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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
254 5B Summerside PE CAN 250 472 760 2016-11-25 1752
235 9H La Grande 3 QC CAN 250 731 1177 2017-11-24 1738
208 YSK Sanikiluaq NU CAN 400 962 1548 2013-02-11 1644
                     
                     

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
362 SUR Fitzgerald GA USA 25 999 1608 2019-11-24 0318
287 ULV Santa Clara CUB   1499 2413 2018-02-24 0905
242 EL 'Valtr' El Paso TX USA 400 1996 3213 2018-11-17 0219
351 BL Blonduos ISL   2490 4008 2018-11-28 0048
330 SIS Puerto Asis CLM   2964 4770 2020-02-19 0420
520 BHZ Belo Horizonte (MG) BRA 1000 4721 7598 2018-01-17 0319
280 IPA Rapa Nui (Easter Island) (Isla de Pascua) PAQ 3000 5401 8692 2009-03-01 0404

European NDB DX Awards (3 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 ISL POR  
 
 
 

North American NDB DX Awards (56 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 CA CAN CT DE FL GA  
GRL IA IL IN KS KY LA MA MB MD ME MI MN MO MS MT NB NC ND NE  
NH NJ NL NS NT NU NY OH OK ON PA PE QC RI SC  
SD SK SPM TN TX VA VT WA WI WV WY  

Caribbean / Central American NDB DX Awards (19 qualifying countries)

Available in the following categories:
Countries
3
10
15
20
NDB List Country codes Order
ATG ATN BAH  
CUB CYM DMA DOM GDL GRD GTM  
MRT NCG PNR PTR SAP  
TCA TRD VCT VRG  

South American NDB DX Awards (8 qualifying countries)

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

African NDB DX Awards (3 qualifying countries)

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

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  
 
 
 

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 (38 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 (11 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 (2 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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