Today: a mixed bag.
Most of the cards are the classic big bold letters on a card with the details on the back. We do have a couple of exceptions from paradise however:
While not a real picture… it’s from paradise. From what I read, Seven Mile Beach is hyped to be the best beach in the Bahamas. I’m guessing Bill over here went to a the Cayman Islands and set up a rig in the hotel room as a mini DXpedition.
There’s another one from the Cayman Islands as well, but it’s not too impressive. But you do have a cool turtle:
I’m still wondering if the guy sitting by the stack of radio gear is almost a piece of clip art. ;-) I don’t know too much about New Zealand other than the guy I work with out in Foster City and he’s a fun dude!
The last one is kinda cool because of last week’s post:
This is from The Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland. This chunk became Zambia. I think I have to to a timeline of Africa and how this all changed over time. All of this was right in the middle of all of the political turmoil that was going on. Does anyone know of of a year-by-year (or month-by-month?) timeline of maps and such?
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|YT2NFY||Yugoslavia||Nova Gradiška||Oct 14, 1970||10||SSB||Croatia|
|YU2CB||Yugoslavia||Đakovo||Feb 11, 1972||15||SSB||Croatia|
|YU2RS-527||YU2CCB, YZ2CCB||Yugoslavia||Garešnica||Aug 22, 1975||20||SSB||Croatia|
|YU3EM||Yugoslavia||Ljubljana||Oct 15, 1970||10||SSB||Slovenia|
|YU3ER||Yugoslavia||Ljubljana||Sep 21, 1970||15||SSB||Slovenia|
|YV3AW||Venezuela||Barquisimeto||Feb 15, 1959||10||Fone|
|YV4AOF||Venezuela||Carabobo||Oct 22, 1973||20||SSB||All hand-writen|
|YV5GGK||Venezuela||Caracas||Feb 20, 1977||10||SSB|
|YV8AR||Venezuela||Caracas||Jan 24, 1960||10||Fone|
|ZD3E||British W. Africa, Gambia||Bathurst||Jan 14, 1960||10||Fone|
|ZD8AB||VP9DR||Ascension Island||Mar 6, 1971||10||SSB|
|ZE1JQ||Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland||Salisbury||Mar 5, 1959||10||Fone|
|ZE6JL||Rhodesia||Gwelo||Dec 26, 1972||15||SSB||Gweru, Zimbabwe|
|ZF1AG||W0JSW, K8SWW, WR8AAA||Cayman Islands||Grand Cayman Island||Dec 13, 1973||15||Fone||Spanish Bay Reef|
|ZF1WE||Cayman Islands||Seven Mile Beach||Jul 27, 1972||15||SSB||Pan-Cayman House|
|ZL2AFZ||New Zealand||Napier||Oct 18, 1967||10||SSB|
|ZL2AX||New Zealand||Palmerston North||Apr 22, 1959||10||Fone|
|ZL2UD||New Zealand||Hastings||Jan 15, 1960||10||Fone|
|ZL4PM||ZM4PM||New Zealand||Dunedin||Sep 2, 1972||10||SSB|
|ZM4PM||New Zealand||Dunedin||Sep 2, 1972||10||SSB|