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Jun 21 2017

The Lazy M: A Vertical Antenna for the Low Bands

By Douglas Ruz, CO8DM I live on a 75 × 30 foot city lot, which is very small for traditional 80 or 160 meter antennas. After 27 years in ham radio, I finally installed a tower, and mounted a tri-band Spiderbeam with two shortened elements on 40 meters. That combination works well from 40 to …

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Jun 21 2017

CO9KAA will celebrate on the air

Members of the Federación de Radioaficionados de Cuba (FRC) in Las Tunas Province, will be active using their callsign CO9KAA to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the “Jornada Cucalambeana”, starting June 28th until July 3rd.  Activity will be on 80/40/20/15/10/6 meters using CW and SSB. The “Jornada Cucalambeana” is a cultural event which takes part …

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Dic 16 2016

The Cuban Award Program

By Raúl Verdecie /CO8ZZ If there is a latent memory of my beginnings in radio amateur, it is the image of the old timer Benito Neira/CO8AQ (SK), showing me proudly his “Worked All States” (WAS), obtained in the 30’s of past century. It was for me, in that time, a “rare” and old document, certifying …

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Nov 04 2016

T48K (LTCC) during 2016 CQ WW SSB

By Raúl Verdecie, CO8ZZ Following our first Multi-2 experience during the CW ARRL this year, “Las Tunas Contest Crew” (LTCC) believed it possible to try it for the first time during SSB CQ WW and thus consolidate this format for operations to come. This time we left our usual location in “La Herradura” to move …

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Jul 31 2016

6 Meter DXCC Magic from Cuba

By Douglas Ruz, CO8DM My 6 meter DXCC attempt started in November 1997, when a group of Swedish hams from the Kvarnberget Amateur Radio Club, SK0UX, along with Soren Pedersen, OZ1FTU, and Carlos Rodríguez, SM0KCO/CX7CO, visited my club in Las Tunas to participate in the CQ World Wide DX contest (CW). Among my Cuban colleagues …

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