Commemorating the 1992 Flight of a AN-2 Biplane from Ukraine to Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA EO25RAN

13:35 Fernando Luiz de Souza 0 Comments








March 4 to May 7, 2017

UKRAINE




A little light on details, but this award seems to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the 1992 flight of a large biplane from Chernihiv (Shestovitsa Airport) in the Ukraine to Tennessee, USA.  The crew was led by commander Pyotr Petrovich NAVOYTOM flying the biplane, an AN-2 over a path of some 15. 800 km, a distance equal to half the length of the equator.

Look for special event station EO25RAN beginning 4 March 2017, (Day of departure from the AN-2 Chernihiv, Shestovitsa Airport , Ukraine, March 4, 1992).

The plane is scheduled to arrive in Tennessee at or about 00-00 UTC 7 May 2017.

Contact special event station EO25RAN using all HF bands, including WARC and 144 MHz. Modes to be used are: CW, SSB, DIGI (All digital types are considered for DIGI). The award may be earned for making either 2 QSOs or recording at least 2 SWL’s.

Apply to uz1rr@ukr.net by sending log extract of QSO or SWL. The award is free of charge and is sent to you as a digital file.""
Email: uz1rr@ukr.net
Internet: https://www.qrz.com/EO25RAN


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