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  • Graham Parry, G7OSR, 29 August 2018 19th September 2018
    Graham was involved in amateur radio most of his life, enhanced by his time in the RAF, passing his Radio Amateur Exam in the early seventies and obtaining his call sign G7OSR. Graham was a long standing member of the Milton Keynes Amateur Radio Club, serving in many capacities and helping with events. He was […]
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  • Vic Flowers, G8QM, 15 March 2018 19th September 2018
    Victor (Vic) Flowers 10/2/1919 – 15/3/2018 (99) Victor (‘Vic’) Flowers, G8QM, joined the RSGB on the 25th September 1935 and the family still has the original certificate he was issued with. He spoke often of his time as an “Early Bird” (see later) but he also saw service in Singapore, India and England; North Creake […]
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  • Derek Buckley, G7ORT, 13 September 2018 19th September 2018
    It is with great sadness I have to advise the death of our long standing committee member Derek Buckley, G70RT, on 13 September 2018. Derek held many posts with the society over the years and will be remembered for his interest in astronomy, his talks and slide shows.   Tribute by Norman Gutteridge, G8BHE Hon Secretary, Midland Amateur Radio Society  
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  • Harry Coots, G7WJE, 9 August 2018 19th September 2018
    Harry Coots, G7WJE passed on 9 August 2018 away after a long struggle with illness. He had been licensed since 1993 and active on packet radio BBSs and chat systems for many years. He was secretary of the Barking Radio and Electronics Society for 14 years, until its dissolution in 2012. He leaves a daughter […]
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  • Jim Wakenell, G8UGL, 19 August 2018 19th September 2018
    I have to report very sadly that my dear friend Jim Wakenell, G8UGL passed away on 19 August 2018 at the Severn Hospice in Telford. He died of cancer. I have known Jim for over 40 years, and we went on DXpeditions etc etc together as members of the Telford & DARS. He was also my […]
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  • News for England South-East – 16 September 2018 14th September 2018
    Advance notice now for the Essex CW Amateur Radio Club CW Boot Camp held on 27 October at the 3rd Witham Scout & Guide HQ, located at the rear of Spring Lodge Community Centre, Powers Hall End, Witham, Essex CM8 2HE. Doors open at 8.30 for registration and the event runs from at 9am to […]
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  • News for England South-East – 9 September 2018 7th September 2018
    We start with a correction to the dates given for the Loughton and Epping Forest ARS weekend Foundation course in our broadcast back on 29 July 2018. The course will actually take place on Saturday, the 22nd, and Sunday, 23 September. The venue is All Saints House in Chigwell Row, Essex. For details, contact Marc […]
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  • News for England South-East – 2 September 2018 31st August 2018
    Shefford and District Amateur Radio Society, which celebrates its 70th birthday in October, would like to hear from all current and past members to help mark the anniversary. Please contact David on 01234 742 757 or check sadars.co.uk. Next news from clubs that have several events this week. This Sunday Essex Ham marks the start […]
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  • News for England South East – 26 August 2018 24th August 2018
    We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Today and next Sunday Hastings Electronics and Radio Club holds a morning net on 144.575MHz from 11am to noon. Enquiries to Gordon, M3YXH, on 01424 431 909. Loughton & Epping Forest Amateur Radio Society is holding a field weekend at the Kelvedon Hatch […]
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  • News for England South-East – 19 August 2018 17th August 2018
    We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. This Sunday Colchester Radio Amateurs continue into their second day operating their special event station, GB6NT, at Naze Tower, Walton, for International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend. They will be operating across the bands on phone, FT8, CW and PSK through to 4pm. On […]
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