Have you ever collected stamps?
For the radio amateur, a colourful log with many different countries on various bands is like stamp collection to the philatelist. It may be hard to understand, but once the hunting fever is on, the chase for DXCC’s is quite addicting.
The below listed achievements refer to the
German Amateur Radio Station DJ1AE
Red: Looking for QSO
AE1DJ is in idle mode yet, waiting for DXpedition outside Germany.