100 DXCC Entities Worked

I was first licensed on 25 September 2014, a little over 18 months ago at the time of writing this. And from the very beginning i was hooked on chasing DX and with contests. A few weeks after being on the air, in October was the 2014 Oceania DX Contest, over about 6 hours, i worked 30 different countries, I was hooked.
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A little later i found out about CQ WW Contest, John Moyle Field Day and the WWFF/VKFF and VK5 Parks programs and I started to set myself some goals for what I would like to achieve while on my F Call. For those who read this, who dont know anything about the F-Call license, it is a rather restricted license, SSB, CW and FM modes only, 80, 40, 15 , 10, 2m and 70cm only and the worst part of it 10w only.

But being limited in what i can use was never going to stop me, i got that taste for DX and i was not going to upgrade my license till I had worked 100 DXCC entities. Doing so without 20m or reasonable power was going to be a challenge, but not impossible, and today i achieved one of last goals on my list, 100 DXCC.

Now, most are not confirmed, I think only about 70 of them are confirmed across LOTW, Club Log, EQsl and Paper, but I am not concerned with confirmation, just the knowledge that I have worked all these places is more than enough for me. All that now remains on my goals list, is to put in a proper effort at being the top placed F-Call in my division at John Moyle Field Day this year and then sit the licence upgrade, get 20m and start on the next 100 DXCC.

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73 and thank you to all the dx stations in my log.

 

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