Please understand that I get a TON of QSL requests due to operating from a National Park as well as IOTA Island DX-Peditions, so BE ADVISED:
USA/CANADA: I CANNOT, repeat CANNOT honor Stateside QSL requests that DO NOT include an SASE. Thanks in advance!
NO EXCEPTIONS. PERIOD.
DX STATIONS: ALL DX CONTACTS WISHING A PAPER QSL FOR IOTA DX-PEDITIONS MUST ENCLOSE SAE AND $2 USA GREEN STAMPS (aka DOLLAR BILLS) . DX Stations wishing to get a paper QSL who send their card to me VIA THE QSL BUREAU (Buro/Burro) will recieve one via the bureau. If you send IRC's please understand you WILL NO GET A REPLY. There are no post offices for over 100 miles that will accept IRCs. IT COSTS ME more to send your worthless IRC(s) back to you. DO NOT repeat -- DO NOT SEND IRC's. It costs me MORE to send them back to you and I go at a loss even more. I will assume you cannot read and throw your request in the trash. If your country is NOT a BUREAU MEMBER NO QSL's. NO MORE FREELOADERS.
NO EXCEPTIONS. PERIOD.
I operate DX-Peditions at a $$ LOSS $$. How fair is it for me to foot the bill for the DX - Pedition AND your return postage? I CANNOT do that. And yes, I get requests for the DX-Pedition contacts direct with no SASE...I get requests from those who do not READ--and send International IRCs that are WORTHLESS here. There is not a post office for 100 miles that even consider redeeming them...I cannot begin to tell you the frustration and HEADACHES I get from opening my mailbox -- only to see proof that some folks either fail to read, or don't care.
LAST WARNING: Any stateside QSL requests that do not include a SASE will be THROWN AWAY. Any DX QSL requests for my DX-Peditions that DO NOT ABIDE by the simple and reasonable requirements will be THROWN AWAY. PERIOD. Cant read? Can't follow simple requirements? Request gets THROWN AWAY.
Dog Island in and of itself is highly rare as DXpeditions are exceedingly rare and the far more common in the group, St. George and St. Vincent have had active stations in recent years as well as locals, but Dog Island is a different story. Almost 60% of all IOTA hunters need NA-085 (the group) and Dog Island, with it's private boat/ferry only transport by for is the most rare.
DOG ISLAND QSL CARDS Arrived 5/15/14 ALL QSL REQUESTS INCLUDING STATE SIDE SASE OR DX INCLUDING $2US AND SAE WILL BE PROSSED AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE. THE QSL'S LOOK AWESOME AND WILL BE A GREAT ADDITION TO YOUR WALL! Forgot to send and SASE (Stateside) or $2 and an SAE (DX) it's still not too late. I had
DX STATIONS: ALL DX CONTACTS WISHING A PAPER QSL FOR IOTA DX-PEDITIONS MUST ENCLOSE SAE AND $2 USA GREEN STAMPS. DX Stations wishing to get a paper QSL who send their card to me VIA THE QSL BUREAU (Buro/Burro) will recieve one via the bureau.
NO EXCEPTIONS. PERIOD.
IF IN DOUBT: re-read the above details and info to confirm you contact with me .
HOME QTH OPERATIONS QSL INFO:
DX contacts may either QSL direct or via the QSL Bureau and your reply will be sent same. I prefer to NOT use eQSL. com for DX confirmations.
DX: I will be QSL'ing you via the QSL Bureau, STATESIDE QSL managers, or in extreme cases direct.
I can confirm the following:
10-10, 10-10 VP, Arkansas, Garland County, Hot Springs National Park, SKCC # 6898, and QCWC.
And YES I actually do live in a National Park. Hot Springs National Park is an annomoly where non-National Park Service people can live within the zip code. While most residents of Hot Springs are miles away from the park, I live on the South side of Music Mountain--about 1/2 mile from Sunset Trail which is at the summit of Music Mountain and is at about 1,500' ASL. QTH is about 850' ASL, Lake Hamilton--which can be seen from the QTH is at about 400' ASL. My QSLs are valid for many National Parks awards and certificates.
Yaesu FT-757 GX MK II, Swan 500, Swan 400, Kenwood Twins, Ranger 5054 100DX, Yaesu FT 225 RD, Icom V8000, Icom V8,.
Off Center Fed Dipole Array at 55', other antennas in the planning stage as well as 2m and 6m all mode .
Interviewing the late Col. Greg "Pappy" Boyington, WKRS 1982
Singer from the "Rio" Casino (Was on 1st season of "American Idol"
My Great Great Grandfather Calvin Curlee Bullard was in the Alabama 5th Cavalry, so was his brother George.
His cousin Henry, rode with Forrest in the Army of Tennessee, "Bledsoe's Light Artillery" and Brother George served in the AL 5th CAV with CC Bullard. It is most likely that ALL three fought at Brices Crossroads, Mississippi -- in different units assigned to Nathan Bedford Forrest. Their families would end up settling within 10 to 25 miles of that battlefield.
In only two of the four sides of my family no less than 15 direct ancestors served in the Civil War honorably.
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