On 5/29/16, Alan Melia <[email protected]> wrote:
> Yes Stefan Derek was a nice guy and a passionate enthusiast from LF to
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> From: "DK7FC" <[email protected]>
> To: <[email protected]>
> Sent: Sunday, May 29, 2016 2:26 PM
> Subject: Re: LF: DerekAtter G3GRO SK
>> Sad news Alan.
>> I've been in contact with him in 2011 the last time, got my LF coil's litz
>> wire from him.
>> May he rest in peace.
>> Am 29.05.2016 14:53, schrieb Alan Melia:
>>> Copied this morning from the UK Microwave Group.
>>> Those active in the early days of 73kHz and 136kHz will remember Derek. I
>>> think he was instrumental in acquiring the use of the Puckeridge Decca
>>> Nav mast after the system closed down. He also managed to save several
>>> of the the Decca PA units which were put to good use on 73 and 136, and
>>> large quantities of Litz wire were also distributed.
>>> Hi folks
>>> Sorry to be the bearer of sad news but I have just heard from Peter Head
>>> G4FYY of the Crawley club that Derek Atter G3GRO passed away yesterday
>>> in hospital. Until recently Derek, as many of you will know, was very
>>> involved in microwaves, but his deteriorating health put much of his
>>> interest out of reach in his later years. I will let you know of his
>>> funeral arrangements in due course.
>>> Chris G0FDZ