Elk Award

The ELK AWARD is printed on high-quality thick paper in the printing house with the OH73ELK silver stamping (first 100 Awards) and OH73ELK as Hologram starting at number 101.  It is available to Amateur Radio Operators and SWLs in all countries of the world.

Founded and managed by the OH73ELK second operator YL Raisa (R1BIG), in honor of one of the national symbols of Finland – the Elk (also called Moose).


This Award is available for contacts with 10 OH (OG,OF,OI) Stations in 10 different call areas of Finland (from “0”to “9”) + 1 QSO with OH73ELK.

It means: 11 QSO are needed. Any band or mode, no time limit.

Costs/special condition

The OH73ELK decided to continue the sponsoring of the fourth hundred of ELK-AWARDs, incl. mailing fee.

You get the AWARDs signed by YL Raisa DIRECTLY from Finland to your home.

You do not need to print or scan anything: Electronic application as Attachment by Email is enough!

In the subject please write ELK AWARD + your CALL + electronic OR printed Version you want! (by default the electronic version will come)

If you want to have the printed version please also write your current home address.

It would be nice, if you could share the link to the ELK Award https://oh73elk.net/page/elk-award on your own site/social networks.  You can also use the photos (below). Thank you!

Download ELK Award Application form