On the occasion of archaelogical discoveries tracing the origin of the town of Valva back to the 6th century, amateurs from this area offer the Valva Award. Contact 16 different stations should be made in such a way that the first letters in their call sign suffixes result in the following phrase: VALJEVO MOUNTAINS.
To obtain the award this year (2016), make contacts with stations shown below between 22 and 24 July 2016. (These are special days of activity) Stations from Volzhski town to make at least 62 QSOs , and for all others, to earn 62 points.
The award “VENEZIA” is issued to OM/SWL who have made QSO/HRD and received QSL card with Italian radio amateurs and will be able to abide by the requirements provided at point 1. and 2. : - 1. spell the words “SALUTI DA VENEZIA” by using the last letter of any Italian callsign - 2. at least 5 of the stations used to build the words “SALUTI DA VENEZIA” must be from Venezia or on the islands of the laguna....
Contact each of the 24 states (23 states plus the Capital District) which comprise the country of Venezuela on or after 1 January 1980. Available to any amateur or SWL in 4 versions: A- PHONE (SSB, AM, FM), B- CW, C- DIGITAL, D- MIXED.
Contact at least 20 (30 for Venezuelan stations) of the islands belonging to the country of Venezuela on or after 1 January 1980. Available to any amateur station or SWL and is issued in 4 versions A- PHONE (SSB, AM, FM), B- CW, C- DIGITAL, D- MIXED.
Sponsored by the Portugese National Radio Association to honor the Portugese Discoveries during the XV Century and especially the discovery of the sea route to India by the Portugese navigator Vasco da Gama. Earn at least 25 points which must include one contact with Portugal (CT) and India (VU).
The award is available in three levels: 1. Basic Award = confirmed QSOs with at least 6 Indian States. 2. First Class Award = confirmed QSOs with at least 9 States. 3. Excellence Class Award = confirmed QSOs with at least 12 States.