Callsign Check

Rod Fitz-Randolph w5hvv at AENEAS.NET
Thu Sep 4 00:15:34 EDT 1997

>Dear BA fans,
>I recently worked NN50CIA on 40 CW. Does anybody recognize this call? Is it
>a Mars station, as I have guessed? The call could have been NNH0CIA or
>NNV0CIA. The op wasn't too deft on the key, and sent several variations. I
>did hear NN50CIA the most, though. This leads me to believe that this was
>the correct callsign.
>He mentioned having a KB4 as a QSL manager. Anybody else know anything else
>about this?

NN50CIA was a legit QSO.  It is commemorating the 50 years of existence of
the CIA.  It is the first time in history that a ham station was/is operating
in the open from an intelligence organization.

Rod, N5HV
w5hvv at

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