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Orca Report -- November meeting
How is Orca DXCC faring in the chase for the PNW Challenge Cup? Read about that, plus a preview of the 2019 BC QSO Party and a look at the World Radiosport Team Championship (WRTC) -- all features of the November 13 club meeting highlighted in this month's Orca Report.

Read the Orca Report

OK DX RTTY Dec. 15 (rules). RAC Winter Dec. 29 (rules). SARTG New Year RTTY Jan. 1 (rules). ARRL RTTY Roundup Jan. 5-6 (rules). Recent contest activity... FT8 Roundup Dec. 1-2 (rules). ARRL 160M Nov. 30-Dec. 2 (rules). WAE DX RTTY Nov. 10-11 (rules). ARRL November Sweepstakes Phone Nov. 17-19 (rules). CQWW DX CW Nov. 24-25 (rules). ARRL November Sweepstakes CW Nov. 3-5 (rules). CQWW DX Phone Oct. 27-28 (rules). Makrothen RTTY Oct. 13-14 (rules). Russian WW Digital Oct. 6-7 (rules). CQWW DX RTTY Sept. 29-30 (rules). Post your scores on the 3830 reflector.

Looking ahead to to February already!

Get your station ready for the 2019 running of the BC QSO Party. We hope to see everyone in the next annual running of the BC QSO Party on Feb. 2 and 3, 2019.

View the rules for BCQP 2019

Don Studney VE7DS and Keith Witney VE7KW are co-recipients of RACís Amateur of the Year Award for 2017

Honoured as RAC Amateur of the Year
Don Studney, VE7DS, and Keith Witney, VE7KW, were presented with the RAC Amateur of the Year award on September 11 at a dinner meeting of the Orca DX and Contest Club. Congratulations to our two Orca colleagues on a much-deserved national honour.

Read more from RAC

DX to watch for newest TX0M & TX0A, French Polynesia Dec. 4-18, 2018 JD1BMH, Chichi Jima Is. Dec. 17-Jan. 2, 2019 ZL7/JA0JHQ, Chatham Is. Jan. 17-20, 2019 ZXX9D, Macau Feb. 11-26, 2019 DXCC Most Wanted List ClubLog 2018
Recent DX activations...
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

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