It took Jose 37 days to make the contacts. Being a CW enthusiast, he reported that out of 100 entities contacted, as many as 92 of them were in CW and the rest 8 in SSB. In fact till now he has already contacted 111. ARRL has informed that Jose Jacob was first from India to apply for this award.
The interesting ones that Jose contacted are (as per current DXCC names) are the following Dxpeditions / stations:
Pitcairn Island VP6T
Malpelo Island HK0NA (Colombia)
Dominican Republic HI3DX
East Timor 4W0VB
Band wise details of contacts are as follows:
14 MHz: 33
7 MHz : 22
10.1 MHz: 18
28 MHz : 18
21 MHz : 4
18 MHz: 3
24 MHz : 2
The contacts were made from National Institute of Amateur Radio (NIAR).