Re: how to fill in a correct reception report

DL1DXX
 
Edited

Hi Brandon

Ship addresses can be found at:
http://www.equasis.org/EquasisWeb/authen/HomePage?fs=HomePage
You have to register - but this is free. I'm there since 10 years or so....

Searching for a MMSI number,  go to "Management details" and there you find the address.
BUT:    Please check the Company website in the internet! Equasis list the physical address and
and no address with the P.O. Box which can be found on the Companies website. And check always
if the ship still belongs to the Company - search for fleet or fleetlist on the Companies website!
Things are changing fast sometimes. Take the address from the Companies website.

I only write to Companies in Europe or USA, Australia. Postal ways in other countries are
very unsure and the return rate there is going near to zero. This is my experience.

You won't find address for military ships, drilling rigs or sailing ships there.

Yesterday I got the USNS Comfort confirmed. This Navy Hospital ship was in New York
in March during Covid-19 pandemic.

Having now 1500+ ship QSLs in DSC (2200+ DSC and SSB), I'm now more
concentrating on military ships, lifeboats and Coast Guard ships. Hard nuts.
But I still like QSLs :-)

If you have further questions, no problem.

Stay safe and take care,
Andy - DL1DXX

PS:
Here my QSLs since January this year. But Covid-19 makes it not easier...

IWA: LAGK     Oscar Tybring IV [RS 104](Lifeboat), MMSI 257231500, 2187,5 kHz
              DSC with full detailed ppc QSL-card in 37 days.
              Power: 250 W
              Position: 58 05 N   06 48 E

              My norwegian Lifeboat QSL # 5

IWA: CGTF     CCGS M. Charles MB (Coast Guard), MMSI 316021597, 8414,5 kHz DSC
              with full detailed ppc QSL-card in 106 days.
              Power: 150 W
              Position: 48 39,2 N   123 27,05 W
              That's in Patricia Bay, British Coumbia / CANADA !

IWA: CGTF     CCGS Terry Fox (Coast Guard), MMSI 316122000, 2187,5 kHz DSC
              with full detailed ppc QSL-card in 99 days.
              Power: 250/500 W
              Position: 47 12,6 N   059 55,6 W

IWA: CGCB     CCGS Telepost (Coast Guard), MMSI 316002140, 2187,5 kHz DSC
              with full detailed ppc QSL-card in 57 days.
              Position: 41 32 N   67 16 W  (Georges Bank)

              My canadian Coast Guard ship QSL # 6

IWA: PADA     HNLMS Karel Doorman [A 833] (Netherlands Navy ship), MMSI
              24417300, 2187,5 kHz DSC with full detailed ppc QSL and
              2 viewcards in 36 days.
              Power: 250 W
              Position: 52 57 N   004 47 E

IWA: PARE     HNLMS Mercuur [A 900] (Netherlands Navy ship), MMSI
              245974000, 2187,5 kHz DSC with full detailed ppc QSL in
              155 days.
              Position: Den Helder/NETHERLANDS

              My netherlands Navy ship QSL # 5

IWA: EIYN     L.E. Niamh [P 52] (Irish Navy ship), MMSI 250480000, 2187,5
              kHz DSC with full detailed ppc QSL, letter, info and pen
              in 45 days.
              Power: 150 W
              Position: 51 31,43 N   008 27,62 W

IWA: DRLJ     GNyS Spiekeroog [A 1452] (German Navy Ship), MMSI 211211970
              8414,5 kHz DSC with full detailed ppc QSL and pers. letter
              in 18 days.
              Power: 100 W
              Position: Kiel / GERMANY

IWA: CGDW     CCGS Cygnus (Coast Guard), MMSI 316017000, 2187,5 kHz
              DSC with full detailed ppc QSL in 45 days.
              Power: 500 W
              Position: 46 13,9 N   046 29,2 W

IWA: CG2959   CCGS Leonard J Cowley (Coast Guard), MMSI 316034000,
              2187,5 kHz DSC with full detailed ppc QSL in 78 days.
              Position: 48 31,4 N  052 23,7 W

IWA: SMKH     KBV 002 (Coast Guard), MMSI 266287000, 2187,5 kHz
              DSC with full detailed ppc QSL and info sheet in 30
              days.
              Power: 250 W
              Position: 57 42,3 N   018 46 E

