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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 the “crew”!

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.

Next Event

OCT 1 2022 meeting

Sturbridge Host Hotel
Social from 12-1
Meeting begins at 1

Club Business
New Members Intro and Vote
Constitution & Bylaws Updates
WARCA Update Gene Shablygin, W3UA
Contest Cookbook Round Table


All issues of the YCCC Scuttlebutt have been uploaded all the way to #001!

  • Jack Schuster, W1WEF
    Inducted 2022 “Barnacle Jack” Schuster, W1WEF, entered the amateur radio sphere in 1952 as a young teenager and is still at it at age 84. Recently he was recognized as the longest licensed attendee at the Xenia Hamvention Contest Dinner. In 1977 after a hiatus to tend to the more important things in life he… Read More »
  • April 2021 Election Results
    Congratulations to the new officers!
  • YCCC #2 in ARRL DX 2021 Club Competition
    The YCCC finished second among the Unlimited clubs in the 2021 ARRL DX Contest.
  • YCCC #4 in 2020 ARRL November Sweepstakes
    The YCCC finished fourth among the Unlimited clubs in the 2020 ARRL November Sweepstakes.