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DXCC = DX Century Club

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.

Award types

mode awards

Any combination of Phone, CW, RTTY, Satellite

Band awards

5 band DXCC

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


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

Wikipedia entry