The “Lighthouses SP” award is issued for contacts with lighthouses located on Polish territory. Amateurs operating from Polish lighthouses can obtain the “QRV Lighthouses SP” award. These awards have differing rules. Both are issued by the Tri-City Association Of Radio Amateurs (Trójmiejskie Stowarzyszenie Krótkofalowców) from Gdańsk, Poland.
The LIGHTHOUSES SP award can be obtained by submitting QSL confirmations of contacts with lighthouses located on Polish territory, made after July 1st, 1998. The QRV LIGHTHOUSES SP award can be obtained after submitting proof of operation from a Polish lighthouse, confirmed by the lighthouse keeper/manager.
List of SP lighthouses, the operation from which will be counted for the awards:
|SPL 01||Gdańsk Port Północny||JO 94 IJ|
|SPL 02||Krynica Morska||JO 94 RJ|
|SPL 03||Hel||JO 94 JO|
|SPL 04||Jastarnia||JO 94 IQ|
|SPL 05||Rozewie||JO 94 ET|
|SPL 06||Stilo||JO 84 US|
|SPL 07||Czołpino||JO 84 OR|
|SPL 08||Ustka||JO 84 KO|
|SPL 09||Jarosławiec||JO 84 GM|
|SPL 10||Darłowo||JO 84 EK|
|SPL 11||Gąski||JO 74 WF|
|SPL 12||Kołobrzeg||JO 74 SE|
|SPL 13||Niechorze||JO 74 MC|
|SPL 14||Kikut||JO 73 GX|
|SPL 15||Świnoujście||JO 73 DW|
Contacts with stations operating from other lighthouses (not on the list) will not be eligible for the awards. The rules of the awards can be altered and brought up-to-date by the organisers, All disputed questions and problems will be decided upon by the award’s organisers.
Rules of the LIGHTHOUSES SP award.
The award is issued for confirmed contacts with stations operating from Polish lighthouses on all frequencies (amateur bands) in accordance with band-plans. Cross-mode, cross-band contacts or QSOs made via any transponders are not eligible for the award.
The award is issued in four classes:
TOP CLASS - for CW contacts with all SP lighthouses,
MASTER - for contacts on any mode with all SP lighthouses,
MEDIUM - for contacts on any mode with at least 8 SP lighthouses,
STANDARD - for contacts on any mode with at least 3 SP lighthouses.
Applications for the award will be accepted, after the QSL cards and the accompanying list of contacts is checked and confirmed by:
* two licensed amateurs,
* any amateur radio club (signed and sealed)
The award organisers do not accept any QSL cards for verification.
The award has to be obtained once - the STANDARD class is obligatory. A change to a higher class is made by submitting an application to the organisers. He applicant will receive stickers for the new award class, after the application is checked and accepted.
The award is issued to transmitting amateurs and to listeners.
The award fee for EU and DX stations is 7 IRC. A change to a higher award class costs 2 IRC for EU and DX stations.
Applications for the award are to be submitted to:
Award Manager SQ2RGB
ul. Grunwaldzka 476/1