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Oct 2001 YCCC Meeting Invitation

from K1IR on September 26, 2001
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Dear Contesters and Future Contesters,

On Saturday, October 6, 2001, the Yankee Clipper Contest Club will have an open meeting in Worcester, MA. Guest speakers will be FCC Special Counsel, Riley Hollingsworth and Bob Heil, president of well-known amateur equipment manufacturer, Heil Sound.

Here are the details:

Date: Saturday, October 6, 2001
Time: 12:00pm to approximately 5:00pm
Location: Worcester State College - Student Union, Worcester, MA
Agenda: General business meeting, as well as the special keynote speakers.

This special meeting is a great opportunity for you to:

* Hear Riley Hollingsworth talk about the current state of Amateur Radio and contesting
* Hear Bob Heil describe the exciting technologies he's developing, and how they relate to contesting
* Learn more about one of the largest and most successful contest clubs in America - the Yankee Clipper Contest Club
* Meet many ops and station owners who are involved in contesting

Please spread the word about this meeting in your club email, newsletter, on the air, and by telephone.

This will also be an opportunity to join YCCC. For further information, please look at the YCCC website, or contact me, K1IR.

Those who plan to attend should RSVP to, This will help us get a count of attendees.

I cannot complete this announcement without wishing you the best in these trying times. YCCC joins with all those who are grieving the tremendous losses we sustained on September 11. We are committed, however, to return to the way of life we love, including our pursuit of public service through amateur radio. It would be a pleasure to have you and your friends join us for this exciting event.


Jim Idelson K1IR
Yankee Clipper Contest Club

PS. We have substantial expenses for this meeting, and we will be suggesting that attendees make a voluntary contribution to offset these costs. Thanks!

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