QSL

FT5ZM QSL POLICY

FT5ZM QSL PROCESSING ORDER

  1. OQRS DIRECT (via ClubLog)
  2. DIRECT MAIL
  3. OQRS bureau (via ClubLog)
  4. Regular incoming BUREAU

NOTE: Every effort will be made to process cards in the order detailed above. There will no doubt be some overlap during the massive QSL process since ALL of the above categories will flow in continuously during the months following DXpedition QRT.

FT5ZM QSL INFO AND UPDATES

Special Instructions for DIRECT MAIL FT5ZM QSLing:

  1. PUT ALL QSO LOG DATA ON ONE QSL CARD OR SHEET OF PAPER IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER ! DO NOT SEND MULTIPLE QSLs! IT SLOWS EVERYTHING DOWN!!
  2. YOU MUST PROVIDE REASONABLY ACCURATE LOG DATA IN ORDER TO CONFIRM YOUR QSO(s). MUST REASONABLY MATCH THE FT5ZM LOG.
  3. WAIT UNTIL AFTER DXPEDITION IS OVER BEFORE YOU SEND YOUR QSL.
  4. USE QUALITY ENVELOPES!!
  5. USA STATIONS, PLEASE INCLUDE AN APPROPRIATE SIZED SASE WITH APPROPRIATE RETURN POSTAGE. WATCH FOR ANY POSTAL RATE INCREASES (see above). (Extra donations welcome, see #13)
  6. OTHER STATIONS OUTSIDE USA PLEASE INCLUDE SAE AND either $2.00 US or one current IRC minimum (extra donations welcome)
  7. ADDRESS YOUR SAE/SASE AS IF IT WAS BEING MAILED FROM THE USA. Include your country!
  8. REGISTERED MAIL IS NOT NECESSARY but OK IF YOU FEEL IT NECESSARY ON YOUR END.
  9. WATCH THIS WEB PAGE FOR QSL UPDATES AFTER THE DXPEDITION IS OVER.
  10. IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE YOUR QSL CARD AFTER A REASONABLE AMOUNT OF TIME AFTER WE ANNOUNCE THAT ALL QSL’S HAVE BEEN PROCESSED, PLEASE CONTACT N2OO VIA EMAIL. AN APPROPRIATE EMAIL ADDRESS WILL BE ANNOUNCED HERE AT THE APPROPRIATE TIME.
  11. DO NOT RESUBMIT QSL CARDS UNTIL AFTER YOU HEAR THAT ALL QSL’S HAVE BEEN ANSWERED AND YOU HAVE CONTACTED N2OO FOR RESEARCH. (see #10)
  12. DONATIONS ARE ENCOURAGED AND CAN BE INCLUDED WITH YOUR QSL CARDS.
  13. DONATION CHECKS (US ACCOUNTS) MAY BE MADE OUT TO “Amsterdam DX Group” and may be included with your QSL.
  14. PLEASE REFRAIN FROM INCLUDING QSLs FOR OTHER CALLS HANDLED BY N2OO WITH YOUR QSL REQUEST AT THIS TIME. IT WILL DELAY YOUR FT5ZM QSL CARD SIGNIFICANTLY.
  15. QSL BUREAU CARDS WELCOME, BUT WILL BE ANSWERED LAST. BE PREPARED TO WAIT A WHILE. PLEASE PUT ALL OF YOUR QSO’S ON ONE QSL CARD IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER ! PLEASE!
  16. DO NOT SEND QSLs VIA BUREAU IF YOU SEND DIRECT OR REQUEST VIA ONLINE QSL REQUEST SERVICE (OQRS). USE ONLY ONE METHOD PLEASE.

Special Instructions for QSL BUREAU

FT5ZM QSLing:
ONLY SEND BUREAU CARDS VIA N2OO
C/O THE W2 QSL BUREAU (NJDXA)

WWW.NJDXA.ORG

IF YOU CHOOSE TO SEND YOUR QSL VIA THE W2 QSL BUREAU:
PLEASE:
INCLUDE ALL QSO’S IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER ON ONE CARD.
PUT EVERYTHING ON ONE SIDE IF POSSIBLE!
PLEASE DO NOT SEND MULTIPLE QSL CARDS VIA THE BUREAU!
TRY TO PUT YOUR LOG DATA “CLEARLY” ON ONE CARD IN ORDER BY DATE/TIME!!
Please MAKE SURE THAT YOUR CALL IS ON THE SAME SIDE AS YOUR QSO INFO.
IF YOU MUST PLACE QSO’S ON THE REVERSE SIDE OF YOUR CARD, WRITE “OVER” IN BIG BRIGHT LETTERS!
If you send a card via the bureau and I find that a QSL has already been processed
(direct or otherwise), I will not send a second card via the bureau.
Note: Cards sent to the France bureau will not be answered.
Be SURE to send via the W2 bureau and CLEARLY mark “VIA N2OO” on your card!

QSL VIA N2OO

FOR FULL GENERAL QSL INFO FOR QSL MANAGER N2OO, CLICK ABOVE LINK

Updated: December 11, 2013

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