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Re: QSL Card Scanning Solution



What resolution are you scanning them at?  For Web publishing, 100 dpi is 
sufficient, and most flatbed scanners are pretty fast at lower resolutions.
(at least, my Visioneer scanner is...)  Some, like the Visioneer, will also 
allow you to load up the glass with, say, 6 cards, and "select" them to be 
scanned in as 6 separate images.  Very handy feature.......

George, KA3HSW


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Eric H Christensen" <kf4otn@ericsatcom.net>
To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Wednesday, June 21, 2006 9:45 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] QSL Card Scanning Solution


> I'm working on a project that I'm at a point I just can't get past and
> I'm looking for some advice/help.
>
> I am trying to scan my QSL cards in (front and back) so you can see them
> from my website logbooks (www.ericsatcom.net/RadioKF4OTN).  I've done a
> few using a flat-bed scanner, which worked well, but was very slow.  At
> work I have access to a very nice high-speed scanner that will scan the
> front and back of a page and will handle many pages in just a few
> seconds.  I tried a sample of cards from my collection only to find they
> won't actually make it through the scanner.  Most of them get stuck in
> the opening because they are thicker than regular paper.
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