While we’re on the subject of QSL cards, doesn’t it seem that nearly all of the QSL cards you get from European stations have a cathedral or castle or some similarly grand—and very old—structure? Unfortunately, we’re disadvantaged in that respect here in the U.S. Unless you happen to live in New York City, or maybe Boston, most of the really old bulidings are not very awe-inspiring.
So, what’s a ham to do? Well, in thinking about this with regard to my QTH, I asked myself, “What’s the closest thing we have to a cathedral here in Ann Arbor”? My answer, Michignan Stadium! Every fall, more than 100,000 acolytes come to worship there on selected Saturdays. With a capacity of 107,501, it is the biggest American football stadium in the world.
So, here’s a draft of my new QSL card:
To be honest, I’m not even that big of a football fan, but it is an impressive structure, with or without fans.