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:

A flying turtle is cool! Nothing wrong with that, even if the rest of the card is pretty standard.

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 a continuation of the African politics from last week. Last time it was Northern Rhodesia, today it’s the other half of the country.

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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Call Alt Country City Post code Date Band Mode Comments
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