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Graham Mercer, GM4BES, May 2015

| May 28, 2015

Graham Mercer, GB4BES, was one of the long-time Radio Officers at Portpatrick Radio GPK and an enthusiastic radio amateur. He was closely involved with Portpatrick Lifeboat and was an honorary member of Wigtownshire Amateur Radio Society. For many years Graham lived in the Radio Station/Coast Guard Houses close to the GPK radio station and at […]

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Peter Carbutt, G2AFV, 8 April 2015

| May 28, 2015

It has been brought to our attention via a report in the Barnsley Chronicle that Peter Carbutt, G2AFV passed away at the age of 92 on 8 April 2015. Peter was a Spitfire pilot in the Second World War, ultimately being shot down by tank fire. He crash-landed on Allied territory, breaking his back in […]

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David Hicks, G6IFA, 19 May 2015

| May 28, 2015

It is with great sadness that I inform you of the death of my uncle, David Hicks, G6IFA, who passed away quite suddenly on the morning of the 19th of May 2015 aged 71. David grey up in Hounslow, West London and since moving to Cheshire, became an amateur in the early 1980s. He was […]

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Louis van de Nadort, PA0LOU, February 2015

| March 2, 2015

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the death of Louis van de Nadort, PA0LOU. Lou died in hospital after a short illness. Lou was the Chairman of IARU Region 1 for 27 years until his retirement in 2002, and a member of the IARU Administrative Council.  He will be sorely missed […]

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Mr P M Townshend, G6PMT, 20 January 2015

| February 27, 2015

It is with great sadness that I inform you of the death of my father, G6PMT. He passed away on 20th January 2015 after a short illness. He was 86 and was still on the air during December 2014. He had been a member of the Echelford Amateur Radio Club for many years. Jane Townshend

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William Heath, G4IAF, 9 February 2015

| February 23, 2015

It is with great sadness that I inform you of the death of my uncle, William Heath, G4IAF,  on 9 February 2015. He was 94 and who until a few years ago had been very active on the air. Martin Lambert Next of kin & nephew

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