The Tambov award group ("TAG") would like to announce
award program "RDA" (Russian Districts Award).
What is "RDA"?
"RDA" (Russian District Award) is an International Awards
Program with the goal of attracting interest in Amateur Radio
through the communication with various Districts in the Russian
Federation. The "RDA" program is established to encourage
confirmed contacts with the greatest variety of areas in Russia.
There are currently 6 different certificate awards varying in
difficulty and complexity, and two plaque awards available for
"Honor Roll" and "#1 Honor Roll".
District assignments in the Russian Federation
of radioamateur expeditions to various "districts" of
Russia. The chairman "RDA" – committee
The "RDA" Russian Districts Awards includes
entities designated by the Russian Federation. These include a
total of 2774 different districts inside 89 different Oblast.
Many hours of work went into the dividing of Russian into territories.
A unique number has been assigned to each district within an Oblast.
For example the Oktjabrsky district in Tambov has been assigned
TB-02. Confirmation of this information on the air and also on
the QSL Card must be specified for credit to be awarded for the
What system of calculation of results?
In offset radio communications with each district of Russia
having unique number and only once are accepted. Repeated QSO
with this district in offset are not accepted irrespective of
you worked with radio station on the other band, or with other
station from the same district.
Russian Districts Awards "RDA" Program Organization
"RDA" - committee is division "TAG" (Tambov
Award Group), the radioamateur group engaged in the
"RDA" - manager are appointed council "TAG".
Decisions "RDA" - committee are published in various
radioamateur DX-bulletins and are located on "RDA" a
web-site. All financing of the program "RDA" is carried
out from personal means of members of club "TAG".
[F.] Only for Russian dx-peditions
"RDA" Commitee Liability
The "RDA" manager, commitee and club members
will not be responsible for any loss, financial or otherwise,
caused by any actions of operators participating in the "RDA"
awards program. The "RDA" holds no liability for actions
taken by any member or non member active in the pursuit of "RDA"
awards. Anyone entering the "RDA" program agrees to
the terms disclosed here and can not hold the "RDA",
"TAG" or any of its members, non-members, commiteemen,
chairmen or other officers or officials liable for any actions
taken by those involved in the program.
ALL DECISIONS MADE BY THE "RDA" COMMITEE ARE FINAL