On Jan 21, 2010, the Russian licensing authority allocated following prefix numbers to neighbouring regions: Digit to call area
2 = 3
5 = 3
7 = 6
8 = 9
More details can be found on the homepage of RW2Lat QRZ.com.
The Russian government passed a resolution for a administrative reform. UA9G: Komi-Permyatzkij Okrug (KP) merged into UA9F, G. Permskij Kraj (PM) UA8T: Usti-Ordinskij Buryatskij AO (UO) merged into UA0S, T: Irkutskaya Obl. UA8V: Aginsky Buryatsky AO (AB) merged with UA0U: Chitinskaya Obl. (CT) and got the new name UA0U, V: Zabajkalskij Kraj (ZK) UA0B: Taymyrsky AO (TM) and UA0H: Evenkiyskiy AO (EV) merged with UA=A,B,H:
Krasnoyarsky Kraj (KK) UA0X: Koryaksky AO (KY) merged in UA0X, Z: Kamchatskaya Kraj (KT)
Users of SWL4WIN will find some updates for their country DB, the maps and
the RDA statistics soon.
Reform of call sign system came in Russia Two day's ago I've worked with the Saint Petersburg amateur radio station on "Echo-link". His call sign was really surprised me. It was UH1AAC (novice class call sign). Another one was UA8AA (from UA9X...