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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
246 DFI Defiance OH USA   497 800 2009-01-23 1848
366 YMW Maniwaki QC CAN 500 736 1185 2012-01-27 1700
209 MT 'Chiboo' Chibougamau (Chapais) QC CAN 500 996 1603 2010-11-26 1712
201 GL La Grande Riviere QC CAN 500 1238 1993 2009-12-25 1748
268 ZWL Wollaston Lake SK CAN 1000 1907 3070 2009-12-25 1724

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
345 PUF 'Puff' Estherville IA USA   999 1608 2013-05-26 0503
224 DN Dauphin MB CAN 25 1497 2410 2013-09-28 1037
408 Z7 Claresholm AB CAN 50 1999 3217 2010-01-31 0400
400 QQ Comox BC CAN   2491 4009 2014-01-25 0603
320 YTC Itacoatiara (AM) BRA 250 2984 4803 2011-10-02 0330
330 PAG Porto Alegre (RS) BRA 1000 4877 7850 2009-11-19 0615
390 BAL Balmaceda CHL   5658 9106 2010-11-14 0500

European NDB DX Awards (5 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 ESP HRV ISL POR  
 
 
 

North American NDB DX Awards (65 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 AK AL AR AZ BC CA CAN CO CT  
DE FL GA GRL IA ID IL IN KS KY LA MA MB MD ME MI MN MO MS MT  
NB NC ND NE NH NJ NL NM NS NT NU NV NY OH OK  
ON OR PA PE QC RI SC SD SK SPM TN TX UT VA VT  

Caribbean / Central American NDB DX Awards (29 qualifying countries)

Available in the following categories:
Countries
3
10
15
20
NDB List Country codes Order
AIA ATG ATN  
BAH BLZ BRB CTR CUB CYM DMA  
DOM GDL GRD GTM HND  
JMC MEX MRT NCG PNR  

South American NDB DX Awards (10 qualifying countries)

Available in the following categories:
Countries
1
3
5
10
NDB List Country codes Order
BOL  
BRA CHL  
CLM EQA  
GAL GUF PRG PRU VEN  

African NDB DX Awards (4 qualifying countries)

Available in the following categories:
Countries
1
5
10
15
NDB List Country codes Order
ASC  
CPV MDR MRC  
 
 

Australian and Pacific Islands NDB DX Awards (2 qualifying countries)

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

Iberian NDB Award (4 qualifying signals)

This certificate recognises reception of NDBs located in Spain and Portugal (including the Baleric Islands but excluding the Azores, the Canary Islands and spanish enclaves in Morocco) at the following levels:

North of 60 Award (43 qualifying signals)

Transatlantic DX Awards (15 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 (34 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.

US Transcontinental NDB DX Award (8 qualifying pairs of NDBs)

This certificate recognises reception of NDBs on Pacific and Atlantic coasts of continental United States. Qualifying beacons must be in states with oceanic shorelibes (excluding the Gulf of Mexico).
Stations East Coast West Coast Order
1 on each coast  
2 on each coast  
3 on each coast  
4 on each coast  

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