Yankee Clipper Contest Club
Devoted to the pursuit of operating and technical excellence.

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The Yankee Clipper Contest Club is a special-purpose amateur radio club devoted to the pursuit of operating and technical excellence. Our goals are simple:

  • To promote the fun, satisfaction and competitive thrill of radio contesting
  • To assist our members in the development of their operating and technical skills
  • To win the club competition of the major amateur radio contests

We would love to have you join us!

The YCCC was founded in April 1977 and now boasts over 300 members located from New York City to Maine, Cape Cod to Upstate NY plus Canada.  YCCC members have excelled in all areas of amateur radio contesting, DXing, technical design, and public service.

Club meetings are held the first weekend of even-numbered months. Local meetings and 'Contest Universities' are also held around the club territory as organized by the club's Area Managers. You must attend a meeting to join the club.

Next Meeting: TBA

Topic: TBA


Check out the Recent Events section!

Be well and safe during this difficult time.
Join us via Zoom Logo


Meetings will be <2 hrs in length.
Zoom address will be circulated the day before Zoom meetings, and again
on the day of the meeting.

Zoom meetings typically start at 7PM ET

Click here for more info


April 2021 Election Results

Congrats to the new officers!

President:   Ken Caruso – WO1N
Vice President:   Charlie Morrison – N1RR
Secretary:   Brian Szewczyk – NJ1F
Treasurer:   Chet Slabinski – N8RA
Activities Manager: Gerry Kersus – W1GD

Club members also stay in touch through the club newsletter called the Scuttlebutt, and through the Internet.

The value of YCCC membership is the opportunity to work side by side with the best. Cooperation and team work spiced with the strong spirit of competition is at the heart of YCCC accomplishments and contest victories.

The YCCC is an ARRL-affiliated club.

Check this out Fred, K1VR has compiled our list of “Contest Tips” and is now available on the “Contest Links” page. Use the drop down “YCCC Web Links (above) → Contest Links” or Click Here

More Information:

Officers and Area Managers

Constitution and Bylaws

Club Territory


Hall of Fame

Technical Assistance

Resource Info Page

Club History

QSL Sample


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