To celebrate this milestone, the Directors of Region 3 has initialed an award for amateur operators who contact Special Event Stations within Region III during the period 1st May 2018 and 31st October 2018.
The 50th Anniversary IARU-R3 Award Rules
1. The International Amateur Radio Union Region 3
(Asia-Pacific region) will grant the IARU Region 3 50th Anniversary of
Award to radio amateurs who certify having contacted or heard (SWL)
atleast 5 (five) contacts (QSO) s on different modes or bands with
Special Event Station for commemorating the 50th Anniversary of IARU
Region 3 from eligible countries are those in Region III whose amateur
societies are members of IARU Region 3.
2. For those purpose the IARU Region 3 encourages the IARU
Region 3 member society to setup and on the air with the IARU Region 3
50th Anniversary Special Event Call Sign between May 1st, 2018 until
October 31st, 2018 in the following bands: 160, 80, 40, 30, 20, 17, 15,
12, 10, 6, 2 meters, 70 centimeters and modes: MIXED, PHONE, CW,
DIGIMODES and SATELLITE
3. The IARU Region 3 50th Anniversary Special Event Call
Sign is an amateur station call sign run by the IARU Region 3 member
society operating in conjunction with these short-term event purpose.
4. The IARU Region 3 suggest to the IARU Region 3 member
society to use number 50 as their Special Event Call Sign Prefix number
and IARU as their Special Event Call Sign Suffix. (i.e. YB50IARU,
9M50IARU, JA50IARU, VK50IARU, HS50IARU, BY50IARU, BV50IARU, VR50IARU.
5. The IARU Region 3 50th Anniversary IARU Special Event
Call Sign stations must be send their electronic logs in a ADIF format
to http://awards-iaru-r3.org as soon as your QSOs finished and no later than November 1st 2018.
6. Valid contacts (QSO)s must be made between May 1st, 2018 00:00 UTC until October 31st, 2018 24:00 UTC.
7. QSL cards are not needed for this award.
8. The Award has no cost.
The IARU Region 3 50th Anniversary will issued in digital file (pdf
format) and can be downloaded directly from the IARU Region 3 50th
Anniversary Award website http://awards-iaru-r3.org
9. Amateur around the world who made contacts (QSO)s with
the IARU Region 3 50th Anniversary Special Event Stations and met the
Award requirement can download their IARU Region 3 50th Anniversary
Award directly from http://awards-iaru-r3.org
10. Eligible countries are those in Region III whose amateur
societies are members of IARU Region III. These are: Australia,
Bangladesh, Brunei, China, Chinese Taipei (Taiwan), Fiji, French
Polynesia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Macau, Malaysia,
New Caledonia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines,
Pitcairn Island, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Thailand,
Tonga, Vanuatu, Vietnam, and country credit from US Territories in the
Pacific from Guam, Northern Marianas, American Samoa, Wake Island, Baker
Howland Group, as presented by ARRL or Chagos Archipelago (VQ9),
represented by RSGB.
Requirements for Award as Basic, 5 (five) contacts (QSO)s on different
modes or bands with Special Event Station, Silver Endorsement, 10 (ten)
contacts (QSO)s on different modes or bands with Special Event Station;
Gold Endorsement, 15 (fifteen) contacts (QSO)s on different modes or
bands with Special Event Station.
More than one QSO with a same Special Event Station can be counted, if each QSO is on different mode or band.
Only valid contacts (QSO)s will be counted based on each mode, each band.
Duplication contacts (QSO)s with the Special Event Station in the same mode and in the same band are not counted.
11. It is possible to apply for the award for contacts made in
the following modes: MIXED, PHONE, CW, DIGIMODES or SATELLITE.
12. BANDS: Contacts (QSO)s can be made in the following bands:
160, 80, 40, 30, 20, 17, 15, 12, 10, 6, 2 meters and 70 centimeters
individual or multi - band.
13. All contacts must be made from the same country, using any
official call letters that belong to the applicant (including special
licenses for contests or events) and must be bilateral or two-way.
Contacts in crossed modes and/or bands will not be accepted, except for
Questions regarding this award may be submitted via e-mail to: email@example.com
The rules will be available at www.iaru-r3.org
Joaquín Solana XE1R - IARU R2 firstname.lastname@example.org por kkn.net