We are saddened to report the passing of a good friend and colleague, Joe Schroeder, W9JUV. Joe was an accomplished DXer, Motorola engineer and ham radio journalist. He was on the editorial staff of ham radio magazine and was the founding editor of HR Report, a newsletter published by ham radio. According to his biography on QRZ.com, Joe was also Managing Editor of Electronic Instrument Digest magazine. He was also an authority on firearms history and gun collecting, and wrote &/or edited many books and article in that field as well as in electronics.