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The Grupo DX de Cuba (GDXC): history and current affairs

The GDXC was founded in Havana, the first day of September 1980. It was a time when the DX activity from Cuba was very limited and only a small group of radio amateurs, almost all of them in the Cuban capital, spent time to the practice of this aspect in ham radio. The educational and …

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T48K will be on the air again!

Las Tunas Contest Crew, T48K,  will be once again as a multi-2 entry during next ARRL International DX Contest CW. The team include Carlos/CX7CO/SM0KCO, Goran/SM0DRD, Goran/SM5SIC, Alex/CO8KA and Raúl/CO8ZZ.  With CX7CO and SM0DRD return to Las Tunas after 20 years, we are going to celebrate T49C’s operation, the very first and only Multi-Multi station from …

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ARRL CW 2016: Scandinavians and Cubans celebrate T48K’s 15th birthday

(Original article previous QST’s edition) Is it possible for a modest field day style station be competitive in worldwide contests? The Cuban station T48K has demonstrated that the answer is yes. This year, they celebrated their 15th anniversary together with friends from Denmark and Finland. By Raul Verdecie/CO8ZZ The idea of joint efforts in a …

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T48K Crew Celebrates 15 Years Operating Together

(Article published in october issue of QST Magazine) Nordic and Cuban operators of Las Tunas Contest Crew, T48K, demonstrate that it’s possible for a modest Field Day-style station to be competitive in worldwide contests. Raúl Verdecie, CO8ZZ Two years ago, Kenneth, OZ1IKY; Pekka, OH2TA, and I decided to share efforts in a multinational operation from …

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New members of the Grupo DX de Cuba (GDXC)

Four colleagues, two of them foreigners, are new members of the Grupo DX de Cuba (GDXC). The information was released by Roberto Ibarra (CO2KL), secretary of the group in the most recent update. Undoubtedly, more and more are interested in joining the group and in many cases, it is one of its primary objectives since …

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