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Daytime DX Awards (Daytime hours are 1700 - 2100 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
344 GNC 'Gaines County' Seminole TX USA 25 495 796 2005-06-17 1820
344 FCH 'Chandler' Fressno CA USA 400 606 975 2004-01-30 1726
206 GLS Galveston TX USA 2000 980 1578 2009-06-19 1744
344 BKU 'Timber' Baker MT USA 80 1064 1712 2004-01-31 1728
                     

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
352 VM 'Meana', Mena Intermountain Municipal AR USA 25 999 1607 2009-12-29 0830
347 PA Prince Albert SK CAN 25 1499 2413 2010-08-29 0858
230 YBM St Bruno de Guigues QC CAN 25 1974 3178 2006-11-04 0150
414 BC Baie Comeau QC CAN 500 2499 4021 2005-02-06 0437
400 PIE Piedecuesta / Bucaramanga (Santander) CLM   2986 4806 2010-01-30 0402
352 RG Nikau (Rarotonga Island) CKS   4880 7853 2010-09-05 1239
269 CV Charleville QD AUS 500 7857 12646 2006-12-26 1413

North American NDB DX Awards (51 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 AL AR AZ BC CA CO FL GA  
IA ID IL IN KS KY LA MA MB MI MN MO MS MT NB NC ND NE NJ NL  
NM NS NT NU NV OH OK ON OR PE QC SC SD SK TN  
TX UT WA WI WY YT  

Caribbean / Central American NDB DX Awards (21 qualifying countries)

Available in the following categories:
Countries
3
10
15
20
NDB List Country codes Order
ATG BAH BLZ  
BRB CTR CUB CYM DMA DOM GRD  
GTM HND JMC MEX NCG  
PNR PTR SAP SLV TCA  

South American NDB DX Awards (6 qualifying countries)

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

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 (20 qualifying countries)

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

North of 60 Award (34 qualifying signals)

Transpacific DX Awards (10 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  

Canadian Transcontinental NDB DX Award (11 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 (44 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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