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NEW IMAGES (Updated December 30, 2016)

CXK-252 kHz (Clam Lake, Michigan) DECOMMISSIONED Capacitance Hat Support Tower, NDB Enclosure - Scott Yost, NM8RS
FR-288 kHz (USCG Station Frankfort, Michigan) NDB Antenna Close Up, NDB Antenna - Scott Yost, NM8RS
L-308 kHz (Ludington, Michigan) NDB Antenna Feed , NDB Antenna/ATU - Scott Yost, NM8RS
TV-365 kHz (Traverse City, Michigan) NDB Antenna And NDB Shack - Scott Yost, NM8RS


AP, 378 kHz, Mayne Island, British Columbia, Canada-KC
Kevin Carey - editor of MT's "Below 500 kHz", and Bob Grove - publisher -KC
LJG, 212 kHz, Brockport, NY -KC
SY, 242 kHz, Syracuse NY -KC
US no trespassing sign at SY, 242 kHz -KC
Navy VLF array at Cutler, ME. 17.8 kHz data signal -KC
NDB antenna tower base - Oscar NDB. Ottawa, Ontario -KC, JD
Kevin Carey tracking an NDB -KC
PIC, 339 kHz, Eastport NY. "Graffiti beacon" -KC
LLX, 353 kHz, Lyndonville VT -KC
Marconi Memorial at visitors centre Cape Cod, MA -KC
Hiram P. Maxim's spark transmitter at ARRL HQ -KC
Everything you need for a day of tracking local beacons -KC
PBT beacon - 338 kHz, Red Bluff, CA -DL
Warning sign to PBT beacon -DL
TLR beacon, 245 kHz, Tulare, CA. -DL
A NDB, 266 kHz, Hamilton, Ontario -AW
This is how AC is coupled to obstruction lighting at A NDB -AW
Battery charger at A NDB -AW
Automatic antenna tuner at HM NDB, 221 kHz, Hamilton, Ontario -AW
NDB emergency power -AW
A NDB transmitter drawer -AW
A look inside A NDB transmitter -AW
KZ NDB, 247 kHz, Buttonville, Ontario -AW
Yours truly making adjustments to HM NDB. -AW
SN NDB, 408 kHz, St. Catharines, Ontario -AW
YZD NDB, 357 kHz, Downsview, Ontario -AW
YPQ NDB, 379 kHz, Peterborough, Ontario -JD
Beacon Monitoring Receivers at Buttonville FSS (CYKZ) -AW
A single BMR at the same FSS facility -AW
A touch of nostalgia. HHH beacon, 306 kHz, Peelee Island. Pic taken in the 70's. -WH
HHH NDB transmitter racks. Back when NDB's were NDB's. This one has been decomissioned. -WH
EPU unit used to power the lighthouse as well as the HHH NDB. -WH
Transmitter shack of the GGI beacon - 248 kHz, Grinnel, IA. -BC
Antenna system of the GGI beacon - 248 kHz, Grinnel, IA. -BC
YMW beacon in Maniwaki, Quebec on 366 kHz. -AW
OW beacon, 236 kHz, Ottawa, Ontario. -AW
Patch worn by Harold Wilson, a former technician at the Naval Comm Unit in Cutler, Maine. -HW
SN NDB (408 kHz) antenna retrofit:image1, image2, image3, image4, image5, image6 -AW
YTR NDB (215 kHz), Trenton, Ontario -AW
OO NDB (390 kHz), Oshawa, Ontario -AW
HM NDB (221 kHz), Hamilton, Ontario -AW
"HP" (281 kHz) for RWY 16 at Westchester County Airport (HPN) in New York State. -C
RD beacon on 299 kHz near Trieste, Italy - Image1, Image2, Image3 -AK
Z beacon (312 kHz) at the Rock of Ages light (nice shot) -DG
DS beacon (344 kHz) in Des Moines, Iowa -DG
FV beacon on 209 kHz in the town of Schoeppel, NY. Formerly known as the elusive TST -FR
J beacon out of Halifax, Nova Scotia. -GB 
Looking down from the top of TZ beacon antenna. Vertigo anyone? -S, AW
YGK beacon in Kingston, Ontario on 263 kHz. -AW
YGK beacon diesel EPU. -AW
YGK beacon transmitter. -AW
YGK Automatic Antenna Unit. -AW
Ottawa-Gatineau beacon 3U on 414 kHz. -AW
Tyendinaga (Mohawk) beacon 2R on 373 kHz. -AW
YMW (Maniwaki - 366 kHz) transmitter building. -AW
CQD beacon (Erie, PA, 372 kHz). -KC
CQD beacon antenna system. -KC
