After a long break, the QSL cards are back for their penultimate edition. These are still the the stash that was found in Bill’s house in the basement. They were all in postcard holders that each held around 20 cards and could be pinned to the wall.
This set reads like a travelogue of En’s grandparent’s trip to Canada.
I’ll start off with the legal stuff:
Ahh yes, the license that give’s Vic the privilege to use the Canadian frequencies. It doesn’t say when it was issued, but it expires just after the trip seemed to end.
Now that we can transmit…
Parrots in Canada?! What’ll those crazy Canucks think of next? :-P It seems that this was just before they left for their journey up north.
I feel odd cavalierly posting phone numbers. I feel less odd since they are nearly 40 years old. :-O
It’s cool how it seems that only Vic seems to be having fun in the picture! I’m guessing that moments later this was exchanged:
Pulling it a bit more full circle… remember that call: VE1LG… here’s one from before the trip:
It really does seem like a small world — even back then.
Here’s one from the way back home:
The interesting thing is being “to (sic) close for radio.” If you’re closer than one hop off the ionosphere then the signals can bounce anywhere except where you are.
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I’ll finish with a couple of OLD ones.
I guess there was a opening that night! :-D
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|VE-License||Canada||Sep 3, 1967||License|
|VE-PostCard3||Petit de Grat|
|VE1AFD||Canada||Halifax, NS||Aug 3, 1960||10||?|
|VE1AG||Canada||Musquodoboit Harbour, NS||Jan 8, 1933||20||CW|
|VE1AQY||Canada||Dartmouth, NS||Sep 6, 1967||20||SSB|
|VE1AQZ||Canada||Charlottetown, PE||Sep 4, 1967||Eyeball|
|VE1ARA||Canada||Charlottetown, PE||Sep 4, 2012||Eyeball|
|VE1ATF||Canada||Dartmouth, NS||Aug 24, 1967||20||SSB|
|VE1DQ||Canada||Halifax, NS||Jan 8, 1933||80||AM|
|VE1DR||VE1DR-2||Canada||Bear River, NS||Nov 17, 1962||10||Fone|
|VE1GK||Canada||Truro, NS||Oct 6, 1967||20||Fone|
|VE1IC||Canada||Nova Scotia||May 19, 1968||20||SSB|
|VE1LG||VE1LG-1||Canada||Middleton, NS||Sep 9, 1967||Photo|
|VE1LG||VE1LG-2||Canada||Middleton, NS||Sep 9, 1967||Eyeball|
|VE1NZ||Canada||Truro, NS||Blank with phone number|
|VE1RD||Canada||Amherst, NS||May 16, 1962||10||AM|