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Alexander Davidson Patterson (Barney) OBE FIEE, GI3KYP, RSGB Past President, 10th October 2018

| October 10, 2018
Alexander Davidson Patterson (Barney) OBE FIEE, GI3KYP, RSGB Past President, 10th October 2018

Barney Patterson, GI3KYP / EI4BC died on October 10, 2018, peacefully, at home, surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of Anne, beloved father of Alec, Janet, Hilary and Claire, and devoted Grandfather to all his grandchildren. He was a native of Delgany, Co Wicklow, and a long-time Belfast resident. A skilled and […]

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Roy Smith, G3MPB, 9 September 2018

| September 21, 2018
Roy Smith, G3MPB, 9 September 2018

Roy Smith, G3MPB was born in 1913 and passed away on the 9th of September 2018. Despite operating from a postage stamp suburban garden and only using 100W to a multiband vertical with single 4ft ground rod, Roy achieved the DXCC Honor Roll with 358 DXCCs to his credit. He had participated in every Commonwealth […]

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Vic Flowers, G8QM, 15 March 2018

| September 19, 2018
Vic Flowers, G8QM, 15 March 2018

Victor (Vic) Flowers 10/2/1919 – 15/3/2018 (99) Victor (‘Vic’) Flowers, G8QM, joined the RSGB on the 25th September 1935 and the family still has the original certificate he was issued with. He spoke often of his time as an “Early Bird” (see later) but he also saw service in Singapore, India and England; North Creake […]

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Derek Buckley, G7ORT, 13 September 2018

| September 19, 2018

It is with great sadness I have to advise the death of our long standing committee member Derek Buckley, G70RT, on 13 September 2018. Derek held many posts with the society over the years and will be remembered for his interest in astronomy, his talks and slide shows.   Tribute by Norman Gutteridge, G8BHE Hon Secretary, Midland Amateur Radio Society  

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Harry Coots, G7WJE, 9 August 2018

| September 19, 2018

Harry Coots, G7WJE passed on 9 August 2018 away after a long struggle with illness. He had been licensed since 1993 and active on packet radio BBSs and chat systems for many years. He was secretary of the Barking Radio and Electronics Society for 14 years, until its dissolution in 2012. He leaves a daughter […]

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Jim Wakenell, G8UGL, 19 August 2018

| September 19, 2018

I have to report very sadly that my dear friend Jim Wakenell, G8UGL passed away on 19 August 2018 at the Severn Hospice in Telford. He died of cancer. I have known Jim for over 40 years, and we went on DXpeditions etc etc together as members of the Telford & DARS. He was also my […]

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