Category Archives: Awards

Former Chairman receives honorary membership


At the 2016 annual general meeting former Chairman, John Perry M0JNP was awarded an
honorary life membership for his contributions to the Riviera club. John passed his M6 at the
Newton Abbot club and then passed his Intermediate & Advanced licences here at Riviera.

John has always been keen on pitching in at the various special events we run and we look
forward to seeing him at future ones.  John runs a local Allstar node from his home in Paignton.

Club of the Year presentation 2015


Bob M6DFY, Ian G6TEQ, Alan G2DXU, Ian 2E0IDP, Pam G7SME, Ann M6RWJ, John 2E0JNP, Ted G7UGT, Derek G8KOV. Steph G4XKH is taking the picture.

Pam Helliwell G7SME, the RSGB Region 11 district manager presented Riviera ARC with a trophy for winning the Club of the Year award for the Small club category for the Southwest & Channel Islands.

John Perry M6GSW, the club chairman gratefully accepted the trophy on behalf of the club.
Steph Foster G4XKH, the club secretary said “I’m really
excited that RARC has received this accolade.
We are really trying to push the club forward in innovative ways.

Riviera ARC wins Club of the Year 2015

rsgb-coty-smallRiviera ARC is delighted to learn that we have been named as Club of the Year for Region 11,
(South West & Channel Islands) in the Small Club category. Well done everyone for working hard together to get us this award.

We would also like to offer our warmest congratulations to Poldhu ARC in Cornwall who won in the main category.

RSGB Centenary Award

The Radio Society of Great Britain celebrates its centenary in 2013 and among events planned to mark the occasion are a special RSGB Centenary Callsign and an award to go with it, the RSGB Centenary Award.

RSGB Centenary Award

The RSGB Centenary Award will be open to all radio amateurs throughout the year. The RSGB Centenary Callsign will tour the UK over a period of 12 months including the Centenary day (5 July) at the National Radio Centre, Bletchley Park. The award will comprise of four levels: Bronze – Silver – Gold – Platinum. All that is required is a copy of your log showing the days/times that you worked the required number of special events. Bronze needs 5 contacts at different locations, Silver is 15 contacts at different locations, Gold is 25 contacts at different locations and Platinum is 30 contacts at different locations plus the NRC station on Centenary weekend (5/6 July). The award will be open to all radio amateurs and SWLs worldwide.

Mark Allgar, MIMPA
RSGB Commercial Manager


This information is now out of date and the correct award details can be found at

RGSB Centenary Callsign G100RSGB

Riviera ARC will be hosting the RGSB Centenary Callsign G100RSGB for 2 days during the period 26 Mar 2013 – 22 Apr 2013 (dates to be announced), and will issue a special QSL card for stations making contact during those 2 days.

Euro 2012 Awards

EFC 2012There are 3 awards relating to the UEFA European Football Championships which take place in June/July in Poland and Ukraine. The special event stations are on air from 1 June – 5 July 2012.


Polish EFC 2012
1 June – 5 July 2012

25 points from contacts with SP/UR 2012 Special Event Stations
QSOs with the following organizing stations are 2 points each:
* PZK: SN2012PZPN, HF2012EFC, 3Z2012EFC, SN2012GD, SN2012PO, SN2012WA, SN2012WR
* UARL: EM2012EFC, EN2012EFC, EO2012EFC, EN2012L, EN2012I, EN2012W, EN2012U

See: Polish EFC 2012 Award
See also: UEFA Euro 2012

UR-SP EFC 2012

1 June – 5 July 2012

50 QSOs with the 16 nations in EURO 2012, including at least one of each of the 16 nations.
The 16 entities are:

  • Croatia (9A)
  • Czech Republic (OK)
  • Denmark (OZ)
  • England (G/M/2)
  • France (F)
  • Germany (DJ)
  • Greece (SV)
  • Italy (I)
  • Netherlands (PA)
  • Poland (SP)
  • Portugal (CT)
  • Ireland (EI)
  • Russia (R)
  • Spain (EA)
  • Sweden SM)
  • Ukraine (UR)

See: UR-SP EFC 2012 Award
See also: UEFA Euro 2012


1 June – 1 July 2012

20 points from working Special Event Stations from Kharkov.
Calls: EM2012LL, EM2012LS, EM2012LWY, EN2012LTX, EO2012LBL, EO2012LD, EO2012LE, EO2012LX, EO2012LF, EO2012LN.

See: KRARS EFC 2012 Award
See also: UEFA Euro 2012