Same for the VE outgoing bureau.
Must be a RAC member.
Sent: Monday, February 18, 2013 6:24 PM
Subject: Re: [ARRL-LOTW] Re: OT (sort of) - QSL card disturbing
I'm don't how the outgoing QSL bureau in Scotland works, but here
be an ARRL member and pay a fee to ship cards outbound. If
the chap who
received the extra cards in his envelope isn't an ARRL member
have the option to "...stick the cards into your own buro
even if an ARRL member does send them out with his next
batch of buro cards
I'm not sure how the ARRL Outgoing Service would handle
them. The cards I
send out all have my call on them which matches my
proof of ARRL membership.
With some random cards mixed in from other
stations I don't know if they
would be processed out or
----- Original Message -----
"Tom Wylie" <tgwylie@...>
February 18, 2013 4:09 AM
Subject: Re: [ARRL-LOTW] Re: OT (sort of) - QSL
card disturbing trend
> Why is it the Anmericans always seemto
think they are hard done by???
> This happens frequently especially from
Countries where Buro services
> are poor or non existant.
> As A QSL
Manager i find it happens quite regularly...... Often no more
required, than to stick the cards into your own buro system. or if
feel like it, post the cards out........
> On 18/02/2013 12:46, Tim
>> This has been going on for a long long time, I
remember this when I
>> was a kid in the 80's.
I'm not sure it's just "making money off dumb americans". This seems
to happen most often when the DX station in question doesn't have
bureau access but still wants to reply to all QSL cards. Some DX
countries do not have radio clubs, or the club members do not have
outgoing bureaus, and others have clubs that are rather tight-knit
>> do not readily accept newbies or visitors
>> Tim N3QE
>> --- In ARRL-LOTW@yahoogroups.com <mailto:ARRL-LOTW%40yahoogroups.com>,
>> > Recently I have seen a
disturbing trend on getting QSL cards back
>> from DX.
>> > Several weeks ago I received an email from another ham
>> received my card and SAE from the DX station in with his
card and he
>> was nice enough to put a stamp on my SAE and forward it
>> > In yesterday's mail, I received three
cards in my SAE, one for me
>> and one each for two other
>> > This sort of confirms the suspicion that
the DX stations are in the
>> business of making money off of the "dumb
americans", and another
>> reason I am liking more LOTW and
>> > Loren - WA3WZR
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