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Daytime DX Awards (Daytime hours are 1800 - 2200 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
365 SFF 'Felts' Spokane WA USA 25 300 484 2006-07-15 2012
                     
                     
375 FS Fort Simpson NT CAN 280 1130 1818 2004-12-26 2117
                     

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
402 L4 Nipawin SK CAN 200 997 1605 2014-01-26 0408
335 CNC Chariton IA USA 25 1499 2412 2008-12-30 0638
362 SB Sudbury ON CAN 400 1980 3187 2008-12-30 0810
198 DIW Dixon NC USA 2000 2473 3981 2014-01-02 0922
375 GUA Guatemala City GTM 50 2834 4561 2006-01-09 0654
214 XA Oshima JPN 500 4903 7891 2008-10-25 1012
276 TVL Townsville QD AUS 3000 7178 11552 2008-10-23 1223

North American NDB DX Awards (35 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 AK AZ BC CA CO FL IA ID IL  
KS MB MI MN MO MT NC ND NE NM NT NU NV OK ON OR QC SD SK TN  
TX UT WA WY YT  
 

Caribbean / Central American NDB DX Awards (7 qualifying countries)

Available in the following categories:
Countries
3
10
15
20
NDB List Country codes Order
BAH CYM DOM  
GTM MEX PTR SAP  
 
 

South American NDB DX Awards (1 qualifying countries)

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

Asian NDB DX Awards (3 qualifying countries)

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

Australian and Pacific Islands NDB DX Awards (15 qualifying countries)

Get it in these 'denominations'
Countries
1
3
5
10
NDB List Country codes Order
AUI  
CKS FJI  
FSM HWA  
MDW MHL NFK OCE PAQ  

North of 60 Award (50 qualifying signals)

Transpacific DX Awards (5 qualifying signals)

Yes, we must also be fair to those interested in the "Really Big Pond". This certificate recognises reception of NDBs across the pacific in either direction.
  • For listeners in North, central or South America qualifying beacons must be in Asian countries or on Australian mainland, in New Zealand or Papua New Guinea, but not other countries in Oceania.
  • For listeners in Asia, Australia, New Zealand or Papua New Guinea qualifying beacons must be in North, Central or South America
NDBs Qualifying Signals Order
1  
2  
3  
4  

US Transcontinental NDB DX Award (3 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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