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Author Topic: Do NDB stations still send QSL cards?  (Read 1650 times)

Offline Looking-Glass

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Do NDB stations still send QSL cards?
« on: October 10, 2018, 1454 UTC »
The last couple of weeks I have logged around 14 new NDB stations in New Zealand and the Pacific.

It's been over 35 years since I sent out a QSL card for an NDB, I wonder if they still respond to an accurate reception report/recording? 

Probably not... ;D
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Re: Do NDB stations still send QSL cards?
« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2018, 1715 UTC »
From what I understand, some North American NDBs still do.  I can't imagine that the return rate is very high.
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Re: Do NDB stations still send QSL cards?
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2018, 2053 UTC »
Have never requested a QSL from a NDB myself. 
However, maybe a polite letter addressed to the airport manager along with a SASE would elicit a response.
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