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A Cuban in Åland Islands (OH0X)

Although this is not a first time, that a radio amateur of this part of the Caribbean operates contest stations in other latitudes is not something that happens every day and without a doubt, when it happens, it becomes great news. This time, Douglas/CO8DM, a member of GDXC (Grupo DX de Cuba) and LTCC (Las …

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CO9KAA will be active during RSGB IOTA Contest

After a frustrated expedition to NA-218, part of the remaining team decided to be active from the main island (NA-015) as Single Operator MIxed entries. Raúl/CO8ZZ will be using the official station of Federación de Radioaficionados de Cuba in Las Tunas province: CO9KAA and Ariel/CM8ADT his own callsign. There are seven IOTA islands groups into …

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T40HQ: a symbol of unity

Without a doubt, there aren’t many opportunities that are as special when it comes to sharing efforts behind a common objective as in a “headquarters” station. The fact of operating being kilometers apart one from the other but with the same callsign and purpose gives this category of the “IARU” a different and unique flavor. …

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Available Certificates “T40HQ”

48 stations from Europe, North America, South America and Africa  worked Cuban Headquarter station T40HQ on all 4 bands where was active during IARU HF  World Championship (80, 40, 20 Y 15 meter). Those stations obtained an Special Certificate which are already available to download clicking on each callsign. The  stations are: 9A0HQ, CG3AT, CN3A, …

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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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