Orca Report -- March meeting
The March club meeting featured some statistics from the BC QSO Party in February, and a report on Mike VE7ACN's 2019 IOTA Activations in NS and NB. Read the Orca Report
Island contesting from Coal Point (Saanich)
Dave VE7VR takes us on a video tour of his latest contest site near Saanich on Vancouver Island. Check out the small islet just for antennas and cozy cottage for the operator. Salt-water amplifier included.
View the video tour
WVDXC hosts 2020 PNW DX Convention
This summer's Pacific Northwest DX Convention is in Portland, Oregon, August 7 to 9, hosted by the Willamette Valley DX Club. Check out the convention website for registration and Monarch Hotel accommodation information.
2020 PNW DX Convention website
2020 BC QSO Party: logs received
The 2020 BC QSO Party ( Feb. 1 and 2) was great fun -- see the list of logs received by the Feb. 17 deadline.
View the rules for BCQP 2020 2019 Report | 2019 BC Results | 2019 W/VE/DX Results
View BCQP reports for all years since 2012
Join the new State QSO Party Challenge
The annual State QSO Party Challenge recognizes all radio amateurs' participation in the US state and Canadian provincial QSO parties. It is open to any participant in any of the approved State QSO Parties (SQPs). Simply submit your scores to 3830Scores.com to be included in the Challenge.
Read more about the State QSO Party Challenge
Club members are reminded that 2020 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 RSGB 80M FT4 Series Mar. 16 and monthly (rules). BARTG HF RTTY Mar. 21-23 (rules). CQWW WPX SSB Mar. 28-29 (rules). EA RTTY Apr. 4-5 (rules). Japan International DX CW Apr. 11-12 (rules). Recent contest activity... YB DX RTTY Mar. 14 (rules). RSGB Commonwealth (BERU) Mar. 14-15 (rules). ARRL DX SSB Mar. 7-8 (rules). NAQP RTTY Feb. 29-Mar. 1 (rules). CQ 160M SSB Feb. 21-23 (rules). ARRL DX CW Feb. 15-16 (rules). BARTG RTTY Sprint Jan. 25-26 (rules). CQ 160-Meter CW Jan. 24-26 (rules). CQ WW RTTY WPX Feb. 8-9 (rules). British Columbia QSO Party Feb. 1-2 (rules). Post your scores on the 3830 reflector.
DX to watch for newest VP8PJ, South Orkney Feb. 21-Mar. 6 TO7DL, Reunion Is. Mar. 4-16 TX8A, New Caledonia Mar. 10-18 3Y0I, Bouvet DXpedition update DXCC Most Wanted List ClubLog 2019 Recent DX activations... 5I4, Zanzibar Feb. 4-18 ZC4UW, Cyprus UK Sovereign Base Jan. 2-7 E44RU, Palestine Jan. 5-14 VK9CZ, Cocos Keeling Is. Nov. 12-29, 2019 VP6R, Pitcairn Is. Oct. 18-Nov. 1, 2019 7P8AO, Lesotho Oct. 1-19