Korean Amateur Radio League

KARL Award Program

  • HLA (HL AWARD)

    HLA (HL AWARD)

    a) Categories

    Class K : requires 5 HL QSLs
    Class O : requires 10 HL QSLs
    Class R : requires 20 HL QSLs
    Class E : Requires 30 HL QSLs
    Class A : Requires 50 HL QSLs
    **Stickers will be issued when 50 additional QSLs are confirmed.

    b) Application

    - An application form is in the 'Official Form' menu and shoud be signed by two amateur radio operators.
    - Fee is 8 IRCs or $5US by Paypal to HL0HQ@hanmail.net (award or sticker application).

    c) Other Requirements

    - QSOs only made after February 1959 shall be counted.
    - QSOs with HL9(US militay in Korea) shall not be counted.
    - Separate applications by band and mode are possible.

  • KDN (KOREA DISTRICT NUMBER AWARD)

    HLA (HL AWARD)

    a) Categories

    KDN 50: Requires 50 QSLs with different KDNs
    KDN 100: Requires 100 QSLs with different KDNs
    KDN 150: Requires 150 QSLs with different KDNs
    KDN 200: Requires 200 QSLs with different KDNs
    KDN 250: Requires 250 QSLs with different KDNs
    All KDN: Approved any numbers of different KDN QSLs as of the date of application.

    b) Application

    - An application form is in the 'Official Form' menu and shoud be signed by two amateur radio operators.
    - Fee is 8 IRCs or $5US by Paypal to HL0HQ@hanmail.net.

    c) Other Requirements

    - QSOs only made after February 1959 shall be counted.
    - QSOs with HL9(US militay in Korea) shall not be counted.
    - Separate applications by band and mode are possible.
    - Up to date KDN list is in the 'Official Form' menu.

  • AKA (ALL KOREAN AWARD)

    HLA (HL AWARD)

    a) Requires 6 QSLs of 6 different call areas

    (1/2/3/4/5/0 area).

    b) Application is the same as HLA award.

    - An application form is in the 'Official Form' menu and shoud be signed by two amateur radio operators.
    - Fee is 8 IRCs or $5US by Paypal to HL0HQ@hanmail.net.

    c) Other Requirements

    - QSOs only made after February 1959 shall be counted.
    - QSOs with HL9(US militay in Korea) shall not be counted.
    - Separate applications by band and mode are possible.

  • APA (ALL PROVINCE AWARD)

    HLA (HL AWARD)

    a) Requires 16 QSLs including Seoul, six metropolitan cities and nine provinces.

    ** Six metropolitan cities are Busan, Daegu, Daejeon, Incheon, Gwangju, Ulsan
    ** Nine Provinces are Gyeonggi-do, Gangwon-do, Gyeongsangbuk-do, Gyeongsangnam-do, Chungcheongnam-do, Chungcheongbuk-do, Jeollabuk-do, Jeollanam-do, Jeju-do

    b) Application

    - An application form is in the 'Official Form' menu and shoud be signed by two amateur radio operators.
    - Fee is 8 IRCs or $5US by Paypal to HL0HQ@hanmail.net.

    c) Other Requirements

    - QSOs only made after February 1959 shall be counted.
    - QSOs with HL9(US militay in Korea) shall not be counted.
    - Separate applications by band and mode are possible.

  • DMZ (DMZ AWARD)

    HLA (HL AWARD)

    a) Categories

    Class A: Requires 15 entities
    Class B: Requires 10 entities
    Class C: Requires 5 entities

    b) Requirements

    - QSOs only made with stations whose nations are in latitude of thirty-eight degrees north shall be counted.
    (prefixes: 9H/BY/CT/EA/EP/EY/EZ/HL/I/JA/P5/SV/TA/UJ/W/YA/YI)
    - QSOs only made after February 3rd 1959 shall be counted. - One HL QSL shall be included.

    c) Application

    - An application form is in the 'Official Form' menu and shoud be signed by two amateur radio operators.
    - Fee is 8 IRCs or $5US by Paypal to HL0HQ@hanmail.net.

    d) Others

    - This award will be issued until the unification of Korean Peninsular.

  • KNMA (KARL New Millennium Award)

    HLA (HL AWARD)

    a) Categories

    Class A
    Class B
    Class C

    b) Requirements

    - Class A : Requires 17 QSLs(local/foreign) to make a phrase of
    "KARL NEW MILLENNIUM" with the last letter of the suffix.
    They shall include six Continents and five HL areas
    (out of six areas : 1,2,3,4,5,0).
    - Class B : Requires 17 HL QSLs with different KDNs to make a
    phrase of "KARL NEW MILLENNIUM" with the last letter of the suffix.
    - Class C : Requires 17 QSLs(local/foreign) to make a phrase of
    "KARL NEW MILLENNIUM", regardless continents or HL areas.
    ** QSOs only made from January 2000 to December 31 2000 shall be counted
    ** Any specific band(bands) or mode(modes) is not required.
    ** QSOs with the same station on different bands or with different
    modes are valid, provided that the same QSL shall not be counted twice.

    c) Application

    - An application form is in the 'Official Form' menu and shoud be signed by two amateur radio operators.
    - Fee is 8 IRCs or $5US by Paypal to HL0HQ@hanmail.net.