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Gerald (Gerry) Openshaw, G2BTO, 6th September 2015

| September 21, 2015

It is with great sadness that I report the passing of Gerald (Gerry) Openshaw, G2BTO, on the 6th September 2015, aged 96. Born in 1919, Gerald was a life long radio enthusiast.  His skills and enthusiasm where put to good use serving with many others at Bletchley Park during WW2.  Gerald was a  long standing […]

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Commander Aubrey John Russell Pegler RN OBE, G3ENI, 12 September 2015

| September 14, 2015
Commander Aubrey John Russell Pegler RN OBE, G3ENI, 12 September 2015

Commander A J R Pegler RN OBE, G3ENI (RNARS 23) became a silent key on 12th September 2015 at the grand age of 95. It is an honour and privilege to give this tribute to John. He joined the Navy as a cadet at the age of 17. During the war he was on the […]

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Clive Ward, G1EUC, 4 September 2015

| September 7, 2015

Clive Ward, G1EUC suddenly became a silent key on Friday 4 September 2015. I learnt of his passing on the same night from his neighbour, barely two hours after speaking to him on the phone (and not long after he had help start up a packed 32nd Foundation course and enjoyed seeing his TX Factor […]

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David Moore, G8CGZ, 2015

| September 7, 2015

I had a phone call to inform me that David Moore, G8CGZ is now SK. I believe he was unwell for a couple of years. I knew David quite well as he was chairman of Chesterfield and District Amateur Radio Society. Tribute by John Rogers, M0JAV Chairman, RSGB EMC Committee

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Alan Boswell, G3NOQ, 5 August 2015

| August 20, 2015

Alan Boswell, G3NOQ was one of the RSGB’s most respected Members. Until his death on 5th August 2015 he was an active member of the RadCom technical panel. He had particular skill in vetting articles on antenna matters. I knew Alan well from our joint involvement with the IEE (now the IET), where we met at […]

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Robert (Bob) Shaw, G3VRD, 17 August 2015

| August 18, 2015
Robert (Bob) Shaw, G3VRD, 17 August 2015

Robert (Bob) Shaw, G3VRD, sadly became a silent key in the early hours of Monday 17th August, aged 80 years. He was an honorary life member of Lincoln Shortwave Club where he had enjoyed continuous membership since 1974 (41 years). He had undertaken many key position in the club and at various times had been […]

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