RSSSilent Keys

Richard (Dick) Fixter, G0DIC, 29 March 2016

| May 6, 2016

It is with regret that I have to inform you that my dad passed away on 29th March aged 75. Unbelievably my mother passed away the following day. Dad was a former RAF Boy Entrant Telegraphist, joining in 1956 at aged 16, and left the RAF in 1980 after 24 years. He worked for BT […]

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George M Christie, GM7GMC, 2016

| May 5, 2016

Amateur radio enthusiasts in Caithness and Orkney are sorry to announce the passing of one of our key radio amateur colleagues. GM7GMC was one of our longest serving GB2RS news readers. For over 25 years George was involved in reading the RSGB News at 9.30am local time, via the local repeater GB3OC.  In 2014 fellow […]

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Ken Holmes, G3KEH, 2nd April 2016

| April 12, 2016
Ken Holmes, G3KEH, 2nd April 2016

It is with a deep sense of sadness that I am writing this update to add a name to the Silent Keys.  G3KEH, Ken Holmes, passed away on Saturday the 2nd of April 2016 at St Margaret’s Hospice, Yeovil.  He was my wife’s stepfather, a man who I first met over a glass of homebrewed […]

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Edward Arnold Matthews, G3FZW, 23rd March 2016

| April 8, 2016
Edward Arnold Matthews, G3FZW, 23rd March 2016

Edward Arnold Matthews, G3FZW, died on 23rd March 2016. Arnold was Deputy Regional Manager in the Midland region for a number of years in the early 2000s, with Dr Roy Clark as Regional Manager. He was responsible also for assisting the Air Training Corps at Dudley and Penkridge getting their amateur radio licence exams. He […]

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Lt (SCC) Dennis Dawson RNR, G0CIW, February 2016

| April 7, 2016

Lt (SCC) Dennis Dawson RNR, G0CIW, was involved with the Sea Cadet Corps and held a number of posts; Communication Instructor at Epsom & Ewell SCC unit, Communication staff officer with London area SCC as well as being the national MF/HF Nets controller. He passed away at the beginning of February 2016 aged 86. Wally […]

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Peter Milton, G8FRC, 2016

| April 4, 2016
Peter Milton, G8FRC, 2016

Reading and District Amateur Radio Club (RADARC) were shock to hear the Peter Milton, G8FRC passed away following a sudden illness. Pete had become the RADARC Chairman for 2016 after many years of committee work. Our thoughts are with his wife Brenda and family.   Min Standen, G0JMS

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