Here below, a view of the 6ØATS Awards available from october 2021, according to the Countries that have issued these particular Awards:
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
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
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)
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.
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
6Øth 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.
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: email@example.com
Application form’s compilation sample
|C A L L||Date||UTC||MHz||MODE||WAP|
|TOTAL STATIONS WORKED||TOTAL WAP|
TNX ARI-Sanremo (Italy)