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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

YCCC General Club Meeting

When: TBA

The meeting link for Zoom sessions will be posted to Groups.IO


  • YCCC Elects New Officers
    April 6, 2024 – The YCCC elected new officers for the coming year. Results: President Ken WO1N Vice President Paul K1XM Secretary Brian NJ1F Treasurer Bob KQ2M Activities Manager Rudy N2WQ The Officers and members recognize and THANK, Chet N8RA, for his 13 years of dedicated and outstanding service as the club’s Treasurer.
  • Don Toman, K2KQ
    The officers and members of the Yankee Clipper Contest Club congratulate Don Toman, K2KQ on his 77 years of being a licensed amateur radio operator. In recognizing Don’s 77 years of activity, contributions, leadership and dedication to the Yankee Clipper Contest Club, Don is hereby nominated to the YCCC Hall of Fame. A lifelong amateur… Read More »
  • Andy Bodony, K2LE
    YCCC Member Andy Bodony, K2LE, turned 90 on December 7th, 2023.   Andy got his ham license in Hungary when he was 16. Upon becoming an American citizen on May 1st, 1962 he passed the General Class Amateur Radio exam on May 2nd. Andy upgraded to Extra class shortly thereafter and in 1975 qualified for the vanity… Read More »
  • YCCC #2 in 2021 CQWW DX Competition
    YCCC finished #2 of all clubs in the world with 251 entries. https://www.cqww.com/clubscores.htm
  • YCCC #2 in 2022 ARRL International DX Contest  
    YCCC finished #2 of all Unlimited Clubs with 215 entries https://contests.arrl.org/clubscores.php?cn=dxph