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I did it. I set myself a goal of logging 100 countries on HRD and submitting them to LoTW before the big contest this weekend.  Tonight I hit 100!  Thanks to everyone in Austin for making such a fantastic radio!!!!
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Rick Hadley - W0FG

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Robbie - KI4TTZ

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Awesome!  Congrats!!!
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Ken - NM9P

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Way to go! 

I have 107 worked, but only 65 confirmed via LoTW so far.  I wish everyone would make the move to LoTW.  It is great!  This is all with simple antennas.  I hope to polish off a bunch this weekend and work more stations who will confirm with LoTW.  I have been a ham for 40 years, and have been having more fun hunting DX with this rig than ever before.  Running Splits with 2 slices and stereo headphones has made the difference on many of the most recent and most difficult contacts.  Thanks FLEX!

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Ernest - W4EG

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I have 123 countries worked on JT65. However, I only have 79 confirmed.

This not a LoTW issue.  The problem is that the very rare ones required that you pay for their cards.  They ask not for 1 or 2 dollars but for four or 5 bucks plus SAE! I refuse to paid for a card.  This is a mutual exchange not a money making proposition. 

I can understand their situation I was in the same predicament in the early 1960's operation as KP4DAT and the request where numerous.  I told the stations worked that my cards where all being send via the bureau.

I hope that you get your cards.  I been waiting for several Asians and  island off the coast of Africa. for more than 3 years: And many others in other modes for more than 15!

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Rick Hadley - W0FG

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I'm the same way.  I stopped serious DXing back in the 80's at 250 countries confirmed with paper QSLs as I got tired of the expense.   I probably had 275 worked before I lost the shack to flooding.  This time I'm going to see what I can do strictly on LoTW and eQSL.  Now it's just for fun.  I landed two more this morning for #'s 118 & 119.
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Mike Hoing

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Awsome. Welcome to the DXCC.
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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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Welcome to the club, Rick!