DXCC

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The DXCC is an award available to hams throughout the world, granted by the ARRL, to those who can verify two-way contacts to 100 different entities from the DXCC country list. Verification can be either by QSL cards or through logs submitted to Logbook of the World, also run by the ARRL.

DXCC is an acronym for DX Century Club

Contents

Award types

Mode awards

Any combination of Phone, CW, RTTY, Satellite

Band awards

5 band DXCC

Awarded to hams that have confirmed contacts 100 or more entities on each of the 80m, 40m, 20m, 15m and 10m amateur bands. Further endorsements may be obtained for 100 confirmed contacts on the 160m, 0m, 17m, 12m, 6m and 2m amateur bands.

QRP DXCC

For amateurs who have confirmed 2 way contacts with 100 entities using 5 watts or less power, (QRP)

List of DXCC entities

Current DXCC entities (from the May 2009 ARRL DXCC list) are:

Entity Prefix
Afghanistan YA
Agalega & St. Brandon Is. 3B6, 7
Aland Is. OH0
Alaska KL,AL,NL,WL
Albania ZA
Algeria 7T-7Y
American Samoa KH8
Amsterdam & St. Paul Is. FT/Z
Andaman & Nicobar Is. VU4
Andorra C3
Angola D2-3
Anguilla VP2E
Annobon I. 3C0
Antarctica CE9/KC4
Antigua & Barbuda V2
Argentina LO-LW
Armenia EK
Aruba P4
Ascension I. ZD8
Asiatic Russia UA-UI8,9,0; RA-RZ
Auckland & Campbell Is. ZL9
Australia VK
Austria OE
Aves I. YV0
Azerbaijan 4J, 4K
Azores CU
Bahamas C6
Bahrain A9
Baker & Howland Is. KH1
Balearic Is. EA6-EH6
Banaba I. (Ocean I.) T33
Bangladesh S2
Barbados 8P
Belarus EU-EW
Belgium ON-OT
Belize V3
Benin TY
Bermuda VP9
Bhutan A5
Bolivia CP
Bonaire, Curacao PJ2, 4, 9
Bosnia-Herzegovina E7
Botswana A2
Bouvet 3Y
Brazil PP-PY
British Virgin Is. VP2V
Brunei Darussalam V8
Bulgaria LZ
Burkina Faso XT
Burundi 9U
C. Kiribati (British Phoenix Is.) T31
Cambodia XU
Cameroon TJ
Canada VE, VO, VY
Canary Is. EA8-EH8
Cape Verde D4
Cayman Is. ZF
Central Africa TL
Ceuta & Melilla EA9-EH9
Chad TT
Chagos Is. VQ9
Chatham Is. ZL7
Chesterfield Is. FK
Chile CA-CE
China B
Christmas I. VK9X
Clipperton I. FO
Cocos (Keeling) Is. VK9C
Cocos I. TI9
Colombia HJ-HK, 5J-5K
Comoros D6
Congo (Republic of the) TN
Corsica TK
Costa Rica TI, TE
Cote d'Ivoire TU
Crete SV9, J49
Croatia 9A
Crozet I. FT/W
Cuba CM, CO
Cyprus 5B, C4, P3
Czech Republic OK-OL
DPR of Korea P5
Dem. Rep. of Congo 9Q-9T
Denmark OU-OW, OZ
Desecheo I. KP5
Djibouti J2
Dodecanese SV5, J45
Dominica J7
Dominican Republic HI
Ducie I. VP6
E. Kiribati (Line Is.) T32
East Malaysia 9M6, 8
Easter I. CE0
Ecuador HC-HD
Egypt SU
El Salvador YS, HU
Equatorial Guinea 3C
Eritrea E3
Estonia ES
Ethiopia ET
European Russia UA-UI1,3,4,6; RA-RZ
Falkland Is. VP8
Faroe Is. OY
Fed. Rep. of Germany DA-DR
Fernando de Noronha PP0-PY0F
Fiji 3D2
Finland OF-OI
France F
Franz Josef Land R1FJ
French Guiana FY
French Polynesia FO
Gabon TR
Galapagos Is. HC8-HD8
Georgia 4L
Ghana 9G
Gibraltar ZB2
Glorioso Is. FR/G
Greece SV-SZ, J4
Greenland OX
Grenada J3
Guadeloupe FG
Guam KH2
Guantanamo Bay KG4
Guatemala TG, TD
Guernsey GU, GP
Guinea 3X
Guinea-Bissau J5
Guyana 8R
Haiti HH
Hawaii KH6,7
Heard I. VK0
