From: RAC Headquarters
Date: July 2, 2000
Subject: Ukraine joins CEPT T/R61-01
Canada as a non-CEPT country participates in CEPT
Recommendation T/R61-01. This allows Canadians to operate their
amateur radio station while temporarily visiting CEPT countries.
Ukraine is the first CIS nation to be added to the CEPT list whereas
the agreement between Canada and the Ukraine has been
successfully concluded and meets all the requirements.
The amateur radio community can enjoy the benefits of the CEPT
reciprocal operating agreement with the Ukraine.
Working toward achieving the CEPT agreement beween the Ukraine
and Canada, which has been ongoing for 5 years, was the Amateur
Radio League of Alberta (ARLA), Mike Eliuk, VE6MY, ARLA Past
President Joe Green, VE6JMG, UARL President Igor Zeldin,
UR5LCV, Dr. Roman Petryshyn from Grant McEwan Community
College, Hon. Anne McLellan, Justice Minister and MP West
Edmonton, Jan Skora from Industry Canada and Ron Kalinsky of
Zollotto Mines Ltd.