DXCC award - DX Century Club


DXCC award - RW3RQ

DXCC award is considered the most popular amateur radio award in the world. Recently discussed the reasons why so many hams great popularity of this award. At this time, agreed that the DXCC award was the first with this concept of the conditions obtaining.

Basic award is not difficult to obtain, it is necessary only to work and get a QSL from a hundred countries and territories, it is quite simple to do, including not only perform mixed modes, but different modes.

Much harder (and much more prestigious) to perform the next version, namely the 5 band DXCC - make a QSOs and get QSLs from 100 different countries on each of the five major HF bands 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters. But some people do it:

5BDXCC plaque - RN3RQ
RN3RQ with his trophy - 5 band DXCC plaque


5BDXCC award - RW3RQ

Well, the greatest achievement is to obtain a DXCC Honor Roll # 1 plaque - for receiving QSL from ALL countries, it takes much longer to perform than 9 band DXCC (for reference: 9-band DXCC option is not given, just go stickers to basic award).


Below the list of currently existing countries for DXCC award: (we will tell you more about some of these countries, simply click on the name of the country you are interested in)

COUNTRY CONTINENT CQ ZONE ITU ZONE
1S - Spratly islands Asia 26 50
1A0KM - SOV MILITARY ORDER OF MALTA Europe    
3A - MONACO Europe    
3B7 - AGALEGA & ST BRANDON ISLANDS      
3B8 - MAURITIUS ISLAND      
3B9 - RODRIGUEZ ISLAND      
3C - EQUATORIAL GUINEA      
3C0 - ANNOBON      
3D2 - CONWAY REEF      
3D2 - FIJI ISLANDS      
3D2 - ROTUMA      
3DA - SWAZILAND      
3V - TUNISIA      
3W, XV - VIET NAM      
3XA - GUINEA      
3Y - BOUVET ISLAND      
3Y - PETER 1 ISLAND      
4J - AZERBAIJAN      
4L - GEORGIA      
4O - MONTENEGRO      
4S - SRI LANKA      
4U1ITU - ITU HQ      
4U1UN - United Nations HQ North America 5 8
4W - TIMOR - LESTE      
4X - ISRAEL      
5A - LIBYA      
5B - CYPRUS      
5H - TANZANIA      
5N - NIGERIA      
5R - MADAGASCAR      
5T - MAURITANIA      
5U - NIGER      
5V7 - TOGO      
5W - SAMOA      
5X - UGANDA      
5Z - KENYA      
6W - SENEGAL      
6Y - JAMAICA      
7O - YEMEN      
7P - Lesotho Africa 38 57
7Q - MALAWI      
7X - ALGERIA      
8P - BARBADOS      
8Q - MALDIVES      
8R - GUYANA      
9A - CROATIA      
9G - GHANA      
9H - MALTA      
9J - ZAMBIA      
9K - KUWAIT      
9L - SIERRA LEONE      
9M2 - WEST MALAYSIA      
9M6 - EAST MALAYSIA      
9N - NEPAL      
9Q - DEM. REP. OF THE CONGO      
9U - BURUNDI      
9V - SINGAPORE      
9X - RWANDA      
9Y - TRINIDAD & TOBAGO      
A2 - BOTSWANA      
A3 - TONGA      
A4 - OMAN      
A5 - BHUTAN      
A6 - UNITED ARAB EMIRATES      
A7 - QATAR      
A9 - BAHRAIN      
AP - PAKISTAN      
BS7H - SCARBOROUGH REEF      
BV - TAIWAN      
BV9P - PRATAS ISLAND      
BY - CHINA      
C21 - NAURU      
C31 - ANDORRA      
C5 - THE GAMBIA      
C6A - BAHAMAS      
C9 - MOZAMBIQUE      
CE - CHILE      
CE0X - SAN FELIX ISLAND      
CE0Y - EASTER ISLAND      
CE0Z - JUAN FERNANDEZ ISLAND      
CE9, KC4 - ANTARCTICA      
CN - MOROCCO      
CO - CUBA      
CP - BOLIVIA      
CT - PORTUGAL      
CT3 - MADEIRA ISLANDS      
