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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
394 ENZ Nogales AZ USA 100 433 697 2004-04-18 2000
                     
386 SYF St. Francis KS USA 25 955 1537 2004-01-03 1920
400 QQ Comox BC CAN   1144 1842 2005-11-18 2135
353 LLD Lanai HI HWA 2000 2562 4124 2014-02-01 2048

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
365 ADT Atwood KS USA   996 1602 2010-10-23 0709
347 MKV Marksville LA USA 25 1499 2413 2015-12-17 0911
335 YLD Chapleau ON CAN 100 1999 3217 2015-11-29 0931
332 POA Pahoa HI HWA 400 2493 4012 2017-10-23 0840
370 GR Grindstone / Iles de la Madeleine QC CAN 25 2989 4811 2010-12-19 0847
270 FA Apia (Upolu Island) SMO 1000 4869 7836 2016-11-06 1058
276 TVL Townsville QD AUS 3000 7261 11685 2016-10-15 1204

North American NDB DX Awards (53 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  
IA ID IL IN KS KY LA MB MI MN MO MS MT NB NC ND NE NH NJ NL  
NM NS NT NU NV NY OH OK ON OR QC SC SD SK SPM  
TN TX UT VA WA WI WY YT  

Caribbean / Central American NDB DX Awards (17 qualifying countries)

Available in the following categories:
Countries
3
10
15
20
NDB List Country codes Order
ATG BAH BLZ  
CTR CUB CYM DOM GDL GTM JMC  
MEX MRT PNR PTR SAP  
SLV TRD  

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 (3 qualifying countries)

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

Australian and Pacific Islands NDB DX Awards (21 qualifying countries)

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

North of 60 Award (32 qualifying signals)

Transpacific DX Awards (7 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 (8 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 (38 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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