About SOS Radio Week awards

We will be issuing awards to those Amateur Radio stations and Shortwave Listeners around the world that make contact with / hear stations make contact with our official SOS Radio Week stations.

Worked SOS Radio Week Stations Award

The following awards are available:

AwardSOS Radio Week stations heard/workedMethodModes
Commemorative Certificate1 - 2Terrestrial simplex; no Internet, no repeatersAll; voice, CW, digital, image
Bronze Award3 - 5Terrestrial simplex; no Internet, no repeatersAll; voice, CW, digital, image
Silver Award6 - 9Terrestrial simplex; no Internet, no repeatersAll; voice, CW, digital, image
Gold Award10 - 14Terrestrial simplex; no Internet, no repeatersAll; voice, CW, digital, image
Platinum Award15+Terrestrial simplex; no Internet, no repeatersAll; voice, CW, digital, image
Internet Award1+Internet modes; Echolink, IRLP, D-Star, DMR, etc.All; voice, CW, digital, image

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Please note

Please allow three months turnaround of your application before lodging complaints and chasing up non-receipt of award certificates as this is something that we have to fit in around our many other commitments (like work, holidays and family). Many thanks for your understanding.