The Hams worldwide, thanks Dr. Pavlo Tarasovych UT1KY, Antarctic veteran for issuing a special Award to the radio amateurs who worked the special callsign EM25VER, issued to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Ukrainian Research Station Akademik Vernadsky (WAP UKR-Ø1) in Antarctica. Hams wishing to get the Award could write to Pavlo (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Last February 2021, on the day of the 25th Anniversary of Akademik Vernadsky Station, Ukrainian polar explorers received State Awards from the President Volodymyr Zelensky, who awarded State decorations to those who made a significant contribution to the development of polar research in Ukraine. In particular, to all the participants of the Ukrainian Antarctic expeditions, who have been conducting year-round research at Akademik Vernadsky Station for 6 years or more.
The award ceremony took place at the President’s Office, last February 6, 2021, on the day of the 25th Anniversary of Akademik Vernadsky Station (WAP UKR-Ø1).
«Every great story means, first of all, the people who made it possible. I would like to thank the representatives of the Ukrainian polar community present here, as well as everyone who worked at Akademik Vernadsky Station in different years.
I believe and am convinced that the history of Vernadsky, the history of “Ukrainian Antarctica” will continue and will be successful. I thank our male and female polar explorers for their work, contribution to science and strengthening the authority of Ukraine», Volodymyr Zelensky emphasized.
TNX Pavlo UT1KY (aka EM1KY) pics above.