IWA: SMKH     KBV 033 (Coast Guard), MMSI 266335000, 2187,5 kHz
              DSC with full detailed ppc QSL in 15 days.
              Power: 250 W
              Position: Oskarshamn / SWEDEN

              My swedish Coast Guard ship # 6

IWA: EA4097   Rio Jallas [M-51] (Coast Guard), MMSI 225982317,
              2177 kHz DSC with full detailed ppc QSL in 18 days.
              Power: 150 W
              Position: 43 21,0 N   008 22,7 W

              This one is a small spanish Speedboat from the
              Guardia Civil. 21,19m long

              My spanish Coast Guard ship # 3

IWA: JWBR     KV Harstad [W 318] (Coast Guard), MMSI 259050000,
              2187,5 kHz DSC with full detailed ppc QSL in 72 days.
              Power: 25 W
              Position: Lofoten / Northern NORWAY

              my norwegian Coast Guard ship # 7

IWA: DBJM     Neuwerk (Coast Guard), MMSI 211267710, 2177 kHz
              DSC with full detailed ppc QSL and viewcard in 20
              days.
              Position: 54 10,0 N   007 54,2 E

IWA: OIUM     Uisko (Border Guard), MMSI 230304000, 2187,5 kHz
              DSC with full detailed ppc QSL in 36 days.
              Power: 250 W
              Position: 59 50,5 N   024 07,7 E

              Finnish Border Guard ship QSL # 2

IWA: JXAT     Skomvaer 3 [RS 99] (Lifeboat), MMSI 257207500, 2187,5
              kHz DSC with full detailed ppc QSL in 32 days.
              Power: 150 W
              Position: 69 39,10 N   018 57,74 E
                        Tromsoe Harbour / NORWAY

              my norwegian Lifeboat # 3

IWA: LCQW     OV Utvaer (Pollution Control), MMSI 257846000, 2187,5
              kHz DSC with full detailed ppc QSL and letter in 44
              days.
              Power: 250 W
              Position: 62 28,16 N   006 12,8 E

IWA: LDGJ     Johan Hjort (Research), MMSI 257139000, 2187,5 kHz
              DSC with full detailed QSL letter in 248 days.
              Position: 58 00,0 N   010 13,8 E

              Norwegian Institue of Marine Research vessel

IWA: FNCM     Atalante (Research), MMSI 227222000, 8414,5 kHz
              DSC with full detailed QSL card in 238 days.
              Power: 500 W
              Position: 04 44 N   086 44,6 W

              That's between Costa Rica and Galapagos Islands!

IWA: DBFI     Seeadler (Fishery Protection), MMSI 218692000, 2187,5
              kHz with full detailed ppc QSL in 78 days via email
              for snailmail report
              Power: 500 W
              Position: 53 45,7 N   007 0,3 E

IWA: C6PZ7    Leif Eiriksson (Drilling Rig), MMSI 308243000, 2187,5
              kHz DSC with full detailed ppc QSL and personal note in
              71 days.
              Power: 25 W
              Position: 59 16,479 N   002 17,073 E

              Meanwhile, the flag and MMSI has changed.
              Callsign now: V7A2607  - MMSI 538008642     

              My drilling rig # 160 !     
 
IWA: C6CI7    Deepsea Yantai (Drilling Rig), MMSI 311000483, 2187,5
              kHz DSC with full detailed QSL letter in 125 days.
              Power: 250 W
              Position: Gjøa oilfield (off NORWAY)

IWA: OIRV     Kontio (Icebreaker), MMSI 230251000, 2187,5 kHz
              DDSC with full detailed ppc QSL in 16 days.
              Power: 500 W
              Position: Helsinki / FINLAND
        
              My Icebreaker QSL #10

IWA: PBQK     Plancius (Passenger), MMSI 246573000, 2187,5 kHz
              DSC with full detailed ppc QSL in 232 days.
              Power: 250 W
              Position: 51 27,7 N   003 41,8 E

IWA: ZMSM     Straitsman (Passenger), MMSI 512002959, 8414,5 kHz
              DSC with full detailed ppc QSL in 19 days.
              Power: 250 W
              Position: Cook Strait / NEW ZEALAND

IWA: C6SE4    Explorer of the Seas (Passenger), MMSI 311316000,
              2187,5 kHz DSC with full detailed ppc QSL in 221 days.
              Power: 250 W
              Position: 49 48 N   003 18 W

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