NORTH COAST CONTESTERS
Supporting Ham Radio Contesting Since 1989

Supporting Ham Radio Contesting Since 1989

NORTH COAST CONTESTERS

Upcoming Events & Activities

Summer Picnic at K3LR Cancelled due to COVID-19

The annual summer picnic at the K3LR superstation in West Middlesex, PA has fallen victim to the COVID-19 pandemic.  For the past several years, Tim has hosted this annual event which became a combined NCC meeting/K3LR station tour/catered picnic and this event has become a very popular must-attend event for the club membership.  We pray […]

Dayton Hamvention 2020 Cancelled

Sadly, the 2020 Dayton Hamvention and all of the associated activities including the Contest University has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   We all hope that this terrible virus will be eliminated so that the world we know will return. Due to the efforts of many folks, the 2020 Contest University was provided free […]

NCC Announces 2020 Dayton Arrangements: Contest Dinner, Contest Super Suite, Contest University

The 28th Annual Dayton Contest Dinner at the Crowne Plaza in downtown Dayton, Ohio 2020 Contest Dinner tickets are on sale now exclusively via our web site. HUGE thanks to Scott, KA9FOX and QTH.com for designing, building, donating and running the Contest Dinner web site. http://contestdinner.com Master of Ceremonies for the 2020 Dayton Contest Dinner […]

Latest News

NCC Captures Medium Gavel in 2020 ARRL International DX Contest

17 members submitted scores for the CW and SSB weekends in the 2020 ARRL International DX Contest, amassing a score of 21.5 million points, more than enough to secure another gavel for the club in the Medium club competition.  The club placing second was the Central Texas DX & Contest Club, which had 40 entries.  […]

K8CX Inducted into The CQ Amateur Radio Hall of Fame

NCC member and creator of the Ham Gallery Tom Roscoe, K8CX, was recently inducted into the CQ Amateur Radio Hall of Fame for his many contributions to the hobby of amateur radio over the years.  Tom’s principle work has been his Ham Gallery, where he has posted thousands of pictures of contesters at the Dayton […]

2019 CQWWDX Final Results

As an update to our previous report on the claimed scores for the 2019 CQWWDX contest, we should record the fact that in the SSB weekend, the final results showed that W3LPL managed to sneak past K3LR to win the USA Multi-Multi category that year.  This was the first SSB win for the ‘LPL gang […]

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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