Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Hams Radio Operator player in World Cup Games

Radio Amateur operator UT5UDX/M0SDX Serge Rebrov, is one of the players active in the FIFA World Cup Soccer matches going on right now in Germany. Serge is a midfielder on the Ukraine team.

You can read more about him at the ARRL website.

And there is an online article that describes some of Serge's play at
Ukraine Tops Saudis 4-0 in World Cup

According to one report, Serge scored the first goal by a ham at a world cup
soccer match. It was a DX (long distance) shot he made from 30 meters.

Thanks to Jim AD1C, P. Buijserd, Andre Nevis, and the ARRL for the heads up.