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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
335 YLD Chapleau ON CAN 100 464 747 2013-05-24 1810
247 YLH Lansdowne House ON CAN 250 702 1130 2013-01-03 1749
206 GLS Galveston TX USA 2000 947 1524 2009-02-10 1820
396 YPH Inukjuak QC CAN 500 1217 1958 2012-11-27 1900
341 DB Burwash YT CAN 200 2459 3957 2013-05-24 1850

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
278 N1 Assiniboia SK CAN   999 1608 2010-11-01 1157
209 AEC 'Base Camp' Tonopah NV USA 25 1493 2403 2008-12-30 0916
350 F2 Searose FPSO / Grand Banks NL CAN   1991 3205 2009-02-05 2317
329 FOF Fort De France MRT   2494 4014 2013-01-04 0822
246 IBL Isabela GAL   2972 4783 2017-11-14 0731
235 URB Uberaba (MG) BRA 150 4984 8021 2020-02-12 0039
270 NAS Puntas Arenas CHL   6646 10697 2019-12-23 0551

European NDB DX Awards (4 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 ESP ISL POR  
 
 
 

North American NDB DX Awards (64 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 CT 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 RI SC SD SK SPM TN TX UT VA VT WA  

Caribbean / Central American NDB DX Awards (28 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  
LCA MEX MRT NCG PNR  

South American NDB DX Awards (11 qualifying countries)

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

African NDB DX Awards (2 qualifying countries)

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

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  
 
 

Iberian NDB Award (3 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 (67 qualifying signals)

Transatlantic DX Awards (8 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 (36 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 (27 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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