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Brad Kimble KØDBK #55192
3855 66th Street E
Inver Grove Hights, MN 55076-2222



  • The 10-10 Counties award accepts contacts made to/from a fixed, portable, or mobile station. The basic and all other upgrades to this award are free and may be submitted via email.
  • QSO locations and county determination is by one of the following methods:


    • The National Zip Code and Directory of Post Offices is the official guide in determining the county of contact by referencing the name of nearest municipality.


    • In the case of Parks or Reservations not within a county boundary, applicants may claim any single adjoining county.


    • Several states have Independent Cities that may qualify for a county contact. A listing of approved Independent Cities is included below.
  • QSL confirmation is NOT required for the 10-10 Counties award; however a station's log data must be made available to the Award Manager upon request.
  • The initial 10-10 Counties Award is issued for submittal of the first 100 counties. Counties may then be submitted as worked in groups of 100 after issuance of the initial certificate.
  • Details for each contact MUST be submitted in the following order: state (the two letter abbreviation is preferred but not required) and county worked, 10-10 number, callsign, name, and date of contact. Calls should be marked /P or /M, as appropriate.
  • Forms suitable for submission of county applications are available in HTML or PDF formats among the Key Forms. Also available there in text or PDF format is a complete list of counties in the US.
  • Seals will be issued for the following levels of achievement in 10-10 county hunting -- RED for 500 counties, BLUE for 1000 counties, YELLOW for 1500 counties, GREEN for 2000 counties, SILVER for 2500 counties, GOLD for 3000 counties. A Plaque is awarded (at no charge to the applicant) for working all 3077 US counties.
  • The Award Manager has the capability to prepare a listing of all credited and worked counties for each 10-10 member in ASCII text file format. Any 10-10 member may request such a listing. The listing will be indexed alphabetically by county with the date format as MM/DD/YY. To receive such a list of counties worked either e-mail or send an SASE to the award manager.


10-10 Awards general rules and requirements are applicable.

Effective - January 1, 2000


In Virginia


  • ALEXANDRIA---------------Arlingtion or Fairfax
  • BEDFORD------------------Bedford
  • BRISTOL------------------Washington
  • BUENA VISTA--------------Rockbridge
  • CHARLOTTESVILLE----------Albermarie
  • CHESAPEAKE---------------Isle of Wight
  • CLIFTON FORGE------------Alleghany
  • COLONIAL HEIGHTS---------Chesterfield or Prince George
  • COVINGTON----------------Alleghany
  • DANVILLE-----------------Pittsylvania
  • EMPORIA------------------Greensville
  • FAIRFAX------------------Fairfax
  • FALLS CHURCH-------------Fairfax
  • FORT MONROE--------------York
  • FRANKLIN-----------------Southampton
  • FREDERICKSBURG-----------Spotsylvania
  • GALAX--------------------Caroll or Grayson
  • HAMPTON------------------York
  • HARRISONBURG-------------Rockingham
  • HOPEWELL-----------------Prince George
  • LEXINGTON----------------Rockbridge
  • LYNCHBURG----------------Amherst, Bedford or Campbell
  • MANASSAS-----------------Prince William
  • MANASSAS PARK------------Prince William
  • MARTINSVILLE-------------Henry
  • NEW PORT NEWS------------York
  • NORFOLK------------------Isle of Wight
  • NORTON-------------------Wise
  • PETERSBURG---------------Chesterfield, Dinwiddie or Prince George
  • POQUOSON-----------------York
  • PORTSMOUTH---------------Isle of Wight
  • RADFORD------------------Montgomery
  • RICHMOND-----------------Chesterfield or Henrico
  • ROANOKE------------------Roanoke
  • SALEM--------------------Roanoke
  • SOUTH BOSTON-------------Halifax
  • STAUNTON-----------------Augusta
  • SUFFOLK------------------Isle of Wight or Southampton
  • VIRGINIA BEACH-----------Isle of Wight
  • WAYNESBORO---------------Augusta
  • WILLIAMSBURG-------------James City
  • WINCHESTER---------------Frederick



in Nevada


  • CARSON CITY--------------Douglas, Lyon, Story or Washoe

  • WASHINGTON D.C.----------Montgomery or Prince George in


A U.S.A. State-to-County Map is available as a service from NG3K.

updated 04-02-2013