Tag Archives: QSL Cards

Remembering Radio Canada International’s final shortwave broadcast

I spent the summer of 2012 in an off-grid cabin on the eastern coast of Prince Edward Island, Canada. That summer, I listened as two of my favorite shortwave broadcasters left the air within weeks of each other: Radio Netherlands … Continue reading

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Daniels’ QSLs from VOA and CRI

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Daniel Amoroso, for sharing the following QSL cards from the Voice of America and China Radio International:

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Daniel’s Deutsche Welle QSL card

SWLing Post reader, Daniel, writes: “Hello Thomas: Attached is the latest QSL I received from Deutsche Welle – it is from their Kigali transmitter site. Sent report via internet and received QSL in a few weeks:” Thanks for sharing this, Daniel. … Continue reading

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Wavescan contest: “rare, unusual, unique QSLs”

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Tom Ally, who shares a link to Wavescan‘s 2014 Annual DX Contest where you are invited to share your rare, unique and unusual verifications. (Source: AWR Wavescan) Shortwave listeners, international radio monitors and DXers around the … Continue reading

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Ken’s favorite QSL card

Regarding memorable QSL cards, SWLing Post reader, Ken Carr comments: “I received my favorite QSL card many years ago as a result of a random contact. I was just starting out in ham radio when I logged a QSO [contact] … Continue reading

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QSL cards: STF Radio International sets a benchmark

[STF Radio QSL card front (above) back (below). Original scans by Steve Yothment] SWLing Post reader, Steve Yothment (WD0HGB), writes: “I received an “audio QSL” card from STF Radio International a few days ago. Have you heard about it? [The … Continue reading

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Radio Paisano QSL

Last week, I listened to and recorded the pirate radio station, Radio Paisano. Three days ago, I received this message along with a QSL card: Radio Paisano is a novelty shortwave pirate station that celebrates Columbus Day, and features the music … Continue reading

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