WAP has been informed about the death of RU1ZC Valentin Mykitenko at the age of 70.
It’s a real sad news. Another friend, another Polar veteran, another wonderful radio operator passing away.
Valentin has been active Ham from the Arctic and Antarctica. He did visit and operate from almost all the Russian stations and always coming on the air with his solid signal, CW & SSB.
We are feeling sad, when reviewing his QSL always sent regularly. We have lost a great expeditioner, We’ll miss him very much.
Our deepest condolences to his family and friends
Today, Ham radio community mourn Valentin Mykitenko’s passing, we pray for him. May Lord give Valentin the eternal peace.