Category Archives: Awards

P4ØFA – WPX RTTY 15 m World Win Plaque received :-)

Nice surprise in the postbox yesterday: Finally my first contest plaque! 😎 Many thanks to Steve, K4FJ, for his sponsorship as well as Ed, WØYK, who manages the contest and took care of mailing it. It will definitely find a … Continue reading

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ARRL Centennial Points Challenge Award … again

Very astonished to receive a letter from ARRL today. It had another ARRL Centennial Points Challenge Award inside looking a tad differently than the one I had applied for and received over a year ago. Seems ARRL sent out awards … Continue reading

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Another world win: SARTG-NY 2016

It felt like ages until the SARTG contest committee finally released the results of SARTG New Year RTTY Contest 2016 now. I have been checking their website every now and then for the last 4 month’. 😉 Took part in that one for … Continue reading

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P4ØFA took SOHP15 world win in CQ WPX RTTY 2016

It’s official now: Despite being quite antenna challenged I won world #1 as P4ØFA during our stay on Aruba earlier this year operating as SOHP15 during CQ WPX RTTY contest. 😎

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WIA Awards

Applied for and got a few nice awards issued by WIA (Wireless Institue of Australia). They have a great online system to apply for the awards using ADIF uploads and getting the contacts confirmed through LotW and/or eQSLs. The awards are issued … Continue reading

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CQ WW 160 SSB winning certificate received

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SCC-RTTY

After I had some fun participating part time in last year’s SCC RTTY Championship and even won a PDF certificate 😉 I put a marker in the contest calendar for this year. Unfortunately condx were really bad and I did not have … Continue reading

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W1AW WAS plaque received

Nice surprise in the post box today. So the last award I had applied for from the ARRL Centennial celebration activities finally arrived here, too. It already got a prominent place on the shack wall. 😉 Still have fond memories, … Continue reading

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Missed all the fun … had different fun! ;-)

Just back from Friedrichshafen visiting the HAMRADIO fair. Seems I missed all the fun on 6, 4 & 2 m. All three bands have been wide open 3 days in a row and Sandro, DD3SP, reported working lots of QSOs … Continue reading

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W1AW portable WAS correct now :-)

Holidays are over. 🙁 But opening the mailbox today I found a letter from ARRL HQ containing a small envelope with the missing endorsement stickers. 😎 So my “W1AW WAS Award” is finally correct and reflects all the hard work … Continue reading

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Wrong W1AW Worked All States Award received :-(

Was happy to find another letter of the ARRL in the mail box today. Could only have been the applied for W1AW WAS and indeed, it was. 😉 But very unhappy as it is not what I applied and paid … Continue reading

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Centennial Points Challenge Award

Unexpectedly something in the mailbox again today! 🙂 That’s for sure one I’m really proud of and one of the few that will find it’s place on the shack wall! I really like all the new designs of ARRL, be … Continue reading

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SP DX contest certificate received

 Found the winner certificate for my last year’s entry in the SP DX contest in the post box today. I have to admit I liked the “old design” of the contest certificates much better! Remember my participation quite well as … Continue reading

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ARRL-DX 2014 certificates received

      Two times post from the ARRL contest committee during the last few days. Received the ARRL-DX-CW participation certificate for doing more than 500 QSOs as a DX participant as well as the winner certificate for winning SOAB … Continue reading

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RUSDX 2014 contest certificate

Well, it’s been a busy time receiving awards recently. 😉 After it took well over 2 years to receive my RUSDX 2012 certificates the guys from Russia where much faster this time! RUSDX 2014 sure was fun but I did not expect … Continue reading

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Triple Play WAS received

Another award received a few days ago was my Triple Play WAS (Worked All States) Award requiring LotW (Logbook of the World) confirmations of all 50 USA states in CW, phone & digital modes. Having just recently started using RTTY more intensively … Continue reading

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EURD-TROPHY

It’s a been a few weeks already since I received my EURD trophy but no time for a photo yet. 😉 It’s the highest class of the EURD – the “Europa-RTTY-Diplom” issued by DARC requiring confirmations of RTTY QSOs with 250 … Continue reading

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W1AW portable worked in all states and overseas territories

I’m glad to report I have now worked all W1AW portable states with IA (Iowa) being the last one this week. So my qualification for the “Worked all States with W1AW” award, all the territorial stickers and the plaque is finally … Continue reading

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4th of July Week – 13 Original Colonies Special Event Award

Shown right is the latest addition to my awards collection: The 13 Original Colonies Special Event Award 2014. Every year during the 4th of July week there are special event stations in the 13 original colonies of the United States. … Continue reading

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Trophy with a difference :-)

I had an information in my post box yesterday that a parcel was waiting for me at the local post office. I was very curious what it was as I could not remember having ordered something. 😉 So I went … Continue reading

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