NORTH COAST CONTESTERS
Supporting Ham Radio Contesting Since 1989

Supporting Ham Radio Contesting Since 1989

NORTH COAST CONTESTERS

Upcoming Events & Activities

  • NCC Again Sponsoring Contester Activities at Dayton 2018

    What do the following Dayton Hamvention contester activities have in common? Contester Dinner Contest University Contest Supersuite Answer:  They are all sponsored by the North Coast Contesters  (with a lot of help from our friends at the Mad River Radio Club and the Frankford Radio Club)! Here are some details about these events, which are […]
  • Team Competitions in January and February 2018

    It’s time to get ready for two of our favorite club operating activities – the NAQP CW and the North American Sprint CW.  The former takes place on Saturday, January 13 beginning at 1300 local and running for 12 hours, with a maximum of 10 hours of operating.  The Sprint takes place three weeks later […]
  • Save the Date – January 20, 2018

    Yes, it’s time to get ready to turn the calendar to another year, and for NCC the first gathering of the year is the annual meeting at the K8AZ superstation.  Mark those calendars for Saturday, January 20, 2018.  The meeting usually starts in the early evening, but Tom will announce details on the club email […]

Latest News

  • NCC Superstations All Out for ARRL DX CW

    The North Coast Contesters club boasts three of the best superstations in the country – K3LR, W2FU and K8AZ – and all of them were out in force for the CW weekend of the 2018 ARRL International DX Contest .  Unfortunately, conditions were terrible and this really impacted our stations this year, but our guys […]
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  • 3 NCC/MRRC Teams in Sprint Top Ten Team Competition

    NCC and our sister club the Mad River Radio Club fielded three joint teams in the February 2018 CW Sprint and all three managed to make the top ten in the team competition! Conditions were terrible and the scores for most ops were down from the typical January scores.  Here are the details of our […]
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  • 4 NCC/MRRC Teams in January NAQP CW

    20 operators signed up to operate on a team in the January 2018 NAQP CW contest but only 14 actually managed to submit scores.  Despite the high overall participation in the US and Canada, our members seem to be busy with other things during this contest.  Each team had five registered members but unfortunately several […]
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  • Jan 2018 Meeting at K8AZ

    The annual K8AZ Open House and NCC meeting took place at Tom’s QTH in Chesterland on January 20.  Approximately 25 members were in attendance.  The recent sub-zero temps moderated somewhat and visitors were able to enjoy moderate weather for a change.  As usual, Tom prepared a great spread of snacks and pizza.  One highlight was […]
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  • NO3M Wins September 2017 Sprint!

    With the publication of the January/February 2018 NCJ, it became official:  NO3M has won the Sprint for the first time.  Congratulations, Eric!  I looked over the records going back to 2000 and there has never been a Sprint winner from east of the Mississippi River, not to mention Pennsylvania, during this time.  For most of […]
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  • NCC Ops Claim Leading Scores in 2017 CQWWDX Tests

    2017 was another winning year for NCC members in the most popular contests of the year – the CQWWDX tests.  Our top stations again can be found among the top claimed scores in these contests.  Here is an overview: SSB Weekend Once again, K3LR finds itself with the top USA claimed score with over 20.1 […]
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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