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Frank Emery, G3ZMF, 14th September 2016

| September 19, 2016

It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that I have to announce that we have all lost a true friend and fellow radio amateur. Frank Emery, G3ZMF (aka Zany Mad Frank) lost his brief but courageous battle against cancer. Having been admitted to Epsom Hospital on Tuesday 23rd August, he remained on the […]

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Richard Hyslop, MM0PFR, 15th August 2016

| September 19, 2016
Richard Hyslop, MM0PFR, 15th August 2016

It is with great sadness that I request that you add another silent key to your records. My husband Richard Hyslop, MM0PFR, sadly passed away on 15th August 2016. He was an avid amateur radio enthusiast among many other hobbies and is sadly missed by many friends far and near . Although He leaves a […]

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David Peck G1XAZ, 7th September 2016

| September 19, 2016

It is my sad duty to report the passing of David Peck, G1XAZ. He became a SK at his QTH in Market Drayton on 07/09/2016. Dave had been ill and wheelchair-bound for many years. (He was one of my first Foundation students). His XYL has contacted me to arrange a visit to her QTH to assess his […]

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Allan Ogden, G5OD, 27th August 2016

| September 5, 2016
Allan Ogden, G5OD, 27th August 2016

Allan Ogden, G5OD, passed away on the 27th of August 2016, barely three weeks after his 100th birthday. Allan was first licensed in 1934 at the age of 18. His interest in radio dated back to his days at Manchester Grammar school, where he developed a keen interest in anything and everything electrical. In the […]

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Jim Harrison, G4AGW, 13th August 2016

| August 23, 2016

It is with great sadness that I have to report Jim Harrison, G4AGW passed away 13th August 2016 after a short illness. Jim was licenced in 1970 and was active on HF and VHF. I worked Jim on a regular basis from 1975 onwards. He moved from East London to Norfolk  where we still communicated […]

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The Lord Rix, Brian Rix, Baron Rix, Kt, CBE, DL, G2DQU, 20 August 2016

| August 22, 2016
The Lord Rix, Brian Rix, Baron Rix, Kt, CBE, DL, G2DQU, 20 August 2016

Brian Rix, G2DQU, passed away on 20 August 2016. He was 92. His interest in amateur radio was kindled in his early years by his older brother, Malcolm, G5GX. He obtained an Artificial Aerial licence – 2DQU – in 1937 at the age of 13. He got his ‘proper’ licence after the War, when he […]

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