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Membership Stats
          Total Membership:                                        240
          Members within the club area                             217
          Members outside the club area                             23
          Stations added to the Roster since October 2013           52
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      North Hills        Konakovo          Oryol         Cherepovets           Irkutsk
      Krasnogorsk        Voronezh          Tomsk         Saint Petersburg      Izhevsk           
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Video: CTU 2016 Session 7 - Contest Shack Design - K1DG
Sectember 2016
Video: CTU 2016 Session 6 - How Contesting Contributes to Ham Radio
September 2015
The CW5W Story - Jorge Diez CX6VM
June 2014
How did I become a ham radio operator? Between the 50's and 60's, my mother started with this hobby, without knowing what it was. My parents had a farm, where they lived and the only way to communicate was with an old homebrew radio for 160m. The farm was 30 km. away from the city of Melo, and the road in those years was a dirt track. In the middle it had a wood ridge; when it rained it got covered by the water, so you can understand how useful the radio was.

My mother knew some ham's in Uruguay and later they introduced her to "real" ham radio with good equipment that covered all HF bands.

I was born in June 1968. In 1985 I got a license to operate as a second operator of my mother Sonnia, CX4VA. I spent most of my time on 40 talking with CX, LU and PY and occasionally with other South American hams. I got some friends, but I needed more. I didn't like very much long chats; I liked to contact DX stations and receive their QSL cards along with stamps, photos etc.    more
CQ Worldwide RTTY Claimed Scores
September 2016
         WN6K            SOABHP       554,964            KM6Z            SOABLP        94,050
         W6TK            SOAABHP      283,696            AI6DO           SOABHP        57,702
         N6RV            SOAABHP      235,830            W6JBR           SOABLP        50,516
         W6QU(W8QZA)     SOABQRP      144,256            AI6O            SOABHP        16,157
         KI6QDH          SOAABHP      105,408
North American Sprint CW Claimed Scores
September 2016
         N6MJ@W6TMD      SOHP          15,745            K6NA            SOHP          11,396
         N6AA            SOHP          14,147            K6NR            SOHP           9,804
         N5ZO            SOHP          13,455            NE6I            SOHP           7,788
         N6AN@W6UE       SOHP          12,672            WN6K            SOLP           3,885
         K6LA            SOHP          12,642            W4EF            SOLP              18
         AC6T@W6RFU      SOHP          10,701

         SCCC #1 (N6MJ AC6T N6AA K6LA K6NR N5ZO K6NA NE6I WN6K)                        78,363
North American QSO Party SSB Claimed Scores
August 2016
         VY2TT(K6LA)     SOLP          70,702            WB6NBU          SOLP           5,824
         AA6PW           SOLP          62,381            KK6NON          SOLP           5,762
         WN6K            SOLP          61,659            W6JBR           SOLP           3,397
         KI6VC           SOLP          41,756            WA6URY          SOLP           3,182
         KI6QDH          SOLP          20,020            WQ6X@W7AYC      SOLP           2,775
         K6DDJ           SOLP          12,480            N6PM            SOLP           2,688
         AI6O            SOLP           8,479            NE6I            SOLP           2,268
         W6TK            SOLP           7,240            KK6ABZ          SOLP             897

         NX6T (KK6NON N6ERD W6QE N6KI N9ADG NN6X N6EEG K6GO NA6MB K6AM N6NC)          234,180

         SCCC #1 (WQ6X KI6VC K6DDJ KI6QDH VY2TT(K6LA))                                147,733
         SCCC #2 (N6PM KK6NON AI6O W6TK AA6PW)                                         83,862
         SCCC #3 (WB6NBU KK6ABZ NE6I WN6K)                                             70,648

NX6T Operation
North American QSO Party CW Claimed Scores
August 2016
         N5ZO            SOLP         186,930            K6DDJ           SOLP          25,026
         K6LA            SOLP         141,764            N6MU            SOLP          22,413
         W6TK            SOLP          93,522            W6KY            SOLP          14,381
         AC6T@W6RFU      SOLP          88,330            NC6B            SOLP          13,300
         NC6K            SOLP          78,876            WQ6X@W7AYT      SOLP          13,056
         N6AA            SOLP          59,118            NE6I            SOLP           9,145
         AA6PW           SOLP          55,968            WA6URY          SOLP           6,771
         N6KI@K6AM       SOLP          40,284            W6JBR           SOLP           5,100
         WN6K            SOLP          39,165            N6HE            SOLP             588
         WB6NBU          SOLP          25,098

         SCCC #1 (AC6T K6DDJ K6LA WQ6X W6TK)                                          336,672
         SCCC #2 (KI6VC NC6Q N6KI WB6NBU N6PM)                                         65,382
         SCCC #3 (N6AA NC6B AA6PW W6KY N5ZO)                                          329,697
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