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Monthly News (SCCCORE - SoCal Contest Club Operations, Results and Enlightenments)
January 2020
SCCC Logo The next Kids Day is Saturday, January 4 1800 - 2359 UTC. Getting on and working the kids (or better yet, hosting one!) is a great way to help show the upcoming generation how much fun amateur radio is. Who knows, some of them might be the next batch of great contesters! The exchange is name, age, location and favorite color. Feel free to engage the youngsters in additional conversation beyond that! Full details are on the ARRL web site at this link.

Congratulations to Axel, KI6RRN! He is currently top ranked in the USA in the WRTC 2022 qualifications race! John, K6AM believes that Axel will be #1 in the World once his WAE contest score is corrected! He is currently shown in 4th place. As we all know, Axel has been very active in recent years and has been turning in some amazing scores! Go get 'em, Axel! Details on his current WRTC status can be found here.

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January 2020
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The Other Side of the World by N6VI
January 2019
CQWW at 3B8M CQWW DX CW From 3B8 by Marty Woll, N6VI

Many of us have had the chance to operate DX contests from outside the Lower 48, but how far from home can you get, really? The answer, of course, is about 12,000 miles – yes, the other side of the globe! I had the chance to do just that last month (November).

The adventure began when Olof G0CKV started assembling a team to operate the CQ Worldwide CW contest from the island of Mauritius, which lies east of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean. Dick N6AA got an invitation for himself and Art W6XD from Olof, but the team size was limited by the expected number of operating positions and the number of people the location could house. As some of the original participants dropped out, room opened up for another, and I was pleased to fill that spot. The final team consisted of Olof, Dick, Art, me, Denny KX7M from Northern California and past ARRL CEO Dave K1ZZ.

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Video: TK0C 2019 CQWW DX CW
January 2020
TK0C in the CQWW DX CW contest November, 2019

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Video: WWROF Webinar - Ask Anything
December 2019
November, 2019 WWROF webinar where the audience asked K5ZD about anything

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Video: RFI and what to do about it by KA6WKE
December 2019
SCCC member Mark, KA6WKE tells us about RFI at his station and what he did about it.

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NAQP CW Claimed Scores
January 2020
         NO6T (KI6RRN)   SOLP         436,568            AI6O            SOLP          24,354
         N6WIN (N6MJ)    SOLP         393,183            WA6URY          SOLP          20,022
         N6TR            SOLP         241,595            N6CW            SOLP          19,314
         K6LA            SOLP         211,876            KX6A            SOLP          19,040
         K6NR            SOLP         136,800            N6GP            SOLP          14,852
         AC6T            SOLP         110,505            N6VOH           SOLP          10,653
         W6AYC           SOLP         104,160            NC6Q            SOLP           7,620
         KM6Z            SOLP          87,314            NE6I            SOLP           6,325
         WN6K            SOLP          80,088            KI6VC           SOLP           6,283
         W6TK            SOLP          51,750            W6JBR           SOLP           4,896
         W6ZL            SOLP          50,061            WA7BNM          SOLP           1,014
         KF6I            SOLP          35,207
                  
         N5ZO (N6NC, NC6K, N5ZO)                                         M2           463,672
                  
         SCCC #1 (NO6T, K6LA, N6TR, AC6T, WN6K)                                     1,080,632
         SCCC #2 (K6NR, AI6O, W6AYC, W6ZL, W6TK)                                      367,125
         SCCC #3 (N6VOH, N6GP, W6LEN, KF6I, NC6Q)                                      68,332
         SCCC #4 (KI6VC, N6AA, NE6I, N6CW)                                             31,922
ARRL RTTY Roundup Claimed Scores
January 2020
         WN6K            SOLP          61,788            NK6A            SOHP          23,430
         KM6Z            SOLP          42,780            AI6O            SOLP          12,876
         KF6RY(W6ZL)     SOLP          35,480            
Stew Perry Top Band Claimed Scores
December 2019
         W6AYC           SOHP           1,463            KI6VC           SOHP             122
         N6WIN           SOHP           1,451            W6JBR           SOHP              98
         WA6URY          SOLP             368            
RAC Winter Claimed Scores
December 2019
         WN6K            SOLPCW        31,064            NC6Q            SOLPCW         6,162
         KM6Z            SOLPCW        27,892            W6KC            SOLPCW         1,750
         NK6A            SOHPMixed     19,316            W6JBR           SOSB20LP       1,140
         WA6URY          SOHPCW         6,180
ARRL 10 Meter Claimed Scores
December 2019
         WN6K            SOLP-MIXED    20,880            NC6Q            SOLP-CW        2,772
         NC6K            SOUHP-MIXED   13,860            K6RO            SOLP-MIXED     2,470
         K6NR            SOHP-CW       11,984            NE6I            SOULP-MIXED    2,296
         W6TK            SOUHP-CW       8,316            N6MU            SOLP-CW        2,200
         N6GP            SOUHP-CW       7,296            K0XP            SOULP-CW       1,908
         NK6A            SOHP-MIXED     7,140            W6ZL            SOLP-CW        1,764
         KF6I            SOHP-CW        5,760            W6QU (@W8QZA)   SOQR-SSB         256
         KM6Z            SOLP-CW        4,896            W6KC            SOUHP-CW         220
         WA7BNM          SOLP-MIXED     4,096            KK6M            SOUHP-CW         168
         KX6A            SOULP-CW       3,312            AI6V            SOLP-CW           64
ARRL 160 CW Claimed Scores
December 2019
         W6AYC           SOHP         191,092            KF6I            SOUHP         17,640
         K6NR            SOHP         157,257            WA6URY          SOLP          15,138
         NC6K            SOUHP        153,549            KM6Z            SOLP           6,897
         N5ZO            SOUHP         50,139            W6JBR           SOHP           5,082
         K0XP            SOULP         41,192            N6LL            SOQRP          3,950   
         W6AX(K6AW@W6RFU)SOUHP         39,624            AI6O            SOHP           1,672
         KI6RRN          SOHP          27,939            K6MI            SOQRP            810

