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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
373 AEA 'Jones' South Hill VA USA   994 1599 2005-10-30 0116
383 PGR Paragould AR USA 25 1499 2412 2005-10-30 0144
206 GLS Galveston TX USA 2000 1999 3217 2006-10-29 0239
431 SAY Stornoway SCT   2485 3999 2006-01-20 0505
427 RY Royan / Medis FRA   2987 4807 2004-12-28 0033
360 ASN Ascension Isl. / Wideawake ASC 2000 4959 7981 2005-03-29 0153
                     

European NDB DX Awards (20 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
AUT AZR BIH BUL CZE DEU ENG ESP FRA GSY  
HRV IRL ISL ITA LUX MLT POL POR SCT SRB  
 
 

North American NDB DX Awards (47 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
AR CO CT FL GA GRL IA IL IN KS  
KY LA MA MB MD ME MI MN MO MS MT NB NC ND NE NH NJ NL NS NT  
NU NY OH OK ON PA PE QC SC SD SPM TN TX VA VT  
WI WY  

Caribbean / Central American NDB DX Awards (11 qualifying countries)

Available in the following categories:
Countries
3
10
15
20
NDB List Country codes Order
ATG BAH CTR  
CUB CYM DOM GTM JMC MEX PTR  
TCA  
 

South American NDB DX Awards (1 qualifying countries)

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

African NDB DX Awards (7 qualifying countries)

Available in the following categories:
Countries
1
5
10
15
NDB List Country codes Order
ALG  
ASC CNR CPV LBY  
MDR MRC  
 

Benelux NDB Award (1 qualifying signals)

This certificate recognises reception of NDBs in the 'Benelux' countries (Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg).
Note that, for all certificates, at least one beacon in each of the three countries must have been received.
NDBs Qualifying Signals Order
5
15
25
35

French NDB Award (11 qualifying signals)

This certificate recognises reception of NDBs located in France at the following levels:

German NDB Award (3 qualifying signals)

This certificate recognises reception of NDBs located in Germany at the following levels:
NDBs Qualifying Signals Order
20
30
60
100

UK and Irish NDB Award (6 qualifying signals)

This certificate recognises reception of NDBs located in the United Kingdom (including Northern Ireland, the Channel Island, the Isle of Man and the Shetland Islands) and the republic of Ireland at the following levels:

Italian NDB Award (3 qualifying signals)

This certificate recognises reception of NDBs located in Italy (including Sardinia and Sicily) at the following levels:
NDBs Qualifying Signals Order
20
40
60
90

Iberian NDB Award (25 qualifying signals)

North of 60 Award (14 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 (85 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  

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