LINKS and more links to award pages......
DXers and Award Hunters - here's a
good link to Postage Requirements
(Tks KW0U 8/2005)
Hunting European Castles and Fortresses is one of the
latest popular activities. Here are some sites which provide award
rules and extensive lists of valid structures and localities which count
for the respective awards:
1. DFCF French castles and fortress award:
Andorra - Diplome Andorra 5 Bandes (Chg 10/2009)
Argentina - the official Radio Club Argentino site with an extensive awards series.
Argentina - Argentine and South American Lighthouse Awards, incl complete list of Argentine LH.
Argentina - CW Group of Argentina (Five Argentine Islands Award and "LU6DJX" Award.
Aruba - The Aruba Award
Australia - Southern Cross Award (Chg 10/2009)
Australia - Tasmanian Devil Award Chgd 8/2006
Australia - VK1 Award
Australia - Zone 29 Award (Chg 10/2009)
Australia - Wireless Institute of Australia Series (WIA DXCC, WAVKCA, HAVKCA, WAS(VHF), Australian VHF CC, WIA Antarctic Award, WIA Grid Square Award, Royal Flying Doctor Service Award.) (Chg 10/2009)
Australia - Young Endeavour Award (Revised 2/2004)
Belarus - AGB Award Program. Large and interesting collection. l(Chg 2/2011)
Belgium - Bokkerijders Award.
Belgium - Public Transport Club Award (ON4PTA Award)
Belgium - UBA National Awards program page. Some large and lovely images of their certificates. (Chg 10/2009)
Bermuda - Award Program of the Radio Society of Bermuda.
Brazil - CWSP Club Awards rules.
Brazilian Awards - a lot of them! At least they give me credit for "borrowing" the info. (Revised 3/2004)
Brazil - Brazilian Island, Lighthouses, Historical Fortifications Awards (Revised 2/2013)
Bulgaria - the BFRA series on LZ4BU's page.
Canada - Bruce ARC Award
Canada - Calgary Stampede Award - Wild, Wild West, Canadian style.(Chg 10/2009)
Canada - Islands Award program. VE3XN and WD8MGG have researched a LOT of Canadian islands for this one.
Canada - Ontario Award. A Canadian county based award.
Canada - Radio Amateurs of Canada website. The "More Canadian Awards" link has rules for about 29 awards!)(Chg 10/2009)
Canada - Worked All VE Award.(Chg 10/2009)
Chile - Diplomas y concursos de Federachi series of 4 awards for the main page but this site is now built like a blog so for the Awards info, you have to go to "Comision Concursos y Diplomas" and there you will get the rules for each award, on separate pages and in Spanish only.(Chg 10/2009)
Chile - Radio Club of Chile Series - 6 interesting awards featured. (New 3/2005)
China - CRSA award page. Mixed Chinese and English text. But understandable.(Chg 10/2009)
Costa Rica - Radio Club of Costa Rica awards page.
Cuba - Federacion de Radioaficionados de Cuba awards page. Nice series.
Cuba - FRC IOTA page.
Czech Republic - CRC awards page. (Rev 3/2004)
Czech Republic - Worked DIG-OK Members Award (Corrected URL 3/2005)
Czech Republic - Telegraphy Friends Club (Corrected 10/2005)
Czech Republic - OK-DX Club (Added 10/2005)
Czech Republic - OK DX Foundation Award (Corrected URL 3/2005)
Denmark - Danish Island Award and Danish Lightship Award XXI
Denmark - EDR Danish awards page. A nice big collection.(Chg 10/2009)
Ecuador - HC8/HD8 DX Award and Republic of Ecuador Awards - by Dr. Rick Dorsch NE8Z/HC1MD (Chg 10/2009)
England - RSGB Society Go to their award page. Large awards series.
England - RSGB IOTA awards page.
England - Worked All Britain Series. A major English awards program.
England - British Amateur Radio Teledata Group (BART). Digital Modes featured.
England - Royal Signals ARS Awards Series
England - Castles and Statley Houses Award. Operations from castles and mansions in England. 1/2006 (Tks IN3NJB)
England - Summits on the Air. (SOTA) Lightweight portable ham radio operating on mountain tops. 1/2006 (Tks IN3NJB)
England - UK Six Meter Group Awards Program (Chg 10/2009)
Estonia - Estonia Society (EST) awards page.(Chg 10/2009)
Finland - Finnish Amateur Radio League (SRAL) awards page. (Revised 1/05)
France - REF Award listing.
France - DDFM (French Departments) and DPF (French Provinces) F5GSD is custodian for REF. Rules in French and English. Added 3/2004
France - European World Wide Award, Council of Europe and CERAC Award Chg 5/09
France - Regional National Park Awards
France - World Lighthouse Award (Text in English and French)
France - Worked Zones SWL, TV-FV Award, French Prefix Award (DPXF) by Pierre F-10095.
