RSSSilent Keys

Peter T Pitts, G3GYE, 12th May 2020

| June 17, 2020
Peter T Pitts, G3GYE, 12th May 2020

Peter T Pitts, G3GYE died on 12 May 2020 aged 92. Peter started building radios at around the age of 10, joining the RSGB circa 1942 and remaining a member for the ensuing 77 years until his death. One of Peter’s main interests was aerials and signal propagation. In 1968 Peter spent a year in […]

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Geoff Dover, G4AFJ, 28 May 2020

| June 2, 2020

Geoff Dover, G4AFJ passed away on the 28th of May 2020. For many years he was part of the GB2RS news team on GB3CF and his voice will be sadly missed. Geoff was involved with many other RSGB activities including AROS, and was a registered exam assessor. We understand that more details will be published […]

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Philip Victor (Vic) Pugh, G2CQX, 29th May 2020

| June 2, 2020

The Society is sad to report the death of Vic Pugh, G2CQX. A member of the RSGB since shortly after the Second World War, he was one of the longest-serving Members on record.  Vic achieved many things in life through pursuing career in engineering after his release as a Far East Prisoner of War (FEPOW) […]

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Jerzy Jakubowski, SP7CBG, 17 April 2020

| May 4, 2020

Jerzy Jakubowski, SP7CBG was a past President of the Polish national society. He was a very active radio amateur for more than fifty years. For a long time, he served for our community as President of the Regional Division OT-15 of the Polish Amateur Radio Union (PZK), as Vice-President and President of the Presiding Committee […]

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Bob ‘Noz’ King, G3ASE, 5th April 2020

| April 20, 2020
Bob ‘Noz’ King, G3ASE, 5th April 2020

It is with great sadness that we learned that Bob ‘Noz’ King, G3ASE, became a Silent Key on Sunday the 5th of April, 2020. In 1941 Bob was recruited as a Voluntary Interceptor at the age of 16, followed by four and half years in the Radio Security Service stationed at Box 25, Arkley View, […]

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Walter Blanchard, G3JKV, 7th March 2020

| April 16, 2020
Walter Blanchard, G3JKV, 7th March 2020

Walter Blanchard, G3JKV, became a silent key on 7 March 2020. Walter was a true Old Timer, whose professional and hobby involvement with radio extended over many decades – indeed, a whole working life, and then on into retirement. Walter was an RAF navigator from 1948 to 1957, mainly on transport aircraft in the UK, but also […]

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