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A WARNING TO UKRAINE BASED RTL-SDR HOBBYISTS
« on: February 03, 2022, 2040 UTC »
"While we usually don't encourage politics on this blog, with the possibility of a Ukraine invasion by Russia we just wanted to issue a general warning to Ukrainian SDR owners. Last year we saw Stanislav Stetsenko a resident of Crimea arrested by the Russian Federal Security Service under suspicion of being a Ukrainian informant. The evidence against him was that he was an aviation and plane spotter hobbyist who used RTL-SDRs for tracking and listening in to aircraft communications - something of which many of us do in safety.

Back in June 2021 Stanislav was facing 25 years in prison. We still don't know what has happened to him. If anyone local has heard any updates please let us know."
https://www.rtl-sdr.com/a-warning-to-ukraine-based-rtl-sdr-hobbyists/

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