What's Happening

Thanks for participating in the 2017 BCQP

View the list of logs received (updated Feb. 16)

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

Vimy commemorative station

From April 1 to 9, 2017, amateur radio operators will activate Canada's Vimy Ridge memorial sites in France. Canadian portable operations are also being planned for each province. Congratulations and thank you to organizer Fred VE7IO and all who operated as VE100VIMY/VE7 during the BC operating period February 12 to 18.

About VE100VIMY | VE100VIMY portable operation guide

Orca Report -- February meeting
The latest Orca Report includes a recap of the 2017 BC QSO Party, DXpedition news and VE100VIMY/VE7 operations.

Read the Orca Report

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!

DX to watch for newest Austral Is., FO/A: Feb. 15-Mar. 3, 2017 -- by VE7KW VA7DX and W5RF Pitcairn Is., VP6EU: Feb. 16-Mar. 5, 2017 Baker and Howland Islands, KH1: Sept.-Oct., 2017 Bouvet Is., 3Y0Z: Jan. 20-Feb. 28, 2018
Recent DX activations...
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

CQ 160-Meter SSB Feb. 24-26 (rules). NAQP RTTY Feb. 25-26 (rules). ARRL DX SSB Mar. 4-5 (rules).
Recent contest activity... CQ WPX RTTY Feb. 11-12 (rules). ARRL DX CW Feb. 18-19 (rules). BC QSO Party Feb. 4-5 (rules). BARTG RTTY Sprint Jan. 28-29 (rules). CQ 160M Jan. 27-29 (rules). NAQP SSB Jan. 21-22 (rules). ARRL January VHF Jan. 21-22 (rules). NAQP CW Jan. 14-15 (rules). ARRL RTTY Roundup Jan. 7-8 (rules). ARRL 10M Dec. 10-11 (rules). OK RTTY Dec. 17 (rules). RAC Winter Dec. 17 (rules). Stew Perry TBDC Dec. 17-18 (rules). ARRL 160M Dec. 2-4 (rules). CQWW CW Nov. 26-27 (rules). ARRL Sweepstakes Phone Nov. 19-21 (rules). Worked All Europe DX RTTY Nov. 12-13 (rules). JIDX Phone Nov. 12-13 (rules). ARRL Sweepstakes CW Nov. 5-7 (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.