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Re: eQSL



Great!  Mqaybe we can back to ham radio than silly computers!! 
Cliff K7RR

Bruce Paige wrote:
> 
> I would like to offer the rules that AMSAT and the ARRL are currently using.
> eQSL cards are not acceptable. You also cannot send a copy of an email message
> that says 'thanks for the qso on such and such date/time'.
> 
> The QSL card does not have to be a QSL card. Some, like WA4EWV, keep their logs
> in a spread sheet. They will print out the spread sheet for contacts with a
> particular station. That will include date/time, satellite, grid, city/state,
> etc. He then signs the sheet and that is what makes it valid.
> 
> You can even take a picture post card, write the QSO information on the back
> and drop it in the mail to the other station. As long as the pertinent
> information appears on the paper/card is complete for the contact then it is
> acceptable.
> 
> I even told one ham that he could write it on toilet paper for me as long as I
> got the information for an award.
> 
> Want a better chance of getting a returned card? Include a self addressed
> envelope. Not all hams can afford to pay postage for everyone that wants their
> state/country/grid. You also might think about including a pre-printed QSL on a
> slip of paper that the other station only needs to sign and put back in your
> envelope. That way, should then not have any QSL's, they will not be burdened
> about creating a card for you and can sign and go.
> 
> I hope this helps everyone.
> 
> 73...bruce
> 
> Bruce Paige, KK5DO
> 
> AMSAT VP-User Services & Awards Manager
> 
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