NORTH COAST CONTESTERS
Supporting Ham Radio Contesting Since 1989

Supporting Ham Radio Contesting Since 1989

NORTH COAST CONTESTERS

Upcoming Events & Activities

  • Annual K8AZ Open House/NCC Meeting

    Save the date!  Tom Lee, NCC vice president and owner of the K8AZ Superstation has announced the date for the 2020 Annual K8AZ Open House and NCC Meeting.  The date is Saturday, January 4.  This will be the 32nd such meeting at Tom’s place in Chesterland, Ohio!  This meeting will be especially important in view […]
  • Summer Meeting at K3LR July 27

    Mark your calendar for July 27, 2019 for the regular summer picnic and NCC business meeting at the K3LR superstation in West Middlesex, PA.  The festivities get underway at 11 AM with Flavia morning coffee and donuts and conversation with fellow members.  At 1230 Tim’s caterers will deliver a delicious smoked chicken and hamburger lunch.  […]
  • NCC Hosts Contest Dinner @ Dayton May 18, 2019

    Spring is coming and to North American contesters that means Dayton and the Contest Dinner! Hosted by the North Coast Contesters, the contest dinner this year will take place on Saturday, May 18 at 6:30 PM with a cash bar opening an hour earlier. As always, the venue is the Crown Plaza Hotel, the official […]

Latest News

  • 2019 CQWWDX Claimed Scores

    The claimed scores for the 2019 CQWWDX SSB and CW contests have been posted and NCC calls are once again well represented in the rankings. SSB Weekend Unfortunately, extremely challenging conditions characterized the October phone weekend and North American scores turned out to be the worst in many years.  The K3LR multi-multi crew managed to […]
    Read more
  • September 2019 Sprint Results      

    K3LR made the top ten HP list and K3UA and W8WTS made the top ten LP list in the September running of the biannual NA Sprint contest.  Tim’s score placed him in 9th position among some of the hottest CW ops in the country.  K3UA made 5th in LP followed by W8WTS in 6th place.  […]
    Read more
  • K8AZ Wins MS in IARU HF World Championships

    The team of great ops at K8AZ pulled off a spectacular win in the 2019 IARU World Championships.  Tom’s crew logged 2,069 contacts and 284 multipliers for a score of 1,775,888, coming in at the top of the multi-single category in North America.  Their score also placed them 12th in the world, no mean accomplishment […]
    Read more
  • NCC Wins Medium Club Gavel in 2019 ARRL International DX Contest

    Once again, NCC topped the list of clubs in the medium category to walk away with another gavel in the 2019 ARRL International DX Contest.  19 members submitted logs for a combined total score of 22,665,072 points.  The club competition combines CW and phone scores. Leading our list of contributors, of course, were our multi-operator […]
    Read more
  • K3LR Hosts “Team Exuberance” in 2019 WPX Phone

    In a splendid gesture of support for young contesters, NCC president Tom Duffy hosted six young and up-and-coming contesters at the K3LR superstation in March 2019 for a serious effort in the WPX phone contest. The operators consisted of  David VE7DZO, Tomi HA8RT, Levi K6JO, Marty NN1C, Violetta “Kat” KM4ATT, and Bryant KG5HVO.  This effort […]
    Read more
  • Summary of NCC Summer Meeting at K3LR’s

    The following is the agenda from the annual NCC summer picnic held at K3LR’s superstation on July 27, 2019.  The most important agenda item was the nomination and election of three new members:  Bruce Manning, NJ3K, Everett Jackson, WZ8P, and Ed Polack, K8IV.  Welcome to all and CU on the air! AGENDA Meeting of North […]
    Read more
Solar Data
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