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Our condolences to Mike Bowen, W4CYJ

We are sad to report that Mike Bowen’s wife passed away this morning.

Mike is a former net control operator of the 40 Meter Eastern/Central RV Service Net.

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posted 21 February 2017 – Comments? Questions? Updates?

February 21 2017 | News and SK | Comments Off on Our condolences to Mike Bowen, W4CYJ

Our Condolences to Bruce Fried, K5YXN

We are sad to report that Bruce Fried’s wife passed away earlier today

Bruce (K5YXN) is the current president of the WBCCI Amateur Radio Club, which sponsors the RV Service Nets.

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posted 21 January 2017 – Comments? Questions? Updates?

January 21 2017 | News and SK | Comments Off on Our Condolences to Bruce Fried, K5YXN

WBCCI Amateur Radio Club past president Bob Thurman (W7HLD) is silent key

W7HLD

W7HLD

Bob Thurman (W7HLD) passed away on January 5, 2015. He was 100 years-old, a retired United States Navy Commander and served as the 1969-1970 president of the WBCCI Amateur Radio Club.

Bob had a long career with the United States Navy and served both during and after World War II. Some of the ships he commanded were: USS ATR46, USS Tawasa, USS Grapple, USS EPCER 857, USS Safeguard, USS Minder and the USS Windless.

Bob was an avid RV enthusiast. He and his wife traveled from the Panama Canal to the Arctic Circle as members of Wally Byam Caravan Club International until 2007.

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Added  14 February 2016 – Comments? Questions? Updates?

February 14 2016 | Miscellaneous and SK | Comments Off on WBCCI Amateur Radio Club past president Bob Thurman (W7HLD) is silent key

WA3VEZ – Howard Lefkowitz – SK

The WBCCI Amateur Radio Club has lost a valued member. Howard Lefkowitz (WA3VEZ) of the WBCCI’s Tech Committee passed away Sunday.

Those who go to the WBCCI’s International Rally will remember Howie for his standing room only maintenance seminars and his very informative columns in the Blue Beret.

Our heartfelt sympathy to Zoie and his family. Howie will be missed by us all.

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Added  11 November 2015 – Comments? Questions? Updates?

November 11 2015 | News and SK | Comments Off on WA3VEZ – Howard Lefkowitz – SK

Don Olejnik – W6KAT – SK

Don, W6KAT

Don, W6KAT

Don Olejnik, W6KAT, passed away on Saturday, August 22, 2015. Don was the Wagonmaster for the Pacific RV Service Net.

Don recently moved to a nursing home. His health quickly declined.

A Prayer Service for Don, W6KAT, will be held on Monday, September 14, 2015, 11am, at White Emerson Mortuary Chapel, Whittier, California. Interment at Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, California, will take place on Tuesday, September 15, 2015, at 11am.

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Revised 27 August 2015 – Comments, Questions, Updates?

August 23 2015 | SK | Comments Off on Don Olejnik – W6KAT – SK

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