A change in scoring methodology for duplicate contacts (dupes) in the CW weekend of the 2017 CQ World Wide DX Contest led to an inconsistency with the standards by which logs submitted for the SSB weekend of the same contest were scored. Continue reading
Participants in CQ magazine’s Worked All Zones (WAZ) award program will soon be able to use the Logbook of the World (LoTW) system of ARRL, the national association for Amateur Radio, to apply for the WAZ award and its endorsements, both ARRL and CQ announced on December 14. Continue reading
BCQP 2017 results are announced!
Everyone who submitted a log electronically in BCQP 2017 will have received this message, so I’m sorry if I am duping you in the notification process. Just don’t want to miss anyone. 🙂 Continue reading
Well here’s an interesting and fun contest from the VK folks. Fun and not to take this to seriously are the aims of this contest. Continue reading
This is a general reminder to clubs in BC about the log submission deadline for BCQP 2017. The deadline is March 7, 2017. Continue reading
BCQP 2017 is coming up in just a few weeks. Please give a gentle reminder to club members so that they can prepare if they haven’t done so already. And SRI if I’m duping you in the mailout. I’d rather dupe you than have you left out of the loop! Continue reading
Fellow CHR member VE7OR would like to pass along that the ARRL’s January VHF contest is fast approaching (January 21-23). Continue reading
(ed note: Rebecca VA7BEC letting us know BCQP will be upon us sooner then we expect.)
The BCQP 2017 promotion bandwagon is rolling out. I have attached the official announcement but the most important thing is the date! Continue reading
Sorry if I am duping you in the notification process but better to be in the loop than forgotten/ignored.
The official results and the post-event report for BCQP 2016 have been uploaded to the BCQP section of the Orca DXCC website and are now available for viewing and downloading in PDF format. The report includes my thoughts as contest coordinator, the usual number crunching and a summary of results. Continue reading
The interest in QRP activities is everlasting in amateur radio community worldwide.
QRP radio communications testify high ability of radio amateurs, and offers advantages concerning, among others, the reduction of QRM on the amateur bands.