Dick Thompson <wb0dul@...>
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I received another reply from Bill Moore. He sure
doesn't say much. Has he been told by higher-ups to put a lid on it?
Below is his response to my last e-mail.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, February 13, 2002 4:33
Subject:  Re: arrl is accepting
eqsls for dxcc credit
From: Moore, Bill, NC1L [mailto:bmoore@...]
Friday, February 08, 2002 12:31 PM
To: 'Richard B. Drake'
Subject: RE: Professionally Printed and mailed eQSL's
Something does not sound right here. You are saying that Dave is
physically mailing out QSL cards by the US postal system? This is
If you are my QSL manager and I send you my logs by e-mail, I
sending them direct from point A to point B. Just as if I was sending
them to you by regular mail. This is OK. I remember somewhere several
years ago that some people used to get their logs over the air on
and another digital mode (AMTOR I think). Not a problem.
as the result of a log being sent to E-QSL, someone goes
in and receives a
card electronically and uses it for DXCC, that e-
QSL cannot be accepted
for DXCC credit under rule 2. I spent a bit of
time with a simple
shareware program to prove the unreliability of
However, if Dave, acting as QSL manager with station logs completes a
card (even one from his printer) and sends it by mail to you, this is
an acceptable exchange and we have see this often for several years
now. (assuming he phyiscally checks the log). Many people use
made cards from their printer. Each one is evaluated on a case by
case basis, and many times under Section IV rule 4(b) we have
conducted an audit to insure the vaildity of a card like this.
cases like this it would be REAL nice if they used a stamp or
initials or signature on it, but this is not required by
However, this issue has been discussed and has been given
To clarify, if Dave is sending out cards through the US
as the result of the log(s) he receives, this is OK. (This
basically be operating as QSL manager).
Bill Moore NC1L
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> Costas, write to Bill Moore
at dxcc@a..., and express your feelings
to him directly. I agree
that clarification is needed. A can of
worms has been opened by Bill
Moore and now he needs to clarify what
he said and/or put it to
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Costas Krallis SV1XV
> Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2002 9:00
> Subject: RE:  arrl is accepting eqsls for dxcc
> At 20:29 12/2/2002 -0500, you
> > Unfortunately this thing is still
spinning out of hand. Bill's
email's appear to be inconsistent, when
> > don't believe he intends them to be that way. At
this point, I
believe two things need to happen:
> > 1. There needs to be some sort of formal
announcement from the
ARRL regarding this.
> > 2. The
ARRL needs to agree that the steps laid out on the eQSL
site are correct,
> > cards created that
way will be accepted.
> > So far
I think Bill has stated a process, and eQSL has
(Correctly, in my opinion.)
issue here is: How do they (ARRL) know that a card is
printed by eQSL.CC
> mailed instead of being printed locally by the
recipient? I think
that some type of signature
rubber stamp endorsement at eQSL is essential.
73 Costas SV1XV
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