Rio 2016 award

Rio 2016 award
  • Sub.Award Program : == No-Program ==
  • Club of : ==Not-Club==
  • Country for award : Brazil
  • Type of Award-Trophy: Digital
  • Award or Trophy: Award
  • Begin of due Date: Monday, 01 August 2016
  • End of due Date: Friday, 30 September 2016
  • Date of record : Saturday, 30 July 2016
  • Deadline for Application: Saturday, 31 December 2016
  • EMAIL of award Manager: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


The Rio 2016 Award was created by national association of Brazil, LABRE, to celebrate the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016. The Rio 2016 Award 2016 will be given to any amateur to perform contacts with different Brazilian stations, from August 01, 2016 to September 30, 2016, in 3 (three ) categories as follows.

1. BRONZE Medal: form the words RIO DE JANEIRO using the last letter of the Call sign of Brazilian stations. (Example of first and last two digits: PY3UER PT22GMI + + + PP6ALR PY7BO). (12 Contacts will be needed.)

2. SILVER Medal : in addition to the requirements of the Bronze Medal, make QSOs with another 6 different Brazilian stations forming the word BRASIL with the first letter of the target suffix. (Example: ZX3B PS7RE PV8ABC PY44SEB PY2IW PY11LCD).

Note: Different stations of Rio de Janeiro State (PY1 and PU1 JAA to PU1YZZ) can be used as wild cards to replace up to 3 letters. (Example: PY3UER PT22GMI + PY1XY + PP6DAL + PU7EKZ + PY11GRX + PS88AMW + ... + ... or PQ2BR + PW8RT + PP5AXY + PU1WWV + PR7IP + PT9LG)

3. GOLD medal : Same as the requirements of category Silver but without using any joker.

QSOs made are valid in any HF band or in any mode of transmission. No use of VoIP links (EchoLink, IRLP, etc). All stations must be different. No endorsements by band, mode or power.

It i s not necessary to be in possession of the QSL for proof of QSO's, but the applicant must state in the request, in his honor, that all QSOs were conducted obeying the Law and this regulation.

Requests must be made through a log showing QSO data as form attached and sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and requests should be submitted no later than December 31, 2016.

Address for Application

The Rio 2016 Award is free and will be sent to the requester in digital file form. The requester will be responsible for printing and the official size is A4 sheet.

Radio Listeners - SWL: The Rio 2016 Award is also available for SWL, under the same above conditions,

Any written communications should be addressed to: 

Manager: LABRE – Rio 2016 Award, PO Box 4, 70275-970 Brasília – DF BRAZIL.

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