ROPA - Romanian PSK Award Series
The Romanian PSK Award Series (ROPA) was devised by the European PSK Club (EPC) on 22nd May 2009. This was to sponsor a series of PSK awards based on the Administrative Geography and Amateur Radio activity in Romania. Any award in this series may be claimed by any licensed radio amateur, club station, or DMS (SWL) eligible under these Rules who can produce evidence in a form of ADIF
log of having contacted or monitored amateur radio stations from
Romania on B(Q)PSK31, B(Q)PSK63, and B(Q)PSK125 modes. Credit will be
given for contacts made on any of the amateur bands below 30 MHz.
is divided into 41 counties, plus the Municipality of Bucharest
(Bucureşti) – which has equal rank. «ROPA 10», «ROPA 20», «ROPA 30»,
and «ROPA 40» awards may be claimed for contacts with amateur radio
stations from 10, 20, 30, and 40 counties respectively. Contacts are
valid on or after 10th June 2006 with the EPC members only. The award
Counties of Romania List
|YO3||Municipality of Bucharest (Bucureşti)||RO05|
|YO5||Satu Mare County||RO18|
are not required. Awards are issued to the person or club. The person
or club can use any legal call sign. Contacts made from club stations
or special event stations count to the credit of both the club and the
operator. All stations must be operated in accordance with their
licensing conditions. Contacts may be made from any location in the
same DXCC country.
Unless specifically stated otherwise, confirmations from the DMS (SWL)
stations are accepted as confirmed contacts. All stations contacted
must be «Land Stations». Contacts with ships and boats, anchored or
underway, and airborne aircraft, cannot be counted. For the purposes of
this award, remote control operating points must also be land based.
award manager reserves the right to spot call sign for inspection of
applied contacts. The purpose of this is not to call into question the
integrity of any individual, but rather to ensure the overall integrity
of the EPC award program. More difficult attained specialty awards are
more likely to be so called. Failure of the applicant to respond to
such spot check will result in non-issuance of the EPC award. The
decision of the award manager on this and other matters of dispute will
be finals. The submission for credit of any altered or forged log
extractions or, equally, bad behaviour on or off the air which is
judged by the European PSK Club to bring a particular programme into
disrepute may result in disqualification of the applicant from the
All claims for the ROPA awards should be made using our UltimateEPC Award Management Software written by DK5UR.
The award applicant should re-submit his application when claiming for
higher classes of awards. The award manager will keep all your records
in our database. Please make sure before you submit your ADIF log that
you have checked it with the appropriate software.
All awards are issued free of charge in a high quality PDF
format, and sent via email to the applicants. Awards can be printed
with the highest quality and with optimal performance by applicants
themselves. The Romamian PSK Award Series (ROPA) is issued to the EPC
members only. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to
contact the award manager.