Опубликовано в журнале "Радиолюбитель" 11/1992.
Рано утром 7 марта 1992 года началась наша экспедиция. Все были на ногах задолго до рассвета: одни носили вещи в машину, другие готовили завтрак, третьи затевали последний раунд "отговоров" в надежде убедить нас отказаться от рискованной затеи...
Published CQ Magazine. May 1993.
This article concerns a major DXpedition to a very dangerous place at a very dangerous time. It is also a tale of international cooperation and demonstrates the spirit of amateur radio.
The YA5MM DXpedition actually had its beginnings on the roof of a five-story apartment building in Dushanbe Tajikistan in August 1991. RT4UQ (Vasily, who like me is from Kiev in the Ukraine), UJ8JMM (Nodir, from Dushanbe), and UJ8JCQ (Alex, whose roof we were on), and I had just returned ftorn a successful DXpedition under the callsign UJ1K to Kulyabskaya oblast in the mountainous regions of Tajikistan. We were on UJ8JCQ's roof helping Alex reassemble and erect his antennas, which we had used in expedition.