Antarctic region, its use for exclusively peaceful purposes and transformation into a zone free of nuclear weapons.
Initially, the Treaty was signed by 12 Countries: Australia, Argentina, Belgium, Great Britain, New Zealand, Norway, USSR (Russia), USA, France, Chile, South Africa, Japan.
In honour of the 6Øth anniversary of the event, from October 1st to December 31st, 2021 Russian Robinson Club together with SRR, Hamlog and other interested organizations plans to conduct a special activity usingh 12 different callsigns, by the number of countries that originally signed the Antarctic Treaty:
R6ØANT – Russia
RA6ØANT – South Africa
UE6ØANT – Belgium (instead of RB6ØANT as previously announced)
RC6ØANT – Chile
RG6ØANT – Argentina
RJ6ØAN – Japan (instead of RJ6ØANT as previously announced)
RK6ØANT – United Kingdom
RL6ØANT – France
RN6ØANT – Norway
RT6ØANT – Australia
RU6ØANT – USA
RZ6ØANT – New Zealand
Plus a special callsign from Antarctica RI6ØANT.
WAP have already issued a Reefrence number for each of the above Special Event Calls.
Check http://www.waponline.it/6oats-anniversary/ to download the whole WAP references issud for this Event
Russian Robinson Club together with SRR and HAMLOG.Online will issue a special award and plaque
Award “60th 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.
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.
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)