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Monthly News (SCCCORE - SoCal Contest Club Operations, Results and Enlightenments)
July 2020
SCCC logo SCCC is celebrating its 44th year this month! The club was established on July 17, 1976.

The International DX Convention, normally held in April in Visalia, will be going virtual in 2021. From the web site, "After consultation with a few medical experts, epidemiologists, and long-time attendees of IDXCC, we have concluded that for 2021, the right choice -- and the safest choice -- is to have a Virtual Convention instead of an in-person meeting. So that is our plan." The committee has also renamed it the "International DX & Contesting Convention" (IDXCC) to more accurately reflect what it has become over lthe years. Indeed, contesters have flocked to the convention for many decades. The 2021 event will be held on two weekends, April 16-18 and 23-25. Keep an eye on the convention web site for updated news and registration information.

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SCCC Monthly Poll
July 2020
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2021 Visalia International DX and Contesting Social Gathering by N6AA and N6TJ
updated 19 June 2020
The following is being organized by Dick, N6AA and Jim, N6TJ. This is not an official SCCC event but information is provided here as a courtesy. Updates will be provide by Dick and Jim when available.

Some of us attend the Visalia DX Convention in great measure to socialize with close friends, hams that we work on the air, and potential new friends. Some of us feel that this in-person socialization is an important part of our radio lives.

The planned 2021 Internet convention is missing the in-person socialization, and the smaller social gathering is planned to fill that void.

The social gathering is not organized to compete with the main convention, but to augment it. The event's date was selected to not conflict with the main event.

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Updated 19 June 2020
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2020
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6E2T SCCC Team #1 World M/2 1995 ARRL DX CW by N6NC
July 2020
6E2T Team
Larry, N6NC tells us about the SCCC effort at 6E2T in Ensenada, Mexico in the 1995 ARRL DX CW contest. The operation took #1 World in the M/2 catgory.




Prelude- 1994 ARRL DX CW

After a SCCC meeting in LA ~JAN 1994, Ken K6LA, Marv K2VIV and I decided to try an operation from MX for the 1994 ARRL DX CW. We rented two side-by-side condos at the then-new Grand Baja Resort complex only yards south of the Puerto Nuevo lobster restaurants.

The landscaping wasn't even finished and there was exposed clay all around the project. Unfortunately we had heavy rains (and snow!) starting on Friday. Ken brought his rig and amp and did all of the operating. Marv and I set up the antennas, I think an A3 tribander on a mast in the courtyard, and a Butternut 160m-40m vertical with 32 wire radials which we set up on the coast road side of the condos. We had coax cables running outside in various places, and if onlookers asked whether we were from CNN, we nodded.

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IARU HF World Championship Claimed Scores
July 2020
         ND7K (N6MJ)     SOABMHP    2,920,666            K6RO            SOABSSBHP     62,234
         NO6T (KI6RRN)   SOABMHP    2,770,416            WN6K            SOABCWLP      51,765
         W6AYC           SOABCWHP     659,659            KM6Z            SOABCWLP      50,654
         K6LA            SOABMHP      509,565            WA7BNM          SOABMLP       40,600
         K6NR            SOABCWHP     382,812            WA6URY          SOABCWHP      24,752
         W6TK            SOAB(A)MHP   232,220            W6JBR           SOABMHP       21,696
         W6AFA           SOABSSBLP    175,008            N6WT            SOAB(A)CWHP   12,822
         N6AA            SOABCWHP     158,862            N6IC            SOAB(A)CWHP    4,887
         NK6A            SOAB(A)MHP   132,496            N7DA            SOAB?LP        2,664
         W6ZL            SOABCWLP      75,445            AI6DO           SOABMQRP       2,014
         N2JNR           SOABMLP       68,302            KF6I            SOABCWLP         748

         NX6T (K3PS,WB6NBU,N6NC,W6ZAR,N6KI,N6ERD,W6JBR,WQ6X, N6KI)       M/S          538,237
         Above team is mostly SCCC members. Score submitted to San Diego Contest Club.
ARRL Field Day Claimed Scores
June 2020
         NO6T*           1D             3,720            AI6DO           2E             1,000
         NC6K            1D             2,354            KF6I            1D               730
         N6GP            2E             2,344            AI6O            1D               676
         N6VI            1B             1,562            WA6URY          1D               675
         K6RO            1D             1,415            WA7BNM          1D               248
         W6ML (W6KC)     1D             1,182            

         * N6NC, KI6RRN, N7NR and one other operating at the WA6TQT super station          
All Asian CW Claimed Scores
June 2020
         N5ZO            SOABLP       382,788            N6AA            SOABHP        73,320
         K6NA            SOABHP        97,768            WA6URY          SOABHP           816
ARRL June VHF Claimed Scores
June 2020
         N6GP/R          LimitedROVER  22,077            N7DA/R          ROVER          3,480
         K6RO            SOHP          18,522            K6ZH            SOHP           2,322
         K6JO (@W6MFJ)   SO3BLP        16,986            N6AA            SOLP           1,600
         NC6K            SO3BHP        11,245            W6ZL            SOLP           1,122
         K6NR            SOLP           9,612            WA7BNM          SO3BLP           650
         N6VI            SOHP           8,725            W6ZAR           SOLP             444
         W6JK            SOLP           5,264            NE6I            SOLP             207

         NI6E (NI6E + 2 non-members)                                     MOHP          16,668
CQ WPX CW Claimed Scores
May 2020
         NO6T (KI6RRN)   SOABHP     8,323,326            AC6T            SO(A)ABHP    216,784
         NT6Q (@N5ZO)    SOABLP     2,899,008            W6ZL            SOABLP       196,560
         NA6TT (K6NA)    SOABHP     1,954,876            WA6URY          SOABHP       194,109
         N6AA            SOABHP     1,564,353            W8QZA (W6QU)    SOABQRP      180,264
         W6TK            SO(A)ABHP  1,505,480            NK6A            SO(A)ABHP    148,596
         K6NR            SOABHP     1,290,711            N6RV            SO(A)ABHP    107,133
         KU6CW (N6CW)    SOABHP     1,226,751            N6WT            SO(A)ABHP     66,864
         KG7NV (K6ZH)    SO(A)ABHP    967,828            W6JBR           SOABHP        39,729
         WK6LA (K6LA)    SOABLP       958,152            NE6I            SO(A)ABHP     36,920
         WN6K            SOABLP       815,480            W6KC            SO(A)ABHP     35,604
         KM6Z            SOABLP       714,528            N6HE            SOABHP        23,540
         WA6KHK          SO(A)ABHP    684,684            WA7BNM          SOSB20LP      13,330
         N6MI            SO ?         605,754            N7DA            SOAB?P         4,000
         W6AYC           SOSB20       621,390            N6AN            SOABQRP          805
         NC6K            SO(A)ABHP    387,855            
50 MHz Spring Sprint Claimed Scores
May 2020
         N6GP/R          ROVERLP          672            N6VH            SOLP              36
         K6JO            SOLP             198            NI6E            SOLP              20
         KF6I            SOLP              91            NE6I            SOLP               3
         N6AN            SOQRP             80
Indiana QSO Party Claimed Scores
May 2020
         NO6T (KI6RRN)   SOHP           3,744            N6GP            SOLP             216
         W6KC            SOHP             384            WA6URY          SOHP              96
NEQP Claimed Scores
May 2020
         NO6T (KI6RRN)   SOHP          24,408            WA6URY          SOHP           7,332
         WA6KHK          SOHP          13,112            N6GP            SOLP           3,132
         K6NR            SOHP           7,332            K6MI            SOHP           2,225
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