I was born in December 1961
in Mar del Plata, Argentina. Son of Spanish immigrants in Argentina
My first memory of the radio goes back to 1968 when I was 6 years
old. On a ship trip back from Spain to Argentina, my father bought
a radio receiver SW / MW / LW in the Canary Islands. I remember
my father on the deck trying to tune some station, although he
had no a particular interest in radio. The radio was a beautiful
and modern (for that time) Standard brand Japanese receiver.
Back in Argentina, my father always listened to local AM radio,
but I was intrigued by the mysterious language and strange "noises"
that were heard on shortwave. It was not until 1975 that my passion
was truly born on the radio when I'm my last year of primary
My beginnings were very modest indeed. With old valve radios
and poor antennas I did my first international shortwave stations
listeners. My passion for radio grew and in 1981 I got my amateur
radio license (LU2DKN) that I have so far and in recent years
I "re-discovered" utility stations, the mysterious
sounds heard with my father's
receiver in my youth, now are my main occupation in this fascinating
Professionally I work as a RF technician in a mobile telephone
company. Previously I worked at the port of Mar Del Plata in
naval electronic equipment maintenance.
me in 1982 and a big Sailor
HF radio in a ship, just installed