Joel Carrazana Valdés CO6JC of the Federación de Radioaficionados de Cuba (FRC) has posted the results of the amateur radio exams in Cuba
323 candidates sat one of the three categories of amateur radio exams in the first half of 2018 and 310 obtained a license. This is an increase in candidates over last year. The overall pass rate was an impressive 95.97%.
There are three license categories in Cuba:
- CO 1st Category - All bands with up to 2,000 watts output
- CM 2nd Category - HF/VHF/UHF with up to 100 watts output
- CL 3rd Category - part of 1.8/3.5/5/7/144 MHz bands with 10 watts output
The number of exam passes for the three license categories were 36 category 1, 53 category 2, 221 category 3.
The pass rates for the three levels of exams were 92.3% category 1, 94.6% category 2, 96.9% category 3