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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
347 GC 'Pieve' Garden City KS USA 25 493 793 2009-11-25 1632
233 OKS Oshkosh NE USA 25 744 1197 2012-10-19 1753
332 FIS 'Fish Hook' Key West FL USA 400 972 1565 2013-01-25 1911
269 UDE Delta MB CAN 50 1245 2003 2021-01-19 1800
353 LLD Lanai HI HWA 2000 3847 6192 2012-11-10 1908

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
380 GC 'Deryk' Gillette WY USA 25 999 1607 2020-12-27 0443
300 UGT Guantanamo (Guantanamo) CUB   1499 2413 2018-12-26 0411
329 YEK Arviat NU CAN 500 1992 3206 2021-01-23 0438
415 SLU Castries (Saint Lucia) LCA 100 2493 4012 2019-12-24 0358
382 SF Sondrostrom / Kangerlussuaq GRL   2988 4810 2020-01-26 0900
377.5 MO Teavaro (Moorea Island) (Iles du Vent) OCE 100 4982 8018 2010-01-03 1057
260 NF Anson's Point (Norfolk Is) NFK 500 7619 12262 2013-01-24 1204

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 (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 AK AL AR AZ BC CA CO 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 SPM TN TX UT VA VT WA WI WV  

Caribbean / Central American NDB DX Awards (29 qualifying countries)

Available in the following categories:
Countries
3
10
15
20
NDB List Country codes Order
AIA ATG ATN  
BAH BLZ BRB CTR CUB CYM DMA  
DOM GDL GRD GTM HND  
JMC LCA MEX MRT NCG  

South American NDB DX Awards (10 qualifying countries)

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

African NDB DX Awards (2 qualifying countries)

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

Asian NDB DX Awards (1 qualifying countries)

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

Australian and Pacific Islands NDB DX Awards (13 qualifying countries)

Get it in these 'denominations'
Countries
1
3
5
10
NDB List Country codes Order
CKS  
FJI FSM  
HWA MDW  
NFK NZL OCE PAQ SMA  

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 (62 qualifying signals)

Transatlantic DX Awards (5 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  

Transpacific DX Awards (2 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 (31 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 (55 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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