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Vic Pugh, GV2CQX, 29th May 2020

| August 6, 2020

Philip Victor Pugh (Vic) passed away in the early hours of the 29th May 2020 when Covid-19 claimed another victim. His call sign was GV2CQX. He told me that this was one of the oldest call signs as he himself was himself 98. Vic had achieved many things in life through pursuing career in engineering […]

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Jeff Sheppeck, G0AMY, 4th February 2020

| August 6, 2020

I write to inform you of the death of my Father, Jeff Sheppeck, G0AMY. He was very passionate about radio communications and spent many long hours in his radio room – much to my Mother’s frustration. He entered many competitions and was very proud to support the WAB awards group. Jeff became a Silent Key […]

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John Williams, G0DSK, 9th April 2020

| August 6, 2020
John Williams, G0DSK, 9th April 2020

My father-in-law, John Williams, G0DSK, sadly passed away on the 9th of April 2020, aged 86. He had been suffering from poor health, including Alzheimer’s, for some time. After a period in the Merchant Navy, John followed a long career as a telecommunications professional with Cable and Wireless, the British Post Office (and then British […]

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David Peach, G3VXS, 28th January 2020

| August 5, 2020

David Peach, G3VXS, passed away on the 28th of January 2020 at St Stephens Nursing Home, Crewe. He was 92 years old. An ex RAF Bomber radio operator, David lived in Newcastle under Lyme for most of his life. He was a great mentor to many of us, and we all owe him gratitude for […]

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Dick Mattacks, G3EKJ, 27 June 2020

| August 5, 2020

Long-standing GB2RS Newsreader for East Sussex Dick Mattacks, G3EKJ, passed away on Saturday, 27 June 2020. He was 92 years old. Dick was the main GB2RS newsreader for the area over many years, and was previously the backup to his predecessor, G8SC. He was admitted to hospital in May after having a fall at his home, […]

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Ron Bishop, G4DLM, 22 June 2020

| August 5, 2020

Our Dad Ron Bishop, G4DLM passed away on 22/06/2020 aged 86 from a long battle with Huntington’s. Gone to the great Radio Ham shack in the sky. Rest in peace Dad xx Sue Clayton

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