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About These Awards

Daytime DX Awards (Daytime hours are 1700 - 2100 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
255 SW 'Blaki' Stillwater OK USA 50 497 799 2019-07-06 1706
233 BR Brandon MB CAN 25 738 1187 2020-06-26 1906
284 QD The Pas MB CAN 500 996 1603 2011-12-17 1938
212 YGX Gillam MB CAN   1235 1988 2012-12-26 2057
                     

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
232 CO 'Colfa' Indianapolis IN USA   999 1608 2015-12-31 0455
328 BZJ 'Bellgrove' Indiantown Gap PA USA   1499 2413 2021-01-23 0931
344 ZIY George Town / Grand Cayman Island CYM   1997 3213 2015-12-24 0147
450 PPA Puerto Plata DOM   2464 3966 2011-01-29 0542
300 SCR San Cristobal GAL   2976 4789 2020-10-04 0835
240 MJL Mejillones (Antofagasta) CHL 1000 4884 7860 2018-12-12 0623
366 PNI Pohnpei FSM   6264 10081 2020-03-10 0931

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 (57 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  
GRL IA ID IL IN KS KY LA MA MB MD MI MN MO MS MT NB NC ND NE  
NJ NL NM NS NT NU NV NY OH OK ON OR PA PE QC  
SC SD SK TN TX UT VA WA WI WV WY YT  

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 CTR  
CUB CYM DMA DOM GDL GTM HND  
LCA MEX NCG PTR SAP  
SLV TCA TRD VCT  

South American NDB DX Awards (7 qualifying countries)

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

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 (4 qualifying countries)

Get it in these 'denominations'
Countries
1
3
5
10
NDB List Country codes Order
CKS  
FSM HWA  
MHL  
 

North of 60 Award (58 qualifying signals)

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  

Transpacific DX Awards (1 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 (19 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 (68 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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