Century Club of Xtreme Difficulty Award
XD Century Club
The CCXD Award
Here is an award for the Globe trotting Dxpeditioner.
For those who have helped so many to achieve DXCC, there is now the opportunity
to achieve the ultimate accolade, membership of the most prestigious and
exclusive club in Amateur Radio - CCXD – The Century Club of eXtreme
It is no coincidence that CCXD is DXCC in reverse.
To achieve DXCC you need to work 100 countries from your home country.
To achieve CCXD you need to work your home country from 100 DX countries.
the time of writing, no applications have been received. Certificate number
1 is awaiting presentation. Will you be the first to receive this honour?
of the CCXD Award
There are no time limits on the QSOs which form part of the claim. QSOs
can date back to the earliest days of Amateur radio.
2) QSOs can be on any authorized band.
3) QSOs must be CW or Phone. Other modes
are not acceptable.
4) The QSOs must have been made personally
by the claimant. QSOs made by other members of the DXpedition are not
acceptable. QSOs made by remote operation of any station are not acceptable.
5) The “home” country may be
any country of which the claimant has been resident.
6) QSOs from countries that were DXCC countries
at the time of the QSO will be accepted, even though that country may
have been deleted at a subsequent date.
7) The Awards Committee reserves the right
to determine if any operation is legitimate. However it can generally
be assumed that if any operation has been accepted by the ARRL for DXCC
purposes, then that same operation will also be valid for CCXD.
8) The Awards Committee will require documentary
proof of the 100 QSOs, in the form of original QSL cards from operators
in the home country, plus a copy of a QSL card (not necessarily for the
same QSO) from each country of operation.
9) Applications and supporting documentation
should be sent to:-
The Awards Manager, P.O. Box 1285, Caboolture, Queensland, Australia 4510.
Remember to include sufficient postage for the return of supporting documentation;
otherwise there is no fee for each application.
10) All operation must have been conducted
in a manner compatible with the highest standards of Amateur Radio, in
honesty, integrity and comradeship. A signed statement to this effect
should accompany each application.
Awards Manager, Members of the Awards Committee, and all members of the
Caboolture Radio Club, wish you the best of luck in competing for this
most prestigious of awards.