DXCC Rules ARRL

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: 12 (BV9P) Only contact made January 1, 1994, and after, count for this entity. 13 (D6,FH) Only contacts made July 6, 1975, and after, count for this entity. 14 (DA-DR) Only contacts made with DA-DL stations September 17, 1973, and after, and contacts made Y2-Y9 stations October 3, 1990 and after, count for this entity. 15 (E3) Only contacts made November 14, 1962, and before, or May 24, 1991, and after, count for this entity. 16 (FO) Only contacts made after 23:59 UTC, March 31, 1998 count for this entity. 17 (FR) Only contacts made June 25, 1960, and after, count for this entity. 29 (E7) New prefix for Bosnia - Herzegovina effective November 17, 2007. Contacts are valid for this entity effective October 15, 1991. 43 (E4) Only contacts made February 1, 1999, and after, count for this entity. 45 (FK/C) Only contacts made March 23, 2000, and after, count for this entity. 49 (FJ) Only contacts made December 14, 2007, and after, count for this entity. ^ Also 3Y, 8J1, AT0, DP0, FT8Y, LU, OR4, VK0, R1AW, VP8, ZL5, ZS1, ZX0, etc. QSL via country under whose auspices the particular station is operating. The availability of a third-party traffic agreement and a QSL Bureau applies to the country under whose auspices the particular station is operating.
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