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About These Awards

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
350 RG 'Gally' Oklahoma City OK USA 400 492 791 2013-12-28 1641
                     
                     
                     
                     

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
383 PI 'Tyhee' Pocatello ID USA 400 999 1607 2020-12-26 0329
269 YK 'Brilliant' Castlegar BC CAN   1498 2411 2020-09-27 1133
207 PY Fort Chipewyan AB CAN 50 1994 3209 2019-12-26 1136
370 GR Grindstone / Iles de la Madeleine QC CAN 25 2499 4022 2013-01-04 1054
379 IWW 'Wildwood' Kenai AK ALS 1000 2999 4827 2016-11-21 1033
355 SNO Santo Domingo CHL 1000 4891 7872 2016-01-04 1022
348 HN Honiara SLM   6915 11129 2016-12-29 1047

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 (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 (20 qualifying countries)

Available in the following categories:
Countries
3
10
15
20
NDB List Country codes Order
ATG ATN BAH  
BLZ CUB CYM DMA DOM GDL GRD  
GTM MEX MRT PNR 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 (9 qualifying countries)

Get it in these 'denominations'
Countries
1
3
5
10
NDB List Country codes Order
CKS  
HWA MDW  
MHL NRU  
OCE SLM SMA SMO  

North of 60 Award (54 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 (22 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 (61 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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