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About These Awards

Daytime DX Awards (Daytime hours are 1000 - 1400 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
360 ASK Bergen / Flesland / Askoey NOR 50 453 728 2018-02-03 1221
                     
                     
                     
                     

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
320 IL Bodo / Ilstad NOR   994 1600 2018-11-03 2053
372 OZN Prins Christian Sund / Kitaa GRL   1496 2408 2018-10-31 0245
389 BX La Palma CNR 150 1997 3214 2018-10-31 0500
263 QY Sydney NS CAN 500 2498 4020 2018-02-13 0030
274 SAL Sal Island / Amilcar Cabral CPV 3000 2881 4636 2018-10-31 0310
391 DDP San Juan / Dorado / Luiz Munoz Marin Intl PR PTR 2000 4143 6668 2018-01-12 0159
                     

European NDB DX Awards (43 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
AUT AZR BEL BIH BRI BUL CZE DEU DNK ENG  
ESP EST FIN FRA FRO GSY HNG HOL HRV IOM  
IRL ISL ITA JSY KAL LTU LUX MNE NIR NOR  
ORK POL POR ROU RUS SCT SHE SRB SUI SVK  

North American NDB DX Awards (5 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
GRL NL NS NU QC  
 
 
 

Caribbean / Central American NDB DX Awards (1 qualifying countries)

Available in the following categories:
Countries
3
10
15
20
NDB List Country codes Order
PTR  
 
 
 

African NDB DX Awards (4 qualifying countries)

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

Asian NDB DX Awards (1 qualifying countries)

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

Benelux NDB Award (14 qualifying signals)

This certificate recognises reception of NDBs in the 'Benelux' countries (Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg).
Note that, for all certificates, at least one beacon in each of the three countries must have been received.

French NDB Award (54 qualifying signals)

German NDB Award (35 qualifying signals)

Scandinavian NDB Award (71 qualifying signals)

This certificate recognises reception of NDBs located in Sweden, Norway, Finland or Denmark (but excluding Iceland and island dependencies in the North Atlantic) at the following levels:

UK and Irish NDB Award (61 qualifying signals)

Italian NDB Award (5 qualifying signals)

This certificate recognises reception of NDBs located in Italy (including Sardinia and Sicily) at the following levels:

Iberian NDB Award (27 qualifying signals)

North of 60 Award (50 qualifying signals)

LT Award

This certificate recognises reception of a single NDBs: LT on 305 KHz, at Alert, Nunavut, in Canada. This is the highest latitude NDB known in the Northern Hemisphere.
NDB
LT-305
KHz ID Location S/P ITU GSQ Lon Lat Pwr Miles KM Date UTC Order
305 LT Alert Bay NU CAN FR82vm 62.2083°W 82.5208°N 1000 2166 3485 2018-10-31 0040 [icon]

Transatlantic DX Awards (17 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.

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