Sunday, March 30, 2014

A fun little QSL card experiment

And now for something a little bit different...

This old QSL card for "The Sweeper's" — Bill and Rose Carter of Quincy, Massachusetts — was never used. So I wrote a short note on the back and am putting into the mail, addressed to the "Current Residents" as the street address printed on the card.

Here's what I wrote:
March 30, 2014

From: Chris Otto in York, Pennsylvania

Hello! Just for fun, I thought I'd mail this old ham radio QSL card back to its former home. Not sure if the Carter family still lives there or not. Contact me at and/or see my blog —

Now we can just sit back and see if anything happens!
Are you tingling with excitement??


  1.'s like a message in a bottle! I can't wait to hear how it turns out.