[amsat-bb] Re: Gagarin Anniversary

i8cvs domenico.i8cvs at tin.it
Fri Apr 8 04:02:56 PDT 2011

----- Original Message -----
From: "John Heath" <g7hia at btinternet.com>
To: "Amsat" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Friday, April 08, 2011 11:19 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Gagarin Anniversary

Geoff Dover G4AFJ sent this to me today.

You may be interested in this one from this week's ARRL DX Bulletin.

KAZAKHSTAN, UN. Special event stations R50YG and R50SK are QRV from
Baikonur until April 14 in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first
flight of Yuri Gagarin. This includes an entry in the Gagarin Cup contest.
In addition, special call R50KEDR will be QRV on April 12 from 0507 to 0655z
to commemorate the 108 minutes of Gagarin's first flight. QSL via
operators' instructions.


John G7HIA

Hi John G7HIA

Just for curiosity. Was Yury Gagarin a licensed radio Ham and what his
call letter ? Anybody had a QSO with him ?

73" de

i8CVS Domenico

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