Michael Owen, VK3KI, died suddenly on 23 September 2012. Michael was Chairman of Directors of IARU Region 3 for some years, and had also been President of WIA since the restructure of the WIA in 2004. He has also been an RSGB member for many years.
He was IARU Vice President for 10 years from 1989, and before that was a director of IARU Region 3. He had been a member of the IARU Observer Team at a number of World Radiocommunications Conferences, in particular WRC03, where he was responsible for Article 25.
Michael was a lawyer, until 1997 a partner in Corrs Chambers Westgarth and its predecessor firms, then a director and General Counsel Quiksilver International for a number of years.
Amateur radio has lost one of its tireless workers and will be the poorer now. I have lost a very good friend.
Tribute by Don Beattie, G3BJ
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