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Chris Darlington, M0DOL, 17th March 2017

| April 7, 2017
Chris Darlington, M0DOL, 17th March 2017

It is with great sadness that we report the sudden death of Chris Darlington, M0DOL, on 17th March 2017.  Chris was an extremely active member of the amateur community through his QSL design and print business QSLers, as well as on air through his many special event stations and CASHOTA activities.  He will be very […]

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Barry Thompson, G4LKF / G8JJE, 5th March 2017

| April 7, 2017

It is with regret that I inform you of the peaceful passing of my father, Barrington George Crosby (Barry) Thompson, G4LKF / G8JJE, on the 5th March 2017, following 3 months of illness. Barry served in the RAF 1947 – 1957, seeing service in the UK and in Hong Kong and later as an NCO […]

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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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