Category Archives: QSLs

P4ØFA QSL card variants

Finished the artwork for the P4ØFA QSL cards, too. Still undecided which one to use, somehow I like them all! 😉 Ordered a small batch of cards for every design to see how they look like in reality. It always … Continue reading

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Aruba Contest QSLs

Finished the QSL design for our contest QSOs. Paul is using MS Publisher for his QSL artwork while I’m usually doing it with my (very old) copy of Paint Shop Pro. He was so enthusiastic about it when discussing the QSLing … Continue reading

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P4/DL5CW QSL

Paul had a nice idea for his QSL card. I suggested to put a smiley behind the sentence as I’m sure there *will* be people who don’t get it’s intent. 😉

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P4ØFA logs are on Clublog now

Just uploaded the P4ØFA logs to Clublog and opened the OQRS system for QSL requests. Please feel free to use it to request a card if needed. Updated the qrz.com info page, too …

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New QSL design

Needed to order some new QSLs so invested a bit of time to do a new design, too. QSO details are printed directly onto the card (up to 5 QSOs per card as currently configured) using DF3CB’s BV7, alternatively I … Continue reading

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QSL of the month? QSL of the year! ;-)

Nice surprise opening the post box this morning: EA8 on 2m terrestrial confirmed. 😎   

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My first week on “four”

Having spent my first week on the new for me 4 m band it might be a good time to sum up my first experiences. As anticipated the band is very interesting. Despite running QRP only into a small 5 ele Yagi … Continue reading

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QSLs, QSLs, QSLs

It’s been quite a while since my last blog entry. Reason is very simple: a lot of QRL and not much interest in playing radio. Basically only worked a few W1AW portable slots here and there and a very few DX QSOs … Continue reading

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QSL of the month – 70 cm Aurora confirmed

This time I had another VHF/UHF goodie in the QSL pile from the local QSL manager. Kjell, SM7GVF, confirmed our Aurora QSO on 432 MHz done back in July 2012. What makes it so special is 2 things: a.) It’s … Continue reading

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Japan – Germany on 500 mW

Usually I don’t care much about eQSL.cc. Occasionally I upload my logs there, too, for all those who like these “cards”. While doing it I fly over the inbox and mark the “cards” received for archiving. This time one comment … Continue reading

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QSL of the month

Just digging through the latest pile of QSL cards received via the bureau. One that caught my eye immediately was the confirmation of a 2 m QSO from England. What makes it so special is that Andy, G7PZL, was running … Continue reading

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Mt. Athos SV/A confirmed

Had the nice folding QSL of SV2ASP/A in the mailbox today. I was lucky enough to work him via Sporadic E on 6 m in summer 2011 and then again on 10 m in autumn. Mount Athos is a separate DXCC entity … Continue reading

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Israel 4X confirmed on 2 m

Just digging through the pile of QSLs received via the bureau last month and almost made a jump out of my chair. 😉 Finally received the card of Ralph, 4X1IF, whom I worked in May 2010 on 2 m via … Continue reading

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VK2DX QSL received / applied for 5BWAC

Finally received my first VK QSL on 80m. Usually I would not send any card direct to countries that have a working QSL bureau. But had to make an exception for VK2DX as he’s my only Oceania station on 80 … Continue reading

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