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Thank you for participating in BC QSO Party 2015

We hope everyone had a great time in the 2015 British Columbia QSO Party on February 7 and 8. Results will be posted following the March 8, 2015, log submission deadline.

Rules | Awards | Logs Received

Orca Report -- February meeting
The February included a recap of the Feb. 7-8 BC QSO Party and a look at the 1997 Heard Island VK0IR DXpedition -- the 2015 VK0EK trip is planned for this November and early December.

Read the Orca Report

Membership Renewal
Club members are reminded that 2015 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!

DX to watch for newest Malawi, 7QAA: Mar. 11 to Apr. 1, 2015.
The international team in Malawi includes Orca members Don VE7DS, Keith VE7KW and Neil VA7DX. May the team enjoy great DX!
Tristan da Cunha, ZD9TT: Sep. 15 to Oct. 6, 2015. Heard Is., VK0EK: Nov./Dec. 2015.
Recent DX activations...
Tromelin, FR/T: Oct. 30-Nov. 10, 2014. Lord Howe Is., VK9DLX: Oct. 13 to 29, 2014. West Kiribati, T30D: Oct. 2 to 15, 2014. Vanuatu, YJ0X: Oct. 3 to 15, 2014. Tokelau, ZK3: Oct. 8, 2014. Mellish Reef, VK9MT: Mar. 29 to Apr. 5, 2014. (Departed early due to weather) Chatham Is., ZL7AAA: Mar. 20 to April 1, 2014.
Orca member Sandro VE7NY was along on this one.

Contest Corner THIS WEEK'S CONTESTS
CQ 160M SSB Feb. 27-Mar. 1 (rules). NAQP RTTY Feb. 28-Mar. 1 (rules). ARRL DX SSB Mar. 7-8 (rules).
Recent contest activity... ARRL DX CW Feb. 21-22 (rules). CQ WPX RTTY Feb. 14-15 (rules). Vermont QSO Party Feb. 7-8 (rules). Minnesota QSO Party Feb. 7-8 (rules). BC QSO Party Feb. 7-8 (rules). XE RTTY Feb. 7-8 (rules). NA Sprint CW Feb. 8 (rules). NA Sprint SSB Feb. 1 (rules). NAQP SSB Jan. 17-18 (rules). CQ 160M CW Jan. 23-25 (rules). BARTG RTTY Sprint Jan. 25-26 (rules). ARRL January VHF Jan. 24-26 (rules). SARTG New Year RTTY Jan. 1 (rules). ARRL RTTY Roundup Jan. 3-4 (rules). NAQP CW Jan. 11-12 (rules). Post your scores on the 3830 reflector.

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