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Cocos Keeling Islands

With quick LoTW updates, VK9CZ is a good one for your DXCC totals -- keep an ear out for this remote DX island from November 12 to 29.

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Orca Report -- November meeting
As we look forward to CQWW CW on November 23 an 24, the November club meeting highlighted some of the experiences from last month's CQWW SSB contest, plus a deep dive into the 1993 AH1A Howland Island DXpedition.

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Contest Corner THIS WEEK'S CONTESTS ARRL Sweepstakes CW Nov. 2-4 (rules). Worked All Europe RTTY Nov. 9-10 (rules). ARRL Sweepstakes SSB Nov. 16-17 (rules). CQWW DX CW Nov. 23-24 (rules). Russian WW MultiMode Nov. 30-Dec. 1 (rules).
Recent contest activity...
CQWW DX Phone Oct. 26-27(rules). JARTS WW RTTY Oct. 19-20 (rules). Makrothen RTTY Oct. 12-13 (rules). California QSO Party CQP Oct. 5-6 (rules). Russian WW Digital Oct. 5-6 (rules). CQWW DX RTTY Sept. 28-29 (rules). BARTG 75 Sprint Sept. 15 (rules). ARRL September VHF Sept. 14-16 (rules). Worked All Europe SSB Sept. 14-15 (rules). All Asia DX Phone Sept. 7-8 (rules). Russian RTTY WW Sep. 7 (rules). Post your scores on the 3830 reflector.

DX to watch for newest T30L, Western Kiribati Sept. 6-15 3DA0AO, Eswatini (Swaziland) Sept. 15-30 C21W, Nauru Sept. 16-25 7P8AO, Lesotho Oct. 1-19 VP6R, Pitcairn Is. Oct. 18-Nov. 1, 2019 VK9CZ, Cocos Keeling Is. Nov. 12-29, 2019 DXCC Most Wanted List ClubLog 2018
Recent DX activations...
PJ2/VA7AM, Curacao Mar. 26-Apr. 2, 2019
Dave VA7AM will be active as PJ2/VA7AM and operating at PJ2T during CQ WPX SSB Mar. 30-31
ZXX9D, Macau Feb. 11-26, 2019 ZL7/JA0JHQ, Chatham Is. Jan. 17-20, 2019

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