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Saturday, December 24, 2011

Latest shortwave QSLs received!

This is an updated summary of my latest SW QSLs received, whhich include
some stations previously unverified (marked with an *) :

ALBANIA
R. Tirana 11635 thin paper colored QSL showing dancer

CHILE
*NHK, Santiago, 11880 colored cd shows "Spring Garden Blooms"

FRANCE
*KBS, Issoudin, 5950, col cd shows cakes and salad

KOREA NORTH
VOK Pyongyang 15245, col cd shows scene in Pyongyang

MADAGASCAR
*Vatican Radio, Madagascar relay, 13765, col cd shows VR studio

PHILIPPINES
*Vatican Radio, Tinang relay, 12035 col cd shows Pope Benedict

PHILIPPINES
*Vatican Radio, Puge relay, 15460, col cd shows Pope Benedict in Turin for
special showing of Holy Shroud

ROMANIA
R. Romania International, 5960 and 17760, col cds shows old paintings
"Cotroceni Palace" and "Cantacuzino Palace"

RWANDA
R. Netherlands, Kigali relay, 9500, col cd theme of "A Dutch Morning"

VATICAN
Vatican Radio, S. Maria di Galeria, 7300, col cd of 75th anniversary of VR

VATICAN
*R. Netherlands, Santa Maria di Galeria relay, 5930, col cd shows scene in
Amsterdam

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ALL-TIME SW QSL STATISTICS
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TOTAL QSLs 8470

TOTAL CURRENT COUNTRIES QSLd 230

TOTAL DELETED COUNTRIES QSLd 14

TOTAL STATIONS QSLd 1057

TOTAL RECEPTION REPORTS SENT OUT 10,955

RESPONSE RATE 77%

Note:

1. Stats are based on standards developed by the Australian DXing
Federation, based on the "Deleted Country" philosophy system developed for
management of DXCC amateur radio awards

2. Pirate, utility, amateur, hobby, bootleg, harmonics and time signal
transmissions are not included

3. No duplicate frequencies for any station

4. Except on very rare occasions, reports were sent via postal mail

5. Individual religious or political broadcasts are not normally considered
separate
"stations"

6. Statistics start on February 20, 1954, the date of my first SW reception
report, VOA Dixon 9515 at 1000 UTC

7. All reports are for reception spans of at least 15 minutes

8. I have several hundred other QSLs from mediumwave and utility stations

Regards from Melbourne!

Bob Padula

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