CU - AZORES      
CX - URUGUAY      
CY0 - SABLE ISLAND      
CY9 - SAINT PAUL ISLAND      
D2 - ANGOLA      
D4 - CAPE VERDE      
D6 - COMOROS      
DL - FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY      
DU - PHILIPPINES      
E3 - ERITREA      
E4 - PALESTINE      
E5 - NORTH COOK ISLANDS      
E5 - SOUTH COOK ISLANDS      
E6 - NIUE      
E7 - BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA      
EA - SPAIN      
EA6 - BALEARIC ISLAND      
EA8 - CANARY ISLANDS      
EA9 - CEUTA & MELILLA      
EI - IRELAND      
EK - ARMENIA      
EL - LIBERIA      
EP - IRAN      
ER - MOLDOVA      
ES - ESTONIA      
ET - ETHIOPIA      
EU - BELARUS      
EX - KYRGYZSTAN      
EY - TAJIKISTAN      
EZ - TURKMENISTAN      
F - FRANCE      
FG - GUADELOUPE      
FH - MAYOTTE ISLAND      
FJ - SAINT BARTHELEMY      
FK - NEW CALEDONIA      
FK/C - CHESTERFIELD IS.      
FM - MARTINIQUE      
FO - AUSTRAL ISLAND      
FO - FRENCH POLYNESIA      
FO - MARQUESAS ISLAND      
FO0 - CLIPPERTON ISLAND      
FP - SAINT PIERRE & MIQUELON      
FR - REUNION ISLAND      
FR/G - GLORIOSO ISLAND      
FR/J - JUAN DE NOVA, EUROPA      
FR/T - TROMELIN ISLAND      
FS - SAINT MARTIN      
FT5W - CROZET ISLAND      
FT5X - KERGUELEN ISLAND      
FT5Z - AMSTERDAM & ST PAUL ISLAND      
FW - WALLIS & FUTUNA ISLAND      
FY - FRENCH GUIANA      
G,M - ENGLAND      
GD - ISLE OF MAN      
GI,MI - NORTHERN IRELAND      
GJ - JERSEY      
GM,MM - SCOTLAND      
GU - GUERNSEY      
GW,MW - WALES      
H4 - SOLOMON ISLANDS      
H40 - TEMOTU PROVINCE      
HA - HUNGARY      
HB - SWITZERLAND      
HB0 - LIECHTENSTEIN      
HC - ECUADOR      
HC8 - GALAPAGOS ISLANDS      
HH - HAITI      
HI - DOMINICAN REPUBLIC      
HK - COLOMBIA      
HK0 - MALPELO ISLAND      
HK0 - SAN ANDRES ISLAND      
HL,DS - REPUBLIC OF KOREA      
HP - PANAMA      
HR - HONDURAS      
HS - THAILAND      
HV - VATICAN CITY      
HZ - SAUDI ARABIA      
I - ITALY      
IS0,IMO - SARDINIA      
J2 - DJIBOUTI      
J3 - GRENADA      
J5 - GUINEA-BISSAU      
J6 - SAINT LUCIA      
J7 - DOMINICA      
J8 - SAINT VINCENT      
JA - JAPAN      
JD1 - MINAMI TORISHIMA      
JD1 - OGASAWARA      
JT - MONGOLIA      
JW - SVALBARD      
JX - JAN MAYEN      
JY - JORDAN      
K, W - UNITED STATES OF AMERICA      
KG4 - GUANTANAMO BAY      
KH0 - MARIANA ISLANDS      
KH1 - BAKER HOWLAND ISLAND      
KH2 - GUAM      
KH3 - JOHNSTON ISLAND      
KH4 - MIDWAY ISLAND      
KH5 - PALMYRA & JARVIS ISLANDS      
KH5K - KINGMAN REEF      
KH6,KH7 - HAWAII      
KH7K - KURE ISLAND      
KH8 - AMERICAN SAMOA      
KH8 - SWAINS ISLAND      
KH9 - WAKE ISLAND      
KL7 - ALASKA      
KP1 - NAVASSA ISLAND      
KP2 - US VIRGIN ISLANDS      
KP3,KP4 - PUERTO RICO      
KP5 - DESECHEO ISLAND      
LA - NORWAY      
LU - ARGENTINA      
LX - LUXEMBOURG      
LY - LITHUANIA      
LZ - BULGARIA      
OA - PERU      
OD - LEBANON      
OE - AUSTRIA      
OH - FINLAND      
OH0 - ALAND ISLAND      
OH0M - MARKET REEF      
OK,OL - CZECH REPUBLIC      
OM - SLOVAK REPUBLIC      
ON - BELGIUM      
OX - GREENLAND      
OY - FAROE ISLANDS      
OZ - DENMARK      
P2 - PAPUA NEW GUINEA      
P4 - ARUBA      
P5,HM - DPRK (NORTH KOREA)      
PA - NETHERLANDS      
