DXCC Countries List Notes


1 Unofficial prefix.

2 (5T) Only contacts made June 20, 1960, and after, count for this country.

3 (5U) Only contact made August 3, 1960, and after, count for this country.

4 (6W) Only contacts made June 20, 1960, and after, count for this country.

5 (7O) Only contacts made May 22, 1990, and after, count for this country.

6 (9A, S5) Only contacts made June 26, 1991, and after, count for this country.

7 (9G) Only contacts made March 5, 1957, and after, count for this country.

8 (9M2, 4, 6, 8) Only contacts made September 16, 1963, and after, count for this country.

9 (9U, 9X) Only contacts made July 1, 1962, and after, count for this country.

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 country.

12 (BV9P) Only contacts made January 1, 1994, and after, count for this country.

13 (D6, FH8) Only contacts made July 5, 1975, and after, count for this country.

14 (DA-DL) Only contacts made with DA-DLstations September 17, 1973, and after, and contacts made with Y2-Y9 stations October 3, 1990 and after, count for this country.

15 (E3) Only contacts made November 14, 1962, and before, or May 24, 1991, and after, count for this country.

16 (FR) Only contacts made June 25, 1960, and after, count for this country.

17 (JD) Formerly Marcus Island.

18 (JD) Formerly Bonin and Volcano Islands.

19 (KC6) Includes Yap Islands December 31, 1980, and before.

20 (KP5, KP4) Only contacts made March 1, 1979, and after, count for this country.

21 (OK-OL, OM) Only contacts made January 1, 1993, and after, count for this country.

22 (P2) Only contacts made September 16, 1975, and after, count for this country.

23 (P4) Only contacts made January 1, 1986, and after, count for this country.

24 (P5) Only contacts made May 14, 1995, and after count for this country.

25 (S0) Contacts with Rio de Oro (Spanish Sahara), EA9, also count for this country.

26 (T2) Only contacts made January 1, 1976, and after, count for this country.

27 (T9) Only contacts made October 15, 1991 and after count for this counrty.

28 (TL) Only contacts made August 13, 1960, and after, count for this country.

29 (TN) Only contacts made August 15, 1960, and after, count for this country.

30 (TR) Only contacts made August 17, 1960, and after, count for this country.

31 (TT) Only contacts made August 11, 1960, and after count for this country.

32 (TU) Only contacts made August 7, 1960, and after, count for this country.

33 (TY) Only contacts made August 1, 1960, and after, count for this country.

34 (TZ) Only contacts made June 20, 1960, and after, count for this country.

35 (V4, VP2) For DXCCcredit for contacts made May 31, 1958 and before, see page 97, June 1958 QST.

36 (V6) Includes Yap Islands January 1, 1981, and after.

37 (XT) Only contacts made August 5, 1960, and after, count for this country.

38 (YB) Only contacts made May 1, 1963, and after, count for this country.

39 (Z3) Only contacts made September 8, 1991, and after, count for this country.

40 (ZC4) Only contacts made August 16, 1960, and after, count for this country.

"E" indicates countries eligible for field checking.

"F" indicates current list of countries for which QSLs may be forwarded by the ARRL membership outgoing QSL service.

"T" indicates countries with which U.S. amateurs may legally handle third-party message traffic.

"S" Also 3Y, 8J1, AT0, DP0, FT8Y, LU, OR4, R1AN, VK0, 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.

"#" Third-party traffic permitted with special-events stations in the United Kingdom having the prefix GB only, with the exception that GB3 stations are not included in this agreement.