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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
198 DIW Dixon NC USA 2000 368 593 2021-10-22 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
413 MC 'Ferni' Mc Comb MS USA 25 993 1598 2021-01-14 0707
212 LIU Littlefield TX USA 25 1491 2400 2021-01-20 0740
372 OZN Prins Christian Sund / Kitaa GRL   1994 3210 2021-01-18 0601
350 RB Resolute Bay NU CAN 3000 2484 3999 2021-10-09 0600
360 OAS Andoas PRU   2944 4739 2021-03-29 0301
405 CON Concepcion PRG 200 4534 7298 2021-10-18 0700
270 NAS Puntas Arenas CHL   6420 10333 2021-02-15 0813

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 (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 AZ BC CA CO 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 NM NS NT NU NY OH OK ON PA PE QC SC  
SD SK SPM TN TX VA VT WA WI WV 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 ATN CUB  
CYM GDL GRD LCA MRT PTR SCN  
TRD  
 

South American NDB DX Awards (7 qualifying countries)

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

North of 60 Award (9 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 (15 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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