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  1. mtindor

    docsmachine - RIP

    A good friend of mine passed away a few months ago. He was docsmachine on RR, but did not participate in the forums too often. However, he was a major contributor to database material for Ohio / PA / WV / IN / MI. His favorite pastime in this hobby was chasing DX. He kept track of...
  2. zzdiesel

    Kennett PD Major Rick Groves Passes Due To Covid-19

    https://www.kait8.com/2020/10/19/gov-parson-orders-flags-half-staff-kennett-assist-police-chief/
  3. W

    Bob Reynolds WB3DYE

    Long time news reporter Bob Reynolds, @WB3DYE, passed away earlier this month. Bob was a frequent contributor to various threads here on RR. https://wnep.com/embeds/video/523-db566d71-450a-40e1-be9a-f717f0d629e4/iframe?jwsource=cl
  4. A

    Death of Bob Lyons of Scannerworld

    Just wanted everyone to know that Bob Lyons, the longtime owner of Scanner World in Albany passed away. Many of you I am sure remember Bob from lower New Scotland Avenue and when he was on Colvin Avenue for years later moving to Colonie. He had quite the operation. Used to look forward to the...
  5. kb4cvn

    R.I.P. William "Bill" Glahn, AD4YY [New London Technologies]

    R.I.P. William "Bill" Glahn, AD4YY Bill was injured in a motorcycle accident on Saturday (2020-05-16), and passed away on Sunday. Bill was the owner of New London Technology here in the Lynchburg area, a large GE/Harris surplus dealer. I have confirmed the above with his office manager @...
  6. Hooligan

    Bob Kelty (WA6GEL) death

    From: View George Kelty's Obituary on MercuryNews.com and share memories George Robert Kelty Jan. 24,1932-March 30, 2020 San Jose, California George Robert Kelty Jr. (Bob), life-long resident of San Jose was born January 24, 1932 and passed away on March 30, 2020 following a short illness. He...
  7. Oakland_Tower

    The Passing of Bob Kelty, Mobile Radio Resources

    Many of you veteran scanner enthusiasts have in your monitoring post, or have read in the past, the book "Government Radio Resources" published by Bob Kelty. He passed away a few days ago in San Jose. Prior to the days of internet forums and RR, Bob's books were a must for the serious scanner...
  8. MTS2000des

    RIP member KI4RDO

    It is with tremendous sadness to announce that Radio Reference forum member KI4RDO, Marco Rizk, left the earth last night. Please do not ask the details, just know that he is at peace and high above this madness of a world obsessed with instant gratification and selfishness. Marco was always an...
  9. zerg901

    OKC scannerist dies at 42

    Police-scanner watchdog Robert Moose dies - he had 4,500 followers on Twitter - was also ham radio operator
  10. UnidenSupport

    Bittersweet Goodbye

    Hey Guys. Just wanted to reach out on behalf of the company, Our President wanted to share this with you all. I hope this brings peace to all mourning. To our Uniden Scanner Partners It is with tremendous regret to inform you all that Paul Opitz passed away this weekend, on Saturday evening...
  11. V

    Paul Opitz passes away at age 59 after his battle with cancer

    I just received word that Paul Opitz (UPMan) passed away Saturday from his long battle with cancer. He was surrounded by family when he passed. That is all the news I have at this time. To say he will be missed is an understatement.
  12. kb4cvn

    R.I.P. "Tank" Baughman

    R.I.P. "Tank" Baughman [January 20, 1950 - Friday, November 1, 2019] Leonard "Tank" Baughman, a senior radio systems Trainer at Harris (Lynchburg) passed away yesterday. Many members of this forum have taken classes from Tank over the past few decades. He is survived by his Wife Susan and...
  13. K

    Bob Thomann is silent key

    This is the kind of news I don't like to report - from the SWLing.com blog and my old friend Bob Zanotti https://swling.com/blog/2019/08/swiss-shortwave-merry-go-round-founder-bob-thomann-hb9gx-is-silent-key/ I don't know if any of Bob T's family is here, but if they are, I'm sure I speak for...
  14. otter9309

    Silent Key (scrotumola)

    Our long time amigo passed away today at 4:29pm. John was a long time personality and presence in the radio world. He will be greatly missed. I will post funeral arrangements when they are announced.
  15. KE4ZNR

    Passing of Daniel Michael KM4WLV

    This morning I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Daniel Michael KM4WLV. Daniel was very active here at RR in both the NC & Unication Forums. Daniel was a great guy who personified what it means to be a radio elmer in that he always made time to help others learn more about our...
  16. 737mech

    Herb Kelleher

    Rest in peace to the best boss there ever was. Herb Kelleher Southwest Airlines.
  17. n3bxv

    Passing of member Troymail

    Saddened to learn today that long time member “Troymail” Troy Odendhal passed away unexpectedly at his home in North Carolina. His experience and insight will be missed. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  18. KE4ZNR

    Passing of forum member TroyMail

    It is with heavy heart that I notify everyone of the passing of RR member Troymail. Ray Zimmerman From the G4/G5 users group posted the following where Troy was an active member: Troy was a great ambassador for the hobby and was always helpful to anyone that asked. He will be missed here...
  19. LEH

    Troymail

    There was a post on the Facebook G4/G5 page announcing that one of most proficient posters, Troymail has died. No cause of death, but the post stated he was in good health and that he was 56. RIP Troy, your comments, help, and assistance will be missed.
  20. V

    CARMA founder Ted Moran passed away

    Wanted to let northern IN know and others as well, that Ted Moran had passed away yesterday. Founder of the Chicagoland CARMA group which supported IN too. He also grouped together at the lakefront during airshow time to meet and help many of us with our hobbies. I know there are many of us from...
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