Alfredo Luciano was a very close friend, he was a lovely person and also a fantastic Ham Radio, I think one of the greatest. Mario dos Santos/LW1EWY

This article taken from QST Magazine - November 2000

Alfredo Luciano, LU6DJX, SK
World-class DXer Alfredo Luciano, LU6DJX, died August 7, 2000. He was 91. QST DX Editor Bernie McClenny, W3UR, described Luciano as "the top DXer from South America and the leading DXer outside of the USA." First licensed in 1928, he was on the DXCC Honor Roll with 384 countries confirmed (mixed). During the 1999 Dayton DX dinner, Luciano was awarded a special plaque in honor of his accomplishments.
- Mario dos Santos/LW1EWY, Bernie McClenny, W3UR