|Chad is a landlocked country in central Africa|
(Map courtesy CIA World Factbook)
It seems that the security police had not been informed by the country's telecomm regulator that it had authorized the operation, and the country's president was hosting an event at the same hotel during the planned activity. Opskar and his gear were placed under house arrest while bureaucratic and diplomatic maneuvering took place, both between the Chad government agencies and the governments of Norway and Chad. He was finally given permission to leave for home on October 24. During his one day on the air, Ken made 2135 QSOs, all on CW.