[amsat-bb] Re: Hector CO6CBF EL92

Patrick STODDARD (WD9EWK/VA7EWK) amsat-bb at wd9ewk.net
Thu Apr 28 21:36:32 PDT 2011

Hi Chuck!

> 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.

Great!  Thanks for those uploads to LOTW.

> 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.

That might not be entirely correct.  LOTW has only been available for
VUCC applications for 3 months, and many satellite operators have
not bothered with LOTW until that announcement.  I do enjoy sending
and receiving QSL cards, and have not stopped that even though I am
also uploading QSOs to LOTW.  More stations are uploading satellite
QSOs to LOTW, and now ARRL needs to start processing the VUCC
applications it has (among those, my initial satellite VUCC application).



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