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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
366 YMW Maniwaki QC CAN 500 490 789 2005-02-02 1610
392 ML Charlevoix QC CAN 500 665 1071 2005-02-02 1539
414 BC Baie Comeau QC CAN 500 802 1290 2005-02-02 1511
                     
                     

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
235 9H La Grande 3 QC CAN 250 999 1607 2008-01-25 0425
360 KIN Kingston JMC 1000 1459 2349 2006-12-05 0142
375 GUA Guatemala City GTM 50 1894 3048 2004-12-24 0500
200 UAB Anahim Lake BC CAN 1000 2464 3966 2007-12-29 0340
415 SLS Salinas (Guayas) EQA   2866 4612 2005-01-20 0651
520 BHZ Belo Horizonte (MG) BRA 1000 4585 7379 2007-12-31 0239
                     

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
ESP  
 
 
 

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 CT DE FL GA GRL IA  
IL IN KS KY LA MA MB MD ME MI MN MO MS NB NC ND NE NH NJ NL  
NS NU NY OH OK ON PA PE QC RI SC SD SK TN TX  
VA VT WI WV  

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 GTM JMC MEX PTR TCA  
TRD  
 

South American NDB DX Awards (4 qualifying countries)

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

Iberian NDB Award (1 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:
NDBs Qualifying Signals Order
20
40
60
90

North of 60 Award (5 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 (2 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.
Stations East Coast West Coast Order
1 on each coast  
2 on each coast  
4 on each coast      
6 on each coast      

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