Tribute to Major General Rustom Zal Kabraji AVSM (Retd) - VU2BK
1917 - 2008

Kab VU2BK was an officer in the Indian Army Corps of Signals. He had a very interesting career and was very active on the ham bands.

Please read his tribute by W8SU!

 


VU2BK QSL from 1949


Major General Rustom Zal Kabraji AVSM (Retd)


VU2BK before he retired June of 1970 as the General looking after Southern Army.


This present tower and beam was replaced in 1958 a Telrex Tribander on a 60 foot steel tower. The installation withstands the Indian storms.


Indian Army Signals badge.


This is the Indian War Memorial Corps of Signals.


Here is VU2BK at the desk giving a DX'er a new one! Kab was known as "The Indian Beacon" On the air since 1946.


This is the DXpedition in 1962 to Bhutan who our subject General R.Z. Kabraji VU2BK was a member.

VU2BK QSL from the estate of W8UAS
VU2US/AC5 QSL Courtesy of Tuduri Net F5LMJ
VU2BK at desk courtesy of OK1RR
Photos courtesy of VU2DK
Tribute courtesy of W8SU


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