Recently, Volker, DL8JDX did achieve two new Polar Awards.
The North Pole & South Pole – DX Trophy (NSP).
Rules and conditions here below:
DX TROPHY AWARDS GROUP gives out the trophy “NORTH & SOUTH POLE TROPHY”
for two-way QSO’s / SWL ‘s at various stations in Antarctica below 66°South and the Arctic above 66° North, for any period of time on any bands.
To get the trophy, the requirement is:
Arctic: 30 different stations including at least 20 different islands and 5 nations (e.g.: Russia, Denmark, Norway, Canada, Sweden, USA/Alaska ..) located above 66 degrees
Antarctica: 20 different stations including at least 10 different bases and 5 nations (for example: Russia, China, Argentina, Chile, USA), located above 66 degrees.
For those with connections from the North and South Geographic Poles: (for example: КС4AAA and RØPOL) there will be a special sticker.
Awards can be requested with different modes:
CW, SSB, DIGI, MIX (CW/SSB), ALL (CW/SSB / DIGI)
Free-form application: CALL – DATE- BAND- MODE-QTH.
Confirmation: QSL or LOTW / Сlublog scans.
The trophy is made of glass 2.5D printing, size 250 x 200 mm.
Information about fee and delivery and other details can be requested by e-mail at:
Another one jut received by Volker DL8JDX is the Russian Antarctic Bases Award (RABA), issued by the famous Russian Robinson Club.
The Awards program of RRC (http://www.rdxc.org/rrc/awards_e.htm) foresees several choices of different and interesting certificates and plaques related to the passions of each radio amateur. To get more, check: http://www.rdxc.org/rrc/AWARDS/raba_e.htm