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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

PNW Cup update (May 23, 2017)

Jim VE7FO has updated the club totals for this year's PNW Challenge Cup.

With only July's IARU HF World Championship to go, Willamette Valley DX Club leads Orca DXCC by 21 million points. If you didn't get on for WPX CW in May, plan to help by operating in IARU in July -- make some contacts for your club!

How to submit your scores | Eligible contests

Orca Report -- May 9 meeting
Want to know how the Vimy Memorial operation went? Or about the PNW DX Convention coming up in Spokane? Check out the May edition of the Orca Report.

Read the Orca Report

Contest Corner THIS WEEK'S CONTESTS
RSGB IOTA July 29-30 (rules).
Recent contest activity... IARU HF World Championship July 8-9 (rules). DMC RTTY July 15-16 (rules). NAQP RTTY July 15-16 (rules). CQWW VHF July 15-16 (rules). Ukrainian DX Digi June 24-25 (rules). ARRL Field Day June 24-25 (rules). RAC Canada Day July 1 (rules). DL-DX RTTY July 1-2 (rules). All Asia DX CW June 17-18 (rules). Ukrainian Classic WW RTTY June 17-18 (rules). Stew Perry Top Band Challenge June 17-18 (rules). DRCG WW RTTY June 10-11 (rules). ARRL June VHF June 10-12 (rules). DigiFest (RTTY75-PSK63) June 3-4 (rules). Post your scores on the 3830 reflector.

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.

View BCQP reports for all years since 2012

DX to watch for newest 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...
Guatemala, TG9BBV TG9/VE7BV: Dwight will be on from TG9 Apr. 21-May 15, 2017 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

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