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December 2018 Diode Tester article correction

| December 6, 2018
December 2018 Diode Tester article correction

In the December 2018 edition of RadCom we published the Multi-Mode Diode Tester article by Dave Ellis, G4AJY. Unfortunately some gremlins crept into the circuit diagram, meaning that it wouldn’t work as intended if built as shown. The main problems were the 1M resistor R4 and the labelling of switch Sw1b.. R4 was incorrectly shown […]

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Graeme Platts, G4XOF, 26 November 2018

| November 29, 2018
Graeme Platts, G4XOF, 26 November 2018

Graeme Platts, G4XOF lost his battle against cancer on his 63rd birthday, the 26th of November 2018. Graeme originally worked at Martin Lynch & Sons in the early nineties at the stores in Ealing and was one of Martin’s original employees. Graeme was known for his in-depth knowledge of scanners and communication receivers.  He left […]

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Jack Moseley, G2CIW, 5 November 2018

| November 28, 2018
Jack Moseley, G2CIW, 5 November 2018

Jack Moseley, G2CIW, passed away at the Gloucester Royal Hospital on the 5th Novemebr 2018, just six days short of his 95th birthday. I first met Jack in 1948 when we were both living in Kent and although our working lives took us in different directions we had many excellent contacts during the years that […]

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Cliff Lindsay, G4VJI, 6th November 2018

| November 13, 2018

It is with much sadness that I have to report that my good friend Cliff Lindsay, G4VJI passed away peacefully at home in Blandford, Dorset on 6th November 2018. He had been diagnosed with terminal cancer earlier in the year but he battled it right to the end. I had the pleasure of knowing Cliff for […]

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Keith Rothwell, G8EAP, 7th September 2018

| October 24, 2018
Keith Rothwell, G8EAP, 7th September 2018

Keith Rothwell, G8EAP died on 7 September, aged 71. He was a lifelong member of Bury Radio Society and, although completely blind, took an active part in the activities and management of the Society. Keith also found time to be a local councillor, school governor, and an active member of at least three other local […]

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John Crabbe, G3WFM, 18th October 2018

| October 18, 2018
John Crabbe, G3WFM, 18th October 2018

John Crabbe, G3WFM, passed away in the early hours of Thursday 18 October 2018 at the age of 87, after having been unwell for some time. For many years John volunteered for the RSGB at Potters Bar, working as archivist/historian, RSGB National Amateur Radio Museum curator, and manager of the RSGB shack. A very active […]

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