End of paper QSLs from VA7ST

The cost and environmental impact of paper QSL cards makes this aspect of ham radio part of our history, not our future.

Please use Logbook of the World or eQSL if you wish to receive confirmation after our contact on the air.

This does not mean I don’t QSL contacts. In fact, as of May 2017 I am listed among the top 15 most active users of the eQSL service — with 265,000 QSL cards sent via that service since 2003.

I will reply to QSLs received via mail, but only if they include sufficient postage to reply — postage to the US from here is $1.20 and international letters are $2.50. That all adds up very quickly today. Due to volume, time and cost, I am not able to respond to cards received via QSL bureaus.  More…

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