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2022 BC QSO Party BCQP 2022 -- February 5 and 6

Plans are well underway for the Orca-hosted British Columbia QSO Party on the weekend of February 5 and 6, 2022. Info is now on the BCQP home page.

The final report for the BCQP is available online, as are line scores for Out-of-Province and In-Province competitors.

View the final report for BCQP 2021

BC Results | W/VE/DX Results | Logs received

View BCQP reports for all years since 2012

Orca Report: Jan. 18 virtual meeting
The first club gathering of 2022 was a virtual Zoom event January 18. Catch up on club and BC QSO Party news in the report by Rebecca VA7BEC.

Read the Orca Report

Orca membership fees due for 2022
Orca DXCC membership fees for 2022 are due in January -- it's $24 for the year and members can pay any time. Dues help the club assist important DXpeditions to rare entities, and offset the costs of hosting the annual BC QSO Party and the highly regarded Pacific Northwest DX Convention every four years.

It's easy to pay using PayPal, Interac (in Canada), or mailing a cheque/check. See how to renew or join the club.

Renew now | Read the Membership page


NAQP CW Jan. 15-16 (rules). ARRL January VHF Jan. 15-17 (rules). BARTG RTTY Sprint Jan. 22-23 (rules). NAQP SSB Jan. 22-23 (rules).
Recent contest activity... SARTG New Year Jan. 1 (rules). ARRL RTTY Roundup Jan. 8-9 (rules). ARRL 10M Dec. 11-12 (rules). RAC Winter Dec. 18 (rules). Stew Perry Top Band Challenge Dec. 18-19 (rules). ARRL 160M Dec. 3-5 (rules). FT Roundup Dec. 4-5 (rules). CQWW CW Nov. 27-28 (rules). ARRL Phone Sweepstakes Nov. 20-22 (rules). Worked All Europe RTTY Nov. 13-14 (rules). ARRL CW Sweepstakes Nov. 6-8 (rules). CQWW SSB Oct. 30-31 (rules). YBDX WW FT8 Oct. 23-24 (rules). Post your scores on the 3830 reflector.

DXpeditions postponed

Several major DXpeditions have announced travel postponements until the pandemic situation improves. See DX to Watch for updates.

DX to watch for newest XR0YSP, Easter Is. Postponed W8S, Swains Is. Postponed TT8RR, Chad (TT8XX on FT8) Postponed KH6VV/KH4, Midway Is. Postponed CY0, Sable Is. Postponed to Oct. 2022 A25VR, Botswana (Dave VE7VR) Apr. 2022 3Y0J, Bouvet Nov. 2022 DXCC Most Wanted List ClubLog 2021
Recent DX activations...
TX0T, Tatakoto Atoll Oct. 29-Nov. 5 TX8A, New Caledonia Mar. 10-18 TO7DL, Reunion Is. Mar. 4-16 VP8PJ, South Orkney Feb. 21-Mar. 6 5I4, Zanzibar Feb. 4-18