Germany - AGCW Awards Series (CW interest group) Corrected URL 9/17/2009
Germany - D.A.R.C. Official Page (German language)
Germany - Complete list of DOK's (club designations very important for DL awards)
Germany - Complete list of DOK's for German awards:
Germany - DL5MX's WAE Award Page (English/German)
Germany - Diploma Interest Group (DIG) Series. This is the BIG award hunter club in Germany. Excellent series of awards themselves. German Language. (Corrected 9-17-09)
Germany - EFA-DL Award. By German Railway Amateurs.
Germany - a "post it yourself" database arrangement of awards from around the world. Give it a try.
Germany - Gifhorn Group - several dozen awards, somebody has a great imagination there.
Germany - Geothe Award.(Chg 1/2010)
Germany - German Islands Award.
Germany - JAIG Award (Chg 1-2010)
Germany - Lightvessel Award. (Chg 10/2009)
Germany - Lubeck Award
Germany - Marine Operators (German Naval Group) Series
Germany - Neanderthal Award (10-10)
Germany - Awards of the District of Saxony-Anhalt (Chg 1/2010)
Germany - Tunnel Award/Underground Award (Strange!)
Gibraltar - GARS official awards page.
Greece - Radio Association of Greece (RAAG) awards page.(Chg 10/2009)
Greece - Alexander the Great (Contest Team of Northern Greece)
Hong Kong - HK Amateur Radio Transmitting Society (HARTS). English and Chinese pages.
Hungary - Sarret Award Chg 1/22/12
Iceland - Icelandic Radio Association Official Series (TF5BW)
Indonesia - ORARI Series of 6 very colorful awards.
Indonesia - All Borneo and Kinabalu Awards by 9M6ST
Ireland - Irish Radio Transmitters Society.
Ireland - Links to all of the EI Awards as well as VHF and DIG (German) awards programs.
Israel - Holyland Award Chg 10/23/09
Israel - Israel Amateur Radio Club award page. Good collection of 4X awards. Chg 10/23/09
Italy - Giant list of 49 Italian awards - from the 425DX Group. This group is famous for their DX information bulletins. Chd 10/23/09
Italy - Campania Islands Award
Italy - Italian Islands Award
Italy - Italian Lake Islands Award Tks Luca IK0QDB
Italy - Lecce - Terra d'Otranto (Tks IK7JWX) (Changed 10/09)
Italy - Salento Islands Award (including island list)
Italy - Luis Trenker Award
Italy - Worked all Italian Squares Award 9-22-05
Japan - JARL awards page. A very large collection of awards, HF and VHF.
Japan - Japan Award Hunters Group Series (6 intriguing awards) Rules in English language.
Japan - JAIA Club Award - there are 18278 2 and 3 letter suffixes, basic award starts at 1000!
Japan - Japan Dental Health League Award Changed 10/09)
Japan - Keymen's Century of Japan Award (Changed 10/09)
Japan - Mutsugo Award
Japan - Spelled Yamaguchi Award (Changed 10/09)
JI1CMZ Award Page Toshio's awards page - links to interesting JA awards.
Korea - Korean Amateur Radio League series. (Click on "English" link, then to "Awards".
Korea - Gippoon Soshik Award
Korea - Korea Ladies ARC Award
Korea - Kumsan Award
Latvia - Latvian Amateur Radio League award page.
Lebanon - Worked Oscar Delta Award (Rules found on Luxembourg page, look near bottom of page).
Lithuania - from the Lithuanian National Society.
Luxembourg - FIRAC Award (railway hams)
Luxembourg - Luxembourg Amateur Radio Society awards page.
Macedonia - Macedonia DX Award from Z35M's page.
Macedonia - MDXG Award by the Macedonia DX Group
Mexico - Federacion Mexicana de Radio Experimentadores (FMRE) awards page. Spanish language.
Moldova - Moldova - ER Banner Award by the Asociatia Radioamatorilor din R. Moldova
Netherlands - VERON Award Series and links to MANY other Dutch award per Peter, NL-7909 pages. Changed 10/09
Netherlands - VRZA Award Series (Changed 10/09)
Netherlands - RCK Award
Netherlands - West-Flanders Windmill Award
Netherlands - International Police Amateur Radio Club Series - from many countries.
New Zealand - NZART awards page. Some unique short term listings. (Changed 10/09)
New Zealand - ZL1TM's excellent page. NZART and others.
Norway - 100 LA Award. Work 100 Norwegian stations. New 2/2005
Norway - Worked All Norwegian Communes Award
Paraguay - ZP Awards Program
Philippines - Philippines DX Foundations Series by DU1SAN
Poland - Polish Amateur Radio Union (PZK) awards page including "Powiat" listing. (Change 10/09)
Poland - Polish Islands Award
Poland - SP5PB award page. Excellent images. English language.
