[UK-CONTEST] Short calls & the buro
charlie.debbie at btinternet.com
Thu Apr 29 13:04:40 PDT 2010
Chris, I agree. I am more than happy to send out cards and moreover recieve them too for contest contacts. I seriously doubt the amount quoted are binned but i guess we have to see factual evidence before makin a judgement on that comment.
On Thu, 29 Apr 2010 20:54 CEST tom wylie wrote:
>people WANT Contest cards??? Every year after Field Day
>I get a single Card from DK0EE for EVERY band. Contest cards totally
>clog up the Buro system. I'd venture to suggest about 95% are unwanted
>and only serve to make the printers happy!!! With LOTW and E-QSL 99%
>of cards are now just pulp material.....
>Mike Harris wrote:
>> Surely the downside is there will be people who want the SCC card.
>> If the incoming just get binned at the bureau how's that going to
>> Mike VP8NO
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>>> In a message dated 29/04/2010 15:17:02 GMT Daylight Time,
>>> thomaswylie at sky.com writes:
>>> I would think that being used in Contests most people wont want
>>> cards in any case.....
>>> Exactly Tom,
>>> All the new short contest call holders are requested to tell Rose
>>> if they
>>> want her to bin their unwanted contest cards. I don't know how
>>> many shinny
>>> new short contest calls have just been issued by OFCOM, but there
>>> will be
>>> quite an upsurge in card volume at her sub buro when they all
>>> start being
>>> If people take the time now to advised her to "bin on receipt", or
>>> whatever, it will make her life a lot easier.
>>> 73 Derek G3RAU
>>> Does anybody know roughly how many new SCCs have been issued?
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