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

  • RTTY Ops Plan K3LR Digital Effort in CQWW RTTY Contest

    Jamie WW3S, Phil K3UA,Eric NO3M and Ray ND8L are planning a low power multi-single operation from the K3LR Superstation in this year’s CQWW RTTY Contest coming up in September. RTTY enthusiasts gathered at Tim’s WPA shack for a shakedown cruise in the NAQP RTTY Contest in July to make sure the station is shipshape and […]
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  • W8CAR Back on the Air After Lightning Strike

    On May 28, 2016 a lightning strike at W8CAR caused considerable damage and put Dan’s station off the air.  After much work (and expense) Dan is nearly back to normal.  Here is his report.  See the photo gallery for pictures.   W8CAR Lightning Strike 5/28/16 While operating during the CWWPX CW contest at the end […]
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  • K8BL Earns Satellite WAS

    On July 7, the ARRL News carried the story about NCC member Bob Liddy earning his WAS award via satellite.  The article, sourced from the AMSAT News Service, appears below.  Congratulations on an incredibly difficult achievement, Bob. It took Bob Liddy, K8BL, of Mentor, Ohio, nearly 4 decades to achieve Worked All States via satellite […]
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  • CQWWDX CW Results Out – NCC Members On Top (Almost)

    The results of the 2015 CQWWDX CW contest have been posted and once again NCC shows the world how to do it! In the MM category, after three consecutive wins, K3LR slipped to second place in the US behind W3LPL as East Coast conditions proved to be impossible for the ops at ‘LR to overcome.  […]
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  • K3LR Adds 11th Straight Win in 2015 CQ WW SSB

    Once again, the ops at K3LR captured the top prize in the Multi-op Multi-transmitter category in the 2015 CQ WW DX SSB contest, registering their 11th straight NA win in the top SSB contesting event of the year. Tim’s crew managed 12,458 contacts and 31.6 million points, some 8 million points ahead of second-place W3LPL.  […]
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  • N8AA to Participate in CY9 DXpedition

    NCC founding member John Comella will be joining the August 19-29 DXpedition to St. Paul Island, CY9. This rare DX entity is an uninhabited island located in the Cabot Straights about 15 miles from the Northern tip of Nova Scotia. Due to its inaccessibility, a helicopter will be needed to reach the operating site. More […]
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