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Daytime DX Awards (Daytime hours are 1600 - 2000 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
250 YTJ Terrace Bay ON CAN 100 488 786 2005-06-17 1603
278 NM Matagami QC CAN 400 740 1192 2006-02-08 1901
206 GLS Galveston TX USA 2000 937 1508 2005-01-16 1832
396 PH Inukjuak QC CAN 500 1229 1978 2006-02-08 1852
                     

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
378 LXV Leadville CO USA 100 999 1607 2002-11-22 1112
375 YZG Salluit QC CAN 1000 1499 2412 2004-12-15 0120
325 YJQ Bella Bella (Campbell Island) BC CAN   1991 3205 2006-02-19 0623
341 DB Burwash YT CAN 200 2480 3992 2001-09-18 0517
270 FLO Santa Cruz Das Flores AZR   2930 4716 2006-02-11 0329
280 IPA Rapa Nui (Easter Island) (Isla de Pascua) PAQ 3000 4953 7971 2005-12-17 0418
                     

European NDB DX Awards (1 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  
 
 
 

North American NDB DX Awards (62 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 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 RI SC SD SK SPM TN TX UT VA VT WA WI WV  

Caribbean / Central American NDB DX Awards (19 qualifying countries)

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

South American NDB DX Awards (5 qualifying countries)

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

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  
 
 

North of 60 Award (20 qualifying signals)

This certificate recognises reception of NDBs located at least 60 Degrees of latitude north of the Equator. This area includes Iceland, Greenland and Alaska as well as most of Scandinavia and parts of Russia and Canada.

Transatlantic DX Awards (1 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 (27 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 (7 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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