What's Happening

2017 PNW DX Convention in Spokane Aug. 4-6

This year's 62nd annual Pacific Northwest DX Convention -- August 4 to 6 -- is hosted in Spokane, WA, by the Spokane DX Association and Idaho DX Association. Register now and be sure to book your hotel accommodations, too.

Visit the 2017 PNW DX Convention website

Orca Report -- April meeting
A feature-packed monthly meeting for April saw a smaller turnout. Highlights included an introduction to Ham Nation online programming. Check out the Orca Report for the details.

Read the Orca Report

Thanks for participating in the 2017 BCQP

View the final list of logs received (updated March 9)

Note: If you submitted a log, you will have received an email confirmation. If you don't see your callsign in the list, please contact Rebecca at va7bec@rac.ca or resubmit your log to bcqp@orcadxcc.org

View BCQP reports for all years since 2012

DX to watch for newest Guatemala, TG9BBV TG9/VE7BV: Dwight will be on from TG9 Apr. 21-May 15, 2017 Cocos Keeling Is., VK9CGJ: Sep. 12-30, 2017 Christmas Is., VK9XGJ: Oct. 1-21, 2017 Bouvet Is., 3Y0Z: Jan. 20-Feb. 28, 2018
Recent DX activations...
Curacao, PJ2/VA7AM: Dave operated from PJ2 Mar. 20 to 27, 2017 (WPX SSB with PJ2T) Austral Is., FO/A: Feb. 15-Mar. 3, 2017 (VE7KW VA7DX W5RF) North Cook Is., E51AMF: Jan. 11-Feb. 6, 2017 St. Paul Is., CY9C: Aug. 19-29, 2016 Botswana, A25UK: Apr. 13-20, 2016 | Clublog Juan de Nova, FT4JA: Mar. 31-Apr. 12, 2016

Contest Corner THIS WEEK'S CONTESTS
Florida QSO Party Apr. 29-30 (rules). 7QP May 6-7 (rules). Indiana QSO Party May 6-7 (rules). Delaware QSO Party May 6-7 (rules). New England QSO Party May 6-7 (rules). ARI International DX May 6-7 (rules).
Recent contest activity... SP DX RTTY Apr. 22-23 (rules). BARTG 75 RTTY Apr. 23 (rules). CQ Man-Min DX Apr. 15-16 (rules). JIDX CW Apr. 8-9 (rules). EA RTTY Apr. 1-2 (rules). CQ WPX SSB Mar. 25-26 (rules). Post your scores on the 3830 reflector.

PNW Cup update
Jim VE7FO as updated the club totals for this year's PNW Challenge Cup. Remember, contest organizers don't give your info to the club. If you want to contribute to our club total, please review the tutorial on how to submit your scores:

How to submit your scores | Eligible contests

Join the club!
The Orca DX and Contest Club always welcomes new members. See who has already joined!

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