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Making QSL Cards?

Discussion in 'Interesting DX Contacts' started by Robb, Oct 23, 2011.

  1. Robb

    Robb Yup

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    Anyone know what program is best to compose QSL cards?



    The need has arisen, so I need to get on that horse and ride.

    Can you use Windows Paint?

    Or - what would you recommended?
     
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    n0zna W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    thats what i use,73s de n0zna
     
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    Whiplash-265 Active Member

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    anything graphics related i always resort to Adobe Photoshop, but unless you're in the business and can write it off it's a bit of an (okay, massive) investment
    save the template as a .psd and you can change whatever layers you like whenever you like
     
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  5. Robb

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    Is there any particular place to get them done for freeband type QSL cards? Most of the online places are pretty much geared up for Hams only. I am looking to make both types of QSL cards - Ham and freeband.
     
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  6. Wiskey Delta-40

    Wiskey Delta-40 W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    Just made a NEW QSL card what do you think? will have addy on it for final..... Kind of wish Info was on back though will try play with it later Or should I use second pic?






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    Almost all, if not all QSL printers will have no problem printing a CB/Freeband QSL card.
     
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  8. airplane1

    airplane1 W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    I like the first card you did better. It would be great if the info for the contact was on the back and just you Call, addy and email etc. on the front.

    What program are you using for this?

    AP
     
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  9. Wiskey Delta-40

    Wiskey Delta-40 W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    I used this program for about 2 minutes

    http://radioqth.net/qsl.aspx



    going to try and see if it can save to back side havnt looked to hard yet...


    Also thnx for your input on pics I do like first one also... That was taken with my PH Camera out my front door heading to work on morning
     
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  10. Robb

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    You may well still need a powerful graphics program. I use both the native 'Paint' found in Windows7, and I also use another free software (verry cool!) called 'Paint.net'.

    Free download here for Paint.net:
    Paint.NET - Free Software for Digital Photo Editing
     
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