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Barrington (Barry) George Crosby Thompson, G4LKF / G8JJE, 5th March 2017

| March 21, 2017

It is with regret that I would inform you regarding the peaceful passing of Barrington (Barry) Thompson, G4LKF / G8JJE, on the 5th March 2017 following three months of illness. Barry served in the RAF from 1947 to 1957, seeing service in the UK and in Hong Kong and later as an NCO Instructor at […]

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Stan McQueen, GM8MRW

| March 21, 2017

West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society (Glasgow) is sad to report the passing of Stan McQueen, GM8MRW. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of his family. All members will greatly miss him and his weekly quiz. Tribute by James, 2M0UOS Secretary, West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society (Glasgow)

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Jim Welsh, GI4JXM, 29th January 2017

| February 27, 2017
Jim Welsh, GI4JXM, 29th January 2017

Jim Welsh, GI4JXM passed away on Sunday 29th January following a long illness. Jim’s interest in radio went back to the late 50s when he began an apprenticeship in Short Brothers aircraft factory in Belfast, working in the radio section. I often heard about his experiences working on the photo reconnaissance version of the Canberra […]

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Dave Powis, G4HUP, 9th February 2017

| February 13, 2017
Dave Powis, G4HUP, 9th February 2017

Dave Powis, G4HUP, was a proud Yorkshireman by birth. In 1965 he joined the GPO as a Youth in Training at Colchester, Essex. Whilst there he developed an interest in amateur radio and gained his Class B licence with the callsign G8BPJ. In 1976 he became a radio school Instructor and then Lecturer at the […]

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Reginald Francis Allenet, GJ3XZE, 17 January 2017

| February 6, 2017

It is with great sadness I have to report that Reginald Francis Allenet, GJ3XZE,passed away on 17 January 2017 after a long illness. Reg was a long-standing member of the Jersey Amateur Radio Society and for many years was the Island’s Morse examiner. His funeral took place on Friday 27th January. Our thoughts are with Reg, […]

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Jack Wintle, G0UJW, 30 December 2016

| January 25, 2017
Jack Wintle, G0UJW, 30 December 2016

Jack Wintle, G0UJW passed away on 30 December 2016.  Among his many interests, Jack focused on radio communication and along with many others initially made use of CB radio, which allowed him to speak to friends in distant parts.  This interest grew and he joined the Andover Radio Amateur Club where he was able to obtain […]

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