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Monthly News (SCCCORE)
July 2019
Greetings. June and July are slow months for contesting but... As we head into the warmer months of summer, it's time to do that antenna work that you've been meaning to do. And/or that station reconfig and optimizing that has been on your mind. And invite over that nephew or neice, maybe a grandchild to experience the thrill of making a few contacts at your station. Let's make the most of our 2019 summer!

If you are running N1MM+ contest logging software, you may run into an error when the program tries to check for updates or you manually make the check. There was a change to the web site (for example they moved to https which secures data transfer between the server and browsers) but did not rewrite the update routine in the software to reflect the change, at least at first. In my case, I got a 404 error, which is essentially a server not found message. To correct the problem, go to the N1MM web site. Download and run the lastest update file. This will update your copy of N1MM+ and resolve the issue. Note, if you are running Windows XP or (gasp) Vista, the N1MM+ auto update feature is not compatible with the new site. You will have to do manual updates going forward.

The WSJT-X development team has been busy in May and June. They have been working hard on the new FT4 contest mode. The current beta version is WSJT-X 2.1.0-rc7. It is not compatible with earlier release candidates that included FT4. A mock contest was held June 4 to test things out. Installation packages are available for Windows, Linux and macOS. More information can be found here. The software is available at the WSJT-X web site.

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July 2019
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Contest University and Visalia Contest Academy Presentations - N6TV
June 2019


Bob, N6TV from the Northern California Contest Club has made available his 2019 Contest University and Visalia Contest Academy PowerPoint Presentations. These are some really good reads. Thanks, Bob!

Video: Beginners Guide to Contesting
June 2019
NAQP RTTY Claimed Scores
July 2019
         KI6RRN          SOLP          51,410            AI6O            SOLP           8,946
         NC6K            SOLP          34,144            KF6RY (W6ZL)    SOLP           4,680
         WN6K            SOLP          29,140            NK6A            SOLP           3,003
         KI6VC           SOLP          26,879            K6MUG           SOLP           2,556
         K6JO            SOLP          22,344            WA6URY          SOLP             925
         WA6I            SOLP          14,664
         
         SCCC #1 (KI6RRN, K6JO, KI6VC, WQ6X WN6K)                                     129,773
         SCCC #2 (NC6K, AI6O, KF6RY, K6MUG, WA6I)                                      64,990
         SCCC #3 (N6HE, K6RO, N0XNN)                                                  Pending 
IARU HF World Championship Claimed Scores
July 2019
         NO6T (KI6RRN)   SOABMHP    1,829,310            KM6Z            SOABCWLP      56,669
         NT6Q (N5ZO)     SOABACWHP  1,020,816            AI6V            SOABMLP       46,208
         N6AA            SOABCWHP     651,651            NK6A            SOABMLP       36,537
         NC6K            SOABAMHP     376,216            W6JBR           SOABMHP       34,980
         W4EF            SOABCWHP     339,416            W6ZL            SOABCWLP      28,072
         W6TK            SOABMHP      303,582            K6RO            SOABMHP       27,081
         K6JO            SOABSSBHP    239,232            WA6URY          SOABMHP       21,634
         W6AX (K6AW)     SOABACWHP    161,324            AI6O            SOABCWLP      17,680
         WN6K            SOABCWLP     118,008            K6MUG           SOABSSBLP      6,592
         W6AYC           SOABCWHP     113,475            WA7BNM          SOABMLP        6,164
         N6CW            SOABCWAHP     80,234            N6HE            SOABCWLP       2,337
         K6NA            SOABCWHP      62,335

         AF1A (NA6MB, K6GO)                                              MSABHP       164,670         
ARRL Field Day Claimed Scores
June 2019
         K0XP            1D LP          1,972            NC6K            1D HP            422
         AI6DO           2B QRP         1,575            WA6URY          1D HP            406
         W6ZL            1E LP            730            NE6I            1D LP             10
All Asian CW Claimed Scores
June 2019
         K6NA            SOABHP       237,897            WA6URY          SOABHP        16,055
         N5ZO            SOABHP       173,558            K0XP            SOSB40LP       6,327
         W6AX (K6AW)     SOABHP        66,230            W6ZL            SOSB20LP          16
         WN6K            SOABHP        43,680
ARRL VHF June Claimed Scores
June 2019
         W6IT            SOLP          25,155            K6NA            SO3BHP           612
         N6GP/R          SOHP          10,496            W6ZL            SO3BLP           572
         N6QQ            SOHP           8,892            AI6O            SO3BLP           368
         AI6V/R          LtdRLP         2,088            N6PM            SOLP             270
         NC6K            SO3BHP         1,242            AI6DO           SO3BLP           168 
         K6MUG           SOABLP         1,054            NE6I            SO3BLP           160
         W6ZAR           SO3BHP           924            N6IC            SO                90

         NI6E (NI6E + non-members AF6RT, KK6KPW)                         MOHP          25,641 
CQ WPX CW Claimed Scores
May 2019
         VY2TT (K6LA)    SOABHP    14,344,461            W6QU (@W8QZA)   SOABQRP      190,983
         NO6T (KI6RRN)   SOABHP     7,100,322            KU6CW (N6CW)    SO(A)ABHP    162,306
         KH7M (N6TJ)     SOABHP     5,568,786            K6RO            SO(A)ABHP    150,165
         AK6W (K6AW)     SO(A)ABHP  1,505,190            AI6V            SOABLP-TBW   149,175     
         K6NR            SOABHP     1,169,679            W6AYC           SOSB20HP     146,278    
         NT6Q (N5ZO)     SO(A)ABHP  1,143,000            W6ZL            SOSB20LP-TBW 138,510
         W6TK            SOABHP     1,005,330            NK6A            SOABHP       103,936
         WA6KHK          SO(A)ABHP    804,168            N6IC            SOABHP        87,890
         WN6K            SOABLP       555,849            HP8/NC6Q        SOABLP        52,608
         W6YA            SOABHP       523,128            AI6O            SO(A)ABLP-TBW 47,859
         KG7NV (K6ZH)    SO(A)ABLP-TB 482,652            W6JBR           SOABHP        45,541
         WA6URY          SOABHP       375,023            K0XP            SOSB40LP      25,315
         K6NA            SOABHP       222,216            NI6W            SO/ABHP       15,028
         N6AA            SOABHP       207,168            N6GP            SOSB20LP      11,242
         KM6Z            SOABLP-TBW   206,421            WA7BNM          SOSB20LP       6,138

         AF6O (N6MI, AF6O)                                               M/S HP     2,619,046
7th Area QSO Party Claimed Scores
May 2019
         N6MU            SOCWLP        95,370            N6HE            SOMHP         17,632
         AI6O            SOCWLP        21,060            WA6URY          SOMHP          3,444
         KK6M            SOACWHP       18,315                                             
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