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Nigel Ambridge, G4FRL, 31 January 2021

| March 2, 2021
Nigel Ambridge, G4FRL, 31 January 2021

It is with much sadness that we announce the passing of NRC Volunteer Nigel Ambridge, G4FRL, on the 31st of January 2021. Nigel was born in Isleworth in July 1939. After schooling he trained as an engineer / toolmaker in High Wycombe. Nigel enjoyed understanding how things worked and was always already to try to […]

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Eric Benzie, G1PCN, 9 February 2021

| March 2, 2021
Eric Benzie, G1PCN, 9 February 2021

It is with much sadness that we announce the passing of NRC Volunteer Eric Benzie, G1PCN on 9 February 2021. Born in Aberdeen on the 8th of December 1944. Eric left school at 15 and commenced an apprenticeship as an electrical engineer in Aberdeen. After completing his apprenticeship, he joined the General Post Office (GPO) […]

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David Newell, G0AKS, 14 February 2021

| March 2, 2021

David Newell, G0AKS passed away on the 14th February 2021 at the age of 78. His enthusiasm and interest in radio, from valve to ICs, meant he was always doing something with his time on the air. He ran regular CW sessions on 2m during the 1980s for a small circle of friends, getting a regular […]

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Lech Laszkiewicz, G3KAU, 29 January 2021

| February 26, 2021

Lech Laszkiewicz, G3KAU, was 99 when he died. He had an interesting life. As a schoolboy he escaped back to his home in Poland from behind Russian lines at the start of WW2. His mother said that it was not safe to stay home and sent him on his way to find safety in the […]

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John Branagh, GI3YRL, 19th January 2021

| January 20, 2021

It is with sad news we hear of the passing of John Branagh, GI3YRL, on the 19th of January 2021. A founding member of the Carrickfergus Amateur Radio Group. Always involved, sharing his vast knowledge. An exceptional teacher and friend who will be sadly missed. Tribute by Darryl Mudd, 2I0CGZ, for Carrickfergus Amateur Radio Group

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Stig Rasmussen, G1MVF, 15th January 2021

| January 19, 2021

With great sadness I learned that Stig Rasmussen, G1MVF died of Covid-19 on the evening of Friday 15-Saturday 16 January 2021. Some eight days before his death he believed he had contracted Covid-19. He was taken to hospital where, sadly, he subsequently passed away. Mervyn S Foster Chairman, Huntingdonshire Amateur Radio Society

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