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James E Priddy, GM3CIG, 23rd January 2016

| February 2, 2016

I regret to announce the death of Jim Priddy, GM3CIG. Jim passed away peacefully at the Victoria Hospital Kirkcaldy, on 23rd January 2016. He was 89. He was a member of the Dunfermline Amateur Radio Society and Dunfermline Cine and Video club. Among many other projects he filmed the Dunfermline Amateur Radio Society Field Day […]

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Peter Best, G8BLS, 23 December 2015

| January 18, 2016

Peter Best, G8BLS passed away peacefully at St Elizabeth Hospice, Ipswich on 23rd December 2015, aged 71 years. I first met Peter just over 5 years ago when he was a tutor on the Foundation Course I was taking at the age of 62 – my first contact with amateur radio. Peter left me with […]

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Duncan Heathershaw, G3TLI, 9th January 2016

| January 15, 2016

It is with great regret that I have to let you know that my father, G3TLI, Duncan Heathershaw, passed away on Saturday 9 January 2016. He went peacefully in his sleep in hospital with family members at his side. Chris Heathershaw

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Kenneth Street, GM3ENJ, December 2015

| January 13, 2016
Kenneth Street, GM3ENJ, December 2015

Kenneth Street, GM3ENJ, passed away in December 2015 at the age of 91. He was an engineer and inventor at the forefront of the microelectronics revolution in avionics and defence. He was a rare breed of engineer, who had deep expertise in a whole range of engineering disciplines, including mechanical, electronic and radio engineering. He […]

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Peter Blakeborough, G3PYB, 8 January 2016

| January 12, 2016

  It is with great sadness that we heard that, following a heart attack on Boxing Day, Peter Blakeborough, G3PYB passed away at about 2pm on January 8th 2016. Peter was President of the British Amateur Television Club. He was also an active ATV operator, always experimenting with new technologies and helping and encouraging others […]

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Brian Newman, G4TGN, November 2015

| December 24, 2015

With a heavy heart I have to report the passing of a very dear friend, Brian Newman, G4TGN in late November 2015. His funeral was on 18 December. Brian worked at Heathrow Airport for 25 years from the late 1960s, with eighteen years in the Fire Service and seven as an Apron Controller. Latterly he […]

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