Bureau Posting May 2017

May 2017 bureau mailing

QSL cards have been posted 84 World Bureaus today Tuesday 2nd May 2017.

This mailing is a joint mailing between M0OXO Charles, M0URX Tim & 2E0SDV Jamie

I would very much appreciate feedback from you when the QSL cards start arriving at World Bureaus or received by hams around the world? This feedback will be added to our data below.

This mailing features cards from the recent expeditions. The parcels are sent by Priority Business Mail to get to the Bureaus quickly. 

Total amount of QSL cards 26,477
Via M0URX 11,126
Via M0OXO 10,695
Via 2E0SDV 4,656

Total Weight 102.020 kg (gross weight includes packaging)

Total Cost £458.95 £4.50 per kg (Net weight excludes packaging)
Average postage cost  1.8p per QSL card.

If anyone wishes to make a donation to the costs of bureau shipments, you can do when you request a QSL  and use the donation facility on OQRS.

Each bureau is listed as package weight.

Algeria 10g
Argentina 160g LU4JI received cards 26/05/2017
Aruba 10g
Australia 310g
Austria 1,140g OE7PGI received ZC4A & A71AM 03/06/2017
Belarus 335g
Belgium 2,490g
Bosnia Herzegovenia 170g
Brazil 470g
Bulgaria 565g LZ1OT LZ Manager reports box arrived 05/05/2017
Canada 445g VE3EXY reports package arrived 09/05/2017
Chile 35g
China 75g
Colombia 20g
Costa Rica 5g
Croatia 1,420g
Cuba 20g
Czech Republic 3,090g
Denmark 340g
Dominican Republic
Ecuador 35g
Estonia 100g
Faroe Islands
Falkland Islands
Finland 1,180g
France 4,180g
Germany 19,120g
Georgia 5g Letter returned endorsed “Moved” 13/06/2017
Greece 945g
Hong Kong 5g
Hungary 1,810g
Iceland 40g
India 40g
Indonesia 50g
Italy 7,410g
Ireland 100g
Israel 160g
Japan 18.090g
Kazakhstan 65g
Kuwait 45g
Latvia 85g
Liechtenstein 15g
Lithuania 310g
Luxembourg 95g
Macedonia 170g
Malta 40g
Mexico 25g
Moldova 55g
Netherlands 2,160g
New Caledonia
New Zealand 140g
Norway 375g
Paraguay 10g
Philippines 10g
Poland 2,570g
Portugal 390g
Qatar 10g
Romania 475g
Russian Fed 9,550g RW3RN reports receiving TX5T QSL 02/07/2017
Saudi Arabia 5g
Serbia 600g
Singapore 5g
Slovakia 1,440g
South Africa 55g
South Korea 255g
Spain 4.920g
Sri Lanka
Sweden 1,050g
Taiwan 125g
Thailand 115g
Turkey 95g
United Arab Emirates
Ukraine 3,940g UT3UY reports that the box arrived 13/05/2017
United Kingdom 1,150g
Uruguay 20g
Venezuela 240g

W0 –  365g
W1  – 645g
W2 –  625g
W3 – 680g Parcel arrived but USPS had waterdamaged the box of cards.
W4 –  405g
WW4 – 240g
W5 –   400g
W6 – 315g
W7 – 435g
W8 –  465g
W9 – 525g
WP3 – 40g
WL7- 15g
WH6 – 25g

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