T42US- HAVANA CUBA (October 21 to
October 28) … The 7163 DX Group and the Federacion de
Radioaficionados de Cuba (FRC) are pleased to announce the
upcoming DX operation from Havana, Cuba. The combined group will
be operating under the special call T42US between October 21 and
October 28 including during the CQ WW DX SSB Contest. There will
be 9 operators from the USA and approximately the same number from
Cuba. The T42US group will operate 160-6 meters SSB and CW
(Including 60 Meters). The
USA Team leader is Jim, WB2REM and Cuban Team Leader Bob, CM2KL.
The Direct QSL route is via WB2REM and Buro via K9DIG.
In addition to our
T42US operation we will be holding an Exhibition at the
Radioaficionados de Cuba (FRC) building.
This exhibition will include a demonstration
of Amateur Radio to young people in Cuba by Nancy, K9DIG and
reading of her book "Mike Races Again."
There will also be presentations on new
technology in Ham radio and Ham Radio in Cuba. We will be
administering US VE Exams in Havana. This will be the first time
in radio history that this has occured.
Lastly, we will be
holding a banquet in which we will thank our Cuban hosts and
socialize with the operators and their family. We hope that this
operation will help bring people of our nations together
through sharing of a mutual experience.