Chris, W7BMD, is a Seattle physician who, according to his QRZ.com page, specializes in “bone strength, bone density, osteoporosis and fractures.” He’s literally a bone doctor — hence, his call sign phonetics, Whisky Seven Bone M.D.
Chris wanted all of that referenced in his QSL card, plus a picture of his home QTH. The challenge was tying it all together.
I started with the call sign itself. Why not build it out of bones?
Next came the house. Chris sent several reference pictures, and I illustrated a cartoon version of it, with a cartoon version of Chris himself in the foreground.
Then there’s Seattle. What’s more symbolic of Seattle than the Space Needle? I drew that, too.
But … how do you tie it all together?
Chris solved the problem with a fanciful suggestion: Connect one end of his wire antenna to the Space Needle itself.
It works for me. Any ham would want that kind of elevation for his antenna.