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About These Awards

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
329 YHN Hornepayne ON CAN 500 483 777 2004-01-31 1841
351 YKQ Waskaganish QC CAN 500 712 1147 2004-01-31 1757
206 QI Yarmouth NS CAN 500 984 1583 2007-11-02 1834
206 GLS Galveston TX USA 2000 1030 1658 2005-11-13 1711
                     

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
348 DC 'Buffs' Greeley CO USA   997 1604 2010-11-21 0521
308 ZZD Calmar (Edmonton Intl Apt) AB CAN   1495 2406 2006-02-19 0848
331 FH Paamuit (Frederikshab) (Kitaa) GRL   1998 3215 2010-12-08 0543
254 EV Inuvik NT CAN 500 2496 4017 2009-01-31 0503
412.5 MTU Mitu (Vaupes) CLM   2987 4808 2006-01-31 0542
225 PRR Presidente Prudente (SP) BRA 200 4957 7978 2009-02-08 0641
330 PAG Porto Alegre (RS) BRA 1000 5447 8767 2010-01-07 0730

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 (60 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 AZ BC CA CO CT DE FL  
GA GRL IA ID IL IN KS KY LA MA MB MD ME MI MN MO MS MT NB NC  
ND NE NH NJ NL NM NS NT NU NV NY OH OK ON OR  
PA PE QC SC SD SK TN TX VA VT WA WI WV WY YT  

Caribbean / Central American NDB DX Awards (23 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 GDL  
GRD GTM HND JMC MEX  
NCG PNR PTR SAP SLV  

South American NDB DX Awards (8 qualifying countries)

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

African NDB DX Awards (1 qualifying countries)

Available in the following categories:
Countries
1
5
10
15
NDB List Country codes Order
CPV  
 
 
 

Australian and Pacific Islands NDB DX Awards (2 qualifying countries)

Get it in these 'denominations'
Countries
1
3
5
10
NDB List Country codes Order
HWA  
PAQ  
 
 

Iberian NDB Award (2 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 (42 qualifying signals)

Transatlantic DX Awards (4 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 (28 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 (5 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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