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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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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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