CDXC: The UK DX Foundation



CDXC is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 LF Challenge

2021 was the third year in which the new rules applied, separating the entries into categories of traditional SSB/CW contacts, differentiated from Machine Generated Mode (MGM) QSOs.

The Penallt Trophy for 2021 is awarded to Rob F5VHN with 157 DXCC's most obtained on the 40m band

The Tindle Cup for 2021 is awarded to Savvas SV2AEL with 166 DXCC's worked across all 3 LF bands and with his many callsigns

An increased number of DXCC's on all bands and modes were worked by members participating in the LF challenge. Great rivalry Between Kerry G8VR and Andrew M0NKR on the 160m band ended in a joint first with an outstanding 109 DXCC's (absolutely amazing in one month). On the 80m band Savvas SV2AEL with 133 DXCC's. On the 40m band Martin M0BCT with 161 DXCC's who also came second in the 160m and 80m and overall had more DXCC's than anyone with a total of 167 across all bands and modes.

Award Winner DXCCs 160m 80m 40m
Penallt Trophy, Salver-Traditional SSB/CW F5VHN 157 0 10 156
Tindle Cup,        Salver-MGMs SV2AEL 166 79 132 155
160m Salvers      (Joint winners)



160m 2nd Place Certificate M0BCT   87    
160m 3rd Place Certificate SV2AEL   79    
80m Salver SV2AEL     133  
80m 2nd Place Certificate M0BCT     129  

80m 3rd Place Certificates



40m Salver M0BCT       161
40m 2nd Place Certificate F5VHN       156
40m 3rd Place Certificate SV2AEL       155

 note: 'T' signifies Traditional modes and 'M' signifies MGM modes

  2021T 2021M 2020T 2020M 2019T 2019M 2018
DXCCs 157 166 99 135 121 147 181
160m 44 106 37 82 50 86 84
80m 71 132 66 106 78 104 126
40m 156 155 121 135 107 139 175

Due to the COVID-related cancellation of physical meetings, the Trophy Manager Andrew G8GNI will announce the distribution of awards.

Full results are available at

Congratulations to all the winners!

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