Arnie Coro

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Arnaldo Coro Antich, aka Arnie Coro, was a Cuban radio host, academic and popular amateur radio operator. He was a cofounder of Radio Havana. He hosted the English language Radio Habana show DXers Unlimited which had broadcasts twice a week. He was also a professor of broadcasting at the University of Havana.

His amateur radio call sign was CO2KK. In Cuba, Coro is considered "the guru of ham radio operators" and is credited for increasing interest in Cuban amateur radio operation and has garnered many fans in the United States. Due to the difficulty in acquiring radio equipment, Coro had managed to assemble his radio equipment from pieces of old radios, Soviet-era television sets and fax machines.

He died on Jan 8th 2023. Arnie was 80 years old.

400px-Pedropic.jpg (Arnie Coro, repairing a reported V2 Spy Numbers Station transmitter)

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