Help

How can I help you?

  • How do I request a paper QSL card?  – Please send me an email using the Contact page, be sure to provide your Callsign, details about the contact, and your postal address.
  • Should I include money for return postage with my QSL card?  – No, please do not include any money, cheque, or IRQ with your card, if you wish to make a donation towards the cost of postage, please use the PayPal button on my QSL information page.
  • How do I send you a QSL card? – Please see my QSL information page for detail of the different ways to send me a QSL card.
  • Are your details on online data bases like QRZ.com up to date?  – I manage my details on QRZ.com, QRZCQ.com, HAMQTH.com, and HAMCALL.net. But please see my QSL information page to be sure you have the most up to date information.
  • Were do I send QSL cards for GB6SMD?  – You can send them directly to me using the address on my QSL information page or you can send them via the RSGB Bureau.
  • What band are you active on?  – I am active on all bands from 60M to 70cm and have multi-mode capability for all bands except 4M on which I use FM only. Please see my About G6JVT page for more details.
  • How can I set up a schedule with you?  – Please send me an email with the time, date and band using my Contact page.
  • What logging software do you use?  – Please see my Links page for details of all the software I use in my Shack. When portable I use Xlog for Linux, and at home I use HRD.
  • When is GB6SMD on the air?  – GB6SMD is on the air on the 2nd and 3rd Saturday of September each year. Please see my Calendar and the GB6SMD pages for the most up to date information.
  • Is the weather data on your website up to date?  – The weather information is uploaded directly from my weather station and updates every 15 minuets when ever my computer is on. So in short not always.
  • Is the On Air information on your website up to date?  – Yes, it is only displayed when I have my logging software running.
  • How often does the On Air frequency information update?  – The On Air information updates automatically about once every minuet.
  • What is your email address? – To contact me by email please use my Contact page in the first instance.
  • I have tried to post a comment on your “Comments page” but the comment dose not show. Why is that? – All comments are moderated so they will not show until they are approved. If comments are irreverent or inappropriate they will not be approved for inclusion on the page.
  • Can I place an advertisement on your website? – No, sorry I do not allow advertisements of any kind on my website. If you try to post them they will be deleted by the moderator before they are published.
  • How much dose it cost to advertise on your website? – Sorry I do not have advertisements paid or otherwise on my website. 
  • How often do you send out QSL cards? – Eqsl and electronic cards are sent as soon as I add our contact to my log, Direct cards and card via the RSGB Bureau are normally sent at the end of each month.
  • Do you use LOTW? – Yes, I normally upload my log to LOTW each month.
  • Is your online log up to date? – Yes, it is updated automatically each time I add a contact to my computer log in my radio shack.
  • Can I search your log for our contact? – Yes, my online log only displays my last 20 contacts, but my whole log is searchable by entering a callsign in the search box. When you search for a callsign a list is displayed of all log entries between 2006 (when I started using a computer log) to the current date.
  • How do I obtain a printout of all the contacts we have made for my log? – Please send me an email using my Contact page. I can send you a printout in PDF format via email, or by post if you provide me with your postal address and agree to pay the postage cost.
  • Who is the Webmaster your website? –  G6JVT is the webmaster of this website and can be contacted via the Contact page.