LAH beacon in Lebanon, NH on 276 kHz. -KC
AS beacon in Nashua, NH on 359 kHz. -KC
HP beacon in White Plains, NY on 281 kHz. -KC
SWT NDB (Seward, Nebraska) on 269 kHz:image1, image2 -BH
AZ NDB (Kalamazoo, Michigan) on 371 kHz:image1, image2 -AR
HP NDB (White Plains, NY) on 281 kHz:image1, image2, image3, image4, image5, image6 -JH
SMF NDB (Sheffield, United Kingdom) on 333 kHz:image1, image2, image3, image4, image5, image6, image7 -NB
Broadcast station in Donebach, Germany on 153 kHz -HL
Directional longwave maritime navigation beacon in Thessaloniki, Greece on 308 kHz in 1986 and now. -CK
TLR NDB (Tulare, CA) on 245 kHz:image1, image2, image3, image4, image5 -PS
SC NDB (Stockton, CA) on 271 kHz:image1, image2, image3, image4, image5, image6 -PS
PTD NDB (Potsdam, NY) on 400 kHz:image1, image2, image3, image4 - AW
MS NDB (Massena, NY) on 278 kHz:image1, image2 - AW
RB NDB (Resolute Bay, NU) on 350 kHz:image1, image2, image3, image4 -PY
YEU NDB (205 kHz) in Eureka, NU-PY
YSR NDB (382 kHz) in Nanisivik, NU-PY
RU NDB (391 kHz) in Resolute Bay, NU-PY
CVX NDB (392 kHz) in Charlevoix, MI-AR
L NDB (281 kHz) in Charlo, New Brunswick-RV
S NDB (Gdansk-Rebiechowo, Poland) on 383 kHz: image1, image2, image3 -MS
GDA NDB (Gdansk-Rebiechowo, Poland) on 322 kHz: image1, image2, image3, image4, image5 -MS
Former site of RO NDB (Rozewie, Poland) on 287.3 kHz, now a DGPS facility -MS
KM NDB (Krynica Morska, Poland) on 310.2 kHz, now a DGPS facility: image1 -MS
FT NDB (Pruscz Gdanski, Poland) on 618 kHz, "part time" beacon -MS
AY NDB (Warsaw-Okecie, Poland) on 353 kHz: image1, image2 -MS, JJ
BT NDB (Battle Creek, MI) on 272 kHz -AR
SF NDB (San Francisco, California) on 379 kHz: image1, image2, image3 -MJS
KRT NDB (Kartuzy, Poland) on 353 kHz -MS
AU NDB (Auburn, Alabama) on 423 kHz -BLW
KZ NDB (Buttonville, Ontario) on 248 kHz: image1, image2 -SF
SL NDB (Bydgoszcz, Poland) on 534 kHz: image1, image2 -MS
KR NDB (Kaliningrad, Russia) on 840 kHz: -MS
KRW NDB (Krakow, Poland) on 353 kHz -MS
ZYZ NDB (Toronto, Ontario) on 368 kHz –AW
3B beacon (Brockville, Ontario) on 391 kHz: Image1 , Image2 , Image3 , Image4 , Image5 -AW
OG Beacon (Ogdensburg, New York) on 358 kHz: Image1 , Image2 , Image3 - AW
ZZR Beacon (formerly R), Trenton, Ontario on 317 kHz: Image 1 , Image 2 , Image 3 -AW
Ottawa - Gatineau beacon 3U on 414 kHz: Image 1 , Image 2 -AW
YPL - 382 kHz (Pickle Lake, Ontario): Image 1 , Image 2 , Image 3 - JP
QT - 332 kHz (Thunder Bay, Ontario): Image 1 , Image 2 - JP
DGPS station on 306 kHz (Cardinal, Ontario): Image 1 , Image 2  - AW
YSH - 334 kHz (Smiths Falls, Ontario): Image 1  - AW
S7 - 268 kHz (Hanover, Ontario): Image 1  - AW
D7 - 350 kHz (Kincardine, Ontario): Image 1  - AW
ZOW - 344 kHz (Ottawa, Ontario): Image 1 - AW
377 kHz (Ottawa, Ontario): , Image 2 - AW
3B beacon (Brockville, Ontario) on 391 kHz (monitoring receiver) : Image1 -NR
DEW Beacon (Deer Park, Washington) on 365 kHz running 27.5 watts: Image1 , Image2 , Image3, Image4, Image5, Image6, Image7 - SM
RNR Beacon (Radnor, Wales) on 374 kHz decommisioned for over 10 years now: Image1 , Image2 , Image3 - DA
F9 Beacon (Miramichi, New Brunswick) on 520 kHz Image1 , Image2 - SMP
ZZP-248 kHz Beacon (Sandspit, British Columbia) aka DEAD TREE Image1 - ??
PT-283 kHz Beacon (Peelee Island, Ontario) Image1, Image2, Image3, Image4, Image5, Image6, Image7, Image8, Image9, Image10, Image11, Image12, Image13 - NC
