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Current Entities This is a list of all 340 Current DXCC entities on the ARRL DXCC Entities List. The ARRL DXCC List publication is available from the ARRL Publication Department for $5.95 plus shipping. To order this publication please visit the ARRL Store. The ARRL DXCC List is also available from our Publication Sales Department for $5.95 each plus shipping. In addition to the List, the paper copy includes: the DXCC rules, DXCC Award Application, ARRL DXCC Card Checkers, Incoming and Outgoing QSL Bureau information and more. Effective April 2, 2012 DXCC card checkers can check all current and deleted entities on the DXCC list. Also, only approved DXCC card checkers can check 160 Meters. For the list of approved 160 Meter card checkers (noted in Red) visit: http://www.arrl.org/dxcc-card-checker-master-list Notes: * Indicates current list of entities for which QSLs may be forwarded by the ARRL membership Outgoing QSL Service. # Indicates entities with which US Amateurs may legally handle third-party message traffic. The last change of the Current DXCC List was made in January 2018. Then, because of an amendment in the DXCC List Criteria, the Entity of Kosovo, with Prefix Z6 was added. NOTES: -1 Many prefixes are in use 9M0, 9M6 etc. Station using 1S do not count for DXCC credit. 1 Unofficial prefix. Contact stating November 15, 1945 count for this country. 2 (5T) Only contacts made June 20, 1960, and after, count for this entity. 3 (5U) Only contacts made August 3, 1960, and after, count for this entity. 4 (6W) Only contact made June 20, 1960, and after, count for this entity. 5 (70) Only contacts made May 22, 1990, and after, count for this entity. 6 (9A,S5) Only contacts made June 26, 1991, and after, count for this entity. 7 (9G) Only contacts made March 5, 1957, and after, count for this entity. 8 (9M2,4,6,8) Only contacts made September 16, 1963, and after, count for this entity. 9 (9U, 9X) Only contacts made July 1, 1962, and after, count for this entity. 10 (9V) Contacts made from September 16, 1963 to August 8, 1965, count for West Malaysia. 11 (BS7) Only contacts made January 1, 1995, and after, count for this entity. 44 (4W) Only contacts made March 1, 2000, and after, count for this entity. 47 (4O) Only contacts made June 28, 2006, and after, count for this entity.
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