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RE: qsl return rate



This past year I've had 65 RS-13 qsos, sent 60 cards, received 58 cards.  No
problem here....


73/
Kevin, WB5RUE


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org]On
> Behalf Of Michael P. Olbrisch
> Sent: Saturday, October 07, 2000 4:34 PM
> To: kk5do@AMSAT.Org; amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
> Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] qsl return rate
>
>
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org]On
> > Behalf Of Bruce Paige
> > Sent: Saturday, October 07, 2000 3:12 PM
> > To: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
> > Subject: [amsat-bb] qsl return rate
> >
> >
> > it appears that the qsl rate among satellite operators
> > recently has gone way down. mahana has worked 126
> > different grids and has sent a sase to each one of them.
> > she has only received back 80 cards. i know they have
> > all gone out because i manage her qsl'ing and do it.
> >
> > i don't understand why someone that receives a card with
> > a sase doesn't either put the card back in the envelope
> > and write 'not in the log, sorry' or put a qsl card in it and
> > drop it back in the mail.
> >
> > not having qsl cards is no excuse because you don't need
> > them. you can scribble on a piece of paper the contact
> > information and put that paper in the envelope. you can
> > use a post card, you can even use a business card. just as
> > long as you have all the qso information and you put a
> > signature to it.
>
> Bruce...
>
> 	It is worse than you know.  I have even printed QSL
> cards with all the data on it.  All they had to do was sign the
> card, stick it in the SASE, and send it off.  Still no cards.
> I have only worked one person in CM96, via MIR packet.
> After 3 SASEs, I gave him up as a poor amateur.  My QSL
> rate is running about 81%.  Guess you can't ask for more
> than that.  Your friend is running 64.5%, but it may get
> better if some people are just waiting for a bit of time.
> Wish her good luck.
>
> Mike.
> Vy73,  Mike.   KD9KC    MARS: AAV6EV
> kd9kc@elp.rr.com  -  kd9kc@amsat.org
> Home page: http://www.qsl.net/kd9kc/
> The farthest WEST ham in West Texas.
>
> Register and vote, or register your guns.
> http://home.elp.rr.com/elpasochl/
> Bush-Cheney - 2000.
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