REMEMBER "Silent Key" FRIENDS 

This is a Memmorial to a Great Ham,                  

Super CW enthusiast and good friend

Ral David Serra Costa, CT1BBR, was member founder(#002) from CS1CRA Clube Rdios do Atlntico ( CT Lighthouse Radio Club) during many years he dedicated most of the time as a Secretary Treasure he was also President .

Ral was a great CW enthusiast and teacher and Old Timer operator . 

With license in Portugal since 1976 he operatiung most of the time in CW . Ral Costa was one of the CW operatores at many activities from the Radio Clube CS1CRA specialy on Lightouse.

Ral Costa s of IOTA for Portugal specialy in Azores Archipelago and Madeira . Finally IOTA committe agreed , and Azores as a New reference Iota.

 

OPERATIONS by DJMW or CT1DNP/P VALID FOR IOTA

CTB Berlenga Island EU 4, CQ1B Berlenga Island EU 4, CT7B Berlenga Island EU 4, CT1DNP/P Farilhes Island EU 4, CR1C Culatra Island EU145, CQ6C Culatra Island EU145, CQ8I Insua Island EU15 , CS3MW Madeira Island AF14, CQ9MW Madeira Island AF14, CR9M Madeira Island AF14, CQ9M Madeira Island AF14, CS3MW Desertas Islands AF46, DJMW/P Usedom Island EU132,CT3/DJMW/P Porto Santo Isl. AF14, DJMW/P Regen Island EU57, DJMW/P Idensee Island EU57(June2 He went QRT "SK" 6.7.2)

This is a Memmorial to another  Great Ham, 

SUPER Dxpeditionary and good friend

Mrio dos Santos Miranda DJMW also with license in Portugal CT1DNP, was living in Germany over past 40 years, married with Helga . DXpeditinionary and entusiast for DX and Contest.

Usually it was easy to find him operating or from Madeira Island or from Center of Portugal, or Algarve in south of Portugal. Every year during first week he was responsible for some DX spots on cluster from na operation from any Portuguese Island, Ligththouse or Castle or fortress usually himself with Marq,CT1BWW they work as a team . Remenber CTB, CQ7B, CQ1B, CQ8I, CS2V, CT7B, CQ6C, CS5M, CT6C, CQ7Q and many others DXpeditions???

Mrio was so envolved on Dxpeditions that he was always preparing a NEW ONE for everybody !

As you remember many of Portuguese Islands were first time on the Air with Mario and his friends ,ex. N.S.do Rosrio, Cacela da Abbora, Pedra do Pata.

Also operating from Lighthouses on 1st time, like CS1V (Cape S.Vicente Lighthouse) (Insua Lighthouse) (V.Real St.Antnio)and Castles or Fortress too like S.Joo Baptista Fortress, Castro Marim Castle, Alcoutim, Rato Fortress and many others.

Mrio during for many years working "hard" for "New" references of IOTA for Portugal specialy in Azores Archipelago and Madeira . Finally IOTA committe agreed , and Azores as a New reference Iota.

MARQ (CT1BWW) HAS THE LOGS AND CAN CONFIRM QSO'S FOR FOLLOWING ACTIVIES: CTB, CQ7B, CQ1B, CQ8I, CS2V, CT7B, CQ6C, CS5M, CT6C, CQ7Q.