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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
299 HW 'Cubla' Wilmington OH USA   338 544 2019-09-29 1829
198 DIW Dixon NC USA 2000 616 992 2018-12-26 1819
328 YTL Big Trout Lake ON CAN 1000 856 1378 2018-04-29 1800
                     
                     

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
263 QY Sydney NS CAN 500 999 1609 2021-02-20 0546
406 YLJ Meadow Lake SK CAN 15 1492 2402 2019-10-20 0753
245 CB Cambridge Bay NU CAN 1000 1995 3212 2021-11-25 1006
323 TAB Crown Point TRD   2496 4017 2021-11-24 2328
309 GPI Guapi CLM 500 2815 4530 2021-02-20 0737
333 PH Penzance Heliport ENG   3409 5486 2018-10-08 0625
                     

European NDB DX Awards (2 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
ENG FRO  
 
 
 

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 AL AR AZ BC CA CO CT DE FL  
GA GRL IA 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 PA PE QC  
SC SD SK SPM TN TX VA VT WI WV WY  

Caribbean / Central American NDB DX Awards (9 qualifying countries)

Available in the following categories:
Countries
3
10
15
20
NDB List Country codes Order
ATG BAH CUB  
CYM GDL LCA PTR SCN TRD  
 
 

South American NDB DX Awards (4 qualifying countries)

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

UK and Irish NDB Award (1 qualifying signals)

This certificate recognises reception of NDBs located in the United Kingdom (including Northern Ireland, the Channel Island, the Isle of Man and the Shetland Islands) and the republic of Ireland at the following levels:
NDBs Qualifying Signals Order
20
40
80
120

North of 60 Award (31 qualifying signals)

Transatlantic DX Awards (2 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 (16 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 (1 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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