The Russian Baltica Award has been instituted by Russian Robinson Club and will be issued to any amateur radio operator or SWL who can provide confirmation of contacts with (or reports from) Russia's Baltic Sea Islands. Islands and groups of islands qualifying for the award are listed below.

There are three classes:
    European stations:

    • —lass 1: 12 different islands
    • —lass 2: 9 different islands
    • —lass 3: 6 different islands

    DX stations:

    • —lass 1: 7 different islands
    • —lass 2: 5 different islands
    • —lass 3: 3 different islands

The application must be based on the received QSL cards and be signed by two licensed amateurs verifying that QSL cards for all contacts as listed have been seen. The RBA manager reserves the right to request any specific cards to satisfy any doubt whatsoever.

Award fee is US $7 for each class certificate, IRCs are accepted as $0.60 each.
The application should be sent to one of the award managers:

Dennis Eremin (RZ1AK), PO Box 202, St.Petersburg 196070, Russia
or
Rolf Rahne (DL6ZFG), PO Box 15, Gommern D-39241, Germany
or
Cezar-Ioan Trifu (VE3LYC), 410 College Street, Kingston, ON K7L 4M7, CANADA

Please send your application as registered letter if it is mailed to Russia.


List of islands qualifying for the award

RRA Nr IOTA Island name
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RR-01-01 EU117 Malyy Vysotskiy Is.
RR-01-02 EU133 Berezovyy Islands (incl. Bolshoy Berezovyy Is.)
RR-01-03 EU133 Moschnyy Is.
RR-01-04 EU133 Gogland Is.
RR-01-06 EU133 Kotlin Is.
RR-01-07 Rybachiy Is.
RR-01-08 Fort Totleben Is. (aka Totleben Is.)
RR-01-09 Severnyy Fort Is.
RR-01-10 EU133 Seskar Is.
RR-01-11 EU133 Verperluda Is.
RR-01-12 Fort Milutin Is. (incl. Fort Pavel Is.)
RR-01-13 Polosari Islands
RR-01-14 Vysotskiy Is.
RR-01-15 EU133 Kubenskiy Is.
RR-01-16 Krayniy Is.
RR-01-17 EU133 Reymosar Is.
RR-01-18 Stirsuddenskiy Is.
RR-01-19 Dalniy Is.
RR-01-20 Nasypnoy Is.
RR-01-21 Pribrezhnaya Kosa Islands


If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask. E-mail enquiries can be directed to rz1ak@online.ru .