Geoffrey L Mills, G3EDM, 16 December 2014

| January 30, 2015

Geoffrey Mills, G3EDM died on 16 December 2014 following a short illness. Despite his declining health Geoff continued to operate his station until his final days, talking to his many friends in UK, Australia, New Zealand, Spain, etc. Geoff was licensed as D2DM just after the war whilst stationed in Hamburg in 1946/47. He was an RSGB member from 1st July 1947 and licensed as G3EDM since 3rd June 1948. During his long and distinguished time as a radio ham Geoff achieved many notable contacts, including contact with more than 2700 different Australian radio hams from his QTH near Chelmsford. A keen amateur bee-keeper as well, Geoff ran the bee-keeper’s net at 8am local time every Sunday on 3722kHz, sharing his immense wealth of bee-keeping knowledge and experience with other radio hams who also keep bees. The bee-keeper net will continue to be run each Sunday morning.

Tribute by Andy Mills, G3NNF

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