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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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Peter Carey, G3UXH, 10th May 2021

| August 31, 2021
Peter Carey, G3UXH, 10th May 2021

Peter John Edward Carey, G3UXH was an enthusiastic ham, having obtained his licence in 1965. He joined the RSGB the year before and was also a member of the Royal Signals Amateur Radio Society, RSARS. For many years he was a member of the Medway Amateur Radio Transmitting Society (MARTS). Having left school at the […]

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John Buckingham, G4BCS, August 2021

| August 6, 2021

Where to start? Describing John’s amateur radio activities presents a challenge. John was a larger than life character, and I suppose it is fair to say that his radio activities were also larger than life. When faced with this challenge I decided to contact some members of the Bedford Radio Club who might have memories […]

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Fredrick Hollis, G4LNG, May 2021

| July 16, 2021

Mr Frederick Malcolm Hollis, G4LNG, of Brampton, Chesterfield, passed away at Chesterfield Royal Hospital, aged 76. A lifelong Chesterfield resident, Frederick was a field engineer for Gilbarco Veeder-Root, until his retirement in 2010. His interests included amateur radio, gardening, walking around Linacre, cricket, cycling and his dog. Frederick leaves his sons Andrew and Michael, grandchildren […]

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Stanley Alston, G4VSR, 12th May 2021

| July 16, 2021

Mr Stanley (Stan) Alston, G4VSR, of Wingerworth passed away peacefully at home on May 12, 2021 aged 95. Stanley was a resident of Wingerworth for the last 52 years where he served as Clerk to Wingerworth Parish Council for 30 years. A loving and devoted husband to Joan who predeceased Stan in 2017. Doting father to […]

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Sydney Hunt, G3YQ, June 2021

| July 15, 2021

Sydney Hunt, G3YYQ, passed away at the age of 108. His callsign was issued in 1938 and he remained active on the air until 2020 (with, of course, an enforced break during WWII). A lifelong radio amateur and electronics enthusiast, he built the first television in his home town of Grimsby and worked on RDF/radar […]

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