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Submit your logs for 2019 BCQP

Hope you got on for the 2019 running of the BC QSO Party. Be sure to submit your log by March 4 (see the rules page)

View list of logs received (to Feb. 14, 2019)

Orca member Gabor Horvath VE7JH
receives 2018 RAC Amateur of the Year Award


The Radio Amateurs of Canada Board of Directors has selected Gabor Horvath, VE7JH, as the recipient of the RAC Amateur of the Year Award for 2018.

Congratulations to Gabor on receiving this national recognition for his many outstanding contributions to amateur radio.

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Orca Report -- January meeting
The first club meeting of 2019 featured a preview of the BCQP in February, an update on the 3Y0Z aborted DXpedition, a brief annual general meeting section, and much more.

Read the Orca Report

Membership Renewal
Club members are reminded that 2019 dues are $24 -- they can be paid by PayPal or cheque/check. More...

Join the club!
The Orca DX and Contest Club always welcomes new members. See who has already joined!

Contest Corner THIS WEEK'S CONTESTS NAQP RTTY Feb. 23-24 (rules). ARRL International DX SSB Mar. 2-3 (rules). RSGB Commonwealth (BERU) Mar. 9-10 (rules). BARTG HF RTTY Mar. 16-18 (rules).
Recent contest activity...
ARRL International DX CW Feb. 16-17 (rules). CQ WPX RTTY Feb. 9-10 (rules). Mexico RTTY International Feb. 2-3 (rules). BC QSO Party Feb. 2-3 (rules). CQ 160M CW Jan. 25-27 (rules). BARTG Sprint Jan. 26-27 (rules). NAQP SSB Jan. 19-20 (rules). ARRL January VHF Jan. 19-21 (rules). ARRL RTTY Roundup Jan. 5-6 (rules). NAQP CW Jan. 12-13 (rules). Post your scores on the 3830 reflector.

DX to watch for newest TX0M & TX0A, French Polynesia Dec. 4-18, 2018 JD1BMH, Chichi Jima Is. Dec. 17-Jan. 2, 2019 ZL7/JA0JHQ, Chatham Is. Jan. 17-20, 2019 ZXX9D, Macau Feb. 11-26, 2019 DXCC Most Wanted List ClubLog 2018
Recent DX activations...
ZA/OU2I, Albania Nov. 21-26, 2018 VK9XQ, Christmas Is. Nov. 10-17, 2018 Ducie Is., VP6D: Oct. 20-Nov. 3, 2018 Curacao, PJ2/VA7AM: Oct. 23-Nov. 2, 2018 and PJ2T for CQWW SSB Kosovo, Z68HZ: Aug. 17-27, 2018 Baker Is., KH1/KH7Z: June 27-July 7, 2018 Mozambique, C8T: May 2-15, 2018 Bouvet Is., 3Y0Z: Jan. 20-Feb. 3, 2018 Brunei, V85/KC0W: Nov. 24-Dec. 10, 2017 Seychelles, S79K: Nov. 25-26, 2017 Cocos Keeling Is., VK9CZ: Oct. 23-Nov. 17, 2017 Christmas Is., VK9XGJ: Oct. 1-21, 2017 North Cook Is., E51AMF: Jan. 11-Feb. 6, 2017

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