This special award and certificate is available to all radio amateurs and SWLs (Short Wave Listeners), who work or hear a specified number of Cray Valley RS members and/or our club and special event stations. It is a five tiered award with basic, bronze, silver, gold and diamond stages. The special certificate is shown below. Its aims are to encourage and increase contact with Cray Valley RS members and our locality and to foster radio friendship. A good way to start looking for active Cray Valley stations, is to listen in and/or join in to our regular open Cray Valley RS nets.
The Cray Valley Award Rules and how they Apply
- Each Cray Valley RS member worked/heard, count as 1 point. A list of current Cray Valley RS members is shown below.
- Each Cray Valley RS club call sign - G3RCV, GX3RCV, G1RCV, GX1RCV, M8C - or other Cray Valley RS Special Event Station operated by members - worked or heard count as 3 points. Special event stations are listed here.
|"G and M" Stations||20||45||60||75||100|
|Maximum number of 3 point QSOs*||1||3||4||5||6|
Stations in GD, GI, GM, GU, GJ and GW should use the rules for "EU" stations.
- All QSOs must be made from the same DXCC country.
- Contacts can be made on any band and on any mode. Endorsements for all/single band/mode are available. (NB Contacts made via any Internet links or man-made repeating devices are not valid, i.e. voice, television or packet repeaters, satellites or anything else that electronically relays a signal).
- Each Society station or Special Event Station contacted above the maximum number shown above counts as 1 point*.
How to Claim the Award
All applicants must submit proof of working or hearing Cray Valley RS members or event stations, since 1 January 2000. Your proof of logged Cray Valley RS contacts, in a separate log book style paper format; countersigned by any two other licensed radio amateurs, should be sent to -
The Cray Valley RS Award Manager
93 Elibank Road
Payment to be Enclosed with your Award Claim
Basic award £5, €8, $10 USD or 12 IRCs.
Bronze, Silver and Gold endorsements £1, €2, $2 USD or 3 IRCs.
Diamond award is only available to stations within the British Isles.
All awards are free to registered blind or disabled persons.
Any queries to be addressed to the awards manager.
List of Cray Valley RS Members
2E0CVN 2E0ESG 2E0FCX 2E0FZR 2E0IHX 2E0LAG 2E0LRR 2E0LSW 2E0LZF 2E0MER 2E0OCD 2E0SVO
G0AFH G0FDP G0FDZ G0HIQ G0KPZ G0OMH G0PZA G0UJA G0UJK G0UKN G0VJG
G1BUO G1FAD G2NF
G3GJW G3KGM G3NPS G3RGS G3SPJ G3SQX G3SVK G3SXE G3WMR G3YJW G3ZPS
G4ADM G4AEH G4BUO G4DBL G4EGU G4FAA G4FNL G4JED G4JMM G4LZG G4NHP G4NOW G4TSH G4WNF G4YMF
G6HTH G6LPF G6LUD G6NRH G7GLW G7ULL G8CHB G8IPY G8ITB G8JAD G8JNZ G8MCA G8XDR G8YTZ G8ZZK
M0AXP M0DXR M0GVH M0HPZ M0IAO M0IKC M0JCF M0JHB M0JXG M0JZN M0KBX M0KPU M0KSJ M0LRH
M0MCV M0MDR M0NAI M0NOY M0NPB M0ODP M0OSS M0OVA M0SCJ M0SDEV M0SJW M0SLM M0TGVM0UAT
M0UKK M0UKL M0UPS M0VMF M0VWW M0WDV M0WGF M0WPG M0WXU M0XBO M0XHT M0XII
M1EPQ M1TAD M3UJR M6BHU M6LOZ M7EMZ
M7ESI M7HBL M7HKW M7HUB M7IBL M7JCS M7JSR M7LCT M7MRE M7OMD M7RAD M7RXX M7SFC M7TBL
9H1WS LZ1QN WM5DX