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Jon Hague, GM3JIJ, November 2021

| November 12, 2021
Jon Hague, GM3JIJ, November 2021

The RSGB has learned, with sadness, that Jon Hague, GM3JIJ, has passed away. Jon was a member of the Society for 72 years. Affectionately known as ‘Jon Island Jon’ to his many on-air friends, he delivered the GB2RS News from his QTH at Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis for 26 years, his big signals […]

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David Knight, G3YNH, 2nd October 2021

| November 8, 2021
David Knight, G3YNH, 2nd October 2021

David Knight, G3YNH passed away suddenly on the 2nd of October 2021 at the age of 69. Radio had been a large part of his life since childhood. I met him at the age of 12 and we both became radio amateurs in 1969. Dave was a founder member of the Shirehampton Amateur Radio Club […]

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John Gerard, G4PKW, 26th October 2021

| October 29, 2021
John Gerard, G4PKW, 26th October 2021

John Gerard, G4PKW, passed away peacefully on Tuesday 26th October 2021 at the age of 95. Radio has been a large part of his life since the 1930s. At the end of the War at age of 19 he travelled to India with the Royal Signals as an operator; whilst there he set up a […]

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Roger Bramwell Woods, GW8XAN, 7th August 2021

| October 28, 2021
Roger Bramwell Woods, GW8XAN, 7th August 2021

Roger Bramwell Woods, GW8XAN sadly died at home on the 7th of August 2021 after a short illness. He had  just managed to have his 65th birthday on the 29th of July. He will be greatly missed by his sons Thomas and David, myself,  his sister and her family, and his many friends within the […]

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Steve Appleyard, G3PND, September 2021

| October 1, 2021
Steve Appleyard, G3PND, September 2021

Steve Appleyard, G3PND has sadly passed away, four years after being diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease. He was incredibly courageous and strong in dealing with this debilitating condition, even learning to use his feet to type and send Morse code as the disease progressed. His article Disability Access in Amateur Radio was published in the […]

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Roger Gill, 2E0GHR, 24th September 2021

| September 27, 2021
Roger Gill, 2E0GHR, 24th September 2021

Roger and I became firm friends very soon after I joined Torbay Amateur Radio Society in 2016, just after I’d taken over running the training team. Initially, he was a little hesitant to accede to my request and join the team, telling me that he knew very little about amateur radio and electronics in particular! […]

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