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2024 BC QSO Party Thanks for the Qs in BCQP 2024

Hundreds of participants enjoyed a busy BC QSO Party weekend Feb. 3 and 4. The Feb. 19 submission deadline has now passed, with more than 300 logs officially received. Well done and thank you to all who got on for a fun weekend!

View the list of logs received (PDF).

A comprehensive 2024 post-contest report will be published once log-checking is complete. Participants may be interested in the final report from last year's BCQP:

2023 Report | 2023 BC Results | 2023 W/VE/DX Results

Orca Report: January 2024
The first Orca Report for 2024 by Rebecca VA7BEC highlights new info about the BCQP coming up in early February. Planning to be on the air for the BCQP? Let Rebecca know so you're listed in the Announced Operations list, to help others find you during the contest. This month's report also presents interesting notes about how Morse Code and knitting converged for intelligence work during World War Two.

Read the Orca Report (PDF)

Contest Corner VIEW THIS WEEK'S CONTESTS

ARRL RTTY Roundup Jan. 6-7 (rules). NAQP CW Jan. 13-14 (rules). BARTG RTTY Sprint Jan. 27-28 (rules). BCQP Feb. 3-4 (rules). CQWW RTTY Feb. 10-11 (rules). ARRL International DX CW Feb. 17-18 (rules). NAQP RTTY Feb. 24-25 (rules). ARRL International DX SSB Mar. 2-3 (rules).
Recent contest activity... SARTG New Year RTTY Jan. 1 (rules). RAC Winter Dec. 30 (rules). Stew Perry Top Band Challenge Dec. 30-31 (rules). OK RTTY Dec. 16 (rules). ARRL 10M Dec. 9-10 (rules). FT Roundup Dec. 2-3 (rules). ARRL 160M Dec. 1-3(rules). CQWW DX CW Nov. 25-26 (rules). ARRL Sweepstakes SSB Nov. 18-20 (rules). Worked All Europe DX RTTY Nov. 11-12 (rules). JIDX Phone Nov. 11-12 (rules). ARRL Sweepstakes CW Nov. 4-6 (rules). CQWW Phone Oct. 28-29 (rules). JARTS WW RTTY Oct. 21-22 (rules). Makrothen RTTY Oct. 12-13 (rules). Post your scores on the 3830 reflector.

DX to watch for newest TX5S, Clipperton Is. Jan.-Feb. 2024 DXCC Most Wanted List ClubLog 2023
Recent DX activations...
W8S, Swains Is. Oct. 4-27, 2023 9Q2WX, Congo Aug. 20-Sep. 9, 2023 DX0NE, Spratly Is. Apr. 30-May 9, 2023 T30UN, Tarawa, W. Kiribati Apr. 2023 Z81D, South Sudan Until Apr. 22, 2023