LABRE presents a new AWARD. WID (Worked Independence Day) celebrates the 200th anniversary of the Independence of Brazil and is available to all worldwide amateur radio operators who confirm contacts with Brazilian stations whose last two letters of their respective callsigns correspond to the acronyms of the 27 Federative Units (states or UF) of Brazil, example PY7BAM, PT2DF, PY2TO, PW8EPA, PV8AAP, PY3PR etc. To receive the AWARD, the applicant must prove contacts corresponding to all 27 acronyms of Brazilian UF
LABRE will also operate the special callsign PV200BR and will be on the air from 09/01/2022 on the various bands and modes available to Brazilian radio amateurs.
Contacts with special callsign PV200BR can be used as a wildcard to replace one of the acronyms. Contacts valid from 09/01/2022, 200th year of the Brazil’s Independence. The AWARD can be worked on in all permitted modes and bands with endorsement for CW, SSB, Digital and Satellite modes.
Acronyms of Brazilian UF
DF Distrito Federal
ES Espírito Santo
MT Mato Grosso
MS Mato Grosso do Sul
MG Minas Gerais
RJ Rio de Janeiro
RN Rio Grande do Norte
RS Rio Grande do Sul
SC Santa Catarina
SP São Paulo
See More: https://www.labre.org.br/wid
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