NORTH COAST CONTESTERS
Supporting Ham Radio Contesting Since 1989

Supporting Ham Radio Contesting Since 1989

NORTH COAST CONTESTERS

Upcoming Events & Activities

  • Ohio QSO Party August 27

    Mark your calendars for Saturday, August 27, the date of the next Ohio QSO Party.  The contest ruins from noon to midnight local time (1600Z Saturday until 0400Z Sunday).  A large percentage of North Coast Contesters live in Ohio and many of these have been OQP regulars for years, including KW8N, W8CAR, K8MR, W1NN, and […]
  • Summer Meeting at K3LR

    Tim, K3LR, president of NCC, has announced that NCC will hold another summer picnic-style meeting for the membership on Friday, July 29, beginning at 6PM.  Those of you who have attended previous picnics at Tim’s know that these meetings are a lot of fun and a great opportunity to see one of the world’s top […]
  • NCC to Sponsor Contest Dinner at Dayton 2016

    The Dayton Hamvention for 2016 will be held May 20-22 at the Hara Arena in Dayton. If you haven’t done so already, it’s time to make your hotel and contest dinner reservations. Once again, North Coast Contesters will sponsor the Contest Dinner and are proud to announce that Contest Hall of Fame member John Crovelli, […]

Latest News

  • August NAQP CW Results

    The preliminary results of the most recent NAQP CW contest were recently announced on the NCJ website and the combined team from NCC and our friends the Mad River Radio Club placed 8th in a field of 94 teams.  And our second team placed 17th.  Well done!  The individual scores from our top team were […]
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  • K8MR QSOs with Wild Pokemon at Marconi Site

    Apparently hoping to befriend the ghost of Guglielmo Marconi, K8MR recently completed a pilgrimage to South Wellfleet, MA, site of the first transatlantic QSO between the US and the UK in 1903 conducted by the famous Italian inventor.  Jim carried his Elecraft KX3 transceiver and a portable 160 antenna on his bike and spent several […]
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  • The 2016 Annual NCC Summer Picnic

    The 2016 version of what has become the Annual NCC Summer Picnic at K3LR’s beautiful QTH is now history.  Approximately 25 members and friends showed up for the good food, fellowship and station tour.  A highlight was the filming of the fifth K3LR flyby by W8WWV, who surpassed himself by preducing another fantastic aeriel video […]
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  • New Flyby Video of K3LR Posted on Youtube

    On the occasion of the annual NCC picnic at K3LR on July 29, Greg W8WWV created a new flyby video of the K3LR superstation using HD quad copter.  This is a professional-grade video showing the station and the neighborhood in both daylight and again around dusk when the tower lights and the neighborhood lights come […]
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  • W8CDX 1930s FD Setup at NO3M

    I am constantly amazed at the things our talented members are doing behind the scenes.  Eric NO3M, who has become a major league contester in recent years, has another side of his personality that will surprise many:  he is a major ham radio nostalgia buff and has spent considerable time and energy in recreating the […]
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  • NO3M Places Third in 2015 ARRL 160

    As many of you have probably noticed, Eric NO3M has been producing some very  noteworthy 160 scores for the last couple of years.  His most recent achievement was in the early December ARRL 160 contest, in which he placed third only behind two 160 powerhouses: VY2ZM and K3ZM, both of whom have significant advantages over […]
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