PJ2 - CURACAO      
PJ4 - BONAIRE      
PJ5,PJ6 - SABA & ST EUSTATIUS      
PJ7 - SINT MAARTEN      
PY - BRAZIL      
PY0F - FERNANDO DE NORONHA      
PY0S - SAINT PETER AND PAUL ROCKS      
PY0T - TRINDADE & MARTIM VAZ ISLANDS      
PZ - SURINAME      
R1F - FRANZ JOSEF LAND      
S0 - WESTERN SAHARA      
S2 - BANGLADESH      
S5 - SLOVENIA      
S7 - SEYCHELLES ISLANDS      
S9 - SAO TOME & PRINCIPE      
SM - SWEDEN      
SP - POLAND      
ST - SUDAN      
SU - EGYPT      
SV - GREECE      
SV/A - MOUNT ATHOS      
SV5 - DODECANESE      
SV9 - CRETE      
T2 - TUVALU      
T30 - WESTERN KIRIBATI      
T31 - CENTRAL KIRIBATI      
T32 - EASTERN KIRIBATI      
T33 - BANABA ISLAND      
T5 - SOMALIA      
T7 - SAN MARINO      
T8 - PALAU      
TA - TURKEY      
TF - ICELAND      
TG - GUATEMALA      
TI - COSTA RICA      
TI9 - COCOS ISLAND      
TJ - CAMEROON      
TK - CORSICA      
TL - CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC      
TN - REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO      
TR - GABON      
TT - CHAD      
TU - COTE D'IVOIRE      
TY - BENIN      
TZ - MALI      
UA - EUROPEAN RUSSIA      
UA2 - KALININGRAD      
UA9,UA0 - ASIATIC RUSSIA      
UJ - UZBEKISTAN      
UN - KAZAKHSTAN      
UT - UKRAINE      
V2 - ANTIGUA & BARBUDA      
V3 - BELIZE      
V4 - SAINT KITTS & NEVIS      
V5 - NAMIBIA      
V6 - MICRONESIA      
V7 - MARSHALL ISLANDS      
V8 - BRUNEI      
VE - CANADA      
VK - AUSTRALIA      
VK0 - HEARD ISLAND      
VK0 - MACQUARIE ISLAND      
VK9C - COCOS (KEELING) ISLAND      
VK9L - LORD HOWE ISLAND      
VK9M - MELLISH REEF      
VK9N - NORFOLK ISLAND      
VK9W - WILLIS ISLAND      
VK9X - CHRISTMAS ISLAND      
VP2E - ANGUILLA      
VP2M - MONTSERRAT      
VP2V - BRITISH VIRGIN ISLAND      
VP5 - TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS      
VP6 - DUCIE ISLAND      
VP6 - PITCAIRN ISLAND      
VP8 - FALKLAND ISLANDS      
VP8 - SOUTH GEORGIA ISLAND      
VP8 - SOUTH ORKNEY ISLANDS      
VP8 - SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS      
VP8 - SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS      
VP9 - BERMUDA      
VQ9 - CHAGOS ISLAND      
VR - HONG KONG      
VU - INDIA      
VU4 - ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLAND      
VU7 - LAKSHADWEEP ISLANDS      
XE - MEXICO      
XF4 - REVILLAGIGEDO      
XT - BURKINA FASO      
XU - CAMBODIA      
XW - LAOS      
XX9 - MACAO      
XZ - MYANMAR      
YA - AFGHANISTAN      
YB - INDONESIA      
YI - IRAQ      
YJ - VANUATU      
YK - SYRIA      
YL - LATVIA      
YN - NICARAGUA      
YO - ROMANIA      
YS - EL SALVADOR      
YU - SERBIA      
YV - VENEZUELA      
YV0 - Aves island North America 08 11
Z2 - ZIMBABWE      
Z3 - MACEDONIA      
Z8 - REPUBLIC OF SOUTH SUDAN      
ZA - ALBANIA      
ZB2 - GIBRALTAR      
ZC4 - U K BASES ON CYPRUS      
ZD7 - SAINT HELENA      
ZD8 - Ascension island Africa 36 66
ZD9 - TRISTAN DA CUNHA & GOUGH IS      
ZF - CAYMAN ISLANDS      
ZK3 - TOKELAU ISLANDS      
ZL - NEW ZEALAND      
ZL7 - CHATHAM ISLAND      
ZL8 - KERMADEC ISLAND      
ZL9 - AUCKLAND & CAMPBELL ISLAND      
ZP - PARAGUAY      
ZS - REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA      
ZS8 - PRINCE EDWARD & MARION ISLANDS