My name is Vladimir. I was born on April 28, 1969. I was a military pilot. My favorite hobby - Amateur Radio! The first amateur radio QSO on the shortwave, I spent December 28, 1991 in the 160 meters! My first call sign RI8LBE. At that time I was in Uzbekistan city Kagan. I received call sign UK8LBE. Later moved to the Arctic Circle to the north of Russia to the settlement Alakurtti and received call sign UA1ZKJ. I passed the exam on the first category and received a call sign RA1ZM. In June 2010 passed the exam in Finland category of amateur radio extra class and received the call sign OH9FTW, and certificate HAREC.