Nestled between the Caribbean, the South Pacific, and the South Atlantic Oceans, South America is the wilder of the Americas, and a continent of superlatives.

The world’s biggest rainforest and the largest river (Amazon), the highest mountain range outside Asia (the Andes), remote islands (Galapagos Islands (145), Easter Island (144) and Fernando de Noronha (285), heavenly beaches, wide deserts, icy landscapes, the world’s tallest waterfall, as well as several other breathtaking natural attractions are all part of this incredibly diverse and attractive continent.

Rio de JaneiroThe work of man has also left rare gems on the continent: ruins of ancient civilizations share the continent with world-class metropolises, outstanding modern architecture, European architecture, the oldest rock paintings in the Americas, strong African heritage, genuine indigenous, charming cities built in the Andes and Eastern culture, mingled with the fingerprints of Iberian colonizers.

GalapagosDesigned by graphics guru 1DA011 Luca from Eleven Four QSL Designs, the South America DXCC Hunter Award is an outstanding complete colour, professionally printed shack keepsake.

It’s an award for the top echelon of DX Hunters; guys whom have endured the highs and lows of 11m propagation and taken the opportunities when they have presented.



A minimum of 27 of the 33 South America DXCC worked and confirmed.

Galapagos (2)When applying for DX Hunter Awards such as this one, applicants must use the Official Log Sheet containing all contact specifics including date, time, callsign, operator, etc.

To download the Official Log Sheet for this award click SA DXCC Award Log.

Applicants may also be asked to provide photocopies of QSL cards (front and back) as proof in order to maintain the integrity of the program.

Contacts made with previous callsigns or with previous clubs are valid for this award and no time limit applies for achieving the various contact targets.

This strict eligibility criteria makes it one of the most difficult to attain of DX Awards there is in the 11m DX Community.



  • Nil to DA-RC Members
  • $5 US for non-DA-RC MEmbers

Valid Indian Ocean DXCC

For more information on the DA-RC Awards Program, including how you can apply for one or more of the awards, or even sponsor an award, please contact DA-RC HQ via the Contact Form on this website.

A complete list of awards can be found at: https://www.delta-alfa.com/projects/awards/