NORTH COAST CONTESTERS
Supporting Ham Radio Contesting Since 1989

Supporting Ham Radio Contesting Since 1989

NORTH COAST CONTESTERS

Upcoming Events & Activities

  • Summer 2017 NCC Picnic at K3LR

    Save the date – Friday, July 21, 2017.  This is the date that NCC President Tim Duffy has announced for the next NCC Summer picnic.  The event will commence around 4 PM at Tim’s station in West Middlesex, PA and continue until ???  Tim’s picnics are always really fun – lots of good food, good […]
  • NO3M’s 1930’s-Style Field Day

    Eric, NO3M, posted the following to the NCC email reflector.  Sounds like a lot of fun!: Just want to let everyone know that I’ll be hosting a Field Day setup again this year focused on 1930s type homebrew gear.  Everyone is welcome to come out to the farm (NO3M QTH) for as long as they’d […]
  • 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!  […]

Latest News

  • 2017 ARRL DX CW Results

    Results are out for the 2017 ARRL International DX CW Contest and NCC again dominated or nearly dominated several important categories for W/VE stations.  Here is a summary of our members’ efforts. W2FU crushed their rivals in the Multi Two category from WNY with a score more than 1.5 million points ahead of second place […]
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  • Dayton Photos Posted to K8CX Gallery

    QSP by K3LR:  K8CX has posted his 21st Dayton photo gallery at: http://hamgallery.com/dayton2017/ There are now a total of 5,285 Dayton photos up on Hamgallery.com.  All callsigns are searchable from the Hamgallery homepage. Also check out the K8CX 2017 Dayton Review page at: http://hamgallery.com/gallery/D/hamvention2017.htm
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  • 2016 Sweepstakes Results – NCC Members Win WPA, OH

    Sweepstakes is not an event for which the club pulls out all the stops, but quite a few members do participate.  Here’s a wrap up of some of the noteworthy scores registered in the 2016 contests. CW W2FU placed third in the multi-single low power category with nearly 170,000 points.  Ops K0SM, N2ZN, NW2K, W2FU […]
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  • K3LR Dominates USA Multi-Multi in 2016 CQWW SSB but is Edged Out Again in the CW Weekend

    Battling what many considered to be the worst conditions ever for this contest, the team at K3LR managed a 7th-in-world multi-multi finish in the SSB weekend, decisively winning USA with a score of 12.6 million points compared with 9.6 million for WE3C and 8.7 million for W3LPL.  The ‘LR team’s score was some 19 million […]
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  • 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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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