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It’s All in the Cards! QSL Cards from Alaska

Editor’s Note: Every month, DX Engineering features QSL cards from our team members’ personal collections. To highlight upcoming DXpeditions, we’ll be displaying a few of our favorite cards along with details about what it took to make these contacts. We’re excited to share some of the special cards pulled from the thousands we’ve received over the years. We look forward to seeing your cards as well!

DXpedition from Kiska Island in the Books

So here’s the million-dollar question for DXers from around the globe: Were you able to make contact with the rare activation of Kiska Island (IOTA NA-070; POTA K-0143) by the K7K DXpedition team? If you did add Kiska (part of the Aleutian Islands World War II National Monument and Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge) to your list of hard-to-gets, congratulations! DX Engineering was excited to help make this opportunity possible as an equipment sponsor. And the active hams at DX Engineering were right there in the pileups with you. Here’s the QSL card you’ll be able to add to your collection:

Kiska Island QSL Card

Special donors will receive this card that includes an actual stone from the island:

Kiska Island QSL Card

Find updated information on the DXpedition at the K7K website. And as you wait for your K7K QSL card to arrive, OnAllBands thought it appropriate to run an encore post of some of our favorite QSL cards from Alaska.

Tom, KB8UUZ, DX Engineering technical writer, received this W1AW/KL7 IARU HF Championship card in 2009.

IARU HF Championship Card

Scott, N3RA, DX Engineering sales manager, reached WL7CG in 2019.


Dave, K8DV, DX Engineering customer/technical support specialist, reached KL7AF on 80M SSB in December 1982; AL9A on 15M SSB in November 2005; KL7ISO on 15M CW in February 1979 (the cool hand-drawn card is a keeper!); and KL1V on 20M CW in February 2006.


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