What's Happening

Special presentation Tuesday, May 17:
HF terrain analysis and your station

The Coquitlam Amateur Radio Club (C.A.R.E.S.S.) will host a presentation on high-frequency terrain analysis (HFTA) by Adrian VE7NZ on Tuesday, May 17 at 19:00 PDT. The presentation will be at the VE7SCC club station, live via Zoom, and livestreamed on YouTube.

Read more about the presentation...

2022 BC QSO Party BCQP 2022 line scores published

BC QSO Party 2022 line scores for Out-of-Province and In-Province competitors are now available -- congratulations to all earning plaques and certificates, and special thanks to all who took part this year! A final report detailing the entire contest weekend will be published in coming weeks.

BC Results | W/VE/DX Results | Logs received

PNW DX Convention in Spokane this August

View an informative video...

The 2022 Pacific Northwest DX Convention will be hosted Aug. 5 to 7 by the Spokane DX Association. The venue this year is the Centennial Hotel in downtown Spokane. NOTE: there has been high demand for the limited number of available rooms -- book ASAP to be sure you get the discounted rate. Registration is now open so book early and plan to be there!

Lot of info on the PNW DX Convention website...

Adam Farson VA7OJ recognized for technical achievement

Congratulations to Orca club member Adam Farson VA7OJ/AB4OJ, on receiving the 2022 Dayton Hamvention Technical Achievement Award.

Read more from the Hamvention website...


King of Spain CW May 21-22 (rules). CQWW WPX CW May 28-29 (rules).
Recent contest activity... Volta RTTY May 14-15 (rules). Canadian Prairies QSO Party May 14-15 (rules). ARI International CW May 7-8 (rules). QSO Parties May 7-8 (7QP | Indiana | Delaware | New England). Florida QSO Party Apr. 30-May 1 (rules). SP DX RTTY Apr. 23-24 (rules). BARTG Sprint 75 Apr. 24 (rules). CQMM DX Apr. 16-17 (rules). Ontario QSO Party Apr. 16-17 (rules). JIDX CW Apr. 9-10 (rules). Post your scores on the 3830 reflector.

DX to watch for newest A25VR, Botswana (Dave VE7VR) Apr. 28-May 25, 2022
Dave and Marcia take a 2,000 kilometer circle tour of the northern Botswana national parks and game reserves. Antennas: 40-foot Spiderpole or tall trees, with an inverted V for 40M-6M. CW first, SSB secondarily. Rig: IC-7100
W8S, Swains Is. Postponed TT8RR, Chad (TT8XX on FT8) Postponed KH6VV/KH4, Midway Is. Postponed CY0, Sable Is. Postponed to Oct. 2022 3Y0J, Bouvet Nov. 2022 DXCC Most Wanted List ClubLog 2021