6ØATS Awards

Here below, a view of the 6ØATS  Awards available from october 2021, according to the Countries that have issued these particular Awards:

GERMANY

 

The local chapter S44 of DARC e.V. organizes the special call DQ6ØANT.

In recognition of the activities related to the 6Øth Anniversary of the entry into force of the Antarctic Treaty, the local association S44 issues the “DQ6ØANT Activity Award” in 3 levels.

 

More informations at: DQ60ANT Activity Award – 60 Jahre Antarktisvertrag

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Award conditions

 

The award can be acquired by all licensed radio amateurs. To apply for the award, at least 4 QSO’s must be made for the basic bronze diploma. Each QSO with DQ6ØANT can be scored once per band and mode. Operating modes in the sense of this diploma are CW, PHONE (SSB, FM, Digital Voice), DIGIHIS (RTTY, PSK, Hell) and DIGITAL (FT8, FT4). It count connections between 01.06.2021 and 31.12.2021.

 

 

Necessary for the class are:

Bronce – 4 QSO’s
Silver – 8 QSO’s
Gold – 12 QSO’s

For these diplomas to the operating modes CW, Phone and DIGITAL still the operating mode DIGIHIS, digital-historical, was introduced. These additional points should motivate the OP’s to start again the programs for RTTY and PSK.

 

The same website DQ60ANT Activity Award – 60 Jahre Antarktisvertrag  contains a good menu to surf and discover lots more incuding the possibilità to choose 4 different languages: German, English, French and Russian.

 

 

TNX,  S44 of DARC e.V., Volker Strecke  DL8JDX and Karsten Stephan DL1RUN

 

RUSSIA

Russian Robinson Club together with SRR and HAMLOG.Online will issue a special award and plaque

Award “6Øth Anniversary of the Antarctic Treaty”

To receive the award it is enough to make 1 QSO / SWL with each of 12 stations using special callsigns in a period from October 1st to December 31st, 2021.

WAP-324  R6ØANT  – Russia
WAP-325  RA6ØANT – South Africa
WAP-326  RB6ØANT – Belgium
WAP-327  RC6ØANT – Chile
WAP-321  RG6ØANT – Argentina
WAP-328  RJ6ØANT – Japan
WAP-329  RK6ØANT – United Kingdom
WAP-330  RL6ØANT – France
WAP-331  RN6ØANT – Norway
WAP-332  RT6ØANT – Australia
WAP-333  RU6ØANT – USA
wap-334  RZ6ØANT – New Zealand
Plus a special callsign from Antarctica RI6ØANT  WAP-335

Missed special callsigns can be replaced by callsigns of ordinary radio amateurs from appropriate country. For example, missed RA60ANT QSO can be replaced by any 3 QSOs with South Africa. RI60ANT counts for any missed special callsign.

The Award Program preview Award and Plaque, as shown in the pictures  attached hereby.

To receive a plaque, you need to make 2 QSO / SWL with each of 12 stations using special callsigns in a period from October 1st to December 31st, 2021.
QSL info: All QSL Rx60ANT via RZ3EC (OQRS (better)/direct/bureau)

TNX RZ3EC

 

SWITZERLAND

 

The  HB6ØANT Activity Award is issued in commemoration of the Memorial Year “6Ø Years of the Antarctic Treaty” and in recognition for the links with HB6ØANT, this short-term diploma is issued.

Award conditions

The diploma can be acquired by all licensed radio amateurs. To apply for the diploma, 6 QSOs must be made on different bands in different modes. Each QSO is scored once per band and mode. Modes of operation for the purpose of this diploma are CW, PHONE (e.g. SSB, FM or Digital Voice) and DIGITAL (e.g. FT8 or FT4).
Connections between Aug. 12, 2021 and Dec. 31, 2021 count. The diploma is issued free of charge to active radio amateurs and only electronically as a download. It can only be downloaded on this website.

There is a dedicated website HB60ANT Activity Award – 60 Jahre Antarktisvertrag where, by entering your callsign and name (for the Award) you can see how many QSO’s of you are already in the HB60ANT log.

