ARCTOWSKI Antarctic Award

ARCTOWSKI Antarctic Award


     Together with Director of Polish Academy of Sciences,

 Department of Antarctic Biology in Warsaw and

President of Polish Amateur Radio Union we invite you to acquire "ARCTOWSKIAntarcticAward ".












ARCTOWSKI Antarctic Award


The "AAA" is issued under the auspices of Polish Academy of Sciences, Department of Antarctic Biology in Warsaw. The President of Polish Amateur Radio Union is the Patron of this Award.


1. The award is available to OMs and SWLs ho can make evidence to have make 2 way contacts (or SWL reports) with stations HFOPOL, HFOAPAS and others, operating from ARCTOWSKI POLISH ANTARCTIC STATION on King George Island in Antarctica,or with operators active from different National Antarctic Stations. Special event "ARCTOWSKI Award Program" stations of such as HFxxxPOL and HFxxx.APAS and other, will also count.

2. There is no limit of dates, so any contacts any year will be valid.

3. The applicants should collected 15 points according to the following criteria:

  1.  QSO with HFOPOL, HFOAPAS and other callsigns operating from     ARCTOWSKI Station, count - 10     points,
  2.  QSO with any other operators, working from other Nation's Bases in Antarctica , count - 5 points,
  3.  QSO with special (ARCTOWSKI Award Program) even stations HFxxxPOL, HFxxxAPAS and   other,also count - 5 points,
  4. One QSO with HFOPOL; HFOAPAS; HFxxxPOL or HFxxxAPAS isobligatory,
  5. Repeated/Duplicated QSO/SWL are not allowed.

4. The application (GCR list or QSL card photocopy/scan copy for HFOPOL, HFOAPAS and other Antarctic stations are mandatory)are accepted in any form and should be sent to the following postal address:

Mr. Janusz Slowinski, ul. Bankowa 1, 42-460 Mierzecice, Poland.

5. Award is free of charge, but the applicants have to send sufficient postage to cover the Mail costs, such as: 4 Euro or 5USD or 5 new valid IRCs. For SP 10 PLN.

Winners of ARCTOWSKI Antarctic Award


# 001 SP2JMR

 # 002 SP7XK

 # 003 SP9BZM

 # 004 DH8WE

 # 005 SP2DTO

# 006 SP8DYY

 # 007 SP3OTO

 # 008  SP7FP

 # 009 US1MM

 # 010 I6CCI    

# 011 SP3BHI

 # 012 PY5PDC

 # 013 DL1ROJ

 # 014  SQ9QT

 # 015 SP5CGN

# 016 I1HYW

 # 017 SQ3LLJ

 # 018 SP9OJM

 # 019 OE6HVD

 # 020 SP5AHY

# 021 ON5FP






ARCTOWSKI Antarctic Award Honor Roll

Fully hand-made, ceramic plates performed in Ceramika Dobkow Studio with special diploma.
The HONOR ROLLplates are for those who show the required two-ways contacts as follow:

ll1.Ten (10) QSOs with three or more different callsign or operators worked from ARCTOWSKI STATION,

2.Only two QSO's on one band for one callsign and one operator even if made in different dates,

3.Copy of the original QSL cards signed by two local Hams have to be sent along with an application.

5. The HONOR ROLL plates are free of charge, but the applicants must have applied and already received theARCTOWSKI Antarctic Award. Applicants have to send sufficient postage to cover the Mail and package shipping costs
Postal cost for shipping are different from Standard or Priority at the choice of the applicants.

Standard package(NO PRIORITY):EU-15 euro, NA & ASIA-23 USD, SA-25 USD
PRIORITY package: EU-20 euro, NA & ASIA-35 USD, SA-38 USD.

Winners of ARCTOWSKI Antarctic Award Honor Roll

# 01 ON5FP Marc de Brabandere