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Keith Bache, 2E0CUZ, 4th March 2020

| March 16, 2020
Keith Bache, 2E0CUZ, 4th March 2020

My 80 year old father Keith Bache, 2E0CUZ became SK on 04/03/2020 after a sudden but comprehensive coronary heart attack. He loved electronics and amateur radio in particular. John Bache, G7JMZ

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Walter Blanchard, G3JKV, 8 March 2020

| March 12, 2020

Walter F Blanchard, G3JKV,   9 October 1930 – 8 March 2020 Stewart Bryant, G3YSX, was sad to hear that Walter, G3JKV, passed away on 8 March 2020 and says that “Walter did a lot to support amateur radio experimentation in the early days of our low frequency licence allocation”. The Royal Institute of Navigation […]

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Stuart Boast, G3WDL, 8 January 2020

| February 24, 2020

Stuart Boast, G3WDL was born on 22 June 1945 and became a SK on 8 January 2020. Stuart was born in Doncaster and lived in the neighbourhood all his life. On leaving school he worked at the steel works in Scunthorpe but had ambitions of becoming a ships radio officer. This took him to the […]

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Charles Frank Beech, VK7BC, 14 November 2019

| January 4, 2020
Charles Frank Beech, VK7BC, 14 November 2019

Charles Frank Beech, known as Frank, was born on August 6th 1933. He grew up in England and attended radio school around the age of 16 where his love of radios began. From there he became a merchant marine radio officer for over 10 years, traveling the world on various ships. During that time he […]

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David Simmonds, G3JKB, 7th November 2019

| November 20, 2019

David (Dave) Simmonds, G3JKB, FOC 1950, passed away on November 7th 2019 after his health had deteriorated over the past year. He and Jacquie had recently moved from Woodhall Spa Lincolnshire to Chipping Sodbury (near Bristol) to be close to their family. The funeral will be held on Tuesday 3rd December from 1215 at Westerleigh […]

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Mick Gritton, M0UXO, 13 October 2019

| November 11, 2019
Mick Gritton, M0UXO, 13 October 2019

It is with sadness to announce that BARS member Mick Gritton, M0UXO became, after a long, gallant fought battle with illness, silent key on Sunday the 13th of October. Mick  joined BARS some years ago, taking all the exams to gain his licences from Foundation through to Advanced,  joined RAYNET and soon became Controller for […]

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