YPQ-379 kHz Beacon (Peterborough, Ontario) Image1, Image2, Image3, Image4 - AW
ZYZ-368 kHz Beacon (Toronto, Ontario) aka LIMA Image1, Image2, Image3, Image4, Image5, Image6, Unwelcome Visitors, Image8 - AW
YEK-329 kHz Beacon (Arviat, Nunavut) Image1 - NC
YZA-236 kHz Beacon (Ashcroft, British Columbia) Image1 - NC
KRW-353 kHz Beacon (Krakow, Poland) Image1, Image2 - MK
YE-382 kHz Beacon (Fort Nelson, British Columbia) Say hello to the resident tech who used to look after the site... :) - NC
YGZ-365 kHz Antenna (Grise Fiord, Nunavut) Image1 - NC
XG-338 kHz (Watson Lake, BC) Image1 - NC
YEU-205 kHz Antenna (Eureka, Nunavut) Transmitter, ATU, Antenna - NC
YFA-216 kHz (Fort Albany, Ontario) YFA Airport Sign, Transmitter, Transmitter Guts, Shack, YFA Exciter, ATU, Antenna, Looking Up! - AW
YAT-260 kHz (Attawapiskat, Ontario) Cree For Attawapiskat, Antenna From Distance, Antenna Little Closer, YAT Exciter, Looking Up!, Antenna Base, NDB Shacks - AW
YER-334 kHz (Fort Severn, Ontario) YER Airport Sign, Antenna, More Of The Antenna, ATU, YER Exciter, Ident Tag, Manufacturer's Tag, YER Power, Shacks, Looking UP!, YER TX - AW
RB-350 kHz (Resolute Bay, Nunavut) RB Transmitter, RB Power, RB NDB Antenna, No idea what this is but it would look cool in my backyard!! - PY
D7-350 kHz (Kincardine, Ontario) Antenna - AW
YBV-370 kHz (Berens River, Manitoba) Antenna, Antenna Base, Antenna Clearance Light, NDB Shack, NDB Transmitter (25 W) - AW
RL-218 kHz (Red Lake, Ontario) Antenna, Transmitter Shack, Warning Sign, RL Transmitter (500 W) - AW
YPM-274 kHz (Pikangikum, Ontario) Antenna, Looking up!, Tuning Unit,Antenna Clearance Light, NDB Shack, NDB Transmitter (25 W) - AW
YAC-227 kHz (Cat Lake, Ontario) Antenna, Antenna Clearance Light, NDB Shack, NDB Shack,NDB Transmitter (25 W) - AW
YVZ-201 kHz (Deer Lake, Ontario) Antenna, Looking up!, Antenna Clearance Light, NDB Shack, NDB Transmitter (25 W) - AW
ZRJ-236 kHz (Round Lake, Ontario) Antenna, Looking up!, Tuning Unit,NDB Shack, NDB Transmitter (25 W) - AW
ZSJ-258 kHz (Sandy Lake, Ontario) Antenna, Looking up!, Tuning Unit, Tuning Unit Closeup, NDB Shack, NDB Transmitter (500 W), NDB Transmitter Closueup - AW
YGO-343 kHz (God's Lake Narrows, Manitoba) Antenna, Rigger working on antenna, Rigger Closeup, Transmitter (25 W) - AW
Q1 -389 kHz (Tadoule Lake, Manitoba) Antenna & Shack, Antenna, Transmitter Shack - AW
YQ -305 kHz (Churchill, Manitoba) Antenna, Transmitter (500 W), Closeup of the transmitter, Transmitter building - AW
YEK-329 kHz (Arviat, Nunavut) Antenna, Looking Up!, Antenna Base And ATU, Warning Signs, Warning Signs, Transmitter Building, NDBTransmitter (500W) - AW
BK -224 kHz (Baker Lake, Nunavut) NDB As Seen From The Airport, Antenna, Warning Signs, ATU Building, Tuning Unit, RF Feed To Antenna, NDB Transmitter (1kW) - AW
YZS-362 kHz (Coral Harbour, Nunavut) Beautiful shot of the antenna, Looking up!, Antenna base, Tuning unit, NDB Transmitter (500 W), NDB Transmitter close up - AW
YCS-341 kHz (Chesterfield Inlet, Nunavut) Antenna as seen from the airport, Looking up!, Antenna base, NDB Transmitter (25 W), NDB Building - AW
YUT-335 kHz (Repulse Bay, Nunavut) Antenna, check out the size of the top hat, NDB Transmitter (25 W) - AW
LT -305 kHz (Alert Bay, Nunavut) Antenna tower (on right), Our guys working on ATU while Canadian military watches closely, Transmitter shack, Transmitter (500 W) - AW
