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Filling out a QSL card when away from home

Nov 19th 2016, 00:19


Joined: Nov 3rd 2016, 10:54
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Hello All,

I just made my first QSO but I operate mobile in a lot of cases. I have in mind to send the gentleman a QSL card, so I need to purchase some.

I know that on many cards we put our address down, but that doesn't seem very useful if operating away from our address.

I feel like I should leave the address blank and fill in my current grid square each time before I send a QSL card.

What do you think?
Nov 19th 2016, 21:26


Joined: Apr 4th 1998, 00:00
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I suppose I would use my home QTH for the printed address but indicate my mobile/portable location in a written note. So that's an argument for a QSL design that leaves space for whatever notes are needed.

People who spend a lot of time at a particular QTH away from home often design a unique card for that location. Or a card with two addresses and a check box to indicate which you were using.

73 Martin AA6E
Nov 21st 2016, 20:04


Joined: Nov 3rd 2016, 10:54
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Thanks, Martin AA6E, I just ordered some cards with a mobile designation section.

Jake kc1gny

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