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Mr A A Chisholm, G3INL, October 2016

| October 31, 2016

Mr Andrew Alexander Chisholm of Ashover passed away at Grove House, aged 86 years. Born in Hamburg, Germany, he lived locally for 18 months. Working as an engineer and sales manager, he retired 30 years ago. His hobbies included amateur radio and he was previously treasurer and secretary of United Reform Church in Clitheroe. He […]

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John Townsend, G4ILY, 28 September 2016

| October 12, 2016
John Townsend, G4ILY, 28 September 2016

It is with deep sadness I report that John Michael Townsend G4ILY is now at rest. John passed away on 28 September, aged 69, at Barnabas House, Worthing. He was surrounded by his beloved family. John’s interest in radio started as a child when his hobbies included wireless building.  It was no surprise when John […]

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Les Bagnall, G4CWD / ZL3WD, 5th October 2016

| October 10, 2016

Albert Leslie (Les) Bagnall, G4CWD / ZL3WD passed away peacefully at home in his adopted New Zealand on the 5th of October 2016 at the age of 83. Les was active on VHF and later HF from the 1960s, first as G8CQW then G4CWD. Always active with his local clubs in Leicester and Derby, he […]

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Ray Blythe, MI0VFO, 30 June 2016

| October 7, 2016
Ray Blythe, MI0VFO, 30 June 2016

The death occurred on the 30th June of Raymond (Ray) Blythe, MI0VFO, late of Bready, Strabane Co Tyrone.  His funeral took place on Sunday 3rd July at 3pm at Leckpatrick Parish Church, Donemana. Ray is survived by his wife Ann, MI3IGO and family. Ray was one of the founding members of the Foyle and District […]

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Terry Barnes, GI3USS, 18th September 2016

| September 19, 2016
Terry Barnes, GI3USS, 18th September 2016

Former RSGB President Terry Barnes, GI3USS passed away on the 18th of September 2016. Terry served as RSGB President in 1992. He was the first GI to hold the position for some 25 years (the last being Barney Patterson, GI3KYP, in 1967). Terry had been a volunteer for the Society for some years before his election […]

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Ron Harding, G3AKU, 1st July 2016

| September 19, 2016

Ron Harding, an amateur radio enthusiast all his life, sadly passed away at the age of 94 o the 1st of July 2016.  Ron’s interest in radios led him to become a Leading Aircraftman Radio Mechanic in the RAF during WW2, and, after spending most of the war in the Middle East (Egypt, then-Palestine, Aden […]

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