CW GROUP OF ARGENTINA (GACW) AWARDS:
FIVE ARGENTINE ISLANDS AWARD
This award is issued by by the CW
GROUP OF ARGENTINA (GACW) for all radio amateurs who
have worked five (5) different argentine stations in islands,
2 of them will valid for DXCC.
Valid contact after 30/III/1927 date of the first transmition from the argentine station LRT in South Orkney Islands.
Mode A1A (CW) only
Fee: 5 IRC
Logs: Send a photocopy of QSLs received.
Example for DXCC: LU-Z Malvinas Islands; LU-Z South Orkney Is.; LU-Z South Shetland Is.; LU-Z San Pedro (Georgia) Is.; LU-Z South Sandwich Is.; and all the Antartic Islands.
Example non DXCC: LU-X Staten Island; LU-X Tierra del Fuego Is.; LU-X Becasses Is.; LU-X Pavon Is.; and all the argentine oceanic islands.
Send to: GRUPO ARGENTINO DE RADIOTELEGRAFIA Box.9 (1875) Wilde, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
"ALFREDO EMILIO LUCIANO -
This award is issued by the CW
GROUP OF ARGENTINA (GACW) for all radio amateurs and
SWL who have worked five (5) different argentine stations.
They will be located in continental, antartic or insular territory and two (2) of them will be GACW members.
Valid contact after 01/06/1997 date of GACW born.
Fee: 5 IRC's. Mode: CW - A1A - Logs: A photocopy of QSLs
Send to: GRUPO ARGENTINO DE RADIOTELEGRAFIA , Box 9, (1875) Wilde, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
ARGENTINE RADIO CLUB (RCA) AWARDS:
Radio Club Argentino (RCA) awards will be issued
to any recognized radio amateur holding an official license. Each request must be
acompanied by a log-extract or list of the appropiate contacts for the award. The list
must be accompanied by the corresponding QSL cards or by a statement from an
officer of the national Amateur Radio Society stating that the necessary cards have
been checked. All QSOs must be made November 20, 1945 or later, except where otherwise
noted. Contacts with mobile stations will not be accepted (exept for the CEMA and CEMARA
awards). The fee for each certificate is 10 IRCs ( 5 Pesos or 5 US Dollars). The fee for endorsements is
4 IRCs ( 2 Pesos or 2 US Dollars). Awards applications must be sent to: Radio Club Argentino,
Awards Manager Sr. Arnaldo Mirabelli, LU3BU, POBox 97, 1000 Buenos Aires, Argentina
101 PAISES (101 Countries): For QSOs with 101 different DXCC countries, with one LU contact
required. There are different certificates for Cw, Phone and Mixed modes. Also for one band or mixed
bands ( 80-40-20-15-10). The "Laureated 101 paises" is issued for 101 contacts made in each of the 5
bands. Endorsements for 121,141,161,181, etc.
TPA - TODOS LOS PAISES DE AMERICA (All Countries of America): Awarded for contacts made in
any band or mode with 21 American countries and Canada. Countries: CE, CO, CP, CX, HC, HH, HI,
HK, HP, HR, LU, OA, PY, TG, TI, VE, W, XE, YN, YS, YV, ZP.
CCC CINCO CONTINENTES COMUNICADOS (Five Continents Worked): Awarded for QSOs with
America, Africa, Asia, Australia and Europe. All Continents must be worked on two bands, once on
each band. North American stations must QSO South American stations, and vice versa. "Laureated":
making the required contacts on three or more bands. Different certificates are issued for CW and Phone.
CAA CERTIFICADO ANTARTICO ARGENTINO (Argentine Antarctic Award): For amateurs working
at least one of LU Antarctic base. LU stations must work three bases. Separate awards are given
for CW and Phone. All Bands.
CEMARA - CERTIFICADO MOVILES ARMADA ARGENTINA (Argentine Army Mobiles Award): To amateurs who work
25 maritime mobile stations. Ten must be LUs (including 5 from the Argentine Navy). The 15 other
maritime mobile stations can be from any country. This award is issued by the "Servivio de Radioaficionados
de la Armada (SARA) and the Radio Club Argentino. All bands. Separate certificates for CW, AM and SSB.
No mixed modes.
CEMA - CERTIFICADO MOVILES ARGENTINAS (Argentine Mobile Award): To amateurs who
work 25 LU mobile stations. Any band or mode.
CA - CERTIFICADO ARGENTINO (Argentine Award): To non-LU stations who work 100 LU stations. Any
mode or band. QSOs made since November 20th, 1945.
RA REPUBLICA ARGENTINA (Argentina Republic): Contacts made with 18 LU stations to form the words
"Republica Argentina" with the first letter of each call-sign suffix. Example: LU?R??,LU?E?,LW?P??, etc.
TRA TODA REPUBLICA ARGENTINA (All Argentina Republic): To amateurs working all the 25 Argentine
Provinces. Any band or mode. Contacts valid from Nov 20th, 1945.
LU 10 DOBLE LETRA (LU 10 Double Letter): It's given for those who worked 10 stations (at least one
must be an LU), where each call-sign must have any number ranging from 1 to 0 and double letter suffix
like PY5AA, ZP5SS, LU5KK,...etc. Any mode or band. Contacts valid from Jan 1th, 1965.
RCA RADIO CLUB ARGENTINO ( Argentine Radio Club): Contacts made with 18 LU stations(at least one
must be an LU) to form the words"Radio Club Argentino" with the first letter of each call-sign suffix.
Example: LU?R??,LU?A?,LW?D??, etc. Starting date: Jan 1th, 1995
LU YL : To amateurs who work LU stations operated by woman. LU stations must work 20 YLs, 10 by
amateurs from IARU II Region, and 5 by amateurs from IARU I and III Regions. Starting date: Sep 20th 1986.
You can download here the form to apply for the differents RCA awards ( size 1K, compressed
zip files from txt type).
AMATEUR RADIO LIGHTHOUSE SOCIETY(ARLHS) AWARDS:
The AL-FA Award is issued by the Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society (ARLHS) to the amateur radio operator or SWL who has contacted Argentine lihgthouses.
The official list of Argentine lihgthouses are in the web pages:
The award is free. The only requirement is to send a self addressed envelope (22 x 30 cm) and 2 IRC (Argentine stations should send stamps instead of IRCs).
Contacts will be verified by sending the QSLs or xerox copies of them (showing all the data of the contacts). If QSLs are sent, they will be returned together with the award.
The application form for the award can be downloaded from the
All the ARLHS Award program requirements will apply. Basically:
Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 17, 15, 12, 10 and 6 m.
Modes: all (including satellite and repeaters). Cross band contacts are
Date: no date restriction. All confirmed QSOs are valid.
QSLs: they must show either the name of the lighthouse or its
The AL-FA Award is issued in two categories:
LU, CX, PY, ZP, CP and CE stations need 5 contacts.
DX stations need 3 contacts.
LU, CX, PY, ZP, CP and CE need 10 contacts.
DX stations need 6 contacts.
The applicant can choose the award to be written in English or in Spanish.
Application form, envelope and QSLs (or xerox copies of them) will be posted to the Award Manager:
Claudio Sylwan (LU7CC)
Av. Las Heras 3892 (dto. 29)
1425 BUENOS AIRES