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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
225 XAA Kent TX USA   412 664 2019-10-12 1939
251 AM 'Pande' Amarillo TX USA 400 581 935 2020-11-20 2027
                     
                     
                     

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
326 FO 'Riply' Topeka KS USA   998 1607 2017-02-25 0058
385 WL Williams Lake BC CAN 500 1499 2412 2017-10-28 0147
212 UJG Cienfuegos CUB   1997 3214 2015-12-29 0552
404 YSL St Leonard NB CAN 1000 2493 4012 2016-12-31 0646
350 DF Deer Lake NL CAN 1000 2984 4803 2018-10-27 0442
280 SLI Sao Luis (MA) BRA   4974 8006 2015-12-20 0511
318 BR Brunei BRU 2500 8485 13656 2019-10-10 1325

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 (56 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 MB MD 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 TN TX UT VA WA WI WV WY YT  

Caribbean / Central American NDB DX Awards (15 qualifying countries)

Available in the following categories:
Countries
3
10
15
20
NDB List Country codes Order
ATG BAH CUB  
CYM DMA GDL GRD GTM LCA MEX  
PTR 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 (7 qualifying countries)

Available in the following categories:
Countries
1
3
5
10
NDB List Country codes Order
BRU  
INS JPN  
MTS OGA  
RSE VOI  

Australian and Pacific Islands NDB DX Awards (22 qualifying countries)

Get it in these 'denominations'
Countries
1
3
5
10
NDB List Country codes Order
AUI  
CKS FJI  
FSM GUM  
HWA MAR MDW MHL NFK  

North of 60 Award (66 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 (22 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 (13 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 (72 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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