The RADIO CLUB VENEZOLANO, with the purpose of fomenting the Amateur Radio, in special the activation of the different Venezuelan states, in order to present them as much in the national scope as the international, has decided to create and to grant the "DIPLOMA ESTADOS VENEZOLANOS" D.E.V. (Venezuelan States Award), that it will be sent according to the following bases :
1.- The present award is of international scope, and any Amateur Radio or Listener (SWL) will be able to accede to it.
2.- All the contacts with the different States will have to be made after the 1 of January of 1980.
3.- Award can be requested in (4) four versions:
- A- PHONE (SSB, AM, FM)
- B- CW
- C- DIGITAL
- D- MIXED
4.- The contacts in crossed bands or modes will not be taken into account, nor those done through repeaters, nodes, relays or via Internet (echolink, iLink, etc). Nevertheless, the carried out via satellite will be considered.
5.- The applicant, will have to demonstrate by means of the corresponding QSL cards, have contacted or listened all the Venezuelan States (24), can be worked in any band or mode assigned to the amateur radio.
6.- The award will be granted to any ham radio operator or listener (SWL) that demonstrates to have worked or to have listened, the 24 Venezuelan States, (23 states plus the Capital District).
7.- The contact made by two stations, both on the same state, will be considered valid for the object of this award.
8.- Those contacts made with portable stations will be considered valid, whenever they are within the effective legality.
9.- To request the D.E.V., the QSLs have to be sent without no type of amendments nor scrapings , associates to the request properly full, containing the following data: Station worked (heard), state, UTC time and date, mode, the foreign stations only need to send the list of the contacts certified by any society member of IARU.
10.- The D.E.V award fee is:
- Venezuelan stations 630.00 Bs F.
- Foreign stations $ 10.00 USD Or 5 IRC. We can only receive the new series of
IRC Coupons (2013-2017)
11.- To request the award, use the folowing address: