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Eric Charles Ilott, VE3XE, 13 January 2015

| February 16, 2015

Lieutenant-Colonel (ret) Eric Charles Ilott, VE3XE passed away peacefully on 13 January 13 2015 at the age of 95. Formerly G2JK, he joined the RSGB in 1935 and was a Member for nearly 80 years. During the Second World War he was a Radio Security Service Listener for the War Office, sending daily reports to Bletchley […]

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Esde Tyler, G0AEC

| February 12, 2015

It is with sadness that I pass on the message that Esde Tyler, G0AEC has passed away.  Although she has not been active in recent years, many will remember her contributions to amateur radio in particular her articles for Novice News in Radcom.  Esde still occasionally visited the Halifax and District ARS for talks/presentations or […]

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Gordon B Phillips, 2E1FZR, 27 December 2014

| February 9, 2015

It is with great sadness that I report the unexpected passing of Gordon B Phillips, 2E1FZR, born 1937, died 27 December 2014, age 78. Gordon was born in Port Talbot, South Wales, of a normal working class family. After leaving school, he worked as a cinema projectionist until he was called up for National Service. This […]

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Geoffrey L Mills, G3EDM, 16 December 2014

| January 30, 2015

Geoffrey Mills, G3EDM died on 16 December 2014 following a short illness. Despite his declining health Geoff continued to operate his station until his final days, talking to his many friends in UK, Australia, New Zealand, Spain, etc. Geoff was licensed as D2DM just after the war whilst stationed in Hamburg in 1946/47. He was […]

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Cedric Rourke, CT3FT (ex GI3IVJ), January 2015

| January 22, 2015

Sorry to have to record the death of one of our great DXers – Cedric Rourke, CT3FT (formerly GI3IVJ.) Some members have probably worked him at some time or other. Lovely man, well into his 80s, but was still seeking out the two or three remaining entities he needed when he died earlier this week […]

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Doug Fisher, G4IGN, January 2015

| January 19, 2015
Doug Fisher, G4IGN, January 2015

Cheltenham ARA regrets to announce the sudden death in early January 2015 of Doug, G4IGN; until recently the club’s Chairman and earlier Deputy Chairman and Secretary.  For many years he had been a driving force within the club, organising special event stations, working parties, lunches and constructional projects, to name just a few of his […]

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