The RADIO CLUB PARAGUAYO issues the following awards to any amateur or SWL, for confirmed contacts or reports, according to the rules of each award. A contact with a ZP station is mandatory for any award. Contacts with mobile stations (ZP0) before 1991 will be acceptable for the awards. All diplomas are issued on a mixed basis (no band or mode separation), except for those where all contacts were made on digital modes (RTTY, Packet, Amtor, Pactor, SSTV, or any other computer generated signal), or via satellite. Send certified list (GCR rules), please NO QSL CARDS, with 5 IRCs or 5 US Dollars for EACH award to:
Radio Club Paraguayo, Award Manager, PO Box 512, Asunción 1209 - PARAGUAY
The ALL MEDITERRANEAN COUNTRIES Award (AMCA), is issued for contacts with inland countries, as follows: A2, A5, C31, CP, EK (ex UG6), ER (ex UO5), ET, EU (ex UC2), EX (ex UM8), EY (ex UJ8), EZ (ex UH8), HA, HB, HB0, HV, JT, LX, OE, OK, OM, T7, TL, TT, TZ, UJ ( ex UI8), UN (ex UL7), XT, XW, YA, Z2, Z3, ZP, 3DA, 4J (ex UD6), 4U1ITU, 5U, 5X, 7P, 7Q, 9J, 9N, 9U, 9X. Class A: 41 countries - Class B: 30 countries - Class C: 20 countries
The TROPICS OF CANCER AND CAPRICORN Award (TCCA), is issued for contacts with countries touched by the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, as follows: T. Cancer: A4, A6, BV, BY, C6, HZ, KH6, SU, S0, S2, TZ, VU, XE, XZ, 5A, 5T, 5U, 7X, T. Capricorn: A2, CE, C9, LU, PY, VK, V5, ZP, ZS, 5R. Class A: 28 countries - Class B: 20 countries - Class C: 12 countries
The ALL ZONE 11 PREFIXES Award (AZ 11 PX), is issued for contacts with different prefixes of stations located on the CQ Magazine Zone 11, from the following list: ZP0 to ZP9, PP0 to PP9, PQ0 to PQ9, PR0 to PR9, PS0 to PS9, PT0 to PT9, PU0 to PU9, PV0 to PV9, PW0 to PW9, PY0 to PY9, ZW0 to ZW9, ZV0 to ZV9, ZX0 to ZX9, ZY0 to ZY9, ZZ0 to ZZ9, and any special or contest prefixes. Class Gold: 100 prefixes with at least 10 ZP prefixes, Class Silver: 60 prefixes with at least 5 ZP prefixes, Class A: 30 prefixes, Class B: 19 prefixes, Class C: 12 prefixes.
The DIPLOMA SUD AMERICA (DSA), is issued for contacts with stations located on ITU Zones 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 and 73, as follows: Zone 12: FY, HC, HC8, HK, HK0 (Malpelo), OA, PZ, 8R, YV, CP(1,8,9), Zone 13: PY(6,7,8), PY0 (F.Noronha), PY0 (St.Peter and St.Paul), Zone 14: CE(1,2,3,4,5), CE0X, CE0Z, CP(2,3,4,5,6,7), ZP, CX, LU(A-U,Y), Zone 15: PY(1,2,3,4,5,9), PY0 (Trinidade), Zone 16: CE(6,7,8), VP8 (Falkland), LU(V,W,X), Zone 73: KC4USP, LU(Z), CE9(AA-AM), VP8 (Graham Land), VP8 (South Georgia, South Orkney, South Sandwich, South Shetland). Cass A: 33 countries and 6 zones - Class B: 25 countries and 6 zones - Class C: 18 countries and 5 zones
The DIPLOMA PARAGUAY (DP), is issued to amateurs living outside of Paraguay, for confirmed contacts with 5 different ZP stations. South american stations should contact 15 different ZP stations.
The CERTIFICADO RADIO CLUB PARAGUAYO (CRCP), is issued for confirmed contacts with 15 different ZP stations. South american stations should contact 50 different ZP stations.
The WORKED ALL ZP Award (WAZP), is issued for confirmed contacts with one station on each of the nine call areas (ZP1 to ZP9). Special or contest prefixes are not valid for this award.
The ZP100, ZP150, ZP200, ZP250, ZP300, ZP350, ZP400, ZP450, ZP500 Awards, are issued for confirmed contacts with such amount of different ZP stations.
The DIPLOMA ZP3, is issued for confirmed contacts with different stations located on the third call area (ZP3), as follows: ZP: 10 stations, CE, CP, CX, LU, PY: 5 stations, and Rest of the world: 2 stations.
The DIPLOMA DEPARTAMENTOS DEL PARAGUAY (DDP), is issued for contacts with one fixed or portable station located at the nation's capital city, and each of the following departments in which Paraguay is divided: ZP1: Boquerón, Alto Paraguay; ZP2: Presidente Hayes; ZP3: Concepción, Amambay; ZP4: San Pedro, Canindeyú; ZP5: Asuncion, the capital of the country; ZP6: Cordillera, Paraguarí, Central; ZP7: Guairá, Caaguazú, Caazapá; ZP8: Misiones, Ñeembucú; ZP9: Itapúa, Alto Paraná. Class A: 18 depts -Class B: 15 depts - Class C: 12 depts
The MERCOSUR PREFIXES Award is issued for confirmed contacts with stations located in the countries which are part of the Mercado Común del Sur - MERCOSUR trade agreement (LU-Argentina, PY-Brazil, ZP-Paraguay and CX-Uruguay), after January 1st, 1995. At least one prefix of each country is required. Special event and contest prefixes are acceptable for this award. Class A: 60 prefixes - Class B: 40 prefixes - Class C: 20 prefixes
The DIPLOMA ZP1 is issued by The Radio Club Filadelfia - ZP1FF (R.C.P.'s affiliate), for confirmed contacts with different ZP stations located on the first call area (ZP1). A contact with ZP1FF is mandatory. South american stations should contact 30 stations. Rest of the world: 10 stations.
The FORTINES DEL CHACO Award, is issued by The Radio Club Filadelfia (R.C.P.'s affiliate) for confirmed contacts with stations located on the following Chaco War (1932-1935) forts (outposts) : Boqueron, Pitiantuta, Toledo, Km.145, Km.160, Km.180, Guachalla, Lagerenza, Campo Via, Nanawa, Trebol, Isla Poi, Tte. Montania, Camacho (Mcal. Estigarribia), Tte. Enciso, Tte. Martinez, Tte. Rojas Silva. The contact with Fort Boqueron is mandatory. South american stations should contact 8 forts. Rest of the world: 4 forts.
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