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  • Thursday, December 22, 2011

    RAST HQ Station Destroyed by Flooding


    Some of the damaged equipment at the Radio Amateur Society
    of Thailand (RAST) headquarters station, HS0AC.
    (Photo courtesy Swen, HS0ZFZ)
    Last fall's massive flooding in Thailand, the country's worst in 60 years, counted among its victims HS0AC, the headquarters station of the Radio Amateur Society of Thailand (RAST). The station was underwater for nearly two months, according to well-known Thai contester Champ Muangamphun, E21EIC/KY1A. Additional photos of the devastation have been posted on the web at <http://www.qsl.net/rast>. 

    RAST is seeking help from hams around the world in rebuilding its headquarters station. If you have spare equipment available, contact Finn/OZ1HET at <oz1het@yahoo.com> or <oz1het@gmail.com>. Monetary donations are also being accepted via PayPal. For details, contact <donate@rast.co.th>.

    Via CQ News Room - Read the full Article