Radio Focus International
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Full-date e-QSL in 3 days for email report to focus at live.co.uk
Thank you, thank you very much.
Milford Haven Coastguard QSL
via Butt of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland
Full-data QSL letter in 12 days for English language report, souvenir postcard and mint stamps, envelope and address label (all used), v/s Simon Twitchen, Senior Maritime Operation Officer.
Butt of Lewis must be a nice transmitter site, I now have QSL’d Stornoway and Milford Haven Coast Guard via the Butt of Lewis MF transmitter, in addition to Belfast Coast Guard, normally via Tiree Island which was un-serviceable at the time.
Milford Haven CGOC
Falmouth Coastguard QSL
Isles of Scilly, Cornwall, UK
2,187.5 kHz – 250 watts
Partial-data letter, History of HM Coastguard and Weather Forecasts by NAVTEX booklets received in 10 days for English language report, souvenir postcard and mint stamps, envelope and address label, v/s Dave Searl, MCA Falmouth.
Humber Coastgard QSL
Bridlington, Yorkshite, UK
Full data paper QSL, personal letter, History of HM Coastguard booklet in 14 days for English language report, mint stamps, souvenir postcard, envelope and address label. V/s Clive M Stephenson, Coastguard Watch Assistant
Isle of Lewis, Scotland, UK
Belfast’s MF DSC at Tiree Island was unserviceable so the the DSC call was answered by MRCC Stornoway transmitter at Butt of Lewis. They station mentions that their TX/RX facility is not located in Northen Ireland but rather on Tiree Island in western Scotland.
Date/time QSL letter in 22 days for English language report, souvenir Tennessee postcard, mint stamps, envelope and address label. v/s Dave Eakin, Watch Officer.
Aberdeen Coast Guard
Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
Full-data QSL certificate on card-stock, personal letter, The History of the HM Coastguard booklet and Maritime and Coastguard Agency Maritime Safety Information booklets in 21 days for English language report, mint stamps, address label and envelope. v/s George Downie, Watch Manager, who returned the stamps, envelope and address label!
Aberdeen AB11 5EZ
Shetland Coastguard Radio eQSL
Site #2: Shetland MRCC, Lerwick, Shetland Islands
I have now verified two of the four possible transmitter sites used by the Shetland Coastguard.
Watch Officer Smith mentioned a paper QSL was being sent via post!
Update 31-Jan-14: Nice glossy QSL card received today!
Shetland, ZE1 OAX