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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
209 AEC 'Base Camp' Tonopah NV USA 25 494 795 2008-07-26 1839
400 FN 'Colln' Fort Collins / Loveland CO USA 25 742 1195 2005-11-25 2140
345 GF 'Hiser' Grand Forks ND USA   997 1604 2003-10-24 1957
346 YXL Sioux Lookout ON CAN 1000 1249 2009 2003-10-24 2154
400 PIE Piedecuesta / Bucaramanga (Santander) CLM   3767 6063 2006-02-15 2044

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
396 HDE Holdrege NE USA 25 997 1605 2012-09-23 0319
385 CPZ 'Chaparrosa Ranch' La Pryor TX USA 25 1498 2411 2012-09-22 0703
521 GM 'Judky' Greenville SC USA   1999 3217 2006-02-09 0628
260 MTH Marathon FL USA 100 2490 4008 2011-01-29 0703
323 UWP Argentia NL CAN 1000 2968 4777 2008-11-24 0626
369.5 NI Sado JPN   4979 8013 2011-02-11 1420
248 WR Woomera SA AUS 500 8410 13535 2009-10-11 1337

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 AK AL AR AZ BC CA CO FL GA  
GRL IA ID IL IN KS KY LA MA MB MD MI MN MO MS MT NB NC ND NE  
NJ NL NM NS NT NU NV NY OH OK ON OR PA PE QC  
SC SD SK TN TX UT VA 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
BOL  
BRA CHL  
CLM EQA  
GAL  

Asian NDB DX Awards (10 qualifying countries)

Available in the following categories:
Countries
1
3
5
10
NDB List Country codes Order
CHN  
INS JPN  
MTS OGA  
RSE RYI TMP TWN VOI  

Australian and Pacific Islands NDB DX Awards (27 qualifying countries)

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

North of 60 Award (95 qualifying signals)

Transpacific DX Awards (72 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 (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 (101 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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