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Announcing BC QSO Party 2015
1600z February 7 to 0400z February 8, 2015

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Orca Report -- January meeting
The first meeting of 2015 included the AGM (election of officers), an update on PNW Cup standings with Orca lookin' good, a look ahead at Field Day 2015 with VA7ODX activated, and lots of information about the Feb. 7-8 BC QSO Party.

Read the Orca Report

Membership Renewal
Club members are reminded that 2015 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!

DX to watch for newest Togo, 5V7DB: Reset to 2015. Tristan da Cunha, ZD9TT: Sep 15 to Oct. 6, 2015. Heard Is., VK0EK: Nov./Dec. 2015.
Recent DX activations...
Tromelin, FR/T: Oct. 30-Nov. 10, 2014. Lord Howe Is., VK9DLX: Oct. 13 to 29, 2014. West Kiribati, T30D: Oct. 2 to 15, 2014. Vanuatu, YJ0X: Oct. 3 to 15, 2014. Tokelau, ZK3: Oct. 8, 2014. Mellish Reef, VK9MT: Mar. 29 to Apr. 5, 2014. (Departed early due to weather) Chatham Is., ZL7AAA: Mar. 20 to April 1, 2014.
Orca member Sandro VE7NY was along on this one.

Contest Corner THIS WEEK'S CONTESTS
NA Sprint SSB Feb. 1 (rules). Vermont QSO Party Feb. 7-8 (rules). Minnesota QSO Party Feb. 7-8 (rules). BC QSO Party Feb. 7-8 (rules). XE RTTY Feb. 7-8 (rules). NA Sprint CW Feb. 8 (rules). CQ WPX RTTY Feb. 14-15 (rules).
Recent contest activity... NAQP SSB Jan. 17-18 (rules). CQ 160M CW Jan. 23-25 (rules). BARTG RTTY Sprint Jan. 25-26 (rules). ARRL January VHF Jan. 24-26 (rules). SARTG New Year RTTY Jan. 1 (rules). ARRL RTTY Roundup Jan. 3-4 (rules). NAQP CW Jan. 11-12 (rules). OK DX RTTY Dec. 20 (rules). DARC Christmas Dec. 26 (rules). RAC Winter Dec. 27 (rules). Stew Perry Topband Distance Challenge Dec. 27-28 (rules). ARRL 160M Dec. 6-7 (rules). TARA RTTY Melee Dec. 6 (rules). Ten Meter RTTY Contest Dec. 7 (rules). ARRL 10M Dec. 13-14 (rules). Post your scores on the 3830 reflector.

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