Topband: UA9YAB - Silent Key

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Fri Aug 17 07:11:07 PDT 2012

It must have been that counterfeit Stoli vodka that did it! Made in 
Veneuzela from petroleum waste.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bernie McClenny, W3UR" <bernie at>
To: <topband at>
Sent: Friday, August 17, 2012 6:18 AM
Subject: Topband: UA9YAB - Silent Key

> UA9YAB, Alex, a Topband op from Asiatic Russia passed away last week.
> The following was in The Daily DX.
> 73
> Bernie
> "UA9YAB, Alexander A. "Sasha" Vedernikov, passed away August 11th.  It
> is not exactly clear what the cause was as there are reports it was a
> heart attack while swimming and another saying he drowned.  Alexander
> was 50 years old and was on a DXpedition to Margarita Island, YV7/UA9YAB
> and Los Roques, YV5/UA9YAB at the time.  A friend describes him as a
> "skilled and experienced operator on phone and CW."  He was known for
> his operations from various former ex-Soviet republics and Mongolia.
> His home in Biysk was near the Mongolian border.  He was active in
> January as XU7AEQ in Cambodia.  Left behind are his wife Natalia and two
> children, the youngest only three years old.  At QRZ.RU donations are
> being accepted to raise the $30,000 to have his body returned to Russia
> from Venezuela."
> Bernie McClenny, W3UR
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