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See more about N1CC (Jim) at web home page http://www.jlaporta.com/N1CC/ .

2015 activity so far is only in the CQ 160M CW contest.  I am working on station upgrades and catching up on all of the things I did not get done taking part in the Centennial Challenge.  The results are soon to come out on the Centennial events, and I will redo this page and information after that has stabilized.

2015 Activity On-The-Air
CQ 160 Meter CW Contest: 375 QSO with 57 Mults for 46,683 Claimed Points - Single Operator Low Power
no assistance.  Inverted L, no receive system in place for this event.

2014 Activity On-The-Air and Ham-Related Events
2014 was ARRL's 100th year. I have a special QSL for QSOs made in 2014 in the ARRL Centennial event. Please send your card with a business size self-addressed and stamped envelope (SASE) to get one of the 4' x 6" cards (Image on this page to see). All QSOs entered on LoTW.  Over 1,200 paper QSL requests have been filled.

Christmas Carol Special Event, 2014 was the 35th consecutive year of operation in this Special Event.  Link: 
http://www.jlaporta.com/N1CC/n1cc2014.html  Check your QSO against the list on the Carol link. There is a special QSL for contacts made during Christmas Carol. 
Please send your card with a business size self-addressed and stamped envelope (SASE) to get one of the 4' x 6" cards (Image on Christmas Carol page to view).

I took part in the ARRL Centennial Challenge QSO Party.  I operated with a maximum of 100 Watts on CW and SSB, on RTTY the station is limited to 50 Watts.  You can check your own station information by logging onto the "Leader Board" at https://centennial-qp.arrl.org/ by using your LoTW User Name and LoTW Password.
Station 1: K3/100 Force 12 C-3 at 64', 6M 3L Yagi, 160M Inverted L, 80/40 Fan Dipole NS, 80/40 Fan Dipole EW.
Station 2: FT-990 
DX Engineering 43' Vertical 80-10.

Here is a breakdown of N1CC operations during 2014:

Centennial QSOs: 31,213 Other QSOs: 13,257 Total QSOs: 44,470.
Total qualifying QSOs as of January 21, 2015 = 26,956 (60.61%) ... Challenge Points:  189,071.*
Other Operations 4,879 QSOs (W1AW/5 and NE5LL Calls) 2014 Total for QTH:  49,349 Contacts. 
*Number reconciliation underway at HQ ARRL extended to January 22, 2015.

Here are the non-Centennial events and results for 2014:

ARRL 160 Meter: 69,236 Pts, 448 QSO, 76 Mults, 16-Hrs, (SOALP)
ARRL 10 Meter:  333,992 Pts, 671 QSO, 166 Mults, 18-Hrs (SOQRP-Unassisted).
Number One Christmas Carol Special Event: 680 QSO, 48 States, 7 VE Provinces, 11 Countries, 13-Hrs.
ARRL SS CW: 119,880 Pts, 740 QSO, 81 Mults, 20-Hrs, SOLP.
ARRL SS Phone: 129,314 Pts, 779 QSO, 83 Mults (Sweep), 20-Hrs, SOLP.
CQWW DX CW:  1,182,060 Pts, 860 QSO, 128 Zones, 367 Countries, 29-Hrs SOAB(A) LP.  

CA QSO Party: 103,240 Pts, 750 QSO, 58 Mults, 20-Hrs.
NY QSO Party:  9,776 Pts, 131 QSO, 47 Mults, 7-Hrs.

CQWW SSB:   1,001,112 Pts, 878 QSO, 107 Zones, 306 Countries, 24-Hrs SOAB(A) LP. 
CWOps Open: Session 1:  8,200 Pts, 100 QSO, 82 Mults, 2-Hrs; Session 2: 18,271 Pts, 151 QSO, 121 Mults, 3-Hrs; and Session 3: 8,000 Pts, 100 QSO, 80 Mults, 2-Hrs (SOLP). 
TN QSO Party: 9,600 Pts, 69 QSO, 50 Mults, 3-Hrs (SOLP). 
AR QSO Party: 538 Pts, 19 QSO 13 Mults, 3-Hrs (SOLP) 

SC QSO Party: 432 Pts, 22 QSO 13 Mults, 2-Hrs (SOLP).
Salmon Run: 11,400 Pts, 133 QSO, 30 Mults, 6-Hrs. 

TX QSO Party: 295,464 Pts, 792 QSO, 156 Mults, 15-Hrs (SOLP)
NAQP SSB:   66,600 Pts, 600 QSO, 111 Mults (SOLP)
Kansas QSO Party: 180 Pts, 7 QSO, 5 Mults (SOLP)

Ohio QSO Party: 5,457 Pts. 72 QSO, 51 Mults (SOLP)
Colorado QSO Party: 8,256 Pts, 65 QSO 43 Mults (SOLP)

IARU HF World Championship: 336,380 Pts, 900 QSO, 121 Mults (SO Mixed LP) 
NAQP RTTY: 368 Pts, 112 QSO, 30 Mults (SOLP)

Alabama QSO Party: 4,698 Pts, 57 QSO, 36 Mults (28 Counties) (SOLP)
ARRL June VHF QSO Party: 2,646 Pts, 63 QSO, 42 Grids (SOLP CW Only)

ARRL Field Day: Class 2E 3,606 Pts, 1,100 QSO.

HamCom in Plano Texas June 2014 Attendee:

Eric, WA6HHQ CEO of Elecraft and Jim,        Keith, NM5G presents Jim, N1CC with the
N1CC discuss K3/100 and Mount Shasta.      3rd  Place SOLP TX Plaque for the 2013
Eric has flown next to the mountain many       TQP at HamCom 2014
times, met at HamCom 2014.

CQ WPX CW: (NE5LL) 1,211 QSO, 630 Mults, 1,697,850 Pts (Single Operator Assisted Low Power).
#1 in United States 5th Call Area #7 in North America
Georgia QSO Party:  47,291 Pts, 225 QSO, 131 Mults (101 Counties), 12 Hours.
GQP results:  Winner US/VE Mixed LP Category - (Plaque received July 21 - TU SECC)
Florida QSO Party: 160,920 Pts, 428 QSO, 108 Mults (67 Counties), 16 Hours.

ARRL DX CW: 1,000 QSO, 263 DXCC Countries, 789,000 Pts (Single Operator Low Power)
Results:  West Gulf Division #2 and North Texas Section #1
CQ WPX SSB: (NE5LL) 1,300 QSO, 710 Mults, 2, 218,750 Pts (Single Operator Assisted Low Power).

Results:  USA  #3, W5 #1, Texas #1
ARRL DX SSB: 1,120 QSO, 281 DXCC Mults, 944,160 Pts (Single Operator Low Power)
Results: West Gulf Division #3 and North Texas Section #1
North Carolina QSO Party: 148 QSO, 63 NC Counties (Single Operator Low Power)
First Centennial Round from Texas: QSOs made as W1AW/5 Texas 2,367 on 17M CW Only, 100 Watts.

Notes: I do not participate in eQSL, QRZ Log, or Logbook. Frankston is located in TWO Texas counties. I am in Henderson County, not Anderson.

Opinion: I prefer real operating on the air, and am not into Internet or Social Networking. The new concept of "Remote" where people use a station many miles or thousands of miles from where they actually are is interesting, however, not something that I would consider doing. It is my opinion that  those stations should have to be assigned a special call, so that people you call know you are "spoofing" your actual physical location at a virtual site. (Recent ARRL and CQ Contest Changes aside, I prefer the "old" method... be THERE!)

I will QSL via the ARRL Bureau system, direct, and LoTW.

73, Jim

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