[amsat-bb] Re: Hector CO6CBF EL92

KM9U arskm9u at gmail.com
Thu Apr 28 19:55:54 PDT 2011

It was great to receive Hector's very nice QSL card in the mail today!
I have started uploading my contacts to LOTW for the benefit of those that 
use it. However, it is of no use to me because:
1) I am not an ARRL member so I am not eligible to apply for their awards. 
The QSL cards I receive are, themselves, my awards. I have nothing against 
the ARRL but all the money I have budgeted for amateur radio organizations 
goes to AMSAT.
2) The internet, email, etc., are great but can't provide the thrill I get 
when I open my mailbox and find a real, honest-to-goodness QSL card. Yes, I 
know postage and printing costs money and if I didn't spend the money on 
postage, paper, and ink, I could afford to donate more to AMSAT.

Evidently, many of you agree with me because, to date, I have mailed 423 QSL 
cards and have received 304. That is a much higher percentage than 
verifications I have gotten via LOTW.

Chuck, KM9U

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Maciel" <xe3dx at prodigy.net.mx>
To: "Grupo Amsat BB" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Thursday, April 28, 2011 21:48
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Hector CO6CBF EL92

> Need to ask something, may be silly to some:
> - The ARRL can give an account of LoTW  for Hector ...?
> or hector can create ..? is it possible ..?
> That would be the best solution for him, and also find a QSL manager.
> Thanks if anyone can answer the first question.
> if you think I can help in mexico to be a bridge to Hector via airmail
> I'm ready to help, many years ago sent a box to Cuba for the Cuban
> Federation of Amateur radio equipment too old, no problem, not if
> Now everything has changed from Mexico to Cuba.
> Dave
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