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Attend the 2019 PNW DX Convention

This summer's Pacific Northwest DX Convention is in Everett, Washington, August 9 to 11. Check out the outstanding program of presentations and register.

2019 PNW DX Convention website

Orca Report -- March meeting
After a snow-cancellation for the February meeting, the March meeting made up for lost time with plenty of news including a membership update, preliminary results of the BC QSO Party, and a presentation by Mike VE7ACN on his April 2018 IOTA adventure in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

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Membership Renewal
Club members are reminded that 2019 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 THIS WEEK'S CONTESTS Volta RTTY May 11-12 (rules). 50 MHz Spring Sprint May 11-12 (rules). King of Spain CW May 18-19 (rules). CQWW WPX CW May 25-26 (rules). DRCG WW RTTY June 8 (rules). ARRL June VHF June 8-10 (rules).
Recent contest activity...
QSO Parties May 4-5 (7QP | Indiana | Delaware | New England). SP DX RTTY Apr. 26-27 (rules). BARTG Sprint 75 Apr. 28 (rules). CQ MM Manchester Mineira Apr. 20-21 (rules). Ontario QSO Party Apr. 20-21 (rules). SP DX Apr. 6-7 (rules). EA RTTY Apr. 6-7 (rules). JIDX CW Apr. 13-14 (rules). FT8 DX Apr. 13-14 (rules). CQWW WPX SSB Mar. 30-31 (rules). BARTG HF RTTY Mar. 16-18 (rules). RSGB Commonwealth (BERU) Mar. 9-10 (rules). ARRL International DX SSB Mar. 2-3 (rules). Post your scores on the 3830 reflector.

DX to watch for newest 3Y0I, Bouvet Is. Spring 2019 (Facebook) 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 JD1BMH, Chichi Jima Is. Dec. 17-Jan. 2, 2019 TX0M & TX0A, French Polynesia Dec. 4-18, 2018 ZA/OU2I, Albania Nov. 21-26, 2018 VK9XQ, Christmas Is. Nov. 10-17, 2018 Ducie Is., VP6D: Oct. 20-Nov. 3, 2018 Curacao, PJ2/VA7AM: Oct. 23-Nov. 2, 2018 and PJ2T for CQWW SSB Kosovo, Z68HZ: Aug. 17-27, 2018 Baker Is., KH1/KH7Z: June 27-July 7, 2018 Mozambique, C8T: May 2-15, 2018 Bouvet Is., 3Y0Z: Jan. 20-Feb. 3, 2018 Brunei, V85/KC0W: Nov. 24-Dec. 10, 2017 Seychelles, S79K: Nov. 25-26, 2017 Cocos Keeling Is., VK9CZ: Oct. 23-Nov. 17, 2017 Christmas Is., VK9XGJ: Oct. 1-21, 2017 North Cook Is., E51AMF: Jan. 11-Feb. 6, 2017

Club members are encouraged to join our Orca DXCC Yahoo! Group to get the latest club info.