.radioclubvenezolano.org/ 

Tks PA3CUZ 6/01

      Venezuelan States Award

Contact each of the 24 states (23 states plus the Capital District) which comprise the country of Venezuela on or after 1 January 1980. Available to any amateur or SWL in 4 versions: A- PHONE (SSB, AM, FM), B- CW, C- DIGITAL, D- MIXED

Contacts made by cross-band QSOs or those made through repeaters, nodes, relays or via Internet (echolink, iLink, etc) may not be used.. Satellite QSOs are accepted. The applicant, will have to demonstrate by means of the corresponding QSL cards, have contacted or listened all the Venezuelan States (24), can be worked in any band or mode assigned to the amateur radio.

Contact with stations operating portable in a Venezuelan state is considered valid. All contacts must be made with FIXED station locations, none with mobiles. The cards must be submitted along with a list of the contacts with full data including Station Worked, State, UTC, Date, Mode. Foreign stations need only send the list which must be certified by any society member of IARU. Fee for the award is 20.000 Bs for Venezuelan stations and $US12 or 24 IRC for all others. Apply to: D.E.V., RADIO CLUB VENEZOLANO, Comisión de Concursos y Diplomas, Apartado Postal 2285, Caracas 1010-A, Venezuela

VENEZUELAN STATES LIST

Amazonas      Carabobo      	   Lara              Sucre
Anzoátegui    Cojedes              Mérida            Táchira
Apure         Delta Amacuro        Miranda           Trujillo
Aragua        Distrito Capita      Monagas           Vargas
Barinas       Falcón               Nueva Esparta     Yaracuy
Bolívar       Guarico              Portuguesa        Zulia 

RULES FOR Venezuelan Stations Activating other States:

1. The station to contact has to be fixed, within the state limits. For that reason will not be considered valid contacts those conducted with stations of movable type, even being within the State limits.

2. The operators will be asked to demonstrate their stay in the State, by means of graphical proof (Such as pictures or video) in case of being queried by the Manager of the DEV. Graphical data like: location in the activated State, place of the station, facilities and members that compose the activation, for its validation must have made a minimum of 100 contacts.

3. Stations which are permanently located in each States, as the licensed State, do not need any special request to credit his own state.

Tks YV5GRB 11/206

      Venezuelan Islands Award

Contact at least 20 (30 for Venezuelan stations) of the islands belonging to the country of Venezuela on or after 1 January 1980. Available to any amateur station or SWL and is issued in 4 versions A- PHONE (SSB, AM, FM), B- CW, C- DIGITAL, D- MIXED.  Contacts by cross bands or modes may not be used, not those made through repeaters, nodes, relays or via Internet (echolink, iLink, etc). Satellite QSOs are accepted. All bands and modes.  The Basic award will be granted to any foreign operator or listener (SWL) who has worked (or SWL), at least, 20 Venezuelan islands from the DIV directory. Venezuelan stations will need 30.

A special award will be granted to any Venezuelan or foreign operator or listener (SWL) who has worked (or SWL, at least, 50 Venezuelan islands from the DIV directory.  The contact made by two stations, both on the same island, will be considered valid for this award. Those contacts made with portable stations will be considered valid,  Venezuelan stations must send the QSLs together with complete listing of contact data: Station Worked (Heard), Island, UTC time, Date, Mode. All others need to send the list of the contacts certified by any society member of IARU.  The D.I.V award fee for Venezuelan stations isl 20.000 Bs. And all others is $US12 $ or 24 IRC.  Apply to: D.I.V., RADIO CLUB VENEZOLANO, Comisión de Concursos y Diplomas, Apartado Postal 2285, Caracas 1010-A, Venezuela

Tks YV5GRB 11/2006

VENEZUELAN ISLANDS DIRECTORY

     Diploma Faros Venezolanos              
     (Venezuelan Lighthouse Award)

Sponsored by the RADIO CLUB VENEZOLANO, available to any amateur radio operator or SWL for contacting different lighthouses of Venezuela on or after 1 January 1980. The award may be endorsed for contacts made on Phone, CW, Digital or mixed modes.

