Welcome to the CCDX Amateur Radio Club

With members from all over the Monadnock Region and beyond, CCDX is a general interest Amateur Radio Club based in Cheshire County, New Hampshire. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in Amateur Radio, whether licensed or not.

Upcoming Events

2015 CQ WW DX Contest
 SSB: October 24-25      CW: November 28-29
 Starts 0000 UTC Saturday   Ends 2359 UTC Sunday

ARRL November Sweepstakes
CW: First full weekend in November (November 7-9 2015).
Phone: Third full weekend in November (November 21-23, 2015).
Contest Period: Begins 2100 UTC Saturday and runs through 0259 UTC Monday.


Dec. 9th    -   CCDX Meeting - See Meetings Page




10m HF net, Sunday nights @ 7:30pm, 28.355 usb , All are welcome...


 Local NTS nets!! Give a listen...


Granite State Traffic Net 9p daily 146.94 K1PJS repeater

         MSN (Maryland),  3563 kHz 7:30p Daily Radiogram training course

         HBSN (7:30 AM), HBN (8:30 AM) 7112 kHz

         VTNH Slow 3539 kHz 7p Daily

         1RN4/E, 1RN4/L for more challenge 3598 kHz 7:34p and 9:30p

         EAN for a real challenge 3575 kHz 8:30p

         PTN (Pine Tree Net) 3596 7p Daily

         MSSN (Maine) 6p 3585 kHz


NH-ARES, Cheshire County Freq.'s :

HF -     3.945 LSB,    7.273 LSB

VHF -  147.540 Simplex,

147.030 K1PH, pl-100, + offset

146.865, Brattleboro, pl-100, - offset

146.805,K1TQY, pl-100, - offset

(will become primary when fixed)


Reminder...If interested in NH-ARES, or becoming a Cheshire County NTSD station, contact Larry, KA1VGM, Cheshire Cnty EC, or Peter Stohrer, K1PJS




Recent News


May 2-3 - New England QSO Party - Details Here


April 28, 2015


Mike, N1MXJ shows off the 2M radio that he won
at the Contoocook Hamfest

March 31, 2015


Craig, K1QX @ Mount Sunapee. Not only is he a world class CW op, he's a pretty decent skier also.
Photo by Doug, K1ZO

November 13, 2014 - Added link to Membership Application on Meetings Page

September 10, 2014 - DeMar Marathon Volunteers Needed. Contact, Jim, KB1NXE

July 3, 2014 - Field Day 2014 Pictures Here

June 23, 2014 - Field Day 2014 will again be held in the field on Four Winds Lane in Walpole.

Directions: From the Court St - Maple Ave round-about follow the Old Walpold Rd approximately 4.5 miles. Shortly after passing Joslin Rd and Farm Rd, Four Winds Lane will be on the left. This is the site of the old WKNE-FM tower, which is still standing. On Four Winds Lane, take a left by the barns and the site will be in the first field on the right.

April 12. 2014 - The CCDX ARC  made the decision last year to support the upcoming WRTC-2014 event being held in New England, by purchasing one of the Station kits at a great discount to the club.

This kit includes a 2KW Honda generator, a commercial tri-band antenna, 38' of Rohn-25, 80m & 40m dipoles, 400+ ft of LMR coax, tent, tables,lamps, and chairs. With the purchase of this kit,and the purchase of the Field Day tent last year, the CCDX ARC is well prepared for any emergency's in Cheshire County, and also well prepared for many Field day events to come.

December 16, 2013 - The Weekly 2 Meter Net is back! - Details Here

October 28, 2013 - A Blast From The Past - 1992 Sweepstakes Phone @ WK1P (now K1PH) Thanks to Joel - WA1ZYX

September 29, 2013 - Thanks to the following for providing communications for the 2013 Clarence Demar Marathon: Jim-KB1NXE, Bruce-WA1YZN, Chuck-KA1MTM, Becca-KB1DXX, Rob-NT1Y, Larry-KA1VGM, Bill-N1YMP, Neil-KB1PNH, Derek-W1WWW, Ward-N1QVW, and Jeff-K1JWM.

July 20, 2013 - Added AD1T WRTC Log Analysis - Thanks to KA1VGM

July 17, 2013 - Members AE1P, K1QX, K1ZO, N1KWF, W1WWW and WA1YZN participated in the WRTC Station Test during the 2013 IARU Contest held July 13th & 14th. Score and Writeup - Photos - Final Results

June 24, 2013 - Field Day 2013 was an overall sucess! Photos and write-up to follow.

June 3, 2013 - A Blast From The Past 1995 CCDX Aerial Newsletter - Thanks to KA1TWX and AE1P

May 22, 2013 - June 2013 QST Cover with AD1T Field Day 2012 Photo


WRTC System Equipment


May 3, 2013 - Congrats to two of our members for an outstanding showing in the 2012 ARRL SSB Sweepstakes which was held in November. Neil - AE1P placed first in the New England Division for Single Op Low Power and Doug - K1ZO placed first in the New England Division for Single Op Low Power Unlimited. Both ops will be receiving a plaque, sponsered by Icom America, for their efforts.


December 31, 2012 - Doug (K1ZO) provided us with copies of the slides for his and Randy's (N1KWF) presentation on DXLabs and HFTA. You can find them on the Meetings page.

December 21, 2012 - The site now has a special "Members Only" area. If you are a paid member of CCDX, please register for a new account here. Even if you registered on the old site, you will need to register anew on this one.