The award may be claimed by any amateur radio operator or SWL station who can give evidence of having contacted or heard (for SWL) stations from the official DXCC list in the following steps:
25, 50, 75, 100, 125, 150, 175, 200, 225, 250, 275, 300, 310, 320, 330, 335 (Honor Roll)
All contacts have to be made using digital modes on all bands by any mode;
no deleted countries are valid. Not only DMC-Stations valid.
for application see Award rules