         NI6W (@W4EF)(N6AN, W4EF)                                        MSHP         217,690
CQWW CW Claimed Scores
November 2019
         ZF1A (N6MJ)     SOABHP    16,652,322            WA6KHK          SO(A)SB20HP  116,116
         VY2TT (K6LA)    SOABHP     9,083,578            K6MI            SO(A)ABHP    114,211
         NO6T (KI6RRN)   SOABHP     4,325,130            N6IC            SO(A)ABHP    107,745
         FM5KC (N6TJ)    SOABHPClsc 3,170,592            N6GP            SO(A)ABHP    101,320
         K6NA            SOABHP     2,317,593            WA6URY          SO(A)ABHP     98,189
         N6RV            SO(A)ABHP  1,274,735            KK6M            SO(A)ABHP     96,538
         W6TK            SO(A)ABHP    943,245            KX6A            SOABLP        91,440
         9A/AI6V         SOABHP       900,036            W6YA            SOSB15HP      64,980
         K6NR            SOABClassicHP614,058            K0XP            SO(A)SB40LP   60,776
         N6CW            SOSB40HP     400,040            W6JBR           SOABHP        55,510
         K6RO            SO(A)ABHP    261,331            W6KC            SO(A)ABHP     52,875
         N6PE            SO(A)HP      194,700            AI6O            SOABClassicHP 50,224
         WN6K            SOABLP       194,519            WA7BNM          SOSB20LP      48,081
         N6WS            SOABHP       192,794            NE6I            SO(A)ABHP     16,132
         W6QU (@W8QZA)   SOABQRP      159,936            N6AN            SOSB20ClQRP    4,070
         W6ZL            SOABClassicLP147,334            KF6I            SO(AB)LP       3,225
         N6WT            SO(A)ABHP    119,641            

         3B8M (50% of score to SCCC) (N6AA, N6VI, W6XD from SCCC)        MMHP      19,095,840
         KA9A (@W6AYC)(KA9A, W6AYC)                                      MSHP         848,582

         Note: some multi-op scores are not included until we confirm that all or part of the
               score will be submitted toward SCCC's club score.
ARRL Sweepstakes SSB Claimed Scores
November 2019
         VY2TT (K6LA)    SOUHP        283,528            W6KC            SOUHP         32,984
         K6JO            SOLP         165,148            N6WT            SOUHP         24,794
         W6TK            SOUHP        153,218            KF6I            SOULP          8,064
         WN6K            SOLP          98,280            WA6URY          SOHP           7,644    
         WA6KHK          SOULP         60,750            NI6W (W4EF)     SOHP           4,224
         KI6RRN          SOLP          44,784            W6PNG           SOULP          2,520
         W6ZL            SOLP          44,400
WAE RTTY Claimed Scores
November 2019
         WN6K            SOLP         105,336            AI6O            SOHP          37,464
         W6ZL            SOLP          63,175            NK6A            SOHP          17,424
ARRL Sweepstakes CW Claimed Scores
November 2019
         N5ZO            SOUHP        196 212            W6KC            SOUHP         58,930
         K6LL            SOHP         195,382            AI6V            SOLP          41,616
         NC6K            SOUHP        148,570            AI6O            SOHP          40,296
         W6AYC           SOLP         147,574            KF6I            SOULP         31,800
         AA6PW           SOHP         141,764            WA6URY          SOHP          25,460
         KI6RRN          SOLP         136,120            NK6A            SOUHP         25,200
         K6NR            SOHP         116,316            N7DA            SOLP          24,522
         W6TK            SOUHP        109,726            WB6NBU          SOLP          19,604
         WN6K            SOLP         100,640            KX6A            SOULP         19,278
         WA6KHK          SOUHP         93,316            NE6I            SOLP          10,824
         K6ZH            SO(A)HP       85,490            N6IC            SOHP           7,344
         KM6Z            SOLP          79,950            W6HIJ           SOLP           4,410
         W6ZL            SOLP          78,400            N7LU (@N6NC)    SOQRP            378
         
         W6AX (AC6T, W6AX, K6AW)                                         MOHP         142,926
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