RQY-284 kHz (Elkins, West Virginia) NDB, Nice Backdrop!, NDB Up Close, ATU, NDB Shack, Inside NDB Shack, Transmitter (25W), Inside TX,
Capacitance Hat, Can You Spot The Beacon?, Breathtaking View Of The Elkins Airport - ??
ZIY-344 kHz (Cayman Islands) Antenna tower , Antenna Compound, Transmitter shack (on right) - VM
IB -209 kHz (Atikokan, Ontario) Antenna tower - QT
YAG-376 kHz (Fort Frances, Ontario) Antenna tower - QT
YYW-224 kHz (Armstrong, Ontario) Antenna tower - QT
UL -248 kHz (Montrčal, Quebec) NDB Tower And Shack, Closeup - AW
ZDV-201 kHz (Montrčal, Quebec) DECOMMISSIONED NDB Shack , NDB Shack Another Angle - AW
ZUL-348 kHz (Montrčal, Quebec) DECOMMISSIONED NDB Shack , NDB Shack And Antenna , NDB Shack Front Entry - AW
ZMM-266 kHz (Mirabel, Quebec) NDB Shack And Tower , Closeup Of NDB Shack - AW
YMW-366 kHz (Maniwaki, Quebec) NDB Shack And Antenna From A Distance - VC
JW -388 kHz (Pigeon, Alberta) NDB Shack And Antenna , Closeup OF Antenna Feed - AW
YC -344 kHz (Calgary, Alberta) NDB Shack And Antenna Tower , Antenna Tower - AW
ZYC-254 kHz (Calgary, Alberta) NDB Shack And Antenna , Antenna , Antenna Base Closeup , These Things Kept Flying Over The NDB - AW
YYU-341 kHz (Kapuskasing, Ontario) NDB Shack And Diesel , NDB TX , Antenna , Antenna Base Closeup , Tuning Unit , Locals Having Fun With Our Signage - AW
HF- 241 kHz (Hearst, Ontario) NDB Shack And Diesel , NDB TX , Antenna , Antenna Base Closeup , Tuning Unit , Fellow Living Next To TX Shack - AW
YLD-335 kHz (Chapleau, Ontario) NDB Shack And Tower , NDB TX , Antenna , NDB Shack Closeup - AW
YMG-219 kHz (Manitouwadge, Ontario) NDB Shack And Diesel , NDB Shack And Tower , NDB TX , Antenna , Tuning Unit , Nice View From The Site - AW
QN- 233 kHz (Nakina, Ontario) NDB Shack, Tower , Another View Of The Tower , Looking Up , NDB TX , Tuning Unit - AW
XZ- 205 kHz (Wawa, Ontario) DECOMMISSIONED NDB Shack and Diesel, Tower , Looking Up , Tuning Unit , Tower Base , NDB TX (Awaiting Deployment In YYU) - AW
YLH-247 kHz (Lansdowne House, Ontario) NDB Shack And Diesel , NDB TX , Antenna , Tuning Unit , Tower Base - AW
YPL-382 kHz (Pickle Lake, Ontario) NDB Shack And Diesel , NDB TX , Antenna , Looking Up , ATU , Warning Signs - AW
QT-332 kHz (Thunder Bay, Ontario) Gate To Site , TX Shack , Antenna , Antenna Close , Antenna Base , Clearance Light - AW
ZQT-263 kHz (Thunder Bay, Ontario) Antenna , TX Shack - AW
ZUC-230 kHz (Ignace, Ontario) Antenna , TX Shack - AW
BFI-360 kHz (British Virgin Islands) TX Shack And Antenna - JF


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Contibutors:

KC - Kevin Carey
DL - Darwin Loon
JD - Jacques D'Avignon
AW - Alex Wiecek
WH - Walter Howarth
BC - Brendan Callahan
HW - Harold Wilson
C - Clark
AK - Alessandro Kosoveu
SMP - Simon Premech
MK - Marcin Karch
?? - Unknown/Anonymous

JF - James Flynn WB9AWX
QT - Thunder Bay Techops

BH - Bill Hohnstein
AR - Andrew Robins
JH - John Harper
NB - Nick B.
HL - Harald Lutz
CK - Costas Krallis
VM - Vern Matheson
PS - Paul Shinn
PY - Paul Yerex
RV - Rodney Valdron
NC - Nav Canada
JP - Jim Pogue
VC - Vince Charron

DG - Doc Gruis
FR - Frank Reynolds
GB - Galen Burrows
S - Shawn
MS -
Marcin Skora
BLW - Barry Williams
SM - Skip Magnusson
NR - Nand Romjin
MJS - Michael Silvers
JJ - Jacek Janowski
DA - David Atkins
SF - Sunny Fok