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About These Awards

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
359 BO 'Ustik' Boise ID USA 400 482 776 2007-12-31 1947
326 DC Princeton BC CAN 500 747 1202 2008-01-01 2025
359 YQZ Quesnel BC CAN 500 979 1576 2007-12-30 1911
212 BY Beechy SK CAN 25 1124 1810 2007-01-23 2030
                     

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
376 K2 Olds-Didsbury AB CAN   990 1594 2008-04-28 1207
278 CRZ Corning IA USA 25 1498 2411 2008-01-28 0715
329 YEK Arviat NU CAN 500 1975 3179 2009-11-30 0546
303 YPP Parent QC CAN 500 2465 3966 2007-12-16 0936
526 ZLS Stella Maris, Long Island BAH   2974 4786 2008-03-24 0356
343 ML Minami Tori Shima MTS 1250 4826 7768 2009-12-15 1403
276 TVL Townsville QD AUS 3000 7048 11344 2008-10-23 1319

North American NDB DX Awards (38 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 GA IA ID  
KS LA MB MI MN MT NB NC ND NE NL NM NS NT NU NV OK ON OR QC  
SD SK TX UT WA WI 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 (2 qualifying countries)

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

Asian NDB DX Awards (4 qualifying countries)

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

Australian and Pacific Islands NDB DX Awards (11 qualifying countries)

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

North of 60 Award (29 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  

Canadian Transcontinental NDB DX Award (2 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.
Stations East Coast West Coast Order
1 on each coast  
2 on each coast  
4 on each coast      
6 on each coast      

US Transcontinental NDB DX Award (4 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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