Radio amateurs like to confirm their contacts. They do this for a variety of reasons: to apply for awards, to enter contests and validate scores, to boast or simply because it is an aspect of the hobby that interests them.
Over time the process of exchanging QSL cards has become a part of the hobby. Initially relying on postcards sent through international post the system became refined by the creation of national bureaus usually operated by national bodies such as the RSGB and ARRL. In this modern age electronic systems have their part to play and whilst a significant number of QSL cards are still exchanged through the bureaus more and more contacts are confirmed by uploading an electronic log to eQSL (as we do), Log Book of the World, QRZ or other systems.
Contacts made on VHF National Field Day, or by special event stations we operate are displayed under the appropriate part of the website. The cards below represent a selection of those we have received when operating casually on club nights.
A Selection of our QSL Cards
These are odd QSOs, they occurred as a group on 19 June 2021 which was before Club activities resumed following relaxations. The Club were at Clutton on 26 June 2021 to clean and check the VHF Field Day location when some operating might have taken place but 19 June 2021 is a full week before that on a Saturday which is not a regular operating period for the Club.