NORTH COAST CONTESTERS
Supporting Ham Radio Contesting Since 1989

Supporting Ham Radio Contesting Since 1989

NORTH COAST CONTESTERS

Upcoming Events & Activities

  • Dayton 2017 Activities Announced

    NCC president Tim Duffy, K3LR, has announced three important events for Dayton 2017: The first is the event that no contester wants to miss – the Contest Dinner, sponsored by North Coast Contesters.  This year’s dinner, to be held on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, will be the twenty-fifth such event!  […]
  • NA Sprint February 4, 2017

    Please mark your calendars for Saturday, February 4, 2017 for the next NA Sprint CW.  NCC has been putting together ten-operator teams with our friends in the Mad River Radio Club and a few others for several years and we will be doing the same during 2017.  The January contest begins at 7 PM local […]
  • NAQP CW January 14, 2017

    Those unable to attend the K8AZ Annual Meeting (see next Events item) may want to join a team in the January running of the North American QSO Party CW scheduled to take place on Saturday, January 14, 2017.  As we have done for the past several years, we will be putting together joint teams with […]

Latest News

  • K3LR Elected NCC President at January 14, 2017 Annual Meeting

    At the 28th annual meeting of the North Coast Contesters held at the QTH of Tom Lee, K8AZ, Tim Duffy, K3LR, was elected president of the club again.  Tim has served as president several times in prior years. Outgoing president Tom Lee will serve as vice president.  Here is the report of the meeting submitted […]
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  • NCC Wins Gavel in 2016 ARRL International DX Club Competition

    In this year’s ARRL International DX Affiliated Club Competition, the North Coast Contesters have won the Medium Club gavel with a massive win over their competitors.  NCC amassed over 70 million points from 27 entrants to beat second place DFW Contest Group by over 40 million points.  In November, Great Lakes Director Dale Williams WA8EFK […]
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  • Band Condx Challenge NCC Ops in 2016 CQWWDX Contests

    Some of the worst band conditions anyone can remember made the 2016 fall contest season extremely challenging for NCC’s multiop stations.  Both the CW and SSB weekends saw what can only be called awful conditions, affecting all stations but especially impacting NCC members who are generally located several hundred miles further from Europe than the […]
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  • W8CAR and W1NN Mentioned in WPX Write-up

    The November, 2016 issue of CQ Magazine carried the results of the 2016 WPX CW Contest and two NCC members were mentioned in the second paragraph of the results article: Thunderstorms are a part of life in the springtime.  Rain began to fall before the contest in France where W1NN had set up operations in […]
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  • NO3M Places Fourth in September NA Sprint

    The September 2016 NA Sprint saw NCC’s NO3M in fourth place in what is probably the most competitive CW contest in the world.  Eric’s was the top score east of W7 and was only surpassed by N9RV, N2IC, and N6MJ, who all enjoy a propagation advantage over a station located in WPA.  Eric’s score was […]
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  • NCC Diddlers Set New NA Record in CQWWDX RTTY

    A new low power M/S record for W/VE appears to have been achieved by a team of NCC members operating at K3LR in the recent CQWWDX RTTY Contest.  See the pictures in the photo gallery.  We asked Ray, ND8L, who was one of the instigators of this campaign, to give us some background on this […]
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