What's Happening

Registration is open! Orca DXCC hosts the 2023 Pacific Northwest DX Convention August 11 to 13 at Inn at the Quay in New Westminster, BC.

Come join us for great presentations, including an insider's look at the current 3Y0J DXpedition to Bouvet Isand. The theme this year is "To boldly go..." dedicated to all those who risk their time, money and physical well-being to bring DX entities to our log books!

Visit the PNW DX Convention website

Isabel Healy Morrow VE7ICH (SK)
With great sadness we share news of the passing of Reverend Captain Canon Isabel Healy Morrow, VE7ICH, on March 26, 2023. Isabel passed away after a lengthy illness surrounded by her family in Kamloops, BC.

Isabel is the wife of Dwight Morrow VE7BV. Dwight and Isabel have been members of Orca since the start of the club in 2010. Our deepest condolences to Dwight and his family, and the many who knew Isabel.

2023 BC QSO Party Thanks for participating in BCQP 2023

The 2023 BC QSO Party is complete -- thanks to all who got on for the contest! The log submision deadline (February 20, 2023) has passed.

View a list of logs received

Orca membership fees due for 2023
Orca DXCC membership fees for 2023 are due -- it's $24 for the year. Dues help the club assist important DXpeditions to rare entities, and offset the costs of hosting the annual BC QSO Party and the highly regarded Pacific Northwest DX Convention every four years.

It's easy to pay using PayPal, Interac (in Canada), or mailing a cheque/check. See how to renew or join the club.

Renew now | Read the Membership page


EA RTTY Contest Apr. 2-3 (rules). JIDX CW Apr. 8-9 (rules).
Recent contest activity... CQWW WPX SSB Mar. 25-26 (rules). BARTG HF RTTY Mar. 18-20 (rules). RSGB Commonwealth (BERU) Mar. 11-12 (rules). Stew Perry Topband Challenge Mar. 11-12 (rules). Post your scores on the 3830 reflector.

DX to watch for newest Z81D, South Sudan Until Apr. 22, 2023 T30UN, Tarawa, W. Kiribati Apr. 2023 TX5S, Clipperton Is. Jan.-Feb. 2024 DXCC Most Wanted List ClubLog 2023
Recent DX activations...
W8S, Swains Is. March 2023 YJ0A, Vanuatu Feb. 9-23 2023 3Y0J, Bouvet Jan.-Feb. 2023 VK0MQ, Macquarie Is. June-Oct. 2022 5R8LH, Madagascar Aug. 1-Sep. 9 2022 DX0NE, Spratly Is. Aug.-Dec. 2022 CY0S, Sable Is. Oct.-Nov. 2022 TL8AA, Central African Republic (TL8ZZ on FT8) Nov. 2022 A25VR, Botswana (Dave VE7VR) Apr. 28-May 25, 2022