The Award is available to Licenced Radio Amateurs and Shortwave
Listeners. Contacts must be made with members of Cork Radio Club or
EI stations in County Cork as follows:
DX Stations outside Europe need 2 contacts
European Stations need 3 contacts
EI/GI Stations need 4 contacts
Any band, any mode, may be used. QSL cards are not required.
The award is available for VHF contacts via the Cork Repeater from
outside a 250 mile radius and will be endorsed "via the Cork
Send only certified copy of log showing callsign, name, date, time,
band and mode used.
The fee for the Award is 6 IRCs or 4 US dollars, first class air
mail. Unused (mint) postage stamps to the value of 2 pounds sterling
or 4 US dollars catalogue price will be accepted from countries
where IRCs are not available. For EI stations, the fee is 3 Euro
(postal order) and for G stations, it is two pounds sterling (bank
draft or money order). One pound coins are not acceptable.
Every effort will be made to meet claims where insufficient funds
are enclosed and a fund has been set up for this purpose.
The Award is sponsored by the Cork Radio Club DX Group.
Mail applications and fees to ....
The award may be endorsed for 2 x CW, all CW etc.
Update Jan 2017.......This award is no longer
Have you worked enough Cork Stations for this award?
Check your log and see if you have worked any of the following Cork
stations during a HF contest : EI2HY,
EI2IB, EI3DP, EI4BZ, EI4IS, EI5CRC, EI5GM, EI6AK, EI6BT, EI6FM,
EI6HB, EI7BA, EI7GL, EI7M, EI8GS, EI8HT, EI8IR.
What about the VHF bands?
Want to get the award endorsed for VHF , 144 MHz or 50 MHz?
The following VHF stations are in Cork :
EI2FSB, EI2IB, EI3EBB, EI3JE, EI4DQ, EI5CRC/P, EI5FK, EI5GM,
EI7BA, EI7CGB, EI7GL, EI8JK, EI8HT , EI9CDB, EI9IO.
With around 250 radio amateurs in the County of Cork and so many
active on the HF and VHF bands, this is probably the easiest EI
award to obtain.
If you are not sure what county the EI stations that you have worked
are in, then check the link to an online EI callbook on the index