HF Awards

Here you will find a summary of the HF awards offered by the RSGB, a link to the details of the HF Awards Manager and other useful information.

Summary of RSGB HF awards

For further details, or specific enquiries about these awards please email awards@rsgb.org.uk

  • The IARU Region 1 Award
    For contacts with countries that are members of IARU Region 1. This award is available in 3 classes for contacts with 40, 60 and all member countries, with endorsements for single band or mode contacts available
  • The Commonwealth Century Club (CCC)
    Series of awards for contacts with call areas of the Commonwealth of Nations. The basic award is for 100 call areas, with a Supreme Award for contacting all call areas. There is also a 5 Band (80,40,20,15, 10 m) award in five classes with additional endorsements for WARC and 160m band

RSGB HF Awards Manager

All applications and enquiries regarding HF awards should be sent to the RSGB Awards Manager.

DXCC Field Checking

QSL cards for the ARRL DXCC Award may now be checked in the UK (4-page/129KB PDF). This applies to QSL cards from a list of selected countries taken from the full DXCC list. For a list of the countries eligible for field checking and details of the checkpoints, please send an SAE to G4BWP QTHR or via email to fredch@homeshack.freeserve.co.uk

CQ Awards Checkpoint

The UK Checkpoints for CQ Awards are Rob Ferguson, GM3YTS gm3yts@btinternet.com.