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1AQD / NU1AQD / W1AQD QSL Collection

My great uncle Louis C. Brown, "Brownie" in Maine, was active in amateur radio between 1927 and 1936. I have 250+ of his QSLs from United States stations and additional cards from DX hams. I will gladly provide digital images of individual QSLs for relatives or others who wish to have them for their research or records.

Calls are listed by call area then suffix

W1ABG (2), W1ACR, NU1AHY, W1AIC, W1ALO (3), W1AMG, W1AMQ, 1AOF, W1AOT, W1APR, 1AQL, W1AQW, W1ART, W1ARW, 1AUR, W1AUR, 1AVJ, NU1BBM, W1BEF, W1BEO, W1BEU, W1BFT, W1BFZ, W1BIG, W1BIR, NU1BJC, W1BNG, 1BNL, W1BOK, W1CE, W1CIB, W1CPF, W1CQL, W1CQR, W1CTF, W1IVZ, W1KL, W1LQ, W1NS, W1QH (2), W1UR, 1VE, W1VM, W1VS, W1WV, NQ2AC, W2ACD, U2AET, W2AGI, W2AHU, W2AVO, 2AVP, W2BAK, W2BDX, NU2BHB, W2BVT, W2BXA, 2PO, NU2RK, 2WI, W3ADX, NU3AEL, NU3AEL, W3AER, W3AIA, W3AWS, 3ARC, NU3ASC, NU3BNS, W3EZR, NU3QE, NU3TR, 3AWQ, NU4ACC, NU4ADL, W4AFM, NU4AFP, 4AGE, W4AII, W4AJL, NU4CS, W4CWH, 4DS, W4HC, 4HH, W4KA, W4LY, W4MF, W4NE, W4TN, W4VX, XNUWSQ, 5ADP, 5AF, NU5AFB, 5AHX, 5AKP, 5AQT, 5ATM, NU5ATS, NU5BAT, NU5BAY, 5BBI, 5BCM, 5BH, W5EAC, W5EYR, W5FHJ, U5HE, NU5LP, 5NB, 5QQ, W5UW, W5VQ, 6ABG, 6AGR, 6AGR, 8BEJ, NU6BQ, U6ANN, NU6AOV, 6AWP, NU6AZS, 6BAM, 6BAU, 6BAX, 6BJF, 6BLP, NU6BOA, NU6BTO, W6BXL, NU6BY, NU6BY, 6COT, 6CSJ, W6CYX, 6CZC, 6CZK, 6DCV, NU6DEV, 6DGQ, 6DHQ, 6DKV, 6DNZ, 6DOU, 6DRB, W6DRB, NU6DZD, W6EGH, W6ELC, W6CHY, NU6IH, NU6JU, W6LCF, W6LMZ, NU6QY, 6TS, 6UF, U7ACB, 7ACY, 7AFO, W7AFX, 7AIJ, W7DSZ, W7EBK, W7MW, 7MX, W7PH, 8AIJ, 8ALG, 8AYL, 8CFR, W8CML, 8CPR, W8CVB, 8DDF, 8DDN, W8DEG, W8DIC, W8DJQ, W8DSF, W8DVM, W8FP, W8RF, W8SF, W8WG, W9ABD, 9ACL, W9ACU, NU9AEX, 9ANB, W9ANR, W9AQD, W9ASL, W9BBS, NU9BGA, 9BPW, 9CJC, W9CKU, W9CKV, 9CRD, NU9CUH, W9CVP, 9CWR, 9CZW, 9DLL, 9DOP, NU9DWA, NU9DWS, W9EBP, 9EDE, U9EFW, U9ELJ, W9ENT, 9EVC, 9EXS, 9EYQ, 9FER, W9FG, W9FGN, W9FHV, 9FHY, W9FIS, 9FOI, 9FXR, W9IVD, 9KB, W9KCJ, W9KTZ, W9OGB, W9PRI, NU9PV, W9PZI, W9RDP, NU9GV, W9RGE, W9RGE, NU9SI, W9SQU, 9SS, W9SVU, W9TVU, W9TCE, W9UAZ, W9UJS, W9VHR, W9WDU, 9WO

Trivia


  • W1AQD was the first U.S. station to work England (G2OD) on 10 meters.

  • 1AQD's method for controlling regeneration was published as a Stray on page 20 of the April 1928 QST.

  • In the section "Operating a Station" in The Radio Amateur's Handbook, Sixth Edition (1929), W1AQD is the callsign used to demonstrate use of the prosign AR.

Comments

Anonymous said…
Hi,

I am the current holder of the callsign w4vx and would very much like to see a 30's vintage QSL from a previous holder of the call. If you could scan that in and send it to me that would be great!

Regards

Chris, W4VX [posted by: Chris]
Anonymous said…
Chris, you'll now find the scans here. Happy to give you a little history on your callsign. Sorry it was a response to an OO report instead of confirming a QSO! [posted by: scott]
Anonymous said…
Scott - Thanks for scanning in the QSL card. I appreciate the bit of call history. I hope the OO report is not a sign of things to come ;) 73's Chris W4VX [posted by: Chris Hanslits]
Anonymous said…
Hello ,
Could you please post the card from my father w9kcj.
Thanks Norm [posted by: Norman Dank ]
Anonymous said…
Norm, you will find the 1936 W9KCJ QSL scan here. [posted by: scott]
Anonymous said…
Could you please scan the qsl for w4cwh? Thanks.
[posted by: Carlyle Harper]
Anonymous said…
Card is postmarked December 2, 1935. [posted by: scott]
Anonymous said…
I see that you have W8RF listed as a call for which you have a QSL card. My grandfather used that call sign from sometime in the 1970s until his death in 2003, and I am very interested in finding a scan of one of his QSL cards. Do you have one you can scan? Thanks! [posted by: Matthew]
Anonymous said…
Sorry for the delay, Matthew. I was months behind in comment approval (all others were spam), so just found your request. Is this is your grandfather or an earlier holder of W8RF? Great callsign. [posted by: scott]

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