Honduras HQ-HR
Hong Kong VR
Hungary HA, HG
Iceland TF
India VU
Indonesia YB-YH
Iran EP-EQ
Iraq YI
Ireland EI-EJ
Isle of Man GD, GT
Israel 4X, 4Z
Italy I
Jamaica 6Y
Jan Mayen JX
Japan JA-JS, 7J-7N
Jersey GJ, GH
Johnston I. KH3
Jordan JY
Juan Fernandez Is. CE0
Juan de Nova, Europa FR/J, E
Kaliningrad UA2
Kazakhstan UN-UQ
Kerguelen Is. FT/X
Kermadec Is. ZL8
Kingman Reef KH5K
Kure I. KH7K
Kuwait 9K
Kyrgyzstan EX
Lakshadweep Is. VU7
Laos XW
Latvia YL
Lebanon OD
Lesotho 7P
Liberia EL
Libya 5A
Liechtenstein HB0
Lithuania LY
Lord Howe I. VK9L
Luxembourg LX
Macao XX9
Macedonia Z3
Macquarie I. VK0
Madagascar 5R
Madeira Is. CT3
Malawi 7Q
Maldives 8Q
Mali TZ
Malpelo I. HK0
Malta 9H
Malyj Vysotskij I. R1MV
Mariana Is. KH0
Market Reef OJ0
Marshall Is. V7
Martinique FM
Mauritania 5T
Mauritius 3B8
Mayotte FH
Mellish Reef VK9M
Mexico XA-XI
Micronesia V6
Midway I. KH4
Minami Torishima JD1
Moldova ER
Monaco 3A
Mongolia JT-JV
Montserrat VP2M
Morocco CN
Mount Athos SV/A
Mozambique C8-9
Myanmar XY-XZ
N. Cook Is. E5
Namibia V5
Nauru C2
Navassa I. KP1
Nepal 9N
Netherlands PA-PI
New Caledonia FK
New Zealand ZL-ZM
Nicaragua YN,H6-7,HT
Niger 5U
Nigeria 5N
Niue ZK2
Norfolk I. VK9N
Northern Ireland GI, GN
Norway LA-LN
Ogasawara JD1
Oman A4
Pakistan AP
Palau T8,
Palmyra & Jarvis Is. KH5
Panama HO-HP
Papua New Guinea P2
Paraguay ZP
Peru OA-OC
Peter I I. 3Y
Philippines DU-DZ
Pitcairn I. VP6
Poland SN-SR
Portugal CT
Pratas I. BV9P
Prince Edward & Marion Is. ZS8
Puerto Rico KP3,4
Qatar A7
Reunion I. FR
Revillagigedo XA4-XI4
Rodriguez I. 3B9
Romania YO-YR
Rotuma I. 3D2
Rwanda 9X
S. Cook Is. E5
Sable I. CY0
Saint Barthelemy FJ
Saint Martin FS
Samoa 5W
San Andres & Providencia HK0
San Felix & San Ambrosio CE0
San Marino T7
Sao Tome & Principe S9
Sardinia IS0, IM0
Saudi Arabia HZ
Scarborough Reef BS7
Scotland GM, GS
Serbia YT-YU
Seychelles S7
Sierra Leone 9L
Singapore 9V
Slovak Republic OM
Slovenia S5
Solomon Is. H4
Somalia T5, 6O
South Africa ZR-ZU
South Georgia I. VP8, LU
South Orkney Is. VP8, LU
South Sandwich Is. VP8, LU
Sov. Mil. Order of Malta 1A
Spain EA-EH
Spratly Is.
Sri Lanka 4S
St. Helena ZD7
St. Kitts & Nevis V4
St. Lucia J6
St. Maarten, Saba, St. PJ5-8
St. Paul I. CY9
St. Peter & St. Paul Rocks PP0-PY0S
St. Pierre & Miquelon FP
St. Vincent J8
Sudan ST
Suriname PZ
Svalbard JW
Swains I. KH8
Swaziland 3DA
Sweden SA-SM
Switzerland HB
Syria YK
Taiwan BV
Tajikistan EY
Tanzania 5H-5I
Thailand HS, E2
The Gambia C5
Timor - Leste 4W
Togo 5V
Tokelau Is. ZK3
Tonga A3
Trindade & Martim Vaz Is. PP0-PY0T
Trinidad & Tobago 9Y-9Z
Tristan da Cunha & Gough I. ZD9
Tromelin I. FR/T
Tunisia 3V
Turkey TA-TC
Turkmenistan EZ
Turks & Caicos Is. VP5
Tuvalu T2
UK Sov. Base Areas on Cyprus ZC4
Uganda 5X
Ukraine UR-UZ, EM-EO
United Arab Emirates A6
United Nations HQ 4U_UN
Uruguay CV-CX
Uzbekistan UJ-UM
Vanuatu YJ
Vatican HV
Venezuela YV-YY, 4M
Virgin Is. KP2
W. Kiribati (Gilbert Is. ) T30
Wake I. KH9
Wales GW, GC
Wallis & Futuna Is. FW
West Malaysia 9M2, 4
Western Sahara S0
Willis I. VK9W
Yemen 7O
Zambia 9I-9J
Zimbabwe Z2

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