This award commemorates the famous General of the Army, Ivan Chernyakhovsky (1944), a two-time Hero of the Soviet Union (1943.1944). He was considered one of the most talented young commanders nominated during the Great Patriotic War, and considered the most distinguished in the post commander of the 3rd Belorussian Front. On February 18, 1945, ID Chernyakhovsky was killed near the town of Insterburg in East Prussia, and in 1946 it was renamed Chernyakhovsk in hos honor.
Requirements: During any calendar year, earn a total of 38 points, equal to the number of years lived by ID Chernyakhovsky until the day of his death (1906-1945).
a. Radio stations of the Chernyakhovsky district of Kaliningrad region. (RDA KA-23) give 3 points
b. other stations of the Kaliningrad region= 2 points
c. contacts with memorial call signs of the Kaliningrad region., Working in the period from 13 January to 25 April and the memorial "Victory" = 5 points.
Contacts on or after 18 Feb 2015. All bands and modes OK. Repeat contacts conducted on different modes and bands OK for award purposes. Repeater QSOs do not count.
Observers (SWL) OK on same conditions and terms.