The following contacts will not count: cross bands or modes, repeaters, nodes, relays or via Internet (echolink, iLink, etc). Satellite QSOs are OK. Contacts must be made with stations operating from the official list of lighthouses using any valid band or mode assigned to amateur radio.

Foreign stations (SWLs) need 20 different Venezuelan lighthouses.
Venezuelan stations (SWLs) need 30 different Venezuelan lighthouses.
Special Award for any station (SWL’s) for QSOs with at least 40 different Venezuelan lighthouses.

Contacts made by two different stations, both on the same lighthouse, will be considered valid for the object of this award. Those contacts made with portable stations will be considered valid, whenever they are within the effective legality.

Your applicaton must include the QSLs, without any no type of amendments or corrections, and include the following data: Station worked (heard), lighthouse reference number, UTC time and date, mode. Foreign stations only should send the list of the contacts certified by any society member of IARU.

The D.F.V award fee for Venezuelan stations is 20 Bs F. Fee for foreign stations is 12 $ ó 24 IRC. Apply to: D.F.V., RADIO CLUB VENEZOLANO, Comisión de Concursos y Diplomas Apartado Postal 20285, Caracas 1020-A, Venezuela.

The official list of lighthouses valid for this award is found on the internet reference below. 

Internet: http://www.radioclubvenezolano.org/dfvru.htm

Tks YV1DIG 1/19/10

     IARU-R2 Award

The IARU Region sponsors and the Radio Club of Venezuela administers this award for contacting at least 20 countries or entities of the 44 which comprise IARU Region 2.  Contacts on or after April 16, 1964.  Official application form that IARU-R2 provides must be used - located on their Internet site. 
     The application must be sent together with a certification from an IARU Member Society authorized person (i.e., an official DXCC or WAC card checker, your countries award manager, etc.)  If this is not possible, it will be mandatory to provide a photocopy of both sides of the QSLs involved.  Electronic verifications are not accepted. 
     
     The Region 2 countries are: Anguilla, Antigua y Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Montserrat, Netherland Antilles, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States (including Alaska), Uruguay and Venezuela.

     The award may be endorsed for all: MIXED, PHONE, CW, DIGIMODES or SATELLITE.
     Contacts may be made on the amateur bands of 160 through 6 meters, endorsable for any single band or mixed bands.
     All contacts must have been made from the same country and must be two-way QSOs.  No use of cross mode operation, except for SATELLITE.

Send the application, cards or copies and fee of $US10 or 10 current IRCs.  Allow 4 months to receive the award.  Mail to: Radio Club Venezolano, Award Manager IARU-R2, PO Box 20285 Caracas 1020-A, Venezuela.

E-mail: awardmanager@iaru-r2.org 
Internet: http://www.iaru-r2.org 

Tks K1BV Research 10/6/10 


VENEZUELA

Catatumbo Dimploma

Awarded for contacts with YV1 stations after 1 Jan 1981. Bolivarian and Central American Countries need 20, all other American countries 15, Europe and Africa 10, rest of the world 5. The R.C.V. official station YV1AJ will count for 3 contacts. Contacts may be in mixed modes, but mixed modes on a single contact are not valid. GCR list and 10 IRCs to: Radio Club Venezolano, PO Box 1214, Maracaibo 4001A, Venezuela.


VENEZUELA

Peninsula de Paraguana Award

Earn 17 points by working different stations / call signs of the Paraguana Team and the Peninsula of Paraguana area (Punta Cardon, Punto Fijo, Judibana, etc.) On any band or mode on or after 1-1-79.

Points: 5 for each QSO with members of Paraguana Team. 1 for each QSO with stations in Paraguana Peninsula area. GCR list and fee of $US6 or 6 IRCs to: Italo Stradiotto YV1AVO, PO Box 20, Punto Fijo, Edo. Falcon 4102, Venezuela. (Tks Internet)(00)

Paraguana Team Members: YV1TO AVO BGA DIG EIQ HI8CV/YV YW1AWO YW1A YY1D YW1D YX1D YY1DIG.

E-mail: yv1avo@telcel.net.ve


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