The city of Siauliai was first mentioned in written sources as "Soule" in Livonian Order chronicles describing the Battle of Saule. Thus the city's founding date is now considered to be September 22, 1236, the same date when the battle took place, not far from Šiauliai.
This award celebrates the 780th anniversary of the founding of the city of Siauliai.
The award consists of a cloth pennant which can be earned by making contacts with members of the RK "VYTIS" club, any Lithuanian stations operating from the Siauliai region, or contacts with the special event stations LY780A or LY780QT.
Points Required: 780.
Point values for QSOs made with different LY stations from Siauliai region.
A. QSO with RK"VYTIS" members = 100 points; (See list of members below.)
B. QSO with other stations in the Siauliai region ham radio = 50 points;
C. QSO with stations using the LY780 prefix = 150 points.
A. Repeated QSOs with same station on different bands and modes OK for award credit.
B. DX stations - points for QSOs are double the values shown above.
C. QSO with members of RK"VYTIS" and others in the Siauliai region stations 1 Jan 2016 to 31 Dec 2016.
D. LY780A, LY780QT – will be active 01.09.2016 – 30.09.2016.
E. The official Siauliai city birthday will be celebrated during the 3 days of 09 September – 11 September and all points for QSOs made during this time are doubled.
F. Fee – 10 IRC or equivalent
Valerijus Simulik, LY2QT, P.O. Box 131, LT-78008 Siauliai-10, LITHUANIA.