[RTTY] Answering QSL's
esteeble at sc.rr.com
Thu Mar 9 09:41:45 EST 2006
I check all the incoming QSL cards against the log. If his time and mine
are off but a few minutes, I write in his time to help him find it in his log.
And it is amazing how many US hams don't provide all the info necessary for
awards, i.e. missing call sign, missing mode, missing signal report, etc.
Or tier local time is not in UTC. I write them a note and send it back with
my card along with my email address. Several have sent back a thank you
email. It is about time for another article in QST, CQ, World Radio about
how to properly fill out a card.
Date: Wed, 08 Mar 2006 20:33:11 -0800
From: "Tom Osborne" <w7why at verizon.net>
Subject: [RTTY] Answering QSL's
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Usually after a RTTY contest I get 3 or 4 QSL requests. Usually with SASE.
Most of the time I just get aout a card, look at his, fill it out from his
info and send it. Wonder if that is what most of you do, or do you go ahead
and bring up the log and check to see if you worked the station or not.
Guess I'm just lazy. 73
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