NORTH COAST CONTESTERS
Supporting Ham Radio Contesting Since 1989

Supporting Ham Radio Contesting Since 1989

NORTH COAST CONTESTERS

Upcoming Events & Activities

  • NCC Hosts Contest Dinner @ Dayton May 18, 2019

    Spring is coming and to North American contesters that means Dayton and the Contest Dinner! Hosted by the North Coast Contesters, the contest dinner this year will take place on Saturday, May 18 at 6:30 PM with a cash bar opening an hour earlier. As always, the venue is the Crown Plaza Hotel, the official […]
  • Annual K8AZ Open House January 19, 2019

    Important announcement: The 31st Annual K8AZ Open House will be Saturday January 19, starting at 4 pm at Tom’s QTH. Due to the fact that the popular NAQP CW contest is scheduled for the previous weekend, Tom chose this date to accommodate as many members as possible.  The K8AZ Open House is always one of […]
  • 2018 Summer Picnic at K3LR!

    Friday, July 27 is the date for one of the club’s best events of the year – the summer picnic at the QTH of K3LR.  This year’s event will celebrate the 31st anniversary of the founding of our club.  You don’t want to miss this event!  There is always a big turnout and it’s a […]

Latest News

  • It’s Official! K3LR Wins Both SSB and CW in the 2018 CQWWDX Contests

    In a breathtakingly close match with W3LPL, the ops at K3LR managed to come out on top in the 2018 CQWWDX CW Contest, the results of which were announced in early May.  Once again, the two rival stations turned in very similar scores.  After losing to LPL in 2017 by just 149,479 points, K3LR turned […]
    Read more
  • North Coast Contesters Club League Tables on Club Log

                         Thanks to the efforts of Anthony, K8ZT, NCC is now a registered club with Club Log.  Here is some information provided by Anthony on what Club Log is and what you can do with it.  Anthony is now the official administrator of Club Log for NCC, so contact him with questions/assistance.  Thanks Anthony! What […]
    Read more
  • K3LR Captures Both CW & SSB N.A. Wins in 2018 CQWWDX Tests!

    2018 was a great year in the CQWWDX contests for the K3LR multi-multi station.  Tim’s fantastic setup and first-rate ops managed to place first in North America in both the CW and the SSB weekends, a feat that they have not managed since 2014.  Based on claimed scores, the West Middlesex, PA ops squeaked past […]
    Read more
  • K8AZ Station Renovation!

    After extensive renovations, Tom Lee’s Chesterfield, Ohio station is finally back up and in the game.  Tom and his ops spent much of the summer rebuilding the inside shack to bring the wiring and operating positions up to standards.  Unfortunately, the work was not quite complete by the time of the CQWWDX phone weekend, so […]
    Read more
  • Other NCC Scores in the 2018 CQWW DX Tests

    K3LR and K8AZ were not the only NCC stations making noise in the 2018 CQWW DX contests.  Some of the other noteworthy scores from our members: CW: M/S HP  W2FU – Second Place USA with 9.1 million points M/S LP  W1NN & N2BA at VP9I – Second place world with 5.7 million points SO (A) […]
    Read more
  • MRRC/NCC Team Places 8th in September NA Sprint

    Good participation from CW ops in our two clubs allowed the combined MRRC/ NCC to field four teams with 17 ops in the September 2018 NA Sprint. None of our ops made it into the super-competitive top ten high power list this time, but KW8N, K8MR, K9NW, K3LR and N3RD came very close, and the […]
    Read more
Solar Data
K8ZT Useful Links
NCC member K8ZT has a website full of useful links and resources. See the following: http://www.k8zt.com/contesting http://www.k8zt.com/dx http://www.k8zt.com/propagation http://www.k8zt.com/maps