This is an award (diploma) established by the The Latvian Radio Amateur League in honour of the 80th anniversary of independence of the Latvian state.

The award will be issued for contacts with different Latvian stations using the prefix YL80 from 1 October till 31 December 1998:

1. Latvian stations should make 20 contacts.
2. European stations should make 10 contacts.
3. Stations outside Europe should make 5 contacts.

All bands and modes are allowed.

Applications should be based upon the applicant's log.

The award is free for LRAL members.
The fee for Latvians, non-members of LRAL, is LVL 1.
Foreign applicants should include 5 IRC with their application.

Applications should be addressed to

YL-80 Award Manager
Latvian Radio Amateur League
P.O.Box 164
Riga LV-1010

Deadline - 1 February 1999 (Postmark).

Queries should be addressed to the Award Manager or

YL80 call-signs
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