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W8DFL QSL Cards – 3/28/2011

Nominally, all of these are from the good ol’ US-of-A. But we have some cool finds today!

Let’s cut to the chase:

 

Awesome!

How can something with a C130 and a 21-mile-long dipole not be cool? Especially from the bottom of the planet!

We have another one from way down under as well:

This is the first of the government-paid QSLs that I’ve seen. The other from KH6SP even notes “For official use only.” :-) I guess if Uncle Sam paid for the card, he may as well ship it too!

Finally, just three years after the revolution:

Straight from Gitmo — Guantanamo Bay, Cuba — we have one from the US Navy!

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Call Alt File Country City Postal Date Band Mode Notes
K6DJA-KH6 USA Honolulu, HI Sep 2, 1958 10 AM
KC4AAD Antarctica Byrd Station Feb 7, 1970 20 SSB
KC4USP K2BPP Antarctica Palmer Jan 31, 1970 20 SSB
KC6AO USA Truk, E. Caroline Is. Jun 13, 1967 20 SSB
KG4AR Cuba Guantanamo Bay Mar 12, 1959 15 Fone
KG6AQI USA Guam May 23, 1968 20 SSB
KG6JBO USA Guam May 5, 1972 10 SSB
KH6BTL USA Honolulu, HI Dec 25, 1958 10 Fone
KH6BZ USA Johnson Island Apr 10, 1967 20 SSB
KH6CLU USA Honolulu, HI Mar 5, 1968 10 Fone
KH6COY USA Oahu, HI Dec 9, 1959 10 Fone
KH6CQQ USA Kailua, HI Feb 17, 1959 10 CW
KH6CRW USA Kekaha, HI Nov 27, 1959 10 Fone
KH6SN USA Hanapepe, Kauai, HI Jan 17, 1960 10 Fone
KH6SP WA8IAP USA HI Jan 18, 1970 10 SSB Official Navy
KL7AV USA Kasilof, AK Nov 10, 1958 10 Fone
KL7AWR KL7DAB USA Kodiak, AK Jul 24, 1968 20 ?
KL7CCI USA Anchorage, AK Jan 14, 1959 10 Fone
KL7CJI USA McGrath, AK Oct 18, 1958 10 Fone
KL7CMI USA Pt. Barrow, AK Jan 30, 1959 10 Fone

 

 

1 comment… add one

  • Hi George … I was the operator at KH6SP on your QSL card (my old call sign in Michigan, WA8IAP). Fun to see someone still has them.

    Regards,
    Neil, K7WK

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