Russian amateur radio
1999. Mission to Rwanda
from 15th September 1999, special field club station which is belong to
Russian Amateur Radio Emergency Service RARES will be active again from
Rwanda (Africa) for several month. This station has been active in
1997-1998 by 9X0A (RW3AH Andy).
Operator of 9X/RE3A is well known in Russia rescuer (life guard) from
Ministry of Emergency situations and civil defense EMERCOM
- Vladimir Legoshin, who operated in 1996 as 5H/R3ARES from
Tanzania during UNHCR and EMERCOM humanitarian action for Rwandies refugees in Tanzanian
Now Vladimir's mission to Africa is for creation school for local
rescuers (Life guard school ) supporting by UNDP-EMERCOM joint project.
Vladimir is leader
of Russian team who will stay there for several month. The school location is near
Nyanza village, central of Rwanda. Same QTH as 9X0A. All HF equipment was granted by RW3AH Andy
and has installed there. Antenna is TH3mk4 from "HyGain". PA is
Henry Radio for 14-21-28 Mhz operation. 7 and 3.5 MHz not works yet. This PA
need some repair after hard 9X0A activity during 1997-98. For information,
In the LOG of 9X0A (9X/RW3AH) is about 46000 QSO. Transceiver is YAESU
Since September 15th.1999 9X/RE3A will be active daily on RARES HF NET-14347 Khz, USB, at 07:00 GMT.
The QSL route for 9X/RE3A is: Andy Fyodoroff, P.O.Box -899, MOSCOW zip-127018 RUSSIAN FEDERATION.
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