• URE – 70 Anni di Passione Iberica

Gli Spagnoli imperversano sulle varie Bande, in questo periodo?

Eh si, festeggiano i 70 anni dalla fondazione della loro Associazione Radioamatoriale Nazionale, URE (1949-2019).

Dal sito web https://70aniversario.ure.es/

DIPLOMA AND SPECIAL TROPHY – “70 ANNIVERSARY OF THE SPANISH RADIO AMATEUR LEAGUE”

This year 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the “Unión de Radioaficionados Españoles”, in order to commemorate this important event, the URE, the Spanish IARU member society, announces the following Special Prize to all licensed radio amateurs and SWL from all over the world.

Contacts can be made using any mode or band from 160 meters to 6 meters with the 14 different AM70 special stations. The suffixes of the 14 special stations are each one of the letters of the URE in Spanish, except the one with the letter “Ñ” which will be replaced by the URE headquarters special station AM70URE.

UNIÓN DE RADIOAFICIONADOS ESPAÑOLES

And so, the 14 special station callsigns are:

AM70URE (Unión de Radioaficionados Españoles) also AM70URE/6 (Balearic Islands), AM70URE/8 (Canary Islands), AM70URE/9 (Ceuta and Melilla)
AM70A, AM70C, AM70D, AM70E, AM70F, AM70I, AM70L, AM70N, AM70O, AM70P, AM70R, AM70S y AM70U

DATES:

From 1st April 2019 at 0000z to 9th June 2019 (2359z)

DIPLOMAS

There are three different categories, depending on the number of AM70 stations the requestor has contacted (or SWL reports in the case of SWLs)

SILVER DIPLOMA

European stations: For stations with at least 9 contacts with different AM70 stations in any band or mode.

Stations outside Europe: for stations with at least 6 contacts with different AM70 stations, on any band or mode

GOLD DIPLOMA


European stations: For stations with contacts on at least 3 different bands with at least 9 AM70 stations on each one of those bands, on any mode.

Stations outside of Europe: for stations with contacts on at least 3 different bands, with at least 6 AM70 stations on each one of those bands, on any mode.

PLATINUM DIPLOMA

European stations: For stations with contacts on at least 3 different bands with all 14 of the  AM70 stations on each one of those bands, on any mode.

Stations outside Europe: For stations with contacts on at least 3 different bands with at least 10 AM70 stations on each one of those bands, on any mode

All the diplomas will indicate the name and callsign of the requestor and the position obtained in their DXCC entity for the total number of valid QSOs. Diplomas will be available for free in PDF format.

TROPHIES

Special Medal:

A special Medal will be awarded in the following different categories to the top participants that achieve the highest number of different contacts with the AM70 stations on different bands and modes. These top performers will receive their trophy directly at their home free of charge.

World top 20:                         For the 20 highest scorers worldwide

North America top 5:            For the 5 highest scorers in North America

South America top 5:            For the 5 highest scorers in South America

Asia top 5:                              For the 5 highest scorers in Asia

Africa top 5                            For the 5 highest scorers in Africa

Oceania top 5                        For the 5 highest scorers in Oceania

Any other participant can request the special medal directly from the shop in the webpage.

For ranking purposes, contacts will be valid on each of the following 3 modes: 1-SSB; 2- CW and 3. Digital modes, and on each of the 160m, 80m, 40m, 30m, 20m, 17m, 15m, 12m, 10m and 6m bands. Each band/mode contact only counts once, duplicate contacts are not taken into account for the ranking. In case of a draw, the station who completed the last QSO first will be win.

Online log consultation and the position of participants in the QSO ranking can be followed daily on the website https://70aniversario.ure.es

The log will be updated every 24 hours. Repeat contacts are recommended if a contact with a station is not reflected on the online log.

REQUESTS:

Those participants classified in each category can freely download their personalized diploma in PDF format from the official website. We do not require logs to be submitted since the online log is available on the web.

SWLs should send their lists of stations received up until July, 1st to 70aniversario@ure.es and their diploma will be sent by email.

The top stations classified in each category ranking will receive free of charge by post the special medal. The list of candidates will be updated on the website daily. Once the event is concluded, stations should send an email to 70aniversario@ure.es to confirm their postal address. 

If a participant wishes to receive a printed diploma on high quality paper, they may request it at a cost of EUR 8 for one copy, EUR 10 for two copys and EUR 15 for three or four copys. Postal charges are included.

If a participant wishes to receive the Special Medal they may request it a cost of EUR 25. Postal charges are included.

Trophies and diplomas can be requested directly at the website:  https://70aniversario.ure.es 

70th ANNIVERSARY TPEA SPECIAL DIPLOMA

DIPLOMA TPEA

Did you think you had finished? Now we suggest a new challenge, to contact the 52 Spanish provinces within the Diploma of the 70th Anniversary of URE.

All provinces already contacted with the different AM70 stations from April 1 to June 9 will be also valid. 

The diploma will be in MIXED mode so it will only be necessary to work the different provinces in any band or mode.

A Special 70th Anniversary TPEA Diploma will be awarded to:


Spanish stations:
Awarded to the stations contacting the 52 Spanish provinces.

Stations in Europe:
Awarded to the stations contacting at least 40 different Spanish provinces.

Stations outside of Europe:
Awarded to the stations contacting at least 30 different Spanish provinces.

In order to know the provinces you have worked we have deployed in the logs browser your summary of all the provinces contacted so far.

Also in the menu “Active stations” you can know in real time which provinces are active.

In the coming weeks some URE members will be active from the most wanted provinces. These activities will be announced at least 24 hours in advance and will focus on the 20 and 40 meter bands. Stay tuned to our website!

The diplomas will be available to download on the web.

The SWL stations may also request their diplomas via e-mail.

GL & 73!

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