Tag: Silent Key

Former MIT President, Electrical Engineering Professor Emeritus Paul E. Gray, ex-W2UWN, SK

Former Massachusetts Institute of Technology President (MIT) President Paul E. Gray, ex-W2UWN and K1ZVT, of Concord, Massachusetts, died on September 18. He was 85. Gray had a nearly life-long association with MIT, including turns as student, professor, dean of engineering, associate provost, chancellor, president, and MIT Corporation chair. He served as MIT’s 14th president for the decade 1980…

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Mike Zonnefeld W0LTL SK

It’s with sadness that I report the passing of our friend and fellow Amateur, Mike W0LTL.
He was a long time employee of Collins Radio and a good friend to all who knew him.
He will be missed here In Tucson, and surely all of the fellow CW ops who he kept skeds with.
W0LTL … _._

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Ralph Lee, G4GRV, SK January 2017

Ralph Lee, G4GRV, passed away in January 2017 aged 93. He was active – mostly on HF –  from when he passed his RAE in 1977, but on his retirement in the late 1980s other interests took over. Ralph encouraged me to take up the hobby, and I passed the RAE in 1978 thanks to […] For the full article, http://rsgb.org/main/blog/news/silent-keys/2017/09/07/ralph-lee-g4grv-january-2017/

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NZ radio ham found dead

Police found radio amateur Arthur Earle Plimley ZL1TAG, 76, dead in his Parawai Road house on Wednesday after a CB radio friend, Peter Hansen of Te Atatu, raised the alarm

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“Father of Competitive Radio” in USSR Boris Stepanov, RU3AX, SK

The man known as the “Father of Competitive Radio” in the former Soviet Union, Boris Stepanov, RU3AX (ex-UW3AX), of Moscow, Russia, died on July 28, after a lengthy illness. He was 76. A prolific writer, Stepanov was the deputy editor of Radio magazine. He also attended International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 conferences as a member of Central Radio Club and SRR delegations. Stepanov’s obitu…

For the full article, http://www.arrl.org/news/view/father-of-competitive-radio-in-ussr-boris-stepanov-ru3ax-sk

Amateur Radio Personality, Broadcaster, Businessman Al Cohen, W1FXQ, SK

Veteran radio amateur Alexander “Al” Cohen, W1FXQ, of Newington, Connecticut, died on July 27. He was 99. A businessman, Cohen was a fixture within the Greater Hartford, Connecticut, Amateur Radio community as well as in broadcasting circles. He was an ARRL member and once served as the Public Information Officer for the ARRL Connecticut Section. Cohen was licensed in 1932 at age 14. When he wa…

For the full article, http://www.arrl.org/news/view/amateur-radio-personality-broadcaster-businessman-al-cohen-w1fxq-sk

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