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Daytime DX Awards (Daytime hours are 1000 - 1400 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
360.5 MAK Mackel for Brussels Ntl BEL   335 539 2006-01-20 1310
                     
                     
                     
284 RT Rankin Inlet NU CAN 1000 3026 4870 2019-08-27 1008

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
340 PND Valencia / Pinedo ESP 300 998 1606 2019-10-27 1845
745 BG Karmanovo RUS   1497 2410 2019-08-21 2309
705 S Syktyvkar RUS   1999 3217 2019-10-08 2121
323 KR Squaw Schefferville QC CAN 250 2481 3994 2018-12-02 0314
289 YLQ La Tuque QC CAN 500 2966 4773 2018-12-27 0154
350 STM Santarem (PA) BRA   4880 7855 2008-03-02 2333
365 PAL Palma EQA 1000 5793 9323 2019-10-11 0322

European NDB DX Awards (53 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
AUT AZR BAL BEL BIH BLR BRI BUL COR CZE  
DEU DNK ENG ESP EST FIN FRA FRO GRC GSY  
HNG HOL HRV IOM IRL ISL ITA JMY JSY KAL  
LTU LUX MKD MNE NIR NOR ORK POL POR ROU  

North American NDB DX Awards (12 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
AK FL GRL MB NB NL NS NT NU ON  
QC SK  
 
 

Caribbean / Central American NDB DX Awards (5 qualifying countries)

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

South American NDB DX Awards (3 qualifying countries)

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

African NDB DX Awards (8 qualifying countries)

Available in the following categories:
Countries
1
5
10
15
NDB List Country codes Order
ALG  
CEU CNR CPV LBY  
MDR MRC NGR  
 

Asian NDB DX Awards (4 qualifying countries)

Available in the following categories:
Countries
1
3
5
10
NDB List Country codes Order
GEO  
IRN RSE  
UZB  
 

Benelux NDB Award (33 qualifying signals)

French NDB Award (144 qualifying signals)

This certificate recognises reception of NDBs located in France at the following levels:
NDBs Qualifying Signals Order
20
40
80
120

German NDB Award (70 qualifying signals)

Scandinavian NDB Award (163 qualifying signals)

This certificate recognises reception of NDBs located in Sweden, Norway, Finland or Denmark (but excluding Iceland and island dependencies in the North Atlantic) at the following levels:
NDBs Qualifying Signals Order
25
100
200
300

UK and Irish NDB Award (98 qualifying signals)

This certificate recognises reception of NDBs located in the United Kingdom (including Northern Ireland, the Channel Island, the Isle of Man and the Shetland Islands) and the republic of Ireland at the following levels:
NDBs Qualifying Signals Order
20
40
80
120

Italian NDB Award (34 qualifying signals)

Iberian NDB Award (57 qualifying signals)

North of 60 Award (179 qualifying signals)

LT Award

This certificate recognises reception of a single NDBs: LT on 305 KHz, at Alert, Nunavut, in Canada. This is the highest latitude NDB known in the Northern Hemisphere.
NDB
LT-305
KHz ID Location S/P ITU GSQ Lon Lat Pwr Miles KM Date UTC Order
305 LT Alert Bay NU CAN FR82vm 62.2083°W 82.5208°N 1000 2276 3663 2018-11-27 2245 [icon]

Transatlantic DX Awards (121 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.

US Transcontinental NDB DX Award (1 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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