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Roger Western, G3SXW, 24th April 2022

| April 26, 2022

We were saddened to learn of the passing of our very dear friend and fellow ham, Roger Western G3SXW. Roger had been a stalwart member of the Echelford Amateur Radio Society for some considerable time.  He was well known for his prowess as a first class morse operator and particularly for his DXpeditions, for which […]

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Mick Puttick, G3LIK

| April 25, 2022

It’s rare to find someone that dedicated their life to communications. Mick did so after being introduced to radio at school. It would take him to many parts of the world and continue with him throughout both his career and home life. He won hundreds of awards for operation in amateur radio, particularly in the […]

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Giles Read, G1MFG, 18th March 2022

| March 25, 2022
Giles Read, G1MFG, 18th March 2022

Giles had been the RadCom Technical Editor since June 2006, working with authors such as Ian White, GM3SEK; Eamon Skelton, EI9GQ; Peter Hart, G3SJX; Andy Talbot, G4JNT and, of course, Pat Hawker, G3VA. Giles always enjoyed working on Pat’s column as he enjoyed being the first person to read his latest ideas. Giles wasn’t short […]

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Paul Shayler, G6TSF, 21st January 2022

| February 14, 2022

Paul Shayler, G6TSF passed away on the 21st of January 2022 aged 63. He was a very longstanding member and former treasurer of Burnham Beeches Radio Club (BBRC). He was involved with the club in setting up special event stations for the Queen’s  and RSGB  Jubilees. He also served on the  McMichael Mobile Rally committee. […]

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Mike Adcock, G8CMU, 17th November 2021

| January 18, 2022

Mike Adcock, G8CMU, formerly GW8CMU, passed away on 17 November 2021, following a routine operation in hospital. Mike was a volunteer for the Society, having been a member of the RSGB VHF Committee and then progressing to Chairman of the VHF Committee in the 1990s. He was well known by the VHF/UHF fraternity, particularly by […]

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Smudge Lundegard, G3GJW, December 2021

| December 21, 2021
Smudge Lundegard, G3GJW, December 2021

Smudge Lundegard, G3GJW passed away peacefully at the age of 94 two weeks before Christmas 2021. He was a RSGB Council member for some time, including Executive Vice President in 1995. He was the first to start pushing for Council members to have a fixed term of office so that new blood would be appointed […]

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