The 2012 Eurovision Song Contest will take place on the 22nd, 24th and 26th of May in the capital of Azerbaijan, Baku. Azerbaijan won the right to host the contest when viewers and professional juries across Europe chose their 2011 entry “Running Scared” by Ell/Nikki as winner.
The Federation of Radio Sport of Azerbaijan will be celebrating “EUROVISION SONG CONTEST 2012” and is sponsoring a commemorative Diploma for amateur radio stations that have established two-way communications with EUROVISION-2012 special event stations from Azerbaijan.
1. Available to all Amateurs and SWLs.
2. Contact period: March 15 untill June 15, 2012.
3. Make 3 (three) two way contacts with EUROVISION-2012 special event stations using HF, VHF and UHF frequencies either in SSB, CW or Digital modes. Repeater, cross band or echo link QSOs will not be acceptable.
4. To earn the award, it is obligatory to make at least one QSO with 4KS0NG or 4JS0NG.
List of special event stations:
4KS0NG, 4JS0NG, 4K2012SONG, 4J12SONG, 4K9SONG, 4K12SONG, 4K6SONG, 4J5SONG, 4J7SONG, 4JR0SONG, 4J1SONG, 4K1SONG, 4J9SONG, 4K4SONG, 4K8SONG and 4J4SONG.
The award is free of charge, but applicants should send sufficient postage to cover the mailing costs, such as:4 Euro or 5USD or 5 new valid IRCs.
Vasily Bardin (RU3SD)
P.O. Box 1,
Sample of the Award:
Sample of QSL Cards: