Well, another ARRL DX contest season has come and gone. It appears NCC
has gone and done it again. If the scores hold up, NCC will win the
gavel yet again. Tom, when are you buildiung an addition on your house for
all these gavels? Big Scores by the teams of K3LR, K8AZ, W2FU have
pushed us up again and is setting the bar very high for those looking
to gun us down. Keep up the great work warriors.
contest year ended
officially at the annual K8AZ NCC party on January 7, 2012. The year
was good as NCC once again took the number 1 spot in the Medium Club
category of the ARRL DX test. We had 20 entries total (Down from 31 in
the previous year) for both modes garnering a total of 56 million
points (down from 58 the previous year)! NCC has taken 1st in the
Medium Club category for 15 times since 1990!
Next up is the CQWW 160 CW
test, Sprints and the ARRL DX tests.
discussed changing some
plaque sponsorships and changes will be announced here and on the
officers remained the same.
Tim, KQ8M, took over website duty from Dan, W8CAR. Thank you Dan for
all your hard work!
dues are now due.
Please mail your checks to Reno, WT8C. Also please make the checks
Payable to Reno Tonsi. Please consider donating an extra $10
to help defray the costs the club sustains.
North Coast Contesters
NCC was formed in
1989 to further the efforts of contesters interested in the CQWW and
ARRL DX contests. The member area of the club is a 175 mile circle that
includes major parts of Ohio and Pennsylvania and extends into western
the the years NCC has
given back to contesting by encouraging members to compete in and enjoy
the major DX tests. Because of this NCC has won the medium club
competition in ARRL DX test 15 times and the past 8 years (Brag Page).
also has a presence at the Dayton
cosponsoring the Contest Super Suite. We are proud to count K3LR, owner
and driving force behind the K3LR
M/M machine and recent inductee into the CQ
Contest Hall of Fame, as a member.
sponsors 5 plaques for ARRL
SS and 2 plaques for CQWW CW and SSB.