A licensed radio amateur must make all contacts.
The UN Awards is issued to any amateur radio operator who has worked and confirmed contacts with UN stations and 193 UN State members (Nations). Contacts must be made on legal amateur frequencies on HF and VHF/UHF Bands. Only two-way simplex type contacts count by CW, SSB and DIGITAL Modes.
No contacts on repeaters, IRLP, Echo link will count for these awards. All contacts must be confirmed by QSL cards.