The same website (HB60ANT Activity Award – 60 Jahre Antarktisvertrag)   contains a good menu to surf and discover lots more incuding the possibilità to choose 4 different languages: German, English, French and Russian.

TNX Peter, HB9DAQ

 

ITALY

th Antarctic Treaty Anniverary’s Signature (Award Rules)

Italy is one of the Countries that boast a stable presence in Antarctica, with both nationally and multi-nationally Scientific stations. This year marks the 6Øth anniversary of the Antarctic Treaty Signature and  the ARI Section of Sanremo (IM) in agreement with WAP (Worldwide Antarctic Program www.waponline.it )  establishes, as part of the international celebrations,  the  6Ø ATS (Antarctic Treaty Signature). Award program, released to OM/SWL in 3 distincted  classes: Basic, Silver and Gold.

6Ø ATS Basic

The Award is issued to OM/SWL who have made contact/Hrd  with at least 5 Special ANT stations in the time frame of October 1st through  December 31st 2021 on any band or mode. Eventual SES Stations worked before Oct. 31st (some of these SES have starded earlier), are also valid for all the 3 Awards (Basic, Silver and Gold).

All the SESs active, have a WAP reference number that will distinguish them and facilitate the search on the Cluster. The WAP reference related to their calls  will have to be marked in the appropriate column of the application form table, according to the sample below.

 

6Ø ATS Silver

Each Special Event Station (SES) logged, is worth 2 points. For the Silver diploma, 20 points will be needed.

Each station (SES) can be worked in different bands and modes. However, each QSO/HRD on different bands and modes with the same station is worth only 1 point. The WAP reference related to their calls  will have to be marked in the appropriate column of the application form table, according to the sample below.

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6Ø ATS Gold

6ØATS Gold is issued to OM/SWL who have logged at least 10 different Special Event  Stations (and therefore 10 different WAP references), belonging to at least 5 different Countries (Eg: Germany, Italy, Ukraine, France, Russia, Bulgaria, etc.), whose SESs are joining the 6Ø Anniversary event of the Antarctic Treaty Signature.

 

Only QSOs/HRDs made between October 1st 2021 through  December 31st 2021 are valid for apply for the Awards even if, the eventual SESs worked before Oct. 31st (some of these SES have starded earlier) are also valid. The only request is to report,  for each ones the WAP reference number.  OM/SWL who have reached the necessary score for the Gold Diploma, can apply for both the Basic and the Silver Awards with 3 different separate applications.

OM/SWL can download the  “Application Form” from the ARI Sanremo (IQ1SM)  website: ARISanremo – Associazione Radioamatori Italiani or from  WAP link at  :  http://www.waponline.it/6oats-anniversary/6oats-awards/    

 Click the link aside to download the Application Form  Tabella application form 60ATS

QSLs are not needed  with the application. The Awards are free and will be sent by e-mail in PDF (or JPG) format, upon  the request of the interested party.

The request, joined with the Application Form  must be sent by e-mail to the Award Manager  IK1NEG:  ik1neg@alice.it

Application form’s compilation sample

Progressive
number
C A L LDateUTCMHzMODEWAP
Reference
SCOREPROGRESSIVE
Score
1IR1SP/6ØANTxyzxyz14CWWAP-21922
2DR6ØANTxyzxyz7SSBWAP-31424
3DQ6ØANTxyzxyz21DigiWAP-31626
4HB6ØANTxyzxyz7SSBWAP-32228
5TM6ØANTxyzxyz28SSBWAP-318210
6II6OANTxyzxyz14SSBWAP-323212
7OE6ØANTxyzxyz10SSBWAP-315214
8RI6ØANTxyzxyz3,5SSBWAP-335216
9EM6ØANTxyzxyz18SSBWAP-319218
etc. etc.etc.
TOTAL STATIONS WORKEDTOTAL WAP
References
Worked
TOTAL
SCORE=18

TNX ARI-Sanremo (Italy)