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Bill Pasternack, WA6ITF, 11 June 2015

| June 22, 2015

A well-known voice in the Amateur Radio news media has gone silent. Bill Pasternak, WA6ITF, of Santa Clarita, California, died June 11 following a period of ill health. He was 73. Pasternak was co-founder (with Jim Hendershot, WA6VQP) ofAmateur Radio Newsline™ (formerly The Westlink Report) ham radio news webcast and a frequent presence at Amateur […]

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Eric Rodgers, G3MWN

| June 22, 2015

It is with deep regret to announce the death of Eric Rodgers, G3MWN. Eric was a founder member of Mexborough & DARS which is to celebrate its 50th anniversary this year. Eric taught the RAE at the Mexborough club for 35 years and could be heard on 20m regularly in QSO with fellow amateurs in […]

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Ray Gerrard, G3NOM and HS0ZDZ, 20 May 2015

| May 28, 2015

Former Vice President of the Radio Amateur Society of Thailand (RAST) under the patronage of His Majesty the King (RAST) Ray Gerrard, G3NOM and HS0ZDZ passed away at his home in Bangkok peacefully on May 20, 2015 aged 75. His passing follows a heart attack that he had suffered more than a decade earlier. At […]

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Graham Mercer, GM4BES, May 2015

| May 28, 2015

Graham Mercer, GB4BES, was one of the long-time Radio Officers at Portpatrick Radio GPK and an enthusiastic radio amateur. He was closely involved with Portpatrick Lifeboat and was an honorary member of Wigtownshire Amateur Radio Society. For many years Graham lived in the Radio Station/Coast Guard Houses close to the GPK radio station and at […]

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Peter Carbutt, G2AFV, 8 April 2015

| May 28, 2015

It has been brought to our attention via a report in the Barnsley Chronicle that Peter Carbutt, G2AFV passed away at the age of 92 on 8 April 2015. Peter was a Spitfire pilot in the Second World War, ultimately being shot down by tank fire. He crash-landed on Allied territory, breaking his back in […]

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David Hicks, G6IFA, 19 May 2015

| May 28, 2015

It is with great sadness that I inform you of the death of my uncle, David Hicks, G6IFA, who passed away quite suddenly on the morning of the 19th of May 2015 aged 71. David grey up in Hounslow, West London and since moving to Cheshire, became an amateur in the early 1980s. He was […]

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