Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Milestones: Several Prominent Amateurs Become Silent Keys

The amateur radio community has lost several prominent members in recent months, including Don Tyrrell, W8AD, of Alpha Delta; British QRP enthusiast Rev. George Dobbs, G3RJV, who was founder and secretary of the G-QRP Club and editor of its magazine, SPRAT; Indian amateur R. Jayaraman, VU2JN, an engineering professor and Director of Technical Education for the state of Kerala, and first recipient of the lifetime achievement award from the Amateur Radio Society of India; former Young Ladies Radio League president Carol Hall, WD8DQG; and former National Traffic System Eastern Area staff chair Bill Thompson, W2MTA.