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About These Awards

Daytime DX Awards (Daytime hours are 1500 - 1900 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
272 YQA Muskoka ON CAN 400 493 793 2019-08-14 1755
278 NM Matagami QC CAN 400 740 1192 2021-02-19 1754
370 YBV Berens River MB CAN 25 843 1357 2020-01-24 1807
340 YY Mont Joli QC CAN 500 1066 1716 2019-10-25 1728
                     

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
360 PI 'Capok' St Petersburg / Clearwater FL USA   999 1608 2021-09-04 0822
375 YZG Salluit QC CAN 1000 1499 2412 2018-11-22 0020
237 YJI Broughton / Qikiqtarjuaq NU CAN 1000 1994 3209 2020-12-18 0823
385 OCC 'Ocean Cape' Yakutat AK ALS   2489 4006 2021-01-03 0629
322 COC Coca EQA   2999 4827 2020-10-06 0619
235 URB Uberaba (MG) BRA 150 4962 7986 2020-12-05 0547
260 NF Anson's Point (Norfolk Is) NFK 500 8202 13201 2020-03-10 1006

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 (61 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 NY OH OK ON OR  
PA PE QC SC SD SK SPM TN TX VA VT WA WI WV WY  

Caribbean / Central American NDB DX Awards (18 qualifying countries)

Available in the following categories:
Countries
3
10
15
20
NDB List Country codes Order
ATG ATN BAH  
CUB CYM DMA GDL GRD GTM LCA  
MEX MRT NCG PTR SCN  
TRD VCT VRG  

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 (3 qualifying countries)

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

Asian NDB DX Awards (2 qualifying countries)

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

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
AUI  
CKS HWA  
MDW MHL  
NFK NZL SLM TUA  

Iberian NDB Award (4 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:

North of 60 Award (77 qualifying signals)

Transatlantic DX Awards (11 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 (3 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 (32 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 (43 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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