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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
236 OW Ramsayville (Ottawa) ON CAN 60 481 774 2005-11-26 1644
335 YLD Chapleau ON CAN 100 698 1124 2005-11-26 1558
273 ZV Sept-Iles QC CAN 500 981 1579 2005-11-26 1610
276 YHR Chevery QC CAN 500 1204 1938 2005-11-26 1609
220 BX Blanc Sablon / Lourdes de Blanc Sablon QC CAN 2000 1328 2137 2005-11-26 1716

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
404 XCR 'Ripley' Little Falls MN USA 50 997 1605 2018-11-24 0119
335 BDX Broadus MT USA   1493 2403 2009-01-19 0512
221 SMS 'Marcos' Acapulco (Guerrero) MEX 1000 1998 3216 2007-01-25 0457
309 GPI Guapi CLM 500 2487 4002 2018-12-06 0436
370 TYL Talara (Piura) PRU 150 2988 4809 2007-01-22 0517
280 IPA Rapa Nui (Easter Island) (Isla de Pascua) PAQ 3000 4983 8019 2005-12-17 0501
                     

European NDB DX Awards (2 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 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 CO 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 (16 qualifying countries)

Available in the following categories:
Countries
3
10
15
20
NDB List Country codes Order
AIA BAH BRB  
CUB CYM DOM GDL GRD GTM JMC  
MEX PNR PTR SAP TCA  
VRG  

South American NDB DX Awards (6 qualifying countries)

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

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 (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 (20 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 (2 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 (9 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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