Russia

RUSSIAN ANTARCTIC AWARDS

Russian Robinson Club: http://www.hamradio.ru/RRC/news_e.asp

RUSSIAN ANTARCTIC BASES AWARD is issued by RRC (Russian Robinson Club) is called R.A.B.A.

(This on the right is  RABA, Class I, achievable by 10 different Russian Bases in Antarctica; below are the others)

RRC AWARDS PROGRAM is splitted into 3 classes: Class I, Class II, Class III, plus an Honour Roll and Plaque of Excellence according to the following

RABA RULES
The rules can be found on the RRC‘s web site at: http://www.hamradio.ru/RRC/AWARDS/raba_e.htm

The application must be based on the received QSL cards photocopies of which must be sent along with the application to the Award manager  (e-mail scan of the QSL cards are accepted). The manager reserves the right to request any specific cards to satisfy any doubt whatsoever.

When applying for the Honour Roll Plaque, the original QSL cards have to be sent along with an application.

Classes:

RABA III class: 3 QSOs (calls) with one or more Antarctic bases

RABA II class: 5 QSOs (Calls) with 2 or more Antarctic bases

RABA I class: 7 QSOs (Calls) with 3 or more Antarctic bases

The cost of the paper Award for each of these 3 Awards is 7 Euro or 10 IRCs)

RABA Honor Roll: 10 QSO (Calls) with 3 or more Antarctic bases. To apply for RABA Honor Roll it’s necessary toh ave achieved all the 3 RABA class levels before. (the cost of the wooden plate is 45 Euro)

RABA Plaque of Excellence: 15 QSO (CALLs) with 5 or more Antarctic bases To apply for RABA Plaque of Excellence, it’s necessary to have achieved RABA Honor Roll level before. (the cost of the wooden plate is 50 Euro)

 

No date, band or mode restriction , only QSOs with Soviet/Russian Antarctic Bases count for the award.

Repeated QSO/ SWL with the same callsign from the same base are not allowed.

 

There is a RABA Data base (http://www.rdxc.org/RRC/AWARDS/RABA/raba_dbe.htm) related to the past operation; this useful tool is set to help applicants to identify the combination of the call with the Russian Bases,

Additional information can be requested  to RABA Manager: Eugene RZ3EC (rz3ec@yandex.ru)

 

 

The manager reserves the right to request any specific cards to satisfy any eventual doubt.
When applying for the Honour Roll Plaque, the original QSL cards have to be sent along with an application.

Applications for Awards should be sent to: RZ3EC, Eugene Shelkanovtcev, P.O.Box 70, Orel,302028, Russia. Applications for the plaque should be sent to Award-manager: RU3GN, Victor Rochev, P.O.Box 59, Lipetsk, 398006, Russia.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RABA Honour Roll,  available with more then 10 different Russian Bases in Antarctica.

 

 

 

 

 

 

RABA HR: Courtesy of Mark ON5FP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RABA Plaque of Excellence

15 QSO (CALLs) with 5 or more Antarctic bases

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TNX to Eugene RZ3EC  and friends of the RRC

 

WFF-WORLD FLORA FAUNA-ANTARCTICA AWARD

The rules can be found at WFF web site at:  http://www.wff44.com/en/

Issued in the year 2008, this is the last Antarctic Award  originated by the Russian friends of RRC.

Surf the website reported above, to get the information and see other Awards.

 

 

 

TNX Valery Sushkov RW3GW Director  and Originator of the WFF Programme, WFF Award Manager and President of the Russian Robinson Club.

 

 

 “АNTARCTIC NATIONS TROPHY”.

Issued by   DX Trophy Awards Group, this AWARD is available to Hams who can prove  two-way radio communications with the Countries  that have Research Stations in Antarctica

To get it,  the applicants need to work Bases of various Countries in Antarctica according to the list shown below.

The basic plaque is Bronze  available for working  5 different Countries , Silver  for 10 different Countries, Gold  for 15 different countries , HONOUR ROLL – 20 different Countries plus a plaque of Excellence for working 30 Countries + 1 Multinational all issued for different classes or different modes: CW, SSB & MIX

The applicants have to send scan QSL cards or screenshots LOTW/Club Log.

Upper part of  plaque is made by glass, the lower part is metal plate with a size of 250х200.

Plaque cost is  51$ or 47Euro

More info can be requested by e-mail to: mydxtrophy@gmail.com

Other trophies issued by the same Dx Trophy Awards Group  can be seen at:  https://mydxtrophy.wixsite.com/fjl-dx

TNX Igor SWL UA6-1082708 Award Manager