Portugal - Castles and Fortresses of Portugal Diploma (New 3-04)
Portugal - Portuguese Islands Award (Changed 10/09))
Portugal - Portuguese Islands Plaque
Romania - Romanian Amateur
Radio Federation Series plus the Timisoara Award Revised
Romania - Semenic Mountain Award
Romania - YO3AC Memorial Diploma Added 2/2007
Russia - Russian Robinson Awards. Interesting and challenging series of 6 awards.
Russia - SKIF Contest Group Awards Program.
Scotland - Worked all GM and Worked All Scottish Regions Award. (New 6/2004)
Scotland - Islands of Scotland Award. An alternate URL that may be used is here.
Scotland - Northern Lighthouse Weekend Awards
South Africa - South Africa Radio League Series. Challenging and beautiful awards.
South Africa - The Pretoria Award
Spain - Union de Radioaficionados Espanoles (URE) (Click on Area HF, then diplomas).
Spain - EA Islands of the Interior - Rules and big list of eligible islands.
Switzerland - Union of Swiss Shortwave Amateurs awards page.
Switzerland - Locarno Award Beautiful multicolor aerial photo of the city and the surrounding mountains.
Switzerland - Zurichsee Award
Taiwan - CTARL official awards page.
Uruguay - 19 Departments Award.
USA - Appalachian Trail Awards. Promoting hiking activities in the 14 states covered by the Trail.
USA - ARRL Awards Program (RCC, WAS, VHF/UHFCC, A-1 Op, Friendship, WAC.
USA - Worked Albany Radio Club Members (WARM)
USA - Amsat organization awards page.
USA - ARRL's DXCC Program. - application forms, rules, country lists, top 100 and much more.
USA - Baton Rough ARC (Parish Award and Red Stick Award)
USA - Chesapeake Bay Lighthouse Award
USA - Colorado QRP Club. One is for members only, several open to all, including a Colorado County award.
USA - CQ Magazine Series (Worked All Zones, Worked All Prefixes, USA-CA)
USA - Worked All Cummins (3 brothers K6MYH, AD4S and W5CE)
USA - Frankford Radio Club (FREE) (Corrected 12/2012)
USA - Geratol Award (75 meters award).
USA - Worked All Grumman ARC Award
USA - KO6LU Series Interesting series of 25 awards based on geographical and call sign themes.
USA - Lighthouse Page by K2JXW. USA Coordinator for National/Internatonal Lighthouse/Lightship Weeks.
USA - Low Band Monitor Award Program
USA - MARAC Page. Mobile Amateur Radio Club, county hunting info.
USA - Worked All Members Once (Radio Club of El Cajon, Calif.)
USA - MIR Achievement Award
USA - Native American Counties Award
USA - Worked All New Jersey Award
USA- New Jersey DX Award
USA - Northern Ohio DX Association Award
USA - Pagoda Award (Reading, PA Radio Club) (Corrected 5/2005)
USA- Pennsylvania "Keystone" Award (Added 5/2005)
USA - PA 67 Challenge (Chg 12/12)
USA - West Park Radiops Award Program - Cleveland, Ohio group.
USA - Worked All Texas Award (The most counties  in the USA)
USA - Triple H Award Series (40 meters late night net)
USA - US Island Award PageUSA - Purple Crystal Award. Beware if you go to Fenton, MI.
USA - QRP ARCI series.
USA - QRPp Award. For the really low power enthusiast.
USA - USA-CA. K1BV is the custodian on behalf of CQ MAGAZINE for this US Counties Award.
USA - Vintage Radio DX Award. Using really old equipment!
USA - Worked All Virginia Counties Award (3/2005)
USA - Washington Totem Award.
USA - Westpark ARC (Ohio) series.
USA - World Radio Magazine Awards (CATZ and 100 Nations) A great little magazine.
USA - YASME Award
USA - 10-10 Awards Program
USA - Allii Chapter 10-10 International - chapter awards page.
USA - 48 Hour 100 Nation Award. Challenging award for weekend contesting.
USA - 3905 Century Club Series.
Venezuela - Official site of Radio Club Venezolano.
Yugoslavia - YU1AB listing of several awards.
Yet another island hunting data source from W9DC
K1DWU's Ham-Link Collection - GIANT collection validated on a weekly basis.
HL1KIS Collection of Award Links. Awesome!
International Police Amateur Radio Club Including thumbnail pictures of all awards.
Lighthouse Award Links Lots of them all in one site.
K4HB's DX Postal Info Page - provides info on postal rates and whether that dollar you enclosed will be enough.