[CQ-Contest] saving money on outgoing QSLs

Jim Reisert jjreisert at alum.mit.edu
Thu Dec 19 12:56:07 EST 2002

In 2000, I used the "Surface Rate Printed Matter" rate to mail POUNDS of KC1XX
QSLs to various incoming QSL bureaus around the world.  You can read about in
the article I wrote for CQ Contest! magazine, reprinted on Matt's web site:


73 - Jim AD1C

--- Larry N7DF <n7df at zianet.com> wrote:

> I have found that you can save money on sending QSL cards to overseas bureaus
> from the US by using a thing called "surface mail letter post".
> If you have about a pound of cards (150 or so) going to a single bureau such
> as JA, DL or I this is definitely the way to go.
> The rate is $3.80 to most European Countries, $4.95 to the rest of the world
> except $4.05 to VK, ZL and JA.  The rate scales up by about 60 cents for each
> additional 4 ounces.

Jim Reisert AD1C, 7 Charlemont Court, North Chelmsford, MA 01863
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