AMSAT-NA Awards


The AMSAT-NA awards program is administered by AMSAT-NA Awards Manager Bruce Paige, KK5DO, kk5do@amsat.org.

  AMSAT-NA Awards Manager
  Bruce Paige, KK5DO
  P.O. Box 310
  Alief, TX  77411-0310

K2ZRO Memorial Station Engineering Award

A scheduled test of receiving capability. See the AMSAT Regular Activities page for all the details.

Robert W. Barbee Jr., W4AMI Satellite Operator Achievement Award

Make 1000 two-way contacts with any station on any satellite. Must be OSCAR-6 or later satellite only. Cost is $5.00 for AMSAT members and $10.00 for non-members. Both add two units of postage. Endorsements are issued for 2000, 3000, and 4000 contacts, and a special certificate is issued for 5,000 or more contacts.

Send a copy of logbook only to the AMSAT-NA Awards Manager.

List of recent winners of the Robert W. Barbee Jr., W4AMI Satellite Operator Achievement Award.

Satellite Communicators' Club

Make one satellite contact. Send the report of your contact, plus $1.00 for AMSAT members or $2.00 for non-members, and two units of postage, to the AMSAT-NA Awards Manager.


For the following awards, please send a photocopy of the front and back of the QSL cards, plus $5.00 for AMSAT members or $10.00 for non-members, and two units of postage, to the AMSAT-NA Awards Manager.

OSCAR Satellite Communications Achievement Award

Make one satellite contact with 20 different U.S. states or Canadian call areas or DXCC countries.

List of recent winners of the OSCAR Satellite Communications Achievement Award

OSCAR Sexagesimal Award

Make one satellite contact with 60 different U.S. states or Canadian call areas or DXCC countries. The 20 contacts required for the OSCAR Satellite Communications Achievement Award may be included.

List of recent winners of the OSCAR Sexagesimal Award

OSCAR Century Award

Make one satellite contact with 100 different U.S. states or Canadian call areas or DXCC countries. The 60 contacts required for the OSCAR Sexagesimal Award may be included.

List of recent winners of the OSCAR Century Award

South Africa AMSAT Satellite Communications Achievement Award

Make 25 satellite contacts on any Phase II satellite (low earth orbit, i.e., FO-20, AO-21, AO-27, RS-10, RS-12, RS-15).

List of recent winners of the South Africa AMSAT Satellite Communications Achievement Award


The following additional awards are available from the ARRL.

Worked All Continents Award (WAC)

Make one satellite contact with any station on each of the six continents.

DXCC Award with Satellite Endorsement

Make one satellite contact with any station in 100 different DXCC countries.

Worked All States Award

Make one satellite contact with any station in each of the 50 states.

VHF/UHF Century Club Award

Make one satellite contact with any station in 100 different grid squares. Endorsements for each additional 25 grid squares.


Updated 1 Jan 2004. Feedback to KB5MU.

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