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About These Awards

Daytime DX Awards (Daytime hours are 1500 - 1900 hrs UTC)

This certificate recognises long distance reception of NDBs between the hours of 1000 and 1400 local standard time - that is, two hours before and afer noon in the listener's timezone.
Miles KM
250-499 402-804
500-749 805-1205
750-999 1206-1607
1000-1249 1608-2010
1250+ 1608+
KHz ID Location S/P ITU Pwr Miles KM Date UTC Order
219 YMG Manitouwadge ON CAN 100 469 755 2004-02-22 1757
332 YFM La Grande 4 QC CAN 2000 727 1170 2005-06-19 1723
208 YSK Sanikiluaq NU CAN 400 872 1404 2006-05-06 1712
                     
206 GLS Galveston TX USA 2000 1311 2111 2004-01-31 1800

Long Ranger DX Awards

This certificate recognises really long distance reception of NDBs particularly at night when skywave propagation is possible.
Miles KM
500-999 805-1607
1000-1499 1608-2413
1500-1999 2414-3217
2000-2499 3218-4022
2500-2999 4023-4826
3000-4999 4827-8044
5000+ 8045+
KHz ID Location S/P ITU Pwr Miles KM Date UTC Order
356 ODX Ord NE USA 25 999 1608 2005-03-26 0955
380 UCY 'Cayabo' Cayajabos (Pinar dal Rio) CUB 100 1466 2360 2003-08-25 0534
245 CB Cambridge Bay NU CAN 1000 1962 3159 2004-12-26 0915
270 FLO Santa Cruz Das Flores AZR   2473 3981 2004-11-07 0542
340 BOG Bogota (Cundinamarca) CLM   2715 4370 2004-11-01 0730
415 SLS Salinas (Guayas) EQA   3184 5125 2005-10-13 0330
280 IPA Rapa Nui (Easter Island) (Isla de Pascua) PAQ 3000 5262 8468 2005-02-19 1003

European NDB DX Awards (1 qualifying countries)

This certificate recognises reception of NDBs located in Europe at the levels shown below.
Countries
10
20
30
40
NDB List Country codes Order
AZR  
 
 
 

North American NDB DX Awards (49 qualifying countries)

This certificate recognises reception of NDBs located in in North America. Remember that each US state and Canadian province is considered a separate 'country'.
Countries
10
30
45
60
NDB List Country codes Order
AB AL AR BC CO CT FL GA IA IL  
IN KS KY LA MA MB MD ME MI MN MO MS MT NB NC ND NE NH NJ NL  
NS NU NY OH OK ON PA PE QC SC SD SK SPM TN TX  
VA VT WI WY  

Caribbean / Central American NDB DX Awards (11 qualifying countries)

Available in the following categories:
Countries
3
10
15
20
NDB List Country codes Order
ATG BAH CUB  
CYM DOM HND JMC MEX PTR TCA  
TRD  
 

South American NDB DX Awards (3 qualifying countries)

Available in the following categories:
Countries
1
3
5
10
NDB List Country codes Order
CLM  
EQA VEN  
 
 

Australian and Pacific Islands NDB DX Awards (1 qualifying countries)

Get it in these 'denominations'
Countries
1
3
5
10
NDB List Country codes Order
PAQ  
 
 
 

North of 60 Award (8 qualifying signals)

This certificate recognises reception of NDBs located at least 60 Degrees of latitude north of the Equator. This area includes Iceland, Greenland and Alaska as well as most of Scandinavia and parts of Russia and Canada.

Transatlantic DX Awards (1 qualifying signals)

This is probably the most challenging award of the program, even at its first level. However, there is a lot of interest on both sides of the Atlantic in transoceanic NDB DX.To qualify, listeners must hear NDBs on the other side.
  • European listeners may count NDBs in Greenland, Canada, the United States and the islands of the caribbean as well as Central and South America.
  • North American listeners may count NDBs in the Azores, the Canary Islands and Cape Verde as well as those on the European and African continents proper.
NDBs Qualifying Signals Order
1  
3  

Canadian Transcontinental NDB DX Award (9 qualifying pairs of NDBs)

This certificate recognises reception of NDBs on Pacific and Atlantic coasts of Canada (i.e. British Columbia and any of the Maritime Provinces). Qualifying beacons must be in these provinces but do not have to literally be on the shoreline.

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