Mel (N7GCO) Receives ARRL DXCC Challenge Cup Plaque

The DXCC Challenge Award is earned by working and confirming at least 1,000 DXCC band-points on any Amateur bands, 160 through 6 meters (except 60 meters). A “band-point” is awarded for every confirmed new entity contact. There is a distinctive wall plaque available to display your achievement. Plaques can also be endorsed in increments of 500 additional band points. There are endorsement for 1,500, 2,000, 2,500 and 3,000. Deleted entities do not count for this award. All contacts must be made after November 15, 1945. QSOs for the 160, 80, 40, 30, 20, 17, 15, 12, 10 and 6 meter bands qualify for this award.