- QTH: Programming originates at Radio Rebelde’s studios in Havana. The shortwave transmitter is located in Bauta, about 40 km (25 miles) southwest of Havana in Artemisa province. Mediumwave and FM transmitters are located through Cuba.
- Description: “Radio Rebelde is a 24 hour/day network with a varied program of national and international music hits of the moment, news reports and live sport events. The station was set up in 1958 by Che Guevara in the Sierra Maestra region of eastern Cuba, and was designed to broadcast the aims of the 26th of July Movement led by Fidel Castro. Transmitting on shortwave, Radio Rebelde also broadcast the latest combat news, music and spoken literature to the people of Cuba during the Cuban Revolution. Today, Radio Rebelde has forty-four transmitters on the FM dial covering 98 percent of the island of Cuba, plus a shortwave signal on the 60-meter band at 5.025 MHz, and several AM transmitters on various frequencies, most commonly 540, 550, 560, 600, 610, 620, 670, 710, and 770.” – From Wikipedia
- Common frequencies/Modes: 5025 khz. AM, plus 44 mediumwave and 4 FM transmitters covering almost all of Cuba.
- QSL Info: Reports can be sent to:
Postal: Radio Rebelde, PO Box 6277, Havana, CUBA
Telephone: (537) 839-2524.
Note: I have sent QSL reports for Radio Rebelde included with reports sent to Radio Havana Cuba, which have been noted on the mailbag show, however, I have not received a QSL card yet from Radio Rebelde.