Radio Amateurs exchange QSL cards to confirm a contact (known as a QSO). QSL cards are rather like postcards, and can range from simple black and white cards to full gloss coloured cards. Below are a selection of some of the QSL cards that I’ve received from stations that I’ve contacted.

A card from a VHF contact with the Warrington Radio Club during the PW QRP contest.

A card from a VHF contact with the Warrington Radio Club during the PW QRP contest.

The QSL card for my first HF contact under my own callsign. A 10m contact with Lichtenstein.

The QSL card for my first HF contact under my own callsign. A 10m contact with Lichtenstein.

Who says G7 stations don't use CW (morse code). My first QSL for a CW QSO.

Who says G7 stations don't use CW (morse code). My first QSL for a CW QSO.

A QSL for a contact during the CQ worldwide contest.

A QSL for a contact during the CQ worldwide contest.

Tunisian DXpedition.

Tunisian DXpedition.

20m RTTY contact with Canada

20m RTTY contact with Canada

CQ Worldwide contact with the K3KR contest station

CQ Worldwide contact with the K3KR contest station

CQ Worldwide RTTY contact with the Virgin Islands

CQ Worldwide RTTY contact with the Virgin Islands

PSK31 contact with Saudi Arabia

PSK31 contact with Saudi Arabia