US7IID/p DX-pedition to URFF-025 in 2011.
1-2 October 2011, the US7IID/p DX-pedition took place in the national natural park "Holy Mountains". In the expediting team included my friend Vladimir UT7IF and Serge US7IVW. National Natural Park "Holy mountains" is included in the programme of World Flora Fauna Award. In directory WFF awards for this park was reference the number URFF-025.The expedition team expresses its gratitude to the staff a the gamekeeper of the National Park "Holy Mountain" for the hospitality and support of Yuri G. Pazushko.
Pictured from left to right: a the gamekeeper of the National Park "Holy Mountain" Yuri G. Pazushko, Toly US7IID, Serge US7IVW, Vladimir UT7IF.
National Natural Park "Holy Mountain" Ц national nature park, located in the northern part of Donetsk oblast (province) of Ukraine, in Slaviyansky (11957 HA), Krasnolimanskky (27665 HA) and Artiomovsksky areas. Created February 13, 1997, Presidential Decree No. 135/97. The Park stretches mainly along the left bank of the Seversky Donets River with large ribs on the right bank.
In the Park are chalky mountains on which rare plants have survived antiquity, for example, pine chalky, preserved before ice period.Total area of the Park Ч 40589 hectares.
Flora: The total number of plant species in the Park Ч 943.Protected vegetation of the Valley of the River Severski Donets: relic pine borons chalky, relict and endemic vegetal factions in the mountains chalky, forests, steppes, meadow. The flora comprises 20 endemic species.
Fauna: on the territory of the Park live 256 species of animals.The fauna consists of species 43 of mammals, 194-birds, 10 Ц reptiles, 9-amphibians, 40 - fish.
On the photo Anatoly US7IID/p on the air.
To work on the air, we used a 3-band dipole antenna and 100 watt transceiver Yaesu FT-840. For 26 hours in the air was made 562 CW QSO with radioamateurs from 50 countries in 5 continents.
QSL-route to confirm contacts for this DX-pedition via US7IID, most preferably through via home CALL. All received direct QSL-card will give a direct answer. All QSL-cards received through the national Bureau will be confirmed through the Bureau. In this case, please be patient. Do not send duplicate cards. Reports from the a SWL are welcome.
P.S. On 20.03.2013, through the national QSL-bureau were sent QSL-cards for all above contacts. If you still have not received confirmation of the contact with US7IID/p URFF-025 recommend send new direct inquiry. Do not forget to send a SASE.
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