I Wanna See Your QSL Card!

Discussion in 'Ham Radio Discussions' started by KF4SCI, May 1, 2017.

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  1. M6GYU

    M6GYU Ham Member QRZ Page

    Not mine but found recently. I got this from a Japanese ham in about 1968 whilst I was on HMS Naiad/GKYU visiting Shimizu. He was a Japanese Naval radio operator, I think the equivalent of a Petty Officer.
    I wonder what I should do with it.
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  2. PU2OZT

    PU2OZT Ham Member QRZ Page

    Wasn't wondering more than 10s...
    Have a QSO on A1A 40m NVIS with a neighbour of you, club member or friend, faking you're JA2GBF, be sure mix in some Wabun code.
    Wait a few weeks and let the QSL card duly filled at your friend's door.
    After a few pints, simply comment "Did you catch the amazing 40m opening with Japan two weeks ago?"
    Goes without saying, will be difficult for him to confirm the "Japan" contact with LoTW or QRZ logbook.

    Oliver
     
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  3. BG4NMT

    BG4NMT Ham Member QRZ Page

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    For geographical reasons, it is difficult for me to receive signals from the eastern United States. I hope I can communicate with you
     
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  4. VE7DRC

    VE7DRC Ham Member QRZ Page

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  5. W0AZ

    W0AZ Ham Member QRZ Page

    Some new cards arrived yesterday!

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    That’s my favorite bug - a 1964 Vibroplex Blue Racer that was given to me by a ham friend.
     
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  6. KD9MPK

    KD9MPK XML Subscriber QRZ Page

    Hey Rich, I have not done much on 10m, and can't tune in 6m very well on this rig, but happy to give it a shot! Those 40's style cards are looking great.
     
  7. N2UHC

    N2UHC Ham Member QRZ Page

    I've designed quite a few more since I last posted in this thread, thought I'd share some here.

    Here's a standard QSL I've used for a long time:
    N2UHC.jpg
    And a QRP version:
    QRP.jpg

    These are a few standard ones using computer wallpaper:
    grey.jpg Stone.jpg colorful.jpg Bluegreen.jpg Blue 2.jpg Blue 3.jpg Blue.jpg Lichen.jpg
     
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  8. N2UHC

    N2UHC Ham Member QRZ Page

    More designs... this first one is a picture I took of Big Brutus, the largest electric coal shovel in the world:

    Brutus.jpg

    This is my antique Bunnell key-on-board with sounder:
    Bunnell key.jpg

    This picture was taken by a friend of mine:
    Lake sunset.jpg

    This old-time design was inspired by a recent thread here on the 'zed:
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    This is one I made playing around with a .jpg of the painting "Nighthawks." I tried to make my callsign look like a lighted sign on the diner.
    Nighthawks.jpg

    A few more using wallpaper:
    Schematic.jpg straight keys.jpg Sunset.jpg green hexes.jpg

    I took this picture at a local zoo:
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  9. N2UHC

    N2UHC Ham Member QRZ Page

    And then I made some QRP QSL's with pictures of the QRP rigs I built, so I can send a QSL for each QSO I make with one of my QRP rigs.
    QRP Bitx.jpg QRP Cricket.jpg QRP frankenrig.jpg QRP multi.jpg QRP SST.jpg

    And then I have a QSL just for reports of my 10m beacon, and one I made for any SWL reports.
    Beacon.jpg SWL card.jpg
     
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  10. N2UHC

    N2UHC Ham Member QRZ Page

    Looking through my QSL's, I found that I've got a QSL from N5AQM for a QSO back in 1994 which uses this same picture.
     

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