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Derek Stanley Babbage, G4CI, 2 December 2014

| January 5, 2015
Derek Stanley Babbage, G4CI, 2 December 2014

Derek Stanley Babbage, G4CI, passed away peacefully on 2nd December 2014. He is survived by his wife Joan and their two children Ian and Susan. He was born in Wimbledon and attended Tiffins school in Kingston and subsequently took a degree course in radio engineering at the Regent Street Polytechnic, now the University of Westminster. […]

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Eric Young, G4MZX, 1 January 2015

| January 5, 2015

Eric Young, G4MZX, Northamptonshire’s RAYNET county controller for over 30 years and President of The Northampton Radio Club passed away peacefully on the evening of 1st January 2015. Eric lost his battle with non-Hodgkins Lymphoma at home with his wife Irene early into the new year. He was incredibly knowledgeable about radio and always willing […]

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Basil N Tait, G3DDN, 1 December 2014

| December 22, 2014

Basil Tait, G3DDN, passed away on 1 December 2014 at the age of 89. His interest in radio began during the Second World War when he was attached to an RAF mobile communications unit. After service in India and Singapore he was moved to Hong Kong, where his was the first signal out of that country […]

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Bill Carpenter, G4KQJ, 30 November 2014

| December 22, 2014

Ex GB2RS newsreader Bill Carpenter, G4KQJ passed away on 30 November 2014. The report I have heard was that he had been in hospital, allowed home, collapsed, and was readmitted, only to pass away. I understand he was a long standing member of the news team. Tribute by Darren Whitley, M0WIT Secretary, Halifax and District ARS

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Dr George Brown, MW5ACN, 9 December 2014

| December 10, 2014
Dr George Brown, MW5ACN, 9 December 2014

Dr George Brown, MW5ACN/G1VCY, passed away peacefully on the morning of 9 December 2014. An enthusiastic amateur for many years, he served the RSGB in a number of ways including as Technical Editor of RadCom from 2000-2006. Born in 1941 (according to his QRZ.com page), he was originally from near Bishop Auckland and he maintained his […]

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John Dunnington, G3LZQ, 8 December 2014

| December 9, 2014
John Dunnington, G3LZQ, 8 December 2014

John Dunnington, G3LZQ became a Silent Key on 8 December 2014, passing away peacefully in his sleep. John generously served amateur radio and the Society in many ways, including as DXpedition Fund Manager. He was RSGB Awards Manager from January 2003 until very recently, when poor health obliged him to step down from his roles. […]

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