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I Wanna See Your QSL Card!

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

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  1. N7ITE

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  2. N2UHC

    N2UHC Ham Member QRZ Page

    Here's a few of the better designs I came up with lately:

    Landscape.jpg Planet.jpg Spacey.jpg Sunset.jpg
    These are made with backgrounds of computer wallpaper I downloaded.

    Paddles.jpg Tractor.jpg Steam Engine 2.jpg Steam Engine.jpg

    The first one here is obviously the same pic of paddles I own which is currently my avatar. The other three are pictures of tractors I took. The steam tractor with the roof was bought new in 1915 by my great grandfather and passed down through the family to my cousin who totally restored it a few years back.

    Brutus.jpg sky.jpg

    These two are pictures I took, the left being sunrise on Big Brutus, the world's largest electric coal shovel, long decommissioned and is part of a museum that a few of us hams camp at every year.
    VK6APZ, LZ2MVM, NX1Z and 3 others like this.
  3. KA3CTQ

    KA3CTQ Ham Member QRZ Page

    Thinking of using this for my newest design.
    VK6APZ, LZ2MVM, K4PIH and 1 other person like this.
  4. WB0MPB

    WB0MPB Ham Member QRZ Page

    I don't like that picture. He/She looks so sad and I feel so sad for him/her going through whatever he/she is going through having to wear that thing.
    John, WB0MPB
  5. N2UHC

    N2UHC Ham Member QRZ Page

    I didn't know they had giant crabs in Oregon. How long does it take to cook a set of crab legs?
  6. N7ZAL

    N7ZAL XML Subscriber QRZ Page

    Yeah, the picture is a little deceiving. :) Seriously, we have dungeness crabs that are about 6 inches +. A lot larger than the eastern blue crabs. Great eating also.
  7. N2UHC

    N2UHC Ham Member QRZ Page

    I've had good luck with two free and easily-available QSL programs out there online. The first is QSL Maker which I used for a while, and the second is HamQSLer. With QSL Maker, I found that if I print 3 QSL's per page, I could easily print the front of the card and then print a back side after a little trial & error at getting the card positioned on the page. I set the X factor (left/right) at 123 for each front part of the card, and the X factor for the backs at about 128 or so. Setting them both at 125 might work, but I stopped using that program in favor of HamQSLer, which is a far superior program for many reasons, but printing front/back of a sheet of QSL's is easy if you pick the option to center them on the page when printing. You still get 3 QSL's per sheet of card stock. I haven't tried 4 with this program, but with QSL Maker it seemed to always cut off the edge of two of the QSL's when printing.

    The only thing is that I don't know if either of these programs are available for Mac OS you said you run. But if you have a Windows computer and don't send out all that many QSL's, designing and printing them up at home is a piece of cake.
  8. KA3CTQ

    KA3CTQ Ham Member QRZ Page

    He is just mad I am not sharing my sandwich.

    Don't worry, he is not starving. He is a 85 pound chow hound.

    He jumped out a window and cut his paw. We have the cone on to keep him from constantly licking the wound.
  9. N2UHC

    N2UHC Ham Member QRZ Page

    The cone of shame!
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  10. WB0MPB

    WB0MPB Ham Member QRZ Page

    Come on. You can't say that and leave us hanging. What caused him to jump out a window and was it a house or car window? Was he after something that he saw? Sounds like an interesting event in the life of your dog.